News for England Midlands – 24 January 2016

| January 22, 2016

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Wythall Radio Club has its club net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL tonight and next Sunday. On Monday there’s a curry night and Tuesday sees a Morse class and the results of the Christmas contest with Lee, G0MTN. The regular nibbles night in the shack is on Friday from 7.30pm. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

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

Gloucester Amateur Radio & Electronics Society is having an informal evening on Monday. Wednesday sees a club net starting at 7.30pm on 145.550MHz and possibly changing to other bands. For details contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

South Birmingham Radio Society is having a ragchew and putting the shack on the air on Monday. The regular coffee morning in the shack is on Tuesday from 11am. Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8WOL and on Friday there’s work on the aerials. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, via email to

On Monday Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society is holding club meeting. Tuesday sees a DMR open net on GB7FW slot/local2 from 7.30pm. More information from Robert Bird, by email to

Lincoln Short-Wave Club is taking part in the UK Club Contests on Tuesday. On Wednesday there’s a talk. Thursday sees the club simplex net on 145.325MHz from 8pm. On Saturday there are shack activities plus G5FZ on the air. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Worksop Amateur Radio Society is having a club night on Tuesday and taking part in the UKACs. On Thursday there’s a technical night with construction, CW tuition, radio operation and a maths primer. Next Saturday and Sunday sees a special event station on the air for SOS Radio Week. Next Sunday the Advanced training class continues. For details, contact Paul, M0PJA, on 07890 626 684.

Salop Amateur Radio Society Club has its CW net on Wednesday from 4.30pm on 144.070MHz then its main club net from 8.30pm on GB3LH. Thursday sees a video evening. For details, email

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club has its net on 145.325MHz from 8pm. Contact Bob, G3VCA, 07971 166 250.

On Tuesday Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association has its slow CW net from 8pm on 3540-3550kHz. Contact Derek Thom, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

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 holds its net on 145.275MHz. Details from Don, G4CYG, on 01926 424 465.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding a general meeting with training classes and the shack on the air. 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 Wednesday Telford & District Amateur Radio Society is holding an open forum. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

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

On Saturday Central Radio Amateur Circle is holding an Intermediate exam. Details from Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07948 027 994.

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