News for England Midlands – 19 March 2017

| March 17, 2017

This Sunday and next, Burton Amateur Radio Club has an FM net at 10am around 145.575MHz. On Wednesday there is a club night. Thursday is another FM net at 8pm around 145.575MHz. Contact Mike Lewis, 2E0EZG, by email to

On Sunday Midland Amateur Radio Society will be visiting the Wythall Radio Rally. On Wednesday there’s an open meeting, ragchew and training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

On Sunday South Birmingham Radio Society Club has a stand at Wythall Rally, helpers are needed. On Monday there’s a review and debrief of the stand at the Wythall Rally. Tuesday sees the regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am. Training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL are on Thursday. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

On Sunday Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society members will be attending the Wythall Rally. On Monday there’s an open net on 145.250MHz from 7.30pm. More details from Robert Bird, by email to

On Sunday Wythall Radio Club is attending the Wythall Rally with a net taking place on 145.225MHz or GB3WL from 8pm. On Tuesday there’s a Morse class, Hamfest review and washup. Friday sees the regular nibbles night in the shack. Next Sunday there’s a net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL from 8pm. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

On Monday Coventry Amateur Radio Society has an open net at 8pm on 145.375MHz FM and or SSB on 7.16MHz ± QRM. On Thursday there’s an open net at 8pm on 50.175MHz SSB. Friday sees a radio workshop. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

On Monday Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is having an informal evening and general operating. Tim Kirby’s talk Satellite Working has been moved to 8 May. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

On Monday Leicester Radio Society has a Morse class followed by a talk Holiday Operation by Barry, EA8/G4BUD/M. Thursday is Foundation course night. More from Sandra Morley, G0MCV on 0793 027 4044.

On Monday RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club has its net on 145.325MHz from 8pm. Friday 24 is a club night. Contact Bob, G3VCA, on 07971 166 250.

On Monday South Normanton Alfreton and District Amateur Radio Club is holding a junk sale. Details from A. Lawrence, 2E0BQS on 0115 930 7322.

On Monday Stratford-upon-Avon and District Radio Society Club has a net on 145.275MHz FM at 8pm. Contact Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

On Monday Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society is holding a bring along your radio equipment night. For more information contact Peter D. Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Tuesday Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association has a club lunch, book with Derek, G3YJE, with a QRS CW session on 3540 to 3550kHz from 8pm to 9pm. Details from Derek, G3NKS on 01242 241 099.

On Tuesday Hinckley Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is taking part in the 23cm UK Activity Contest. On Thursday there’s Intermediate training intermediate, a Morse class and 4m contest. More from Bob, G8BFF on 0792 876 9767

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club has a talk Light my Fire by Tim, M0ZRR. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Rugby ATS is taking part in the 1296MHz UK Activity Contest. On Saturday it’s rig computer interfacing and digimode JT65HF. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

On Tuesday Salop Amateur Radio Society has its club CW net from 4.30pm on 144.070MHz. Wednesday sees the club net on GB3LH from 8.30pm. On Thursday it’s CW practice night. For details, email

On Wednesday Lincoln Short Wave Club has its formal meeting. Thursday the Simplex net is on 145.375MHz at 8pm. On Saturday there’s a workshop and mentoring with G5FZ on the air. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

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

On Wednesday Tamworth Amateur Radio Society has its club net via GB3TA on 145.7375MHz  CTCSS 67Hz. On Thursday there’s a club night. Contact Richard, 2E0LLE, on 0787 521 7124.

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society has a talk by Chris Bartram, GW4DGU Receivers, and What’s Wrong with Them. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Thursday Nuneaton and District Amateur Radio Club has its club net from 9.30pm on 145.475MHz. Details from Neil Yorke, M0NKE by email to

On Thursday Solihull Amateur Radio Society has a club net at 8pm on 145.450MHz. Details from

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