News for England Midlands – 12 July 2015

| July 10, 2015

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Coventry Amateur Radio Society is operating GB4BLC at Bramcote today. The club net is on Monday from 8pm on 145.375MHz and/or 7.16MHz ±QRM. Friday sees the third round of the 2m DF Trophy. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society has its club barbecue today. On Wednesday there’s an activities evening and sked with M0NRD on Islay. 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 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

On Sunday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society Lions Day on Wheels—local event by the Telford Lions Club—Promoting Amateur Radio. John Humphreys M0JZH, 07824 737 716,

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society 10 Minute Topics—Bite Size Tips and Hints. John Humphreys M0JZH, 07824 737 716,

Wythall Radio Club is helping to provide communications for the Wythall Fun Run from 8am today, then there’s the club net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL at 8pm this evening and next Sunday. Tuesday sees a Morse class and a committee meeting. On Wednesday it’s the RSGB 80m Club Championship SSB contest, then the regular nibbles night is in the shack from 7.30pm on Friday. Next Sunday sees a trip to Reading Rally, plus the RSGB 80m/40m Low Power CW from 9am and the net at 8pm. Contact Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is operating portable on Monday, weather permitting. The club net is on Wednesday on 145.550MHz. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

South Birmingham Radio Society is sorting out equipment after Field Day on Monday. The regular coffee morning in the shack is from 11am on Tuesday. Training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL are on Thursday. Contact Gemma, M6GKG, by email to

Lincoln Short Wave Club is taking part in the UK Club Contest on Tuesday. Wednesday sees shack activities and G5FZ on the air. The club net is on Thursday on 145.325MHz from 8pm. Next Saturday sees a club trip to Bletchley Park. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 432MHz UKAC on Tuesday, alongside radio operation and projects. Next Saturday sees a video about vintage electronics by 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 has its club CW net from 4.30pm on 144.070MHz and its club repeater net from 8.30pm on GB3LH. Thursday sees a natter night. Details via email to

Nuneaton and District Amateur Radio Club has its club net on Thursday from 9.30pm on 145.475MHz. On Friday there’s a recap on the RSGB VHF NFD. 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 Tuesday Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting. Details from Carl Roberts, M0ZCR, by email to

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is looking at using a scope and meters. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Malvern Hills RAC is having a talk on vintage radio by Phil, G4SPZ. Contact Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

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

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding a review of social visits, a ragchew and training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003.

On Friday Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group is looking at club videos & photos. Details from Ken Frankcom, G3OCA, on 01332 720 976.

On Friday Spalding and District Amateur Radio Society is having a talk and presentation on astronomy and photo astronomy by Chas, M0XCR. Contact Graham Boor, G8NWC, on 01775 760 832.

On Saturday Central Radio Amateur Circle is holding a group meeting at Barr Beacon from 10am. Contact Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07948 027 994.

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