News for England Midlands – 16 November 2014

| November 14, 2014

We start with clubs that have several events this week. 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 free ‘n’ easy evening, and the regular nibbles night in the shack is on Friday from 7.30pm. 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 committee forum and project discussion. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Lincoln Short Wave Club is holding a committee meeting on Monday. The UK Activity Contest is on Tuesday, and Wednesday sees the construction contest. The club repeater net is on Thursday via GB3LS, plus there will be a setup session for the club calls contest. Saturday sees the regular surgery and new licensee mentoring. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

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.

Telford and District Amateur Radio Society has its 4m net around 70.425MHz from 7pm on Monday. On Wednesday there’s a surplus equipment sale. Contact John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association has its slow CW practice on Tuesday from 8pm around 3.545MHz. Tuesday sees a club lunch at Brockworth. On Thursday there’s an EGM followed by a something old, something new discussion. More information from Derek Thom, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

Rugby ATS it taking part in the 1296MHz UKAC on Tuesday, alongside radio operation and projects. Next Saturday there’s an introduction to USB type C by Ian, M0IJS. Details from Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

South Birmingham Radio Society has its 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

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 chairman’s forum night. Email for details.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Aldridge and Barr Beacon Amateur Radio Club is discussing its programme for 2015. Contact Albert, G0KFS, on 01922 614 169.

On Monday Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is holding a workshop, construction and general discussion evening. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

On Monday RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club has its net on 145.325MHz from 8pm. Contact Bob, G3VCA, on 07971 166 250.

On Monday Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has its open net on 145.250MHz from 7.30pm. More information from Robert Bird, by email to

On Monday Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society is having a follow-up on the construction evening. For more information contact Peter D. Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Tuesday Derby and District Amateur Radio Society is having an illustrated talk by Andrew Parsons on the Claymills Pumping Engines restoration project. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to

On Tuesday Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society Club is having a social evening and open discussion. Details from Carl Roberts, M0ZCR, by email to

On Tuesday Grantham Amateur Radio Club is having a construction evening. Contact Kevin, G6SSN, on 7793 142 483.

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on the Raspberry Pi by Andrew, G7SEG. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is on the air alongside a ragchew and training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003.

On Wednesday South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society is holding its net on 145.525 from 8pm. Contact Nigel, M0CVO, on 01476 402 550.

On Friday Melton Mowbray Amateur Radio Society is looking at developing data. Contact Brian, M0YBX, on 07772 659 622.

Category: News for England East Midlands, News for England West Midlands