News for England Midlands – 9 October 2016

| October 7, 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. Monday sees the Intermediate course, and on Tuesday there’s a Morse class and committee 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 an open net on Monday from 8pm on 145.375MHz FM and/or 7.16MHz ± QRM. Thursday sees an open net from 8pm on 50.175MHz SSB and on Friday it’s the AGM. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is having an informal and general operating evening on Monday. On Wednesday and Thursday there are club nets starting on 145.500MHz at 7.30pm, then changing channel and/or band. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

On Monday South Birmingham Radio Society has work in the shack. Tuesday sees the regular coffee morning in the shack, from 11am to 1pm. 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. Wednesday sees a nibbles and natter night. On Thursday it’s the club simplex net on 145.375MHz, then Saturday sees 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 70cm UKAC on Tuesday. Thursday sees the club net on 145.475MHz from 9.30pm. Contact Neil Yorke, M0NKE, via email to

Rugby ATS UKAC is taking part in the 430MHz UK Club Contest on Tuesday. On Saturday the shack is on the air plus there’s a Clansman demo. 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 a club net from 8.30pm on GB3LH. On Thursday there is a Silent Key auction. 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. Friday sees the start of the three day special event station GB1BDS for JOTA and on Sunday the Intermediate course continues Details from Paul, M0PJA, on 0789 062 6684.

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

On Monday Stratford-upon-Avon and District Radio Society is having a talk on breadboarding techniques by Quentin, M0OAE. Contact Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on forensics by Tim, M0ZRR. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Malvern Hills RAC is having a talk on the Cairo System by Peter, G8CQH. Contact Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society has a homebrew and construction evening. Contact Don, G4CYG, on 01926 424 465.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting and training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is having a series of talks by Richard, G0VXG. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Friday Bromsgrove and District Amateur Radio Club has a data night. Contact Dave, M6DKT, on 07584 025 156.

On Friday Hucknall Rolls Royce Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on Fusion and DMR. For details, email Bob, M0NGT, via

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

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