News for England Midlands – 21 May 2017

| May 19, 2017

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Burton Amateur Radio Club has a net from 10am around 145.575MHz today and next Sunday. 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

Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association has a net from 8.30am today and next Sunday on 50.220 USB. On Tuesday there’s a QRS CW net around 3540-3550kHz from 8pm. Contact Derek, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

Gloucester Amateur Radio & Electronics Society has a trip to Bletchley Park today. On Monday there’s an informal and general operating evening. Wednesday sees a club net starting on 145.500MHz then moving to another channel. On Thursday there’s a club net on 145.550MHz. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

Telford & District Amateur Radio Society is running its special event station GB1EMC from Eaton Manor today. Wednesday sees ten-minute topics including how to use the fox hunting equipment. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

Wythall Radio Club has its net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL from 8pm today and next Sunday. On Tuesday there’s a Morse class and a talk on remote operation the cheap way by Lee, G0MTN. 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. Thursday sees an open net from 8pm on 50.175MHz SSB and on Friday it’s the newcomers’ portable challenge and antenna working party. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

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

RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club has its net on Monday from 8pm on 145.325MHz. On Friday there’s a cake night. Contact Bob, G3VCA, on 07971 166 250.

Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has a club meeting on Monday. Tuesday sees a DMR open net on GB7FW slot/local2 from 7.30pm. Contact Robert Bird, via email to

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 shack night with G3SRT on the air. 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 session getting ready for the contest. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Rugby ATS has the shack on the air for HF digimodes on Tuesday. Next Saturday there’s an update on GB3ME. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

Tamworth Amateur Radio Society has its club net via GB3TA on Wednesday. Thursday sees a DMR Q&A session with Noel Thompson, G8NDT of Contact Richard, 2E0LLE, on 0787 521 7124.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Leicester Radio Society talk on WAB by Dave, G4IAR. Contact Sandra Morley, G0MCV, on 0793 027 4044.

On Monday Stratford upon Avon & District Radio Society is holding its AGM and surplus sale. Contact Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

On Tuesday Derby & District Amateur Radio Society is having a technical topics session. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to

On Tuesday Grantham Amateur Radio Club is having a shack night from 6pm. Details from Kevin, G6SSN, on 07793 142 483.

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

On Tuesday Malvern Hills RAC is holding an informal meeting. Contact Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society is having a video evening with G4CYG and G7RYO. Details from Don, G4CYG, on 01926 424 465.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding training classes, plus a discussion on rally visits and social events. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

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

On Thursday Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting. Details from Graham 2E0GIJ, on 0783 120 1407.

On Thursday Nuneaton & District Amateur Radio Club has its net on 145.475MHz from 9.30pm. More information from Neil Yorke, M0NKE, via email to

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

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