News for England Midlands – 19 July 2015

| July 17, 2015

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. 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. More information from Robert Bird, by email to

Wythall Radio Club has a trip to Reading Rally today, plus the RSGB 80m/40m Low Power CW contest from 9am and the net at 8pm on 145.225MHz or GB3WL. Tuesday sees a Morse class, then the regular nibbles night is in the shack from 7.30pm on Friday. Next Saturday and Sunday it’s the RSGB IOTA contest, plus the club net at 8pm on 145.225MHz or GB3WL. Contact 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. On Friday there’s a video night. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is running a club net on Monday on 145.550MHz because the school meeting room is closed. The main club net is on Wednesday on 145.550MHz. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

Lincoln Short Wave Club is holding a committee meeting on Monday and taking part in the UK Club Contest on Tuesday. Wednesday sees a formal meeting. The club net is on Thursday on 145.325MHz from 8pm. Next Saturday sees G5FZ on the air, shack activities, the usual brunch, and GB2CWP active at East Kirkby. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

South Birmingham Radio Society is making plans for the Telford rally on Monday. The regular coffee morning in the shack is from 11am on Tuesday. Training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL are on Thursday. Friday sees work in the shack. Contact Gemma, M6GKG, by email to

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 1296MHz UKAC on Tuesday, alongside radio operation and projects. Next Saturday sees a practical project session. 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 shack night, with G3SRT on the air. Details 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 Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society is holding a DF hunt at Great Bowden Wreck from 7pm. For more information contact Peter D Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Tuesday Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a social evening and open discussion. Details from Carl Roberts, M0ZCR, by email to

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is constructing and testing a 2m beam. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on software defined radio by Quentin, M6TIE. Details from Don, G4CYG, on 01926 424 465.

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

On Wednesday South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society is having an informal evening. Contact Andrew, M0NRD, on 07969 062 859.

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

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

On Friday Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group Club is viewing videos and photos. Details from Ken Frankcom, G3OCA, on 01332 720 976.

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