News for England Midlands – 11 September 2016

| September 9, 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. 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. Tuesday sees an open net from 8pm on 50.175MHz SSB. Friday sees the 4th round of the G2FDC 2m DF Trophy. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is having a talk on Monday by Cliff Powlesland, G8CQZ Chassis Bashing in the 21st Century. Wednesday sees the club net from 7.30pm, initially on 145.500MHz then 145.550MHz or the nearest clear channel. On Thursday there’s a further club net, starting at 7.30pm on 145.550MHz then deciding what to do and were to move to. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

South Birmingham Radio Society is working in the shack on Monday. Tuesday sees the regular coffee morning in the shack, 11am till 1 pm, and visitors are welcome. Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

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 a natter night. Thursday sees the club net on 145.375MHz from 8pm.On Saturday there are shack activities plus G5FZ on the air. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Nuneaton and District Amateur Radio Club is taking part in the 430MHz UK Club Contest on Tuesday and has a club net on Thursday from 9.30pm on 145.475MHz. On Friday there’s a talk on Cold War early warning communications. Details from Neil Yorke, M0NKE, via email to

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 430MHz UK Club Contest on Tuesday. On Saturday the HF shack is on the air. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

On Tuesday 13 September Salop Amateur Radio Society has its club CW net on Tuesday from 4.30pm on 144.070MHz. On Wednesday there is a club net from 8.30pm on GB3LH. Thursday sees a natter night. For details, email

Worksop Amateur Radio Society is having a club night and taking part in the UKAC on Tuesday. On Thursday there’s a technical night with construction, Morse training, radio operation and data modes. The Intermediate course starts next Sunday. Details from Paul, M0PJA, on 0789 062 6684.

Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting and training classes on Wednesday. Next Sunday sees the club at the Weston-super-mare Radio Rally. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday, 12 September 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 having a natter night. Contact A. Lawrence, 2E0BQS, on 0115 930 7322.

On Monday Stratford upon Avon and District Radio Society is planning its programme and projects. Contact Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

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

On Tuesday Malvern Hills RAC is holding its AGM. Contact Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society is having a bring an interesting item to discuss evening. Details from Don, G4CYG, on 01926 424 465.

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is having a Hamfest debrief and talk about the Guernsey trip. 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