News for England Midlands – 4 September 2016

| September 2, 2016

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Lincoln Short Wave Club is taking part in SSB Field Day today from RAF Ingham. Tuesday sees participation in the 144MHz UK Club Contest. On Wednesday there are shack activities plus G5FZ on the air. Thursday at 8pm sees the club net via GB3LM and on Saturday there’s the regular surgery plus G6COL on the air. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Midland Amateur Radio Society is at the Telford Radio Rally today. On Wednesday there’s an open meeting with the shack on the air and training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 07808 078 003.

Central Radio Amateur Circle is taking part in the 2m UKAC today. On Saturday there’s a group meeting with the shack on the air. Contact Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07948 027 994.

South Birmingham Radio Society Club has a stand at Telford Hamfest, today. On Monday there’s work in the shack. Tuesday sees the regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am, and Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL. On Friday the trailer will be unloaded. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is running the Telford Hamfest today at Engenuity, Coalbrookdale Telford. On Wednesday there is a committee meeting plus GX3ZME will be on the air. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

Wythall Radio Club has its net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL from 8pm today and next Sunday. Tuesday sees a Morse class and club meeting. On Friday there’s 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. On Thursday there’s an open net from 8pm on 50.175MHz SSB. Friday sees a talk on drones by Ian Lainchbury. Next weekend GB0FOC will be on the air from Coombe Abbey Wood Turners Festival of Crafts. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society has its AGM on Monday. Wednesday sees the club net from 7.30pm, initially on 145.500MHz. On Thursday there’s a club net starting at 7.30pm on 145.550MHz, then deciding what to do and were to move to. Saturday sees special event station GB4GC from Gloucester Cathedral for Churches and Chapels on the Air. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

Nuneaton and District Amateur Radio Club is taking part in the 2m UKAC on Tuesday. On Thursday the club net is on 145.475MHz from 9.30pm. Contact Neil Yorke, M0NKE, via email to

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 144MHz UKAC on Tuesday, alongside other radio operation. On Saturday there’s an HF lecture. 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 voice net from 8.30pm on GB3LH. On Thursday there’s a shack night with G3SRT on the air. For details, email

Worksop Amateur Radio Society is part in the UKAC and having a club night on Tuesday. On Thursday there’s a technical night with construction, Morse training, radio operation and data modes. Details from Paul, M0PJA, on 07890 626 684.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Spalding and District Amateur Radio Society is holding its barbecue and fun day at the caravan today. Contact Graham Boor, G8NWC, on 01775 760 832.

On Monday RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club has its net on 145.325MHz from 8pm. Contact Bob, G3VCA, on 07971 166 250.

On Monday South Normanton Alfreton and District Amateur Radio Club is holding a silent key sale. Details from A. Lawrence, 2E0BQS, on 0115 930 7322.

On Monday Stratford upon Avon and District Radio Society has its club net on 145.275MHz FM from 8pm. Contact Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

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 has a club net on 145.275MHz FM. For more information contact Peter D. Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is having an internet video night. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

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