News for England Midlands – 7 August 2016

| August 5, 2016

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Wythall Radio Club has its net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL from 8pm today and next Sunday. On Tuesday there’s a Morse class, club meeting and committee meeting. Friday sees the regular nibbles night in the shack. Next Sunday is Wythall’s 50th Year Carnival Special Event. 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 a barbecue and portable night at Newbold Comym, Leamington Spa. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society has its Summer picnic and operating evening from 6pm on Monday at the Crickley Hill car park. Wednesday and Thursday see 2m nets from 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 an open net on 70.475MHz FM from 7.30pm. More information from Robert Bird, by email to

Lincoln Short Wave Club is taking part in the 430MHz UK Club Contest on Tuesday. On Wednesday there’s a nibbles and natter night. Thursday sees the club net on 145.375 from 8pm. On Saturday there is a special event station on the air at RAF Ingham Heritage Centre from 8am, then the usual shack activities and G5FZ on the air from 9am. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Nuneaton and District Amateur Radio Club is taking part in the 70cm UKAC on Tuesday. The club net is on Thursday on 145.475MHz from 9.30pm. Details from Neil Yorke, 2E0NEI, via email to

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 432MHz UKAC on Tuesday, alongside other radio operation. Saturday sees preparation for the RATS Rally. 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 table top sale. For details, email

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

Worksop Amateur Radio Society is having a club night on Tuesday and taking part in the UKAC. On Thursday there’s construction, CW tuition and radio operation. Details from Paul, M0PJA, on 0789 062 6684.

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 Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is holding an open forum on going portable. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Malvern Hills Radio Amateur Club is having a construction show-and-tell evening. Contact Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting, ragchew and training classes. 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 Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting and putting club callsign GX3ZME on the air. 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