News for England Midlands- 25 September 2016

| September 23, 2016

We start with news from groups with several events this week. South Birmingham Radio Society is working in the shack today. 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

Worksop Amateur Radio Society continues its Intermediate course tonight and next Sunday. On Tuesday it’s the UKAC plus a club night. Thursday sees a talk on SOTA by Paul, M0PJA and Gary, M0ONI. On Friday and Saturday the club is at the National Hamfest in Newark. Details from Paul, M0PJA, on 0789 062 6684.

Wythall Radio Club has its net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL from 8pm today and next Sunday. Monday sees a curry night. On Tuesday there’s a Morse class followed by three 15 minute talks by members. Friday sees a club trip to the National Hamfest plus 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 and Friday sees a radio workshop evening. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is having an informal and general operating evening on Monday. Wednesday sees the club net from 7.30pm, initially on 145.500 then moving to 145.550 or the nearest clear channel. Thursday sees a net from 7.30pm on 145.550 then deciding what to do and were to move to. 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 50MHz UK Club Contest on Tuesday. Wednesday and Thursday see setup for the National Hamfest, which takes place on Friday and Saturday. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Nuneaton and District Amateur Radio Club is taking part in the 6m UKAC on Tuesday. There’s a club net on 145.475MHz on Thursday from 9.30pm. Contact Neil Yorke, M0NKE, via email to

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 50MHz UKAC on Tuesday, alongside other radio operation. Friday sees a visit to the National Hamfest. On Saturday the shack is on the air plus there will be project activities. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

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 quiz night with Powys Amateur Radio Club. For details, email

Now we return to the traditional listing in ate order. On Monday Leicester Radio Society is having a talk on the Leicester Repeater Group by Geoff Dover, G4AFJ. Contact Alex, G8FCQ, on 07531 201 640.

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

On Monday Stratford-upon-Avon and District Radio Society is having a talk on reverse engineering by John, G1AWJ. Contact Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

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

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on simple QRP transmitters and receivers by Quentin, 2E0DQG. Details from Don, G4CYG, on 01926 424 465.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding its AGM review, open meeting and training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

On Wednesday Telford & District Amateur Radio Society is looking at the Rig Expert antenna analyser. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Thursday Solihull Amateur Radio Society has its net on 145.575MHz or GB3UI at 8pm. Contact Paul, G8AYY, on 0121 628 7383.

On Friday and Saturday Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society is at the National Hamfest. For more information contact Peter D. Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Saturday Central Radio Amateur Circle has a group meeting with the shack on the air. Contact Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07948 027 994.

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