News for England Midlands – 13 November 2016

| November 11, 2016

On this Sunday and next, Worksop Amateur Radio Society has weeks 8 and 9 of the Intermediate Course. On Tuesday there’s a club night for the UK Activity Contest. On Thursday there’s a technical night with construction, Morse training, radio operation and data modes. Details from Paul, M0PJA, on 0789 062 6684.

On this Sunday and next, Wythall Radio Club has its net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL from 8pm. On Monday the Advanced Course is at 8pm with a Morse class and a club night on Thursday. Friday sees the regular nibbles night in the shack. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

On Monday Coventry Amateur Radio Society has its open net from 8pm on 145.375MHz FM and/or 7.16MHz ± QRM. On Thursday there’s an Open Net at 8pm on 50.175MHz SSB. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363 for more details.

On Monday Gloucester Amateur Radio & Electronics Society is having an informal evening and general operating. The Wednesday net, at 7.30pm, is initially on 145.500 then moves to 145.550 or nearest clear channel. On Thursday the net is also at 7.30pm on 145.550 then decide what to do and were to move to. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

On Monday Leicester Radio Society has a Morse class at 7pm followed by a night on the air. On Saturday the club is running a Train the Trainers day. Details from Sandra Morley, G0MCV on 0793 027 4044.

On Monday South Birmingham Radio Society is checking aerials. There’s the usual coffee morning in the shack from 11am to 1pm on Tuesday, visitors are very welcome. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

On Monday South Normanton Alfreton & District Amateur Radio Club is having a natter night. More information from A Lawrence, 2E0BQS on 0115 930 7322.

On Monday Stratford upon Avon & District Radio Society has a talk on Satellites by Keith, G8FRS Contact Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

On Monday Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has a talk on DMR. Then on there’s an open net on 70.475MHz FM from 7.30pm. Details from Robert Bird, by email at

On Tuesday Derby & District Amateur Radio Society has an evening of Technical Topics. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to

On Tuesday Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society is having a club night. Information from Carl, M0ZCR, by email to,

On Tuesday Lincoln Short-Wave Club is taking part in the 23 cm UK Club Contest. On Wednesday there a Curry Night and Quiz. A net on 145.375MHz takes place on Thursday. On Saturday there are Shack Activities and G6COL is on the air. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

On Tuesday Loughborough & District Amateur Radio Club is holding a junk sale. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Rugby ATS is taking part in the UK Activity Contest on 1296MHz with other radio operation and projects. On Saturday the HF & VHF shack is on the air, project activities are taking place and the Intermediate training course continues. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

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

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society has a discussion on the Christmas Party, a ragchew and training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE on 0780 807 8003.

On Wednesday Telford & District Amateur Radio Society has a talk on SWR versus return loss by G3UKV. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH on 07824 737 716.

On Thursday Solihull Amateur Radio Society has a Surplus Sale at 7.45pm at Shirley Centre, Stratford Road, Solihull. Details from Paul, G8AYY on 0121 628 7383

On Friday Bromsgrove & District Amateur Radio Club is learning about logging. Contact Dave, M6DKT, on 07584 025 156.

On Friday Coventry Amateur Radio Society has a skittles night at Brandon Social Club. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

On Friday Melton Mowbray Amateur Radio Society is looking at the LDMOS HF Amp. Information from Phil, G4LWB on 01664 567 972

On Friday South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society is having a presentation on the work of RAYNET by Alan Clark, M0NLR and Jim Wheeldon, M0JHW. Contact Andrew, M0NRD, on 0796 906 2859.

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

On Saturday Hereford Amateur Radio Society is running an Intermediate course. Contact Rod, M0JLA, on 01432 356 079.

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