New for England Midlands – 25 February 2018

| February 23, 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 Tuesday there’s a coffee morning at Dunelms cafe, on Wednesday there’s a shack night and Thursday sees a club net on 145.575MHz from 7.30pm. Details from Mike Lewis, M0XMX on 0785 068 5961.

Wythall Radio Club has its net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL from 8pm this Sunday and next Sunday. Tuesday sees a Morse class and the 2-22 Show. 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.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is having an informal and operating meeting on Monday. The main net is on 145.475MHz FM from 7.30pm on Wednesday. The Thursday net starts on 145.475MHz FM at 7.30pm then normally moves onto 80m SSB. On Friday there’s a net at 7.30pm on 432.220MHz USB. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime for details.

Leicester Radio Society has a Morse class on Monday followed by project night. Thursday sees the Foundation course. For details contact Sandra Morley, G0MCV, on 0793 027 4044.

Nunsfield House ARG has a shack night on Monday. Thursday sees the club net from 8pm on 145.325MHz. On Friday there’s a talk on the FT8 digital mode. Contact Paul, G1SGZ, via email to

South Birmingham Radio Society is having an open meeting and ragchew on Monday. On Tuesday it’s the regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am, and Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL. On Friday there’s a session sorting rally stock. Contact Gemma, M6GKG, by email to

Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has a club meeting on Monday. Tuesday sees a DMR open net from 7.30pm on GB7FW slot/local 2. Details from Robert Bird, via email to

Kettering and District Amateur Radio Society is having an HF operating evening from 7pm on Tuesday. Thursday sees the net from 7pm on 145.300MHz. Contact FM Ed O’Neill, via email to

Malvern Hills RAC is having an informal meeting on Tuesday. On Wednesday it’s the club net on 145.350MHz FM from 8pm. Contact Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

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. For details, email

Rugby ATS has radio operation and projects plus CW practice and training on Tuesday. Next Saturday sees the HF and VHF shack on the air, plus a visit by the RSGB representative. Next Sunday there’s a management committee meeting. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

Worksop ARS is having a club night on Tuesday. Thursday sees a technical night. Details on 0789 062 6684.

Lincoln Short Wave Club is having a talk by John Rogers on Wednesday. On Thursday it’s the club net from 8pm on 145.375 and next Saturday sees the regular surgery plus the shack open from 9.30am and GB2CWP in the NAAFI from 10am. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

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

RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club is having a club night on Friday. Saturday sees a session refurbishing and extending the shack. Contact Bob, G3VCA, on 07971 166 250.

Now we return the traditional listing in date order.

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

On Monday Stratford-upon-Avon and District Radio Society is having a talk 100 Years of Maritime Communications by John, G1AWJ. Contact Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

On Tuesday Dudley and District ARS is having a club night. Details from Graham 2E0GIJ, on 0783 120 1407.

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club has part two of the talk by Brian, G8BUB, The Beams of WWII. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society commences its Intermediate training with M0OAE. More information from Don, G4CYG, on 01926 424 465.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is having an open meeting plus ragchew, planning rally visits and training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society has its Under-a-Fiver competition. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

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

On Friday Bromsgrove and District ARC is having a club night. Details from John, G4OJS, on 0788 9678 303.

On Friday Spalding and District Amateur Radio Society is having a club night. More information from Graham Boor, G8NWC, on 0775 461 9701.

On Friday Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society commences operating GB0GW, which continues until the 28th. For more information contact Peter D. Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Sunday Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association has its net from 8.30am on 50.220MHz USB. Details from Derek, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

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