News for England Midlands – 22 October 2017

| October 20, 2017

This Sunday and next, Wythall Radio Club has a net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL 8pm. On Tuesday it’s the 3-15 Show. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

On Monday, Coventry Amateur Radio Society has an open net on 145.375MHz FM and or 7.16MHz ± QRM SSB at 8pm. On Thursday the open net is on 50.175MHz SSB 8pm. Friday sees a radio workshop. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

On Monday, Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society has no meeting as the school is closed for half-term. Wednesday sees the main 2m FM net on 145.475MHz at 7.30pm. On Thursday the net starts on 145.475MHz FM at 7.30pm then normally moves onto 80m SSB. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

On Monday, Leicester Radio Society has a Morse class from 7pm to 7.30pm followed by a night on the air. Thursday sees the club open from 12 noon to 5pm, so drop in for a cuppa and radio. This is followed by the Intermediate course at 7pm. more from Sandra, G0MCV on 0793 027 4044.

On Monday, South Birmingham Radio Society Pre is holding its AGM review. Tuesday sees a coffee morning in the shack from 11am to 1pm, visitors very welcome. On Thursday there are training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

On Monday, South Normanton Alfreton and District Amateur Radio Club is holding a junk sale. Details from A. Lawrence, 2E0BQS on 01246 456 625.

On Monday, Stratford-upon-Avon and District Radio Society has a talk on satellites by Keith, G8FRS. Contact Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488 for more details.

On Monday, Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has an open invite, to all who are interested, for the talk Introduction To, and Demonstration of, The New Digital Modes JT65 and FT8 by Martin, G6VMR and Bob, G3PLP. Tuesday sees a DMR open net gb7fw slot/local2 from 7.30pm. Details from Robert Bird, via email to

On Tuesday, Derby and District Amateur Radio Society has been asked to carry out some urgent maintenance in the club room, please bring a screwdriver! Details by email from

On Tuesday, Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is watching a TX Factor video via the internet. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday, Malvern Hills RAC is holding an informal meeting. Contact Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568 for further details.

On Tuesday, Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society is programme planning for 2018. Details from Don, G4CYG, on 01926 424 465.

On Tuesday, Salop Amateur Radio Society has its club CW net from 4.30pm on 144.070MHz. Wednesday sees the club net on GB3LH from 8.30pm. On Thursday the club is holding its AGM. For details, email

On Wednesday, Lincoln Short Wave Club is having a used equipment sale. Thursday sees the club Simplex net on 145.375MHz at 8pm. On Saturday there’s an open shack and G6COL is on the air from 9am. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

On Wednesday, Midland Amateur Radio Society has a general meeting to welcome the new committee. There are also training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

On Wednesday, South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society has a club net using the GB3GR repeater. Contact Andrew, M0NRD, on 0796 906 2859 for more information.

On Wednesday, Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is having a soup and a roll celebration evening, having won the Large Club of the Year 2016. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

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

On Friday, Bromsgrove and District Amateur Radio Club is having a club night. More information from John, G4OJS on 0788 9678 303.

On Saturday, Rugby Amateur Transmitting Society has an EMC workshop at 2pm. Details from Steve, G8LYB on 01788 578 940.

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