News for England Midlands – 5 March 2017

| March 3, 2017

Those in the south and west of the region may like to know that the Thursday 6m repeater net on GB3ZY in Bristol has been brought forward an hour to start at 8pm. Further details are online at

Now for clubs that have several events this week. Burton Amateur Radio Club has a net today and next Sunday from 10am around 145.575MHz. On Wednesday there’s a club night and Thursday sees a net from 8pm around 145.575MHz. Contact Mike Lewis, 2E0EZG, via email to

Wythall Radio Club has its net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL from 8pm tonight and next Sunday. On Tuesday there’s a Morse class plus preparation for Hamfest, and Friday sees the regular nibbles night in the shack. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

Coventry Amateur Radio Society has an 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 is a Hoc tempus vigilate evening. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Leicester Radio Society is on the air on Monday. Thursday is a Foundation course night. Contact Sandra Morley, G0MCV, on 0793 027 4044.

RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club has its net on 145.325MHz from 8pm on Monday. Friday sees a club night. Contact Bob, G3VCA, on 07971 166 250.

South Birmingham Radio Society is considering this year’s contests on Monday. Tuesday sees the regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am and Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL. On Friday there’s a session sorting stock for the Wythall Rally. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Hinckley Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is taking part in the 2m UKAC on Tuesday. Thursday sees Intermediate and Morse training. Details from Bob, G8BFF, on 0792 876 9767.

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 2m UKAC on Tuesday. Saturday sees a talk about DMR and the GB7ME digital repeater. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

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 Thursday there’s a calibration night. For details, email

On Wednesday Lincoln Short-Wave Club is having a club night, with G5FZ/G6COL on the air. The club net is on Thursday from 8pm on 145.375MHz. Saturday sees a workshop and mentoring session, with G5FZ on the air. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Tamworth Amateur Radio Society has its net via GB3TA on Wednesday. On Thursday there’s a club night. Contact Richard, 2E0LLE, on 0787 521 7124.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is having a talk on 80 years of radio astronomy by Paul Hyde. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

On Monday South Normanton Alfreton and District Amateur Radio Club is having a talk. 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 145.250MHz from 7.30pm. Robert Bird,

On Monday Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society has a net on 70.475MHz FM from 8pm. For more information contact Peter D Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Tuesday Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association has a QRS CW session from 8pm on 3540-3550kHz. Contact Derek, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is watching the latest TX Factor video. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Nuneaton and District Amateur Radio Club is taking part in the 2m UKAC. Thursday sees the club net from 9.30pm on 145.475MHz. Contact Neil Yorke, M0NKE, via email to

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting and training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

On Wednesday South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society has its net on GB3GR. Contact Andrew, M0NRD, on 0796 906 2859.

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is holding its main construction competition. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

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

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