News for England Midlands – 10 June 2018

| June 8, 2018

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

Lincoln Short Wave Club is running a special event station for Fir Park Wings and Wheels at Fir Park this Sunday. On Wednesday there’s an SSTV activity night from 7.30pm in the shack. Thursday sees the club net from 8pm on 145.375MHz. Next Saturday the shack is open from 9.30am. Contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

South Normanton Alfreton and District Amateur Radio Club is running the Junction 28 Rally this Sunday. Monday sees a post-rally meeting. Details from A. Lawrence, 2E0BQS, on 01246 456 625.

Wythall Radio Club has its net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL from 8pm this Sunday and next Sunday. On Tuesday there’s a Morse class and committee meeting. 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 ± QRM SSB. Thursday sees an open net from 8pm on 50.175MHz SSB. On Friday there’s the second round of the G4ZMC Portable Competition Trophy at Hatton locks. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society is holding a DF hunt on Monday. Next Saturday sees special event station GB4GLM from 9am to 6pm at Gloucester Life Museum. The RSGB team apologises for misprinting this call sign in the June RadCom. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

Nunsfield House ARG is having a shack night on Monday. Thursday sees the club net on 145.325MHz from 8pm. On Friday there’s a club night and preparation for Museums on the Air. Contact Paul, G1SGZ, via email to

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

Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has a club meeting on Monday. Tuesday sees an open net from 7.30pm on 70.475MHz. Details from Robert Bird, via email to

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 432MHz UKAC on Tuesday, alongside projects, CW practice and training. Next Saturday sees the shack on the air, preparation for VHF NFD plus radio operation and projects. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

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 club equipment maintenance session. For details, email

Bromsgrove and District Amateur Radio Club has a VHF activity night from 7pm on Wednesday. On Friday there’s a club night. Contact John, G4OJS, on 0788 9678 303.

Telford and District Amateur Radio Society has its 6m Trophy preparation evening on Wednesday. Next Saturday and Sunday sees G3Z on the air for the 50MHz contest from IO82NN. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order.

On Monday Leicester Radio Society has a Morse class, committee meeting and free-and-easy night. Contact Sandra Morley, G0MCV, on 0793 027 4044.

On Monday Stratford-upon-Avon and District Radio Society is having a talk on an experimental 80m antenna by Ron. Contact Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is operating 70cm portable from Lymeswold. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Malvern Hills RAC has part two of the talk on digimodes by, Mike, G3TGD, Don, G6CMV and Dave, G4IDF. Contact Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society is holding an Intermediate mock exam with M0OAE. 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.

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