News for England Midlands – 5 June 2016

| June 3, 2016

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Wythall Radio Club has its net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL from 8pm today and next Sunday. Monday sees the Intermediate course and on Tuesday there’s a Morse class plus club night. The nibbles night in the shack commences at 7.30pm on Friday and on Saturday there’s a club trip to Martin Lynch’s 60th Birthday Party. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

Coventry Amateur Radio Society has its open net on Monday from 8pm on 145.375MHz FM and/or 7.16MHz ± QRM. Thursday sees an open net from 8pm on 50.175MHz SSB. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363. On Friday there is a station for Castles on the Air from Astley Castle. Next Saturday and Sunday is Youth Aviation Day with Coventry Gliding Club at Husbands Bosworth. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is having an informal evening on Monday. Wednesday and Thursday see club nets, starting on 145.500MHz at 7.30pm and then moving to 145.550 or the nearest clear channel. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club has nets on 145.325MHz from 8pm on Monday and Saturday. Contact Bob, G3VCA, on 07971 166 250.

Salop Amateur Radio Society has its club CW net on Tuesday from 4.30pm on 144.070MHz. Wednesday sees the club net on GB3LH from 8.30pm. On Thursday there’s a Buildathon at Corbett School, Baschurch with Neil, M0KZP. For details, email

Rugby ATS is taking part in the UKAC 144MHz on Tuesday. On Saturday the Foundation course continues and has the shack on the air. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

South Birmingham Radio Society has its regular coffee morning in the shack on Tuesday. Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL. On Friday there is work in the shack. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Worksop Amateur Radio Society is having a club night and taking part in the UKAC on Tuesday. Thursday is a technical night, with a talk on JT65 by Richard, G0RRZ. Next Sunday it’s the Backpackers Contest. Details from Paul, M0PJA, on 0789 062 6684.

South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society has its club net on 145.525MHz at 8pm on Wednesday. Saturday sees a special event station at the Queens Birthday Fete, Grantham Railway Station. Contact Andrew, M0NRD, on 0796 906 2859.

Midland Amateur Radio Society starts its 85th birthday celebration on Wednesday with a buffet and display of awards, documents and photographs etc. Visitors are very welcome. Next Saturday and Sunday sees a special event at the farm site. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Sunday Spalding and District Amateur Radio Society has its rally at Gleed School, PE112EF. Contact Graham Boor, G8NWC, on 01775 760 832.

On Monday Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society has a net on 433.475MHz FM. For more information contact Peter D Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

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

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

On Tuesday Hinckley Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is on the air. More information from Mark, 2E0SBM, on 0778 992 9730.

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is on the air on 2m from Markfield. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is having a session on power supplies, including any QRM they may create. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Saturday Central Radio Amateur Circle has a group meeting with the shack on the air. Contact Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07948 027 994.

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