News for England Midlands – 24 July 2016

| July 22, 2016

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Salop Amateur Radio Society has its summer barbecue today. On Tuesday it’s the club CW net from 4.30pm on 144.070MHz. Wednesday sees the club net on GB3LH from 8.30pm. On Thursday there’s a calibration night. For details, email

Today and next Sunday Wythall Radio Club has its net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL from 8pm. Monday sees a curry night and on Tuesday there’s a club meeting and Morse class. Friday sees the regular nibbles night in the shack. 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, and on Friday there’s an open net on 145.375MHz instead of a meeting. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is closed on Monday. The club net is on Thursday, starting on 145.500MHz at 7.30pm. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has a club meeting on Monday. On Tuesday there’s a DMR open net on GB7FW slot/local2 from 7.30pm. More information from Robert Bird, by email to

Lincoln Short Wave Club is taking part in the UKCC on Tuesday. On Wednesday there’s a talk by Steve, M5ZZZ on homebrewing simple wire antennas. Thursday sees the club simplex net on 145.325MHz from 8pm, and Saturday sees shack activities plus G5FZ on the air. Contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Nuneaton and District Amateur Radio Club is taking part in the 6m UKAC on Tuesday. Thursday sees the club net on 145.75MHz from 9.30pm. Details from Neil Yorke, 2E0NEI, via email to

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 6m UKAC on Tuesday. On Saturday the shack is on the air for the IOTA contest. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

Worksop Amateur Radio Society is having a club night on Tuesday and taking part in the UKAC. Thursday sees construction, CW tuition and radio operation. Details from Paul, M0PJA, on 07890 626 684.

Tamworth Amateur Radio Society has its club net via GB3TA on Wednesday. On Thursday there’s a club night. Contact Richard, 2E0LLE, on 07875 217 124.

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 Tuesday Hinckley Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is having a talk by Gerald Clode on Rediffusion. More information from Mark, 2E0SBM, on 07789 929 730.

On Tuesday Loughborough & District Amateur Radio Club is having a practical evening. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society is having an Anything Goes evening. Details from Don, G4CYG, on 01926 424 465.

On Tuesday South Birmingham Radio Society has its regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am to 1pm, and visitors are welcome. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society has training classes and is holding a discussion to gauge the club’s interest in DMR. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003.

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

On Wednesday Telford & District Amateur Radio Society is holding a DF hunt. 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