News for England Midlands – 8 October 2017

| October 6, 2017

We start with clubs that have several events this week.

Wythall Radio Club has its regular net at 8pm this Sunday and next Sunday on 145.225MHz or GB3WL. On Tuesday there’s a Morse class then a committee meeting. 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 AGM. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is having an informal and general operating evening 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. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

Leicester Radio Society is holding an informal and tidy-up meeting on Monday. Thursday sees the Intermediate course continue. Contact Sandra Morley, G0MCV, on 0793 027 4044.

South Birmingham Radio Society has work in the shack on Monday and the regular coffee morning from 11am on Tuesday. Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL and on Friday there’s a session checking equipment for Field Day. On Saturday the club is at the RSGB Convention. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

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

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 shack night with G3SRT on the air. For details, email

Lincoln Short Wave Club is having a session on basic first aid training on Wednesday. Thursday sees the net on 145.375MHz. On Saturday the shack is open and G6COL is on the air. Contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting followed by training classes on Wednesday. From Friday to Sunday the club is at the RSGB Convention. Contact Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order.

On Monday South Normanton Alfreton and District Amateur Radio Club is having a natter night. Contact A. Lawrence, 2E0BQS, on 01246 456 625.

On Monday Stratford-upon-Avon and District Radio Society is holding an antenna workshop with Harri, G1EIX and Clive, G0CHO. Contact Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

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

On Tuesday Malvern Hills RAC is having a talk on transverters. Contact Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society is having a homebrew and construction evening. Contact Don, G4CYG, on 01926 424 465.

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 is holding an equipment sale. 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.

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