News for England Midlands – 28 June 2015

| June 26, 2015

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society is operating GB2EGG today at Swaton Vintage Day and World Egg Throwing Championship, alongside the launch of the Eggsplorer-1 HAB flight. Wednesday sees a social evening and informal meeting. Next Saturday and Sunday see activities for VHF National Field Day. Contact Andrew, M0NRD, on 07969 062 859.

Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has its 6m open net on 50.135MHz from 8.30pm tonight and next Sunday. Monday sees an open net on 145.250MHz from 7.30pm. Next Saturday and Sunday see the club operating as G3RSC for National Field Day. 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 Intermediate course continues on Monday, plus there’s the regular curry night at the Monsoon. Tuesday sees a Morse class and preparation for VHF NFD. The regular nibbles night is in the shack from 7.30pm on Friday. There’s a barbecue on Saturday as part of the club VHF National Field Day activities, which continue on Sunday. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

Coventry Amateur Radio Society has its club net on Monday from 8pm on 145.375MHz and/or 7.16MHz ±QRM. Friday sees a talk about digital modes on 146-147MHz by Iain Young, G7III. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is having an informal evening on Monday. The club net is on Wednesday on 145.550MHz. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

Lincoln Short Wave Club is taking part in the UKCC on Tuesday. Wednesday sees a sausage and burger night and on Thursday there’s the club net via GB3LM from 8pm. Saturday sees the regular shack activities plus VHF National Field Day, which continues on into Sunday. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 70MHz UKAC on Tuesday, alongside radio operation and projects. Next Saturday and Sunday sees the club on the air for VHF National Field Day. 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 is holding the Advanced exam on Tuesday. The CW net is on Wednesday from 4.30pm on 144.070MHz, followed by the club net on GB3LH from 8.30pm. Thursday sees a natter night and preparation for VHF NFD, which takes place next Saturday and Sunday at the club’s Long Mountain site. Email

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. Friday sees work in the shack. Next Saturday and Sunday sees VHF National Field Day activities at Shenlow Hill. Contact Gemma, M6GKG, by email to

Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting on Wednesday alongside GX3ZME on the air on HF. Saturday and Sunday sees G3ZME/p on the air from Long Mynd for VHF National Field Day. Contact John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

Nuneaton and District Amateur Radio Club has its net on Thursday from 9.30pm on 145.475MHz. Friday sees a social evening out and about. Contact Neil Yorke, 2E0NEI, via email to

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club holds 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 Tuesday Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association is working slow CW from 8pm on 3540-3550kHz. Contact Derek Thom, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

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

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is holding a practical evening. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Worksop Amateur Radio Society is having a club night and taking part in the UKAC. Contact Paul, M0PJA, on 07890 626 684.

On Wednesday Chesterfield and North Derbyshire Amateur Radio Society has its HF net from 7.30pm. Contact Trev, M0TPX, on 07972 232 757.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding an open meeting, along with training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003.

On Wednesday Banbury Amateur Radio Society will have a presentation on DMR by members of the Northampton Repeater Group. Further details are online at

On Thursday Central Radio Amateur Circle is holding a group meeting. Details from Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07948 027 994.

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

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