News for England Midlands – 26 July 2015

| July 24, 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 a club meeting. More information from Robert Bird, by email to

Wythall Radio Club has its club net at 8pm tonight on 145.225MHz or GB3WL. Monday sees a curry night at the Monsoon. On Tuesday there’s the regular Morse class plus preparations for Wythall Carnival. The nibbles night in the shack is from 7.30pm on Friday. Next Saturday sees the RSGB Backpackers 144MHz contest and the RSGB 144MHz Low Power contest. Next Sunday it’s the RSGB 80m RoPoCo CW contest plus the RSGB 432MHz Low Power contest then the club net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL. Contact Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society has nets on Monday and Wednesday on 145.550MHz. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club has its net on Monday from 8pm on 145.325MHz. Thursday sees a talk on TV streaming by Bob Fisk, G7AVU, from 7.30pm. Contact Bob, G3VCA, on 07971 166 250.

Lincoln Short Wave Club is taking part in the UK Club Contest on Tuesday. The club net is on Thursday on 145.325MHz from 8pm. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

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. Contact Gemma, M6GKG, by email to

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 DF competition. Details via email to

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Coventry Amateur Radio Society has its club net from 8pm on 145.375MHz and/or 7.16MHz plus or minus QRM. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

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

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

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

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is visiting Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker. Contact John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

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

On Saturday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society Club is running a Field Day on Yorkshire Day. More information from Don, G4CYG, on 01926 424 465.

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