News for England Midlands – 9 November 2014

| November 7, 2014

We start with clubs that have several events this week. South Birmingham Radio Society is visiting the West London Radio and Electronics Show at Kempton Park Racecourse today. There is a committee meeting on Monday and the regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am on Tuesday. Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL and on Friday there’s work in the shack. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Midland Amateur Radio Society is at the West London Radio Show at Kempton Park today. On Wednesday there’s a barbecue with fireworks plus a committee meeting and training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003.

Wythall Radio Club has its club net on 145.225MHz at 8pm tonight and next Sunday. The Advanced course continues on Monday. The Tuesday Morse class is at 7.45pm followed by a committee meeting. The regular nibbles night is in the shack from 7.30 on Friday and Saturday sees a D-Star practical workshop in the shack from 11am to 2pm. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

Coventry Amateur Radio Society has its net on Monday at 8pm on 145.375MHz and 7.16MHz. Friday sees a skittles night. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Northampton Radio Club has an open net on Monday from 8pm on 145.4625MHz. On Thursday there’s a club night. Details from John, G4CZB, on 01604 832 584.

RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club has its net on Monday on 145.325MHz from 8pm. Thursday sees a committee meeting. Contact Bob, G3VCA, on 07971 166 250.

Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society club is meeting at Sutton Coldfield rugby club on Monday and welcomes visitors. The 4m open net is on Tuesday on 70.475MHz. More information from Robert Bird, by email to

Telford and District Amateur Radio Society has its 4m net around 70.425MHz from 7pm on Monday. On Wednesday there’s a talk by guest speaker Dr John Moyle, G1AWJ, on aspects of telecommunications during the Great War. Contact John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

Lincoln Short-Wave Club is taking part in the UK Activity Contest on Tuesday. Wednesday sees a natter night and G5FZ on the air. The club net is on Thursday on 145.375MHz and next Saturday sees the regular surgery and new licensee mentoring. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Rugby ATS it taking part in the 432MHz UKAC on Tuesday, alongside radio operation and projects. Next Saturday there’s a club barbecue. Details from Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

Bromsgrove and District Amateur Radio Club is having a data night on Wednesday and a club night on Friday. Contact Dave, M6DKT, on 07584 025 156.

Salop Amateur Radio Society Club holds its CW net on Wednesday at 4.30pm on 144.070MHz and then the club net at 8.30pm on GB3LH. On Thursday there’s a natter night. Email for details.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order.

On Monday Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is operating HF from the shack. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

On Monday Stratford-upon-Avon District Radio Society is having a talk by Clive, G0CHO on the electricity distribution network. Details from Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

On Tuesday Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association has its slow CW session from 8-9pm on 3540-3550kHz. More information from Derek Thom, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

On Tuesday Derby and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to

On Tuesday Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society is on the air and having a natter night. Details from Carl Roberts, M0ZCR, by email to

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is having a video evening. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Malvern Hills RAC is holding a vintage and military radio evening Contact Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society is having a video/DVD afternoon from 2pm. Contact Don, G4CYG, on 01926 424 465.

On Wednesday South Kesteven ARS is having an informal evening. Contact Nigel, M0CVO, on 01476 402 550.

On Friday Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group is discussing GM and EI island operation. Details from Ken Frankcom, G3OCA, on 01332 720 976.

On Saturday Central Radio Amateur Circle has its Saturday Group meeting. More information from Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07906 905 071.

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