News for England Midlands – 10 April 2016

| April 8, 2016

Now for news from clubs that have several events this week. Central Radio Amateur Circle is at the Blackpool Radio Rally today. On Saturday there’s shed work, and next Sunday sees a visit to the Blackpool Radio Rally. Contact Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07948 027 994.

Worksop Amateur Radio Society continues its Advanced training course tonight and next Sunday. On Tuesday there’s a club night with participation in the UKACs and Thursday sees a technical evening with construction, operating and Morse classes. More information from Paul, M0PJA, on 07890 626 684.

Wythall Radio Club has its club net from 8pm on 145.225MHz or GB3WL tonight and next Sunday. On Tuesday there’s a Morse class plus a club night and a committee meeting. Wednesday sees the 80m Club Championships SSB from 8pm, and the regular nibbles night in the shack is on Friday. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

Coventry Amateur Radio Society has an open net on Monday and Thursday from 8pm on 145.375MHz FM and/or 7.16MHz ± QRM. On Friday there’s the 2nd round of the G2FDC 2m DF Trophy. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is having a talk on Monday by Paul Hyde, G4CSD on practical amateur astronomy for amateurs. Wednesday and Thursday see club nets, starting at 7.30pm on 145.550MHz. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

South Birmingham Radio Society has work in the shack on Monday. The regular coffee morning in the shack is on Tuesday from 11am. Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL. On Friday there’s a session checking the club aerials and equipment. Next Sunday there’s a club visit to the West London Radio and Electronics Show. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, via email to

On Monday Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has an open net on 145.250MHz from 7.30pm. Tuesday sees an open net on 70.475MHz FM 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 nibbles and natter night. The club net is on Thursday from 8pm on 145.325MHz. Saturday sees shack activities plus G5FZ on the air. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

On Tuesday Salop Amateur Radio Society Club has its CW net from 4.30pm on 144.070MHz. Wednesday sees the club voice net on GB3LH from 8.30pm. On Thursday there’s 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 net on 145.325MHz from 8pm. Details from Bob, G3VCA, on 07971 166 250.

On Monday Stratford upon Avon and District Radio Society is having a talk by Paul on early British radar and the Battle of Britain. Contact Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

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

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

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is watching the Gerry Wells BVWS film. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Malvern Hills RAC is having a talk on cyber security by Andy, G7OFC. Details from Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society has a club net on 145.275MHz. Contact Don, G4CYG, on 01926 424 465.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting and training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003.

On Wednesday Telford & District Amateur Radio Society is holding a surplus sale. More information from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Friday Melton Mowbray Amateur Radio Society is holding a constructors’ night. Contact Brian, M0YBX, on 07772 659 622.

On Friday South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society is holding a club meeting. More information from Andrew, M0NRD, on 07969 062 859.

On Friday Spalding and District Amateur Radio Society is having a talk by Ian, G4XFC on learning and using CW, plus tips to increase speed. Contact Graham Boor, G8NWC, on 01775 760 832.

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