News for England Midlands – 18 June 2017

| June 16, 2017

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Burton Amateur Radio Club has a net from 10am around 145.575MHz on Sunday 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 on Sunday and next Sunday on 50.220 USB. On Tuesday there’s a QRS CW net around 3540-3550kHz from 8pm. and on Tuesday there’s a lunch meeting. Contact Derek, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

Wythall Radio Club has its net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL from 8pm on Sunday and next Sunday. On Tuesday there’s a Morse class and club night. Friday sees the regular nibbles night in the shack. Next Sunday it’s the Wythal Fun Run, with comms being provided from 8am. 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 Portable Challenge. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Leicester Radio Society has a Morse class on Monday, followed by a talk on logging by Phil, M0VSE. Next Saturday and Sunday sees GB0APS on the air at Leicester Vintage Festival for Museums on the Air weekend. Contact Sandra Morley, G0MCV, on 0793 027 4044.

Lincoln Short Wave Club is holding a committee meeting on Monday and a formal meeting on Wednesday. The simplex net is on Thursday on 145.375MHz. Next Saturday sees the shack open, G6COL on the air and lunch for the club National Hamfest staff from 2pm at the village hall. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Nunsfield House ARG has a shack night on Monday and its net on 145.325MHz from 8pm on Thursday. Friday sees a talk on the new website. Contact Paul, G1SGZ, via email to

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 23cm UKAC on Tuesday. Next Saturday sees preparation for VHF National Field Day. 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 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 checking equipment and aerials. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Worksop Amateur Radio Society is having a club night on Tuesday and is operating portable in the park on Thursday. For details contact Sue, M6XAK, on 01777 707 992.

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.

Solihull Amateur Radio Society has its club net on Thursday from 8pm on 145.450MHz. Next Sunday sees a club net on 145.450MHz from 8pm. For details, email

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is operating outdoors with a picnic at the school. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

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

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 having a PSK31 operating night with Paul, G1FJH. For more information contact Peter D. Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Tuesday Derby and District Amateur Radio Society is having a 405 line TV night courtesy of John Gregory. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to

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

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is having a radio ramble. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society has training classes and the shack on the air. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

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

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on SOTA by M0PLA and M0JZH plus preparing for VHF Field Day. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

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

Next Saturday and Sunday Staffordshire Portable Amateur Radio Club is taking part in Museums on the Air from Cheddleton Mill. More information from Lynn Briggs, M6LIN, on 0192 244 9668.

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