News for England Midlands – 5 November 2017

| November 3, 2017

We start with clubs that have several events this week.

Rugby ATS is holding a committee meeting and hut maintenance session this Sunday. Tuesday sees the 144MHz UKAC plus radio operation and projects. Next Saturday the HF and VHF shack is on the air, alongside project activities. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

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 free-’n-easy evening. 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 committee forum and project discussion evening. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is having an auction plus 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.

Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group is having a shack night on Monday. Thursday sees the club net from 8pm on 145.325MHz, 8pm, and there’s a club night on Friday. For details contact Paul Gamble, G1SGZ, via email to

RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club has its net on Monday from 8pm on 145.325MHz. On Friday there’s a club night. Contact Bob, G3VCA, on 07971 166 250.

South Birmingham Radio Society is having a ragchew on Monday and has its regular coffee morning from 11am on Tuesday. Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL and on Friday there’s a session sorting old equipment for dismantling. Contact Gemma, M6GKG, by 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 and committee meeting. 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 from 8pm. On Saturday the shack is open and G6COL is on the air. Contact Pam, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order.

On Sunday Midland Amateur Radio Society is at the West London Radio and Electronics Show. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

On Monday Leicester Radio Society has a Morse class followed by an open meeting. Contact Sandra Morley, G0MCV, on 0793 027 4044.

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

On Monday Stratford-upon-Avon and District Radio Society has its net on 145.275MHz. Contact Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

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

On Monday Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society has its net on 3.777MHz LSB. For more information contact Peter D. Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Tuesday Derby and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a junk sale. Contact

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club asks Are you a Hoarder? 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 and District Amateur Radio Society is watching the RSGB video by Don Baines, M1KTA, Being the DX, QRP. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

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

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