News for England Midlands – 10 September 2017

| September 8, 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 Tuesday there’s a Morse class and a committee meeting. 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 Great Egg Race. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is holding its AGM 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. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

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

South Birmingham Radio Society is having a ragchew on Monday. Tuesday sees the regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am and on Thursday there are training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL. Friday sees a session resorting and packing rally stock. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

South Normanton Alfreton and District Amateur Radio Club is having a natter night on Monday. The club net via GB3GR is on Wednesday, and there’s a club meeting on Friday. Details from A. Lawrence, 2E0BQS, on 01246 456 625.

Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has a club meeting on Monday and an open net on 70.475MHz FM from 7.30pm on Tuesday. Contact Robert Bird, via email to

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 70cm UKAC on Tuesday. Next Saturday sees the HF and VHF shack on the air. 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

Lincoln Short Wave Club is putting G5FZ on the air on Wednesday. Thursday sees the club net on 145.375MHz. Next Saturday the shack is open with G6COL on the air. Contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Nuneaton and District Amateur Radio Club has its net on Thursday from 9.30pm on 145.475MHz. On Friday there’s a talk by Graham Coomber, G0NBI, on his time as RSGB General Manager. Details from Neil Yorke, M0NKE, via email to

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order.

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is having a talk by Andrew, G7SEG on using a vector analyser. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Malvern Hills RAC is holding its AGM. Contact Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society is holding a bring-in-an-interesting-item evening. Contact Don, G4CYG, on 01926 424 465.

On Tuesday Staffordshire Portable Amateur Radio Club is meeting at Bolehall Manor Club. Details from Lynn Briggs, M6LIN, on 0192 244 9668.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting and training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is having a debrief from Hamfest. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Thursday Solihull Amateur Radio Society 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 303.

On Friday Melton Mowbray Amateur Radio Society is holding its AGM and discussing the club programme. Details from Phil, G4LWB, on 01664 567 972.

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