News for England Midlands – 27 September 2015

| September 25, 2015

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has its second day of the Rugby World Cup special event station today, plus its 6m open net on 50.135MHz from 8.30pm tonight and next Sunday. Monday sees a club meeting. Contact Robert Bird, by email to

Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is taking part in Railways on the Air weekend today from Horsehay Steam Trust. Wednesday sees a talk by Dave and Matt Porter on analogue and digital repeaters. Contact John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

Wythall Radio Club is taking part in the CQ Worldwide RTTY contest today, plus there’s the club net at 8pm tonight on 145.225MHz or GB3WL. Monday sees a curry night at the Monsoon. On Tuesday there’s a talk on the GB3WL repeater by Jake, G1YFF. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

Coventry Amateur Radio Society has its open net on Monday from 8pm on 145.375MHz and/or 7.16MHz ±QRM. On Friday there’s a talk on cloud computing by John, M3MKV. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

South Birmingham Radio Society is holding a committee meeting on Monday. Tuesday sees the regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am. On Thursday there are training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, via email to

Lincoln Short Wave Club is taking part in the UK Club Contest on Tuesday. On Thursday it’s the club simplex net via GB3LM from 8pm. Saturday sees a clear-up from the National Hamfest. Contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

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.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is holding a club net on Wednesday and Thursday on starting on 145.500MHz at 7.30pm. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

Salop Amateur Radio Society has its club CW net on Wednesday from 4.30pm on 144.070MHz followed by the voice net from 8.30pm via GB3LH. Thursday sees a natter night and committee meeting. For details, email

Nuneaton and District Amateur Radio Club has its net on Thursday from 9.40 on 145.475MHz. Friday sees a social evening out and about. Contact Neil Yorke, 2E0NEI, via email to or visit

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club has its club net on 145.325MHz. Contact Bob, G3VCA, on 07971 166 250.

On Monday Stratford-upon-Avon and District Radio Society is having a talk on more French island activations by Keith, G3TTC. Contact Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

On Tuesday Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association is operating slow CW from 8pm on 3540-3550kHz. More information from Derek Thom, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

On Tuesday Derby and District Amateur Radio Society is on the air. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to

On Tuesday Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society is discussing forthcoming projects. More information from Carl Roberts, M0ZCR, via email to

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is trying EME from the Glenmore Centre. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

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

On Wednesday South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society has its club net on 145.525MHz from 8pm. Contact Andrew, M0NRD, on 07969 062 859.

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

On Friday Hereford Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on the application of digital techniques to amateur radio by Derek, G3WAG. More information from Rod, M0JLA, on 01432 356 079.

On Friday Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group is having a talk on Photoshop by Mark Hall. Details from Ken Frankcom, G3OCA, on 01332 720 976.

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