News for England Midlands – 1 November 2015

| October 30, 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 data modes. 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 bangers and mash evening. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is holding a general operating evening 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 making final plans for the AGM. The regular coffee morning in the shack is from 11am on Tuesday. The AGM is on Wednesday, and Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL. Friday sees preparations for next week’s AGM. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, via email to

Nuneaton and District Amateur Radio Club is taking part in the 2m UKAC on Tuesday. The club net is on Thursday from 9.30 on 145.475MHz. On Friday, the 6th, there’s a social evening. Details form Neil Yorke, 2E0NEI, via 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 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

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club has its club net on 145.325MHz from 8pm. 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 has its club net on 145.275MHz. For more information contact Peter D. Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Tuesday Derby and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a junk sale. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to

On Tuesday Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society is taking part in the 2m UKAC. More information from Carl Roberts, M0ZCR, via email to

On Tuesday Grantham Amateur Radio Club is holding its AGM. Contact Kevin, G6SSN, on 07793 142 483.

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on baluns by Andrew, G7SEG. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

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

On Wednesday South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society is having an informal social meeting at the Beehive Public House, Grantham. Contact Andrew, M0NRD, on 07969 062 859.

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting and putting GX3ZME on the air on HF. Contact John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

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

On Friday Hereford Amateur Radio Society on the air. Contact Rod, M0JLA, on 01432 356 079.

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