News for England Midlands – 17 April 2016

| April 15, 2016

Now for news from clubs that have several events this week. South Birmingham Radio Society is visiting the West London Radio and Electronics Show today. Monday sees planning for outside events. The regular coffee morning in the shack is on Tuesday from 11am. Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL. On Friday there’s an open meeting and ragchew. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, via email to

Wythall Radio Club has its club net from 8pm on 145.225MHz or GB3WL tonight and next Sunday. On Tuesday there’s a free ‘n’ easy evening. Thursday sees the 80m Club Championships Data 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 a net on 145.375MHz FM in place of the meeting. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is having an informal and general operating evening on Monday. Wednesday and Thursday see club nets, starting at 7.30pm on 145.550MHz. 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 Contests on Tuesday. On Wednesday there’s a formal meeting. The club net is on Thursday from 8pm on 145.325MHz. Saturday sees shack activities plus G6COL on the air. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association has a members’ lunch on Tuesday. Thursday sees a talk on Satellites by G3YJO. Details from Derek Thom, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

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 talk on PICS and Arduinos by Richard, G3VZG. For details, email

Midland Amateur Radio Society is conducting a review of social events plus a ragchew and training classes on Wednesday. Next Saturday the club is attending the RSGB AGM. Contact Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003.

Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is having a show and tell evening on Wednesday. Friday sees the start of three days operating GB8MD at Tywyn for International Marconi Day. Details from John Humphreys M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

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 Sunday Worksop Amateur Radio Society continues its Advanced training course. Contact Paul, M0PJA, on 07890 626 684.

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

On Monday Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society is having at talk on Echolink & D-Star by Paul, G1FJH. For more information contact Peter D. Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Tuesday Derby and District Amateur Radio Society is having an illustrated talk by Bill Harrison on two years in the Arabian Peninsula. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is on the air on 23cm from Markfield. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Wednesday South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society has its net on 145.525MHz at 8pm. Contact Andrew, M0NRD, on 07969 062 859.

On Saturday Central Radio Amateur Circle is conducting shed work and holding a group meeting. Details from Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07948 027 994.

On Saturday Stratford upon Avon & District Radio Society is operating Shakespeare 400 special event station GB2WS. Contact G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

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