News for England Midlands – 2 October 2016

| September 30, 2016

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Worksop Amateur Radio Society continues its Intermediate course tonight. On Tuesday there’s a club night and the UK Activity Contest. On Thursday there’s a technical night with construction, Morse training, radio operation and data modes. Next Friday to Sunday sees the club at the RSGB Convention. 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. The Intermediate course continues on Monday and on Thursday there’s a Morse class and club night. 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. On Thursday there’s an open net from 8pm on 50.175MHz SSB and Friday sees a talk on Inordinatus. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is having a talk on Monday on the history of hi-fi by David Briggs. On Wednesday there’s the club net from, 7.30pm, initially on 145.500 then moving to 145.550MHz or the nearest clear channel. Thursday also sees a net from 7.30pm, commencing on 145.550MHz. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

South Birmingham Radio Society has work in the shack on Monday. Tuesday sees the regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am to 1pm. Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL and on Friday there’s a session checking over equipment. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Lincoln Short Wave Club is taking part in the 144MHz UK Club Contest on Tuesday. Wednesday sees shack activities and G5FZ on the air. On Thursday it’s the club net from 8pm via GB3LM and Saturday sees the regular surgery plus G6COL 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 2m UK Activity Contest on Tuesday. Thursday sees the club net on 145.475MHz from 9.30pm. On Friday there’s a social pint and chat at the Harvester, Nuneaton. Details from Neil Yorke, M0NKE, via email to

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 144MHz UK Activity Contest on Tuesday, alongside other radio operation. On Saturday the shack is on the air. 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, and Thursday sees a pre-AGM committee meeting. For details, email

Central Radio Amateur Circle is holding a group meeting on Thursday. Saturday sees a group meeting and the shack on the air. Contact Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07948 027 994.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Leicester Radio Society has its Morse class and night on the air. 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 South Normanton Alfreton & District Amateur Radio Club is having a talk. Details from A. Lawrence, 2E0BQS, on 0115 930 7322.

On Monday Stratford-upon-Avon and District Radio Society has its club net from 8pm on 145.275MHz FM. 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 433.475MHz FM. For more information contact Peter D. Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

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

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society has an open meeting with the shack on the air plus training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

On Wednesday Telford & District Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting and will have GX3ZME on the air. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

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

On Friday Bromsgrove and District Amateur Radio Club is having an HF night. Contact Dave, M6DKT, on 07584 025 156.

On Friday Hucknall Rolls Royce Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on satellites by Abdel, M0NPT. For details, email

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