News for England Midlands – 25 October 2015

| October 23, 2015

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Worksop Amateur Radio Society continues its Intermediate training and is on the air today and next Sunday. On Tuesday there’s a club night and the UKAC, whilst Wednesday sees VHF and UHF activities. Thursday has a technical night, plus construction, CW tuition and radio operation on datamodes. More information from Paul, M0PJA, on 07890 626 684

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

Gloucester Amateur Radio & Electronics Society is holding an informal meeting 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.

South Birmingham Radio Society is working in the shack and having a ragchew on Monday. The regular coffee morning in the shack is from 11am on Tuesday. On Thursday there are training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL. Friday sees preparations for next week’s AGM. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, via email to

Lincoln Short-Wave Club is taking part in the UK Club Contest on Tuesday. Wednesday sees a used equipment sale and on Thursday it’s the club simplex net on 145.325MHz from 8pm. Saturday sees shack activities plus G6COL on the air. Contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

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 a natter night. For details, email

South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society has its club net on Wednesday from 8pm on 145.525MHz, Saturday sees portable operation and activation of Mam-Tor and the trig point. More information from Andrew, M0NRD, on 07969 062 859.

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 & District Radio Society is watching the RSGB video on Understanding HF Propagation. Contact Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

On Monday Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society is holding a club meeting. More information from Robert Bird, by email to

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

On Tuesday Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society is putting M0RSD on the air. Contact Carl Roberts, M0ZCR, via email to

On Tuesday Loughborough & District Amateur Radio Club is holding a practical evening. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society is planning the programme for 2015. Details from Don, G4CYG, on 01926 424 465.

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

On Wednesday Telford & District Amateur Radio Society is holding its Halloween social evening with soup and a roll. More information from 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 holding a surplus sale. Details from Ken Frankcom, G3OCA, on 01332 720 976.

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