News for England Midlands – 18 October 2015

| October 16, 2015

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. 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 radio workshop. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio & Electronics Society is holding a general discussion on Monday. On Wednesday there’s a club net from 7.30pm starting on 145.500MHz. Thursday sees a net commencing on 145.550MHz at 7.30pm and then moving to other bands. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

Lincoln Short-Wave Club has a committee meeting on Monday and is taking part in the UK Club Contest on Tuesday. Wednesday sees a formal meeting and on Thursday it’s the club simplex net on 145.325MHz from 8pm. Saturday sees the regular surgery plus G5FZ on the air. Contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

South Birmingham Radio Society is dismantling equipment on Monday and has its regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am on Tuesday. On Thursday there are training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, via email to
Bromsgrove & 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 on Wednesday from 4.30pm on 144.070MHz followed by the voice net from 8.30pm via GB3LH. Thursday sees the AGM. For details, email

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 Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has an open net on 145.250MHz from 7.30pm. More information from Robert Bird, by email to

On Monday Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society is holding an HF digital operating night. Contact Peter D Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Tuesday Derby & District Amateur Radio Society is holding a video show. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to

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

On Tuesday Loughborough & District Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on using your GDO by George, G4EUF. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding its AGM at 7.30 prompt. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003.

On Wednesday South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society is having a talk and demonstration of DMR by Sean Burton, 2E0ENN and, if time permits, a talk on the use of low cost SDR dongles by Andrew Garratt, M0NRD. Contact Andrew, M0NRD, on 07969 062 859.

On Wednesday Telford & District Amateur Radio Society is holding a surplus radio gear auction. Contact John Humphreys M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

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

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

On Saturday Hereford Amateur Radio Society commences its two-day Foundation course and exam. More information from Rod, M0JLA, on 01432 356 079.

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