News for England Midlands – 2 July 2017

| June 30, 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. Contact Derek, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

Wythall Radio Club has its regular net at 8pm on Sunday and next Sunday on 145.225MHz or GB3WL. On Tuesday there’s a Morse class and club night. Friday sees the regular nibbles night in the shack. Next Saturday sees a plug-and-play day from 10am, weather permitting. 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 there’s a talk on the K4ERO antenna. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society has a talk on Monday by Dave Tunnicliffe on contesting for beginners. Wednesday sees the main club net from 7.30pm on 145.475MHz FM. On Thursday there’s a net on 145.475MHz from 7.30pm, then moving to 80m SSB. On Friday sees a net from 7.30pm on 432.220MHz USB. Next Sunday there’s a visit to G1EDP at Coleford. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

Nunsfield House ARG has a shack night on Monday and its net on 145.325MHz from 8pm on Thursday. Friday sees a work on an “open sauce” [sic] project. Contact Paul, G1SGZ, via email to

South Birmingham Radio Society has work in the shack on Monday, then the 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 sorting rally stock for Telford Hamfest. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 144MHz UKAC on Tuesday. Next Saturday sees a review of National Field Day activities. 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 natter night and committee meeting. For details, email

Lincoln Short Wave Club is having a sausage-and-burger night on Wednesday. The net via GB3LM is on Thursday. Next Saturday sees the shack open plus G6COL on the air and a special event station in Boulthham Park from 9am. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society has its club net via GB3GR on Wednesday. On Friday there’s a club meeting. Contact Andrew, M0NRD, on 0796 906 2859.

Nuneaton and District Amateur Radio Club has its net on Thursday from 9.30pm on 145.475MHz. Friday sees a pint and chat from 7.30pm at The Harvester, off Hinckley Road. Contact Neil Yorke, M0NKE, via email to

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Leicester Radio Society has a Morse class followed by the CW contest on 80m using G2AA. Contact Sandra Morley, G0MCV, on 0793 027 4044.

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 has a PSK31 net on 10.142150MHz from 8pm. For more information contact Peter D. Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Tuesday Derby and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a junk sale. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to

On Tuesday Hinckley Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is having a talk and demonstration of SDR by Mike, G6OES. Contact Bob, G8BFF, on 0792 876 9767.

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is operating portable on 2m from Wymeswold. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society has an open meeting with training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting and putting club call GX3ZME on the air. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Thursday Solihull Amateur Radio Society has its club net from 8pm on 145.450MHz. Email for information.

On Friday Spalding and District Amateur Radio Society is having a talk and practical night on building a flower pot antenna by Andy, G6OHM. Contact Graham Boor, G8NWC, on 0775 461 9701.

On Saturday Staffordshire Portable Amateur Radio Club is at Pelsall Carnival. Contact Lynn Briggs, M6LIN, on 0192 244 9668.

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