News for England Midlands – 16 October 2016

| October 14, 2016

We start with news for clubs that have several events this week. Worksop Amateur Radio Society continues its Intermediate course week tonight and next Sunday. Tuesday sees a club night and participation in the UKAC. On Thursday there’s a technical night with construction, Morse training, radio operation and data modes. 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. On Monday the Intermediate courser continues and on Tuesday it’s the AGM plus a Morse class. 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. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363. On Thursday there’s an open net from 8pm on 50.175MHz SSB and Friday sees a video night. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is having an informal and general operating evening on Monday. Wednesday and Thursday see nets starting on 145.550MHz then QSYing. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

Lincoln Short Wave Club is holding a committee meeting on Monday and taking part in the 23cm UKCC on Tuesday. Wednesday sees a formal meeting and on Thursday it’s the club simplex net on 145.375MHz. The regular surgery is on Saturday, along with G6COL on the air. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

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

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 1296MHz UKAC on Tuesday, alongside radio operation. Saturday sees the HF shack on air and 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 and on Thursday it’s the AGM. For details, email

Nuneaton and District Amateur Radio Club has its net on Thursday from 9.30pm on 145.475MHz. On Friday there’s a video talk on using an audio mixer with amateur radio. Contact Neil Yorke, M0NKE, via email to

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Leicester Radio Society has a 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. The club also holds regular training classes at no charge and has many event nights with members and guest speakers on varied topics. For more information contact Bob, G3VCA, on 07971 166 250.

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

On Monday Stratford-upon-Avon and District Radio Society has its 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 50.135MHz SSB from 8.30pm. More information from Robert Bird, by email to

On Monday Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on listening for satellites by Andy, G0SFJ. For more information contact Peter D. Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Tuesday Derby and District Amateur Radio Society is having a video show. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club has a 2m net. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding its AGM. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is considering suggestions for winter projects. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Thursday Solihull Amateur Radio Society is holding its AGM at the Shirley Centre, 276 Stratford Road, B90 3AD. More information from Paul, G8AYY, on 0121 628 7383.

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

On Friday Hucknall Rolls Royce Amateur Radio Club is having a radio quiz night by Nigel, M6NTR. For details, email

On Friday Spalding and District Amateur Radio Society is holding its construction contest. Contact Graham Boor, G8NWC, on 01775 760 832.

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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