News for England Midlands – 22 March 2015

| March 20, 2015

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has its open net on 50.135MHz SSB from 7.30pm today and next Sunday. The club meeting is on Monday. 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 an open question: could you still pass your amateur exam? The regular nibbles night is in the shack from 7.30pm on Friday. Finally, the CQ WPX SSB Contest starts on Saturday and continues into Sunday. 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 the President’s Night. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

South Birmingham Radio Society is reviewing its equipment and contests on Monday. The regular coffee morning in the shack starts at 11am on Tuesday. Training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL are on Thursday and Friday sees work in the shack. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Lincoln Short Wave Club is taking part in the UKCC on Tuesday. Wednesday sees a talk on the Radio Communications Foundation by Peter Richmond, and the club net is on Thursday from 8pm on 145.375MHz. Next Sunday there are shack activities with G5FZ on the air. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

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 shack night, with G3SRT on the air. Email for details.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics is having a VHF show-and-tell evening, followed by a VHF operating session. 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 club meeting. Contact A. Lawrence, 2E0BQS, on 0115 930 7322.

On Monday Stratford-upon-Avon and District Radio Society is having a talk on the £10 spectrum analyser by Clive, G0CHO. Contact Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

On Tuesday Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association is working slow CW from 8pm on 3540-3550kHz. Contact Derek Thom, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

On Tuesday Derby and District Amateur Radio Society is holding its AGM. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to

On Tuesday Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society Club continues its Advanced training and is putting M0RSD on the air. Details from Carl Roberts, M0ZCR, by email to

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is examining crystal sets. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society is holding a used equipment and book sale. Details from Don, G4CYG, on 01926 424 465.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding training classes alongside an open meeting and on the air night. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003.

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is holding its AGM. Contact John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Thursday Nuneaton and District Amateur Radio Club holds its club net from 9.30pm on 145.475MHz. More information from Neil Yorke, 2E0NEI, via email to

On Friday Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group is holding a surplus sale. Details from Ken Frankcom, G3OCA, on 01332 720 976.

On Saturday Rugby ATS is taking part in the 50MHz UKAC, along with radio operation and projects. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

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