News for England Midlands – 9 August 2015

| August 7, 2015

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Coventry Amateur Radio Society is at the Fillongley Agricultural Show at The Show Ground, Corley today. The club net is on Monday from 8pm on 145.375MHz and/or 7.16MHz ±QRM. On Friday there’s a barbecue and portable night at Newbold Comyn. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club is visiting the Three Sisters Vineyard from 1.30pm today. The club net is on Monday from 8pm on 145.325MHz. Thursday sees a committee meeting. Contact Bob, G3VCA, on 07971 166 250.

Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society is putting GB4MOA on the air from 10am today for the World War One and Victorian day at Whittington Barracks. The 6m open net is on 50.135MHz from 8.30pm tonight and next Sunday. Monday sees a club meeting. On Tuesday there’s an open net on 70.475MHz FM from 7.30pm. Contact Robert Bird, by email to

Wythall Radio Club has its club net at 8pm tonight and next Sunday on 145.225MHz or GB3WL. On Tuesday there’s the regular Morse class plus a committee meeting. The nibbles night in the shack is from 7.30pm on Friday. Next Sunday at 9am it’s the Wythall Carnival. Contact Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society has nets on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 7.30pm on 145.550MHz. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

South Birmingham Radio Society is stripping units down in the shack on Monday. The regular coffee morning in the shack is from 11am on Tuesday. Friday sees work in the shack. 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 talk on meteor scatter by Nik, M5DND, including a live demo of the Perseids shower if possible. Details via email to

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Tuesday Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society On the Air and is having a natter night. Details from Carl Roberts, M0ZCR, by email to

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is on the air from Markfield. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Malvern Hills RAC is having a talk on complex matching by Roger, G4BVY. Contact Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

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

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 training classes and putting the shack on the air, along with a committee meeting. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003.

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is having an explanation of microwaves. Contact John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Friday Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group is having a natter night. Details from Ken Frankcom, G3OCA, on 01332 720 976.

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

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