News for England Midlands – 15 February 2015

| February 13, 2015

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has its 6m open SSB net today and next Sunday on 50.135MHz from 8.30pm. The 2m open net is on Monday on 145.250MHz, plus or minus. More information from Robert Bird, by email to

Wythall Radio Club has its club net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL at 8pm tonight and next Sunday. On Monday the Foundation course continues. The Tuesday Morse class is at 7.45pm, followed by a rally working party and preparation evening. The regular nibbles night is in the shack from 7.30pm on Friday. 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.

Lincoln Short Wave Club UK Club has a committee meeting on Monday and is taking part in the RSGB UKCC on Tuesday. Wednesday sees a formal meeting. The repeater net is on Thursday from 8pm on GB3LS. Saturday sees shack activities and G5FZ on the air. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

South Birmingham Radio Society is holding a committee meeting on Monday and has its regular coffee morning from 11am on Tuesday. Training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL are on Thursday and Friday sees a discussion on plans for a stand for the Wythall rally. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

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

Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association is holding a lunchtime meeting on Tuesday, and that evening is making slow CW transmissions from 8 to 9pm on 3540-3550kHz. On Thursday there’s a surplus equipment sale. Details from Derek Thom, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 1296MHz UK Activity Contest on Tuesday, alongside radio operation and projects. Next Saturday there’s a video about vintage electronics with Mike, G8CTJ. Contact 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. On Thursday there’s a natter night. Email for details.

Nuneaton & District Amateur Radio Club holds its net on Thursday from 9.30pm on 145.475MHz. Friday sees a talk by Martyn Vincent, G3UKV on solar information banners and their interpretation. Contact Neil Yorke, 2E0NEI, via email to

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Sunday Spalding and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a junk sale at Bromley Hall, PE11 3LL. More information from Graham Boor, G8NWC, on 01775 760 832.

On Monday Aldridge and Barr Beacon Amateur Radio Club is on the air. Contact Albert, G0KFS, on 01922 614 169.

On Monday Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is closed. 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 Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society is constructing a 2m crossed dipole for working satellites. For more information contact Peter D. Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Tuesday Derby and District Amateur Radio Society is having a video show. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to

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

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is planning social events, holding training classes and putting the shack on the air. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003.

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

On Friday Hucknall Rolls Royce Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on test equipment by Jon, G4TSN. Details from Neil, M0NJJ, by email to

On Friday Melton Mowbray Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on antenna modelling by Brian, M0YBX. Contact Brian, M0YBX, on 07772 659 622.

On Friday Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group is having the second and final filters evening. Details from Ken Frankcom, G3OCA, on 01332 720 976.

On Saturday Central Radio Amateur Circle is holding a group meeting. More information from Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07906 905 071.

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