News for England Midlands – 19 June 2016

| June 17, 2016

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Wythall Radio Club has its net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL from 8pm tonight and next Sunday. The Intermediate course continues on Monday. Tuesday sees a Morse class, club night and preparation for VHF Field Day. The regular nibbles night in the shack is from 7.30pm on Friday. 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. On Thursday there’s an open net from 8pm on 50.175MHz SSB. Friday sees the Portable Challenge. Next Saturday and Sunday sees GB4H at The Herbert Museum, Coventry, for Museums on the Air. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society has its summer draw on Monday. Wednesday sees the club net, starting on 145.500MHz at 7.30pm and then moving to 145.550 or the nearest clear channel. Thursday also sees a net from 7.30pm, starting on 145.550MHz then deciding where to move. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

South Birmingham Radio Society has work in the shack and a ragchew on Monday. Tuesday sees the regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am. Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 1296MHz UKAC on Tuesday. Saturday sees preparation for VHF NFD. 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 on GB3LH from 8.30pm. On Thursday there’s a shack night with G3SRT on the air. For details, email

On Tuesday Worksop Amateur Radio Society is having a club night and taking part in the UKAC. Thursday has /P operations in the park. Friday to Sunday sees GB1BDS on the air for Bassetlaw Scouts. Details from Paul, M0PJA, on 07890 626 684.

Telford and District Amateur Radio Society has a DF hunt on Wednesday. Friday sees the start of the DXpedition to Guernsey, where the club will be active as GP3ZME/p on all bands, including microwave. Saturday sees GB100TVC at Hawkstone Park to support Tern Valley Cubs celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Cub Scout Movement. 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. Contact Bob, G3VCA, on 07971 166 250.

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 on the air on 40m. For more information contact Peter D. Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Tuesday Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association has a lunch, followed by the regular QRS CW net around 3540-3550kHz from 8pm. Details from Derek Thom, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

On Tuesday Derby and District Amateur Radio Society is watching a video. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to

On Tuesday Hinckley Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is holding a committee meeting. More information from Mark, 2E0SBM, on 0778 992 9730.

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is holding a radio ramble at Whitwick with Andrew, G7SEG. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding training classes and putting a special callsign on the air. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

On Wednesday South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society has its club net on 145.525MHz at 8pm. Contact Andrew, M0NRD, on 0796 906 2859.

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