News for England Midlands – 15 May 2016

| May 13, 2016

Wythall Radio Club has its net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL from 8pm today and next Sunday. On Tuesday there’s a video evening hosted by Chris, G7DDN. Thursday sees the 80m Club Championships CW from 8pm. The regular nibbles night in the shack is on Friday from 7.30pm. Next weekend sees participation in the RSGB May 144MHz Contest from 3pm Saturday until 3pm Sunday. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

On Monday Coventry Amateur Radio Society has its open net from 8pm on 145.375MHz FM and/or 7.16MHz ± QRM. Thursday sees an open net from 8pm on 50.175MHz SSB. On Friday the G4ZMC Portable Competition takes place at Sowe Common. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society has a DF hunt on Monday. The club net is on Wednesday from 7.30pm, starting on 145.500 then moving to 145.550MHz. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

On Monday Lincoln Short Wave Club is holding a committee meeting followed by the GB5DAM special event station in memory of the The Dambusters Raid from 21.30 to 06.00, dependent on band conditions. Monday sees GB5EM at Ellis Mill, Lincoln, for Mills on the Air. On Tuesday it’s the UK Club Contest and Wednesday sees a formal meeting. Thursday sees the club net on 145.375MHz from 8pm. On Saturday the Hamfest Staff Social takes place. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

On Monday South Birmingham Radio Society has work in the shack. Tuesday sees the regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am. Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL and on Friday there’s a session planning mobile rally visits. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 1296MHz UKAC on Tuesday. On Saturday there are training classes and the shack is on the air. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

Salop Amateur Radio Society has its club CW net on Tuesday from 4.30pm on 144.070MHz. Wednesday sees the club net from 8.30pm on GB3LH and on Thursday there’s a natter night. For details, email

Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is having an introduction to DF hunting by M0KZB on Wednesday. Next Sunday sees portable operations from Eaton Manor. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

Nuneaton and District Amateur Radio Club has its club net on Thursday from 9.30pm on 145.475MHz. Friday sees a DXpedition video night. Details from Neil Yorke, 2E0NEI, via email to

Central Radio Amateur Circle is closed next Saturday. On Sunday the club is at the Black Country Radio Rally Mark 2. Contact Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07948 027 994.

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, on 0797 116 6250.

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 is holding its AGM. For more information contact Peter D. Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club has an open forum on repairs. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Worksop ARS has a club night and is taking part in the UKAC. Contact Paul, M0PJA, on 07890 626 684.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding training classes and discussing rally visits. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003.

On Friday Melton Mowbray Amateur Radio Society is having talks and demos by members. Contact Brian, M0YBX, on 07772 659 622.

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

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