News for England Midlands – 20 November 2016

| November 18, 2016

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Worksop Amateur Radio Society continues its Intermediate course today and next Sunday. Tuesday sees the UKACs plus a club night, and on Thursday there’s a technical night with construction, Morse training, radio operation and data modes. Next Sunday sees Electronics Badge Day with Bassetlaw Scouts. 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 Advanced course continues on Monday, and on Tuesday 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. Friday sees a radio workshop. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio & Electronics Society is having an informal and general operating evening on Monday. On Wednesday it’s the club net from 7.30pm, initially on 145.500MHz then moving to 145.550MGz or the nearest clear channel. On Thursday there’s a net from 7.30pm, starting on 145.550MHz then deciding where to move. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

Leicester Radio Society has a Morse class and night on the air on Monday. Thursday sees the final night of the Intermediate course. Details from Sandra Morley, G0MCV, on 0793 027 4044

Lincoln Short-Wave Club has a committee meeting on Monday. Tuesday sees the 50Mz UKAC, and on Wednesday there’s a formal meeting and construction contest. The simplex net is on Thursday on 145.375MHz, and on Saturday it’s the 70MHz UK Club Contest. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

South Birmingham Radio Society is discussing the date for the Christmas party on Monday. Tuesday sees the regular coffee morning in the shack. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 50MHz UKAC on Tuesday, alongside radio operation and projects. On Saturday the HF and VHF shack is on the air and 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 and on Thursday it’s the Chair’s forum. For details, email

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday South Normanton Alfreton & District Amateur Radio Club is holding a junk sale. Contact A Lawrence, 2E0BQS, on 0115 930 7322.

On Monday Stratford upon Avon & District Radio Society has its club 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 145.250MHz from 7.30pm. Details from Robert Bird, via email to

On Monday Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on HF DXing by Pete, G4XEX. For more information contact Peter D Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

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

On Tuesday Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society is having a club night from 7pm. Contact Carl, M0ZCR, via email to

On Tuesday Loughborough & District Amateur Radio Club is having a club history night. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society has its club net on 145.275MHz. Details from Don, G4CYG, on 01926 424 465.

On Tuesday Worcester Radio Amateurs Association is having a talk on the Sudden receiver. More information from Pete Badham, G0WXJ, on 0787 297 0276.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding an open meeting with training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

On Wednesday Telford & District Amateur Radio Society has a series of 10 minute topics. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

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

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

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

Next Saturday and Sunday Hereford Amateur Radio Society is holding an Intermediate course. Contact Rod, M0JLA, on 01432 356 079.

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