News for England Midlands – 3 September 2017

| September 1, 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.

Midland Amateur Radio Society is visiting Telford Hamfest today. Wednesday sees an open meeting with the shack on the air and training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

South Birmingham Radio Society is at the Telford Hamfest today, and there’s a debrief on Monday. Tuesday sees the regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am, then a session resorting and packing rally stock. Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Wythall Radio Club has its regular net at 8pm today and next Sunday on 145.225MHz or GB3WL. On Tuesday there’s a Morse class and free ‘n easy 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 there’s a net on 145.375MHz FM in lieu of the normal meeting. Next Saturday and Sunday sees the Coventry Festival of Craft at Coombe Abbey. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group has a shack night on Monday. On Thursday it’s the club net from 8pm on 145.325MHz. Contact Paul, G1SGZ, via email to

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 2m UKAC on Tuesday. Next Saturday sees a talk on 6m operation by G3WOS. 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 committee meeting and natter night. For details, email

Gloucester Amateur Radio & 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 and nibbles night on Wednesday. Thursday sees the club net via GB3LM. Next Saturday the shack is open with G5FZ on the air. Contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday South Normanton Alfreton & District Amateur Radio Club is having a talk. Details from A Lawrence, 2E0BQS, on 01246 456 625.

On Monday Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has an open net on 145.250MHz from 7.30pm. Contact Robert Bird, via email to

On Monday Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society has a net on 28.475MHz USB. For more information contact Peter D Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Tuesday Loughborough & District Amateur Radio Club has a 70cm net. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

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

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

On Thursday Hinckley Amateur Radio and Electronics Society talk on HMS Glamorgan by John, G8CGW. Contact Bob, G8BFF, on 0792 876 9767.

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

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

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

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