News for England Midlands – 27 August 2017

| August 25, 2017

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association has a net from 8.30am today and next Sunday on 50.220MHz USB. On Tuesday there’s the slow CW net around 3540-3550kHz from 8pm. Contact Derek, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

Wythall Radio Club has its regular net at 8pm today and next Sunday on 145.225MHz or GB3WL. On Monday there’s a curry night and on Tuesday there’s a Morse class and club night. The regular nibbles night in the shack is on Friday from 7.30pm. 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 fourth round of the G2FDC DF Trophy. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio & Electronics Society is operating at Crickley Hill on Monday. The main club net is 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. Special event station GB4GHF will be put on the air next Saturday from Gloucester History Festival at Gloucester Life Museum. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

Leicester Radio Society is closed on Monday and has its Intermediate course on Thursday. Details from 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 talk on the Arduino. Contact Paul, G1SGZ, via email to

South Birmingham Radio Society is closed on Monday. Tuesday sees the regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am. On Thursday there’s a session loading the trailer for the Telford Hamfest, where there will be a club stand next Sunday. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has an open net on 145.250MHz from 7.30pm on Monday. On Tuesday there’s a DMR open net on GB7FW slot/local2 from 7.30pm. Details from Robert Bird, via 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.

Midland Amateur Radio Society has a general meeting on Wednesday with the shack on the air and training classes. Next Sunday sees a visit to the Telford Hamfest. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

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

Telford & District Amateur Radio Society is finalising preparations for its Hamfest on Wednesday. Next Sunday sees the Telford Hamfest, incorporating the G QRP Club convention. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

Lincoln Short-Wave Club is having a talk on Thursday by Art, M6LRK on the Lincs 4×4 Response group. Next Saturday sees the shack open plus G6COL on the air. Next Saturday and Sunday sees the club taking part in the RSGB SSB Field Day. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday RAF Waddington Amateur Radio has its net on 145.325MHz from 8pm. Contact Bob, G3VCA, on 07971 166 250.

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

On Thursday Salop Amateur Radio Society is holding a shack night and putting G3SRT on the air. For details, email

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

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

On Friday Nuneaton & District Amateur Radio Club is having a pint and chat from 7.30pm at The Harvester off Hinckley Road, Nuneaton. Details from Neil Yorke, M0NKE, via email to

On Saturday Rugby ATS is having a talk on a new antenna. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

Next Saturday and Sunday Staffordshire Portable Amateur Radio Club is operating at Donative Farm for SSB Field Day. Contact Lynn Briggs, M6LIN, on 0192 244 9668.

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