News for England Midlands – 15 March 2015

| March 13, 2015

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Lincoln Short Wave Club is taking part in the UKCC on Tuesday. Today and next Sunday there are shack activities with G5FZ on the air. Monday sees a committee meeting and Tuesday is the UK Club Contest. A formal meeting takes place on Wednesday, and the club net is on Thursday from 8pm via GB3LS. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has its open net on 50.135MHz SSB from 7.30pm today and next Sunday. The 2m open net is on Monday from 7.30pm on 145.250MHz. 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. The Tuesday Morse class is at 7.45pm, followed by a talk by Barry, M0DGQ on having fun with QRP CW. 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 construction night for the 2015 project. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association is holding a lunch on Tuesday, which must be pre-booked with Peter, G3YJE. On Tuesday evening there’s slow CW from 8pm on 3540-3550kHz. Thursday sees the Constructors’ Exhibition. Contact Derek Thom, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 1296MHz UKAC on Tuesday, alongside radio operation and projects. On Saturday there’s a video on vintage electronics with Mike, G8CTJ. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

South Birmingham Radio Society has its regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am on Tuesday. Training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL are on Thursday. 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 a club net on GB3LH from 8.30pm. On Thursday there’s a natter night. Email for details.

Nuneaton & District Amateur Radio Club has its club net on Thursday from 9.30pm on 145.475MHz. On Friday there’s a talk on RAYNET past and present. Contact Neil Yorke, 2E0NEI, via email to

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. 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 having an informal evening. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

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

On Monday South Normanton Alfreton and District Amateur Radio Club is holding a junk sale. Contact A Lawrence, 2E0BQS, on 0115 930 7322.

On Monday Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society is holding a session to design and construct an HF antenna for the club. For more information contact Peter D Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Tuesday Derby and District Amateur Radio Society is having a technical topics evening. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to

On Tuesday Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society Club continues its Advanced training alongside an open discussion and social evening. Details from Carl Roberts, M0ZCR, by email to

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is looking at old computers. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

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

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is planning contest and portable operations. Contact John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Friday Melton Mowbray Amateur Radio Society is looking at transformer testing and other measurements. Details from Brian, M0YBX, on 07772 659 622.

On Friday Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group is having a talk on GPS. Details from Ken, G3OCA, on 01332 720 976.

On Friday Spalding and District Amateur Radio Society is having a talk by Ian, G4EVK, the RSGB Exams Standards Manager. Details from Graham Boor, G8NWC, on 01775 760 832.

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

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