News for England Midlands – 26 November 2017

| November 24, 2017

We start with clubs that have several events this week.

Worksop Amateur Radio Society has a Foundation exam this Sunday, alongside a Raspberry Pi workshop and the Advanced course. Tuesday sees a club night and on Thursday there’s a talk on SOTA. Details on 0789 062 6684.

Wythall Radio Club has its regular net at 8pm this Sunday and next Sunday on 145.225MHz or GB3WL. Monday sees a curry night and on Tuesday there’s a talk by Steve, G3ZVW on his desert island challenge. On Saturday there’s a club trip to ML&S. 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. On Friday there’s a talk by Bob, G4GEE The Changes In Amateur Radio Over the Last 40 Years. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is holding an EGM 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 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 from 8pm. Friday and Saturday see parts one and two of the talk on shack equipment. 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 holding a discussion on the Christmas party 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 work in the shack. Contact Gemma, M6GKG, by email to

Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society is holding its AGM and a club meeting on Monday. Tuesday sees a DMR open net on GB7FW slot/local2 from 7.30pm Details from Robert, 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 discussion on NFD. For details, email

Malvern Hills RAC is having an informal evening on Tuesday. Wednesday sees the club net on 145.350MHz FM from 8pm. Contact Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

Lincoln Short Wave Club is having a debrief from Hamfest on Wednesday. Thursday sees the club net from 8pm on 145.375MHz. On Saturday the shack is open from 9.30am with G5FZ on the air. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order.

On Sunday Burton Amateur Radio Club has its net from 10am on 145.575MHz. Contact Mike Lewis, 2E0EZG, via email to

On Monday Leicester Radio Society is having a Morse night followed by a video Clean Up Your Shack. Contact Sandra Morley, G0MCV, on 0793 027 4044 .

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

On Monday Stratford-upon-Avon and District Radio Society is having a talk by John, G8RIM Heat Treatment Metallurgy. Contact Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is holding a practical evening. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society is having a video afternoon. Contact Don, G4CYG, on 01926 424 465.

On Tuesday Rugby ATS has radio operation and projects. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society has training classes and will be planning its Christmas party. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is having a talk Recharging and Caring for Batteries by G6UDX. 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 Saturday Melton Mowbray Amateur Radio Society is having its Christmas dinner. Contact Phil, G4LWB, on 01664 567 972.

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