News for England Midlands – 9 July 2017

| July 7, 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 50.220MHz USB. On Tuesday there’s a QRS CW net around 3540-3550kHz from 8pm. Contact Derek, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is visiting G1EDP at Coleford on Sunday. On Monday there’s a DF hunt and informal evening, while 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. Friday sees a net from 7.30pm on 432.220MHz USB. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

Wythall Radio Club is having a plug-and-play-day from 10am on Sunday, weather permitting, plus the regular net at 8pm today and next Sunday on 145.225MHz or GB3WL. On Tuesday there’s a Morse class and club night, plus a 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. Thursday sees an open net from 8pm on 50.175MHz SSB and Friday sees Castles on the Air from Kenilworth Castle, Queen and Castle side. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Nunsfield House ARG has a shack night on Monday and its net on 145.325MHz from 8pm on Thursday. Friday sees part one of a Raspberry Pi repeater 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 of aerial and equipment checks. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has a club meeting on Monday. Tuesday sees an net on 70.475MHz FM from 7.30pm and next Saturday it’s Middleton Village Fete from 1pm. Contact Robert Bird, via email to

On Tuesday Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society there’s an open Robert Bird,

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 432MHz UKAC on Tuesday. Next Saturday sees 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 and on Thursday there’s a natter night. For details, email

Staffordshire Portable Amateur Radio Club has a club meeting on Tuesday. Saturday sees an event at Bolehall Manor. Contact Lynn Briggs, M6LIN, on 0192 244 9668.

Lincoln Short Wave Club is having a club night on Wednesday and putting G5FZ on the air. Thursday sees the club net on 145.375MHz, and next Saturday sees the shack open plus G6COL on the air. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Leicester Radio Society is holding a committee meeting followed by open meeting. All club members are asked to attend with ideas and suggestions. Contact Sandra Morley, G0MCV, on 0793 027 4044.

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is having a barbecue at the QTH of Phillip, G4DCI. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Malvern Hills RAC is having a workshop on vector network analysers. Contact Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on RF measurements by M0OAE. More information from Don, G4CYG, on 01926 424 465.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting and training classes. 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 has its second fox hunt of the 2017 series. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Thursday Nuneaton and District Amateur Radio Club has its net on 145.475MHz from 9.30pm. Contact 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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