News for England Midlands – 15 January 2017

| January 13, 2017

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Midland Amateur Radio Society is at the Red Rose Winter Rally today. On Wednesday there’s training classes plus a discussion on the forthcoming social calendar and rally visits. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

Wythall Radio Club has its net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL from 8pm tonight and next Sunday. Tuesday sees a Morse class followed by a free ‘n easy evening. On Friday it’s the regular nibbles night in the shack. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

Coventry Amateur Radio Society has its Monday open net from 8pm on 145.375MHz FM and or 7.16MHz ± QRM SSB. Thursday sees an open net from 8pm on 50.175MHz SSB. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Hinckley Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is taking part in the 23cm contest on Tuesday. Thursday sees Morse and Foundation training plus the 4m UKAC. More information from Mark, 2E0SBM, on 0778 992 9730.

Salop Amateur Radio Society has its club CW net on Tuesday from 4.30pm on 144.070MHz. Wednesday sees the club net on GB3LH from 8.30pm and on Friday there’s a natter night. For details, email

South Birmingham Radio Society has its regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am on Tuesday. Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL and on Friday there’s a check of rally stock. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Nuneaton and District Amateur Radio Club has its club net on Thursday from 9.30pm on 145.475MHz. The club AGM is on Friday. Contact Neil Yorke, M0NKE, via email to

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society has a talk on JT65 and WSPA by Gary Dean, M0XAC. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

On Monday Leicester Radio Society has a Morse class and night on the air. Contact 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 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 exploring what’s on what frequency with Colin, G1IVG. For more information contact Peter D. Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is planning contest and portable operations for the year ahead. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Thursday Solihull Amateur Radio Society has its net on 145.450MHz from 8pm. Contact Paul, G8AYY, on 0121 628 7383.

On Friday Coventry Amateur Radio Society is holding a charity quiz. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

On Friday Melton Mowbray Amateur Radio Society is having part two of the talk on the LDMOS RF amplifier by David, G3YYD. Details from Phil, G4LWB, on 01664 567 972.

Category: News for England East Midlands, News for England West Midlands