News for England Midlands – 4 February 2018

| February 2, 2018

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

Burton Amateur Radio Club has a club net on 145.575MHz at 10am this Sunday and next Sunday. On Wednesday there’s a shack night. There’s another club net on Thursday at 7.30pm 145.575MHz. Details from Mike Lewis, M0XMX on 0785 068 5961.

This Sunday, Rugby ATS meets from 2 to 4pm for hut maintenance and management. On Tuesday they are taking part in the 2m UK Activity Contest as well as CW practice and training, radio operation and projects. On Saturday the HF and VHF shack is on the air and they will look at practical construction of simple filters, stubs, braid-breakers and EMC countermeasures. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940 for more information.

This Sunday and next Sunday Wythall Radio Club has its net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL from 8pm. There’s a Morse class and social evening on Tuesday. Details from Chris, G0EYO on 07710 412 819.

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

On Monday Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society has a talk Satellites as Digital Repeaters by Dave, G4BCA. The main 2m FM net is on 145.475MHz at 7.30pm on Wednesday. The Thursday net starts on 145.475MHz FM at 7.30pm then normally moves onto 80m SSB. On there’s a net at 7.30pm on 432.220MHz USB. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime for details.

On Monday, Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group is having a shack night then a club net on 145.325MHz at 8pm on Thursday. Friday sees a trip to the Derby Radio Museum at 7pm. More details from Paul Gamble, G1SGZ, by email to

On Tuesday Salop Amateur Radio Society has a club net on GB3LH from 8.30pm. The Wednesday club net is on GB3LH from 8.30pm. On Thursday there’s a video night. For details, email

South Birmingham Radio Society has a coffee morning in the shack from 11am on Tuesday, visitors are welcome. Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL. On Friday they are sorting stock for the Wythall Rally. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Worksop Amateur Radio Society is having a club night plus taking part in the 2m FM and UK Activity Contests on Tuesday. On Thursday there’s a technical night and the 6m UK Activity Contest. Details on 0789 062 6684 or by email to

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order.

On Monday Leicester Radio Society has a Morse class followed by free-and-easy night. More information from Sandra Morley, G0MCV on 0793 027 4044.

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

On Monday Stratford-upon-Avon and District Radio Society has a club net on 145.275MHz FM at 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 Monday Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society is holding a club net at 8pm on 145.275MHz FM. GB1FWW will also be on air. For more information contact Peter D. Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Tuesday Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society is having a club night. Contact Graham 2E0GIJ on 0783 120 1407.

On Tuesday members of Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club will be on air from home. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Wednesday Malvern Hills Radio Amateurs Club has a club net on 145.350MHz FM from 8pm. Contact Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding an open meeting with an equipment review and training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

On Wednesday South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society has a club net on GB3GR from 8pm. Contact Andrew, M0NRD, on 0796 906 2859.

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting and GX3ZME will be on the air. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Thursday Kettering and District Amateur Radio Society has a net from 7pm to 8pm on 145.300MHz FM. Details from Ed O’Neill, by email to

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

On Friday Bromsgrove and DARC is having a club night. Contact John, G4OJS on 0788 9678 303.

On Friday Spalding and DARS is having a club night. Details from Graham Boor, G8NWC on 0775 461 9701.

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