News for England Midlands – 6 August 2017

| August 4, 2017

We start with clubs that have several events this week. 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, club night and committee meeting. Next Sunday sees the club providing car parking communications and running a club stall at Wythall Carnival. 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 barbecue and portable night at Newbold Comyn. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Leicester Radio Society has a Morse class on Monday followed by a bring-and-buy sale that is open to all. Thursday sees the start of the Intermediate course. Contact Sandra Morley, G0MCV, on 0793 027 4044.

Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group has a shack night on Monday. On Thursday it’s the club net from 8pm on 145.325MHz and Friday sees a screening of TX Factor 15. Contact Paul, 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.

South Birmingham Radio Society is checking the rigs in the shack on Monday, then the regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am on Tuesday. On Friday there’s a session sorting rally stock for the Telford rally. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Worksop Amateur Radio Society is holding a social night on Tuesday and a technical night on Thursday. Details from Sue, M6XAK, on 01777 707 992.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society has its main club net on Wednesday from 7.30pm on 145.475MHz FM. On Thursday there’s a net on 145.475MHz from 7.30pm, often then moving to 80m SSB. Friday sees a net from 7.30pm on 432.220MHz USB. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

Lincoln Short Wave Club is having a natter night on Wednesday with G5FZ on the air. Thursday sees the club net on 145.375MHz. Next Saturday sees the shack from 9am open plus G5FZ on the air, then a barbecue from 3pm. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order.

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 its net from 8pm on 145.275MHz FM. For more information contact Peter D. Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is on the air from the allotment at Whitwick. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Malvern Hills RAC is having a talk on The story of GB3NW by Dave, G4IDF and Don, G6CMV. Contact Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is putting Moxons from 40m to 2m on the air with G0UFE. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society has training classes and is 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 Thursday Salop Amateur Radio Society is having a calibration night. For details, email

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

On Friday Bromsgrove and District Amateur Radio Club is having a club night. Contact John, G4OJS, on 0788 9678 7303.

Category: News for England East Midlands, News for England West Midlands