News for England Midlands – 28 January 2018

| January 26, 2018

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week.

Wythall Radio Club has its net at 8pm this Sunday and next Sunday on 145.225MHz or GB3WL. On Tuesday there’s a Morse class then a talk on radio astronomy. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 0771 041 2819.

On Monday Leicester Radio Society is holding its AGM. They also announce that they will commence a Foundation course on Thursday, 1 March and subsequent Thursday evenings, culminating in an exam on Thursday, 12 April. For more information, contact Sandra Morley, G0MCV, on 0793 027 4044.

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 construction competition. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 0795 877 7363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is having informal activities on Monday. 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 is having a shack night and committee meeting on Monday. Thursday sees the club net from 8pm on 145.325MHz. The AGM is on Friday. For details contact Paul Gamble, G1SGZ, via email to

South Birmingham Radio Society is having a discussion on Monday on which rallies to visit this year. Tuesday sees the regular coffee morning from 11am. Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL and on Friday there’s a session sorting sock for Wythall Rally. Contact Gemma, M6GKG, by email to

Burton ARC is having a coffee morning on Tuesday at Dunelms cafe. Wednesday sees a shack night and on Thursday it’s the club net from 7.30pm on 145.575MHz. Next Sunday sees a club net from 10am on 145.575MHz. Details from Mike Lewis, M0XMX, on 0785 068 5961.

Rugby ATS has radio operation and projects on Tuesday. On Saturday there’s a tutorial and discussion on EMC by Steve, G8LYB, plus the HF and VHF shack will be on the air alongside radio operation and projects. Next Sunday sees hut maintenance and a committee meeting. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

Worksop Amateur Radio Society is having a club night on Tuesday. On Thursday there’s a technical night. Details on 07890 626 684.

South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society has its net on GB3GR from 8pm on Wednesday. Friday sees a club meeting and part one of An Introduction to the Raspberry PI and Arduino. Contact Andrew, M0NRD, on 07969 062 859.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order.

On Monday Stratford-upon-Avon and District Radio Society has its net on 145.275MHz FM from 8pm. 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 Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is having a practical evening. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Wednesday Malvern Hills RAC has its net on 145.350MHz FM from 8pm. Contact Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society Club is holding training classes plus an equipment sell or update session. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is having a series of 10 minute talks. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Thursday Kettering and District Amateur Radio Society has its net from 7pm on 145.300MHz FM. More information from Ed O’Neill, via email to

On Thursday Salop Amateur Radio Society is having a natter night and committee meeting. For details, email. For details, email

On Thursday Solihull Amateur Radio Society has its net from 8pm on 145.450MHz. Contact Roger Hancock, G4BBT, on 0121 743 7277.

On Thursday Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society commences its month-long operation of GB1FWW from Main Street, Great Bowden. For more information contact Peter D. Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Friday Bromsgrove and District Amateur Radio Club is having a club night. Details from John, G4OJS, on 07889 678 303.

On Friday Spalding and District Amateur Radio Society is having a club night. More information from Graham Boor, G8NWC, on 07754 619 701.

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