News for England Midlands – 9 April 2017

| April 7, 2017

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Burton Amateur Radio Club has its net today and next Sunday from 10am around 145.575MHz. On Wednesday there’s a club night, and Thursday sees a club 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 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 an open net on Monday from 8pm on 145.375MHz FM and/or 7.16MHz SSB ± QRM. On Thursday there’s an open net from 8pm 50.175MHz SSB. Friday sees a discussion of Hoc tempus vigilate and the use of Latin in everyday circumstances. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio & Electronics Society is having a net on Monday in lieu of the normal meeting. Wednesday sees the regular club net, starting on 145.500MHz. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group is having a shack night on Monday. On Thursday it’s the club net on 145.325MHz, and Friday sees a natter night in the shack. Contact Paul Gamble, G1SGZ, via email to

South Birmingham Radio Society has work in the shack on Monday, Tuesday sees the regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am, and Friday sees a session sorting rally stock. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has a club meeting on Monday. Tuesday sees an open net on 70.475MHz FM from 7.30pm. Contact Robert Bird, via email to

Hinckley Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is taking part in the 70cm UKAC on Tuesday. Thursday sees Intermediate training and the 6m UKAC. Details from Bob, G8BFF, on 0792 876 9767.

Nuneaton & District Amateur Radio Club is taking part in the 70cm UKAC on Tuesday, On Thursday it’s the 6m UKAC plus the club net on 45.475MHz from 9.30pm. Contact Neil Yorke, M0NKE, via email to

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 2m UKAC on Tuesday. Saturday sees a committee meeting, plus the shack on the air on HF and VHF. 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. On Thursday there’s a talk by Ken, G8DIR on contesting outwith NFD. For details, email

Lincoln Short-Wave Club is having a talk on fox hunting by Ian, G4XFC on Wednesday. On Thursday there’s the club net on 145.375MHz from 8pm, and Saturday sees a workshop on the club 3-element portable steel tape Yagi. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

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

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Leicester Radio Society has an open meeting, Morse class and night on the air plus a committee meeting. Contact Sandra Morley, G0MCV, on 0793 027 4044.

On Monday South Normanton Alfreton & District Amateur Radio Club is having a natter night. Details from A Lawrence, 2E0BQS, on 0115 930 7322.

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

On Tuesday Malvern Hills RAC is having a construction show & tell evening. Contact Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

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

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

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

On Wednesday Telford & District Amateur Radio Society is having a webinar on designing PCBs using Eagle software with Shabaz Usaf. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Thursday Solihull Amateur Radio Society has its net on 145.450MHz at 8pm. For details, email

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