News for England Midlands – 11 December 2016

| December 9, 2016

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Worksop Amateur Radio Society continues its Intermediate course tonight, with the exam next Sunday. On Tuesday three’s a club night and the UKACs. On Thursday there’s a technical night with construction, Morse training, radio operation and data modes. Friday sees an evening celebrating 100 Years of Cub Scouts. Details from Paul, M0PJA, on 0789 062 6684.

Wythall Radio Club has its net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL from 8pm tonight and next Sunday. On Tuesday there’s a Morse class and committee meeting. 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 on Friday it’s the Christmas quiz. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

South Birmingham Radio Society has work in the shack and an equipment check on Monday. Tuesday sees the regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am. Friday sees further work in the shack. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has its Christmas party on Monday. On Tuesday there’s an open net on 70.475MHz FM from 7.30pm. Details from Robert Bird, via email to

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 natter night. For details, email

We have been informed that Lincoln Short Wave Club has Christmas parties on Wednesday and Thursday, but suggest you confirm the details before travelling. Saturday sees shack activities plus G5FZ on the air. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Gloucester Amateur Radio & Electronics Society has its Christmas evening. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

On Monday Leicester Radio Society has a Morse class and night on the air. Detains from Sandra Morley, G0MCV, on 0793 027 4044.

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. More information from A Lawrence, 2E0BQS, on 0115 930 7322.

On Monday Stratford-upon-Avon and District Radio Society is having a Morse evening with Piet, M0PHV and John, G1AWJ. Contact Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

On Tuesday Derby and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is having a vintage equipment night. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Malvern Hills RAC is holding its Christmas get-together. Contact Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society has its Christmas meeting. Details from Don, G4CYG, on 01926 424 465.

On Tuesday Worcester Radio Amateurs Association is having a talk on a fourth order speech filter for homebrew receivers. Contact Pete Badham, G0WXJ, on 0787 297 0276.

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

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society has its Christmas meal. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Thursday Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association is holding its AGM, followed by a social evening. Details from Derek Thom, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

On Friday Melton Mowbray Amateur Radio Society has its Christmas meeting. Contact Phil, G4LWB, on 01664 567 972.

On Friday South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society is having a fish and chip supper. Contact Andrew, M0NRD, on 0796 906 2859.

On Saturday Central Radio Amateur Circle is holding its Christmas bash. Contact Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07948 027 994.

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