News for England Midlands – 12 April 2015

| April 10, 2015

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Central Radio Amateur Circle is at the Blackpool Radio Rally today. Next Saturday and Sunday there’s a Group Meeting. More information from Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07906 905 071.

RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club is holding a committee meeting today. Monday sees the club net on 145.325MHz from 8pm. Contact Bob, G3VCA, on 07971 166 250.

Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association is making slow CW transmissions on Tuesday from 8-9pm on 3540-3550kHz. On Thursday there are talks on D-Star & Rowing the Atlantic. Contact Derek Thom, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has its 6m open net on 50.135MHz from 8.30pm tonight and next Sunday. Monday sees a club meeting and on Tuesday there’s an open net on 70.475MHz FM from 7.30pm. More information from Robert Bird, by email to

Wythall Radio Club has a club net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL at 8pm tonight and next Sunday. The Tuesday Morse class is at 7.45pm, followed by a committee meeting. 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 the 2nd round 2m DF Trophy. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio & Electronics Society is having a talk on radio tag wildlife tracking on Monday by Richard Tofts, M0HNK. The club net is on Wednesday from 7.30pm on 145.550MHz. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

South Birmingham Radio Society is reviewing contest results on Monday. The regular coffee morning in the shack runs from 11am on Tuesday, and visitors are welcome. Training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL are on Thursday. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Lincoln Short-Wave Club UK is taking part in the UKCC on Tuesday. On Wednesday there are shack activities with G5FZ on the air. The repeater net via GB3LS is on Thursday from 8pm and next Saturday sees shack activities with G5FZ on the air. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 144MHz UKAC on Tuesday, alongside radio operation and projects. On Saturday there’s a committee meeting. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

Bromsgrove & 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 the 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. Friday sees a vidio and on the air night. Contact Neil Yorke, 2E0NEI, via email to

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Sunday Leicester Radio Society is running GX3LRS from the Hobbies Pastimes Steam Day from 10am to 5pm at Abbey Pumping Station, Corporation Road, Leicester LE4 5PX. Public opening times are 1pm to 5pm and admittance is £3.50. Details from Alex, G8FCQ, on 07531 201 640.

On Monday South Normanton Alfreton & District Amateur Radio Club is having a club meeting. Details from A Lawrence, 2E0BQS, on 0115 930 7322.

On Monday Stratford Upon Avon & District Radio Society is having an analysis of the multi-band wire doublet aerial by Terry, G3MXH. Contact Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

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

On Tuesday Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society continues its Advanced course and will have M0RSD on the air. Details from Carl Roberts, M0ZCR, by email to

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

On Tuesday Malvern Hills RAC is having a talk by Dave, G4IDF on the Backpackers Contests. Details from Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society is having a club net on 145.275MHz. Details from Don, G4CYG, on 01926 424 465.

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

On Wednesday South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society is having a presentation on the Elecraft K2 transceiver by Mark Orbell, M0OBL. Contact Andrew, M0NRD, on 07969 062 859.
On Wednesday Telford & District Amateur Radio Society is having a presentation by G3UKV of the RSGB talk on WW1 Communications, plus there’s preparation for Marconi Day. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Friday Derbyshire Spire Radio Club is having a club night. Contact Peter, M6DPF, on 07847 806 378.

On Friday Melton Mowbray Amateur Radio Society is having a constructors’ night. More information from Brian, M0YBX, on 07772 659 622.

On Friday Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group is looking at phasing antennas. Details from Ken Frankcom, G3OCA, on 01332 720 976.

On Friday Spalding & District Amateur Radio Society is having a talk and presentation on QRP operation using CW and SSB by Alastair, M0TEF and Keith, G0RQQ. Contact Graham Boor, G8NWC, on 01775 760 832.

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