News for England Midlands – 8 July 2018

| July 6, 2018

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Burton Amateur Radio Club has an open net today and next Sunday from 10am on 145.575MHz. On Wednesday there’s a club night and Thursday sees an open net on 145.575MHz from 8pm. Contact Rob McCracken, G6EIH, on 0781 214 6333.

Lincoln Short Wave Club is taking part in VHF NFD today. Wednesday is a ten-minute talks night and on Thursday it’s the net on 145.375MHz from 8pm. Saturday sees attendance at Boultham Summer Fair from 9am plus licensee mentoring and open shack from 9.30am. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

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.

Salop Amateur Radio Society is taking part in VHF NFD today at their Long Mountain site. On Tuesday there’s a club CW net from 4.30pm on 144.070MHz and Wednesday sees a club net from 8.30pm on GB3LH. On Thursday there’s a natter night. For details, email. For details, email

Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group has a shack night on Monday. Thursday sees the club net on 145.325MHz from 8pm. On Friday there’s a talk on animal photography by Ken, G3OCA. Contact Paul Gamble, G1SGZ, via email to

South Birmingham Radio Society is sorting gear for contests on Monday. Tuesday sees the regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am, where visitors are very welcome. Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society is having a club meeting on Monday. Tuesday sees an open net on 70.475MHz from 7.30pm.Next Saturday sees the club callsign on the air from 1pm at Middleton village fete. Details from Robert Bird, via email to

Rugby ATS is taking part in the 432MHz UKAC on Tuesday along with CW practice, training and projects. Next Saturday sees HF & VHF activities in the shack and a VHF NFD post mortem. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Tuesday Loughborough & District Amateur Radio Club is holding an open forum on ATUs and matching. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Malvern Hills RAC is having a talk on the Salop Repeater Network by Dave, G4VZO. Contact Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society is running direction finding experiments with M0JDB. For details, email

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting and training classes. Contact Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

On Wednesday Telford & District Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting and putting club callsign GX3ZME on the air. Contact John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 0782 473 7716.

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

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

On Friday Bromsgrove & District ARC is having a club night. Contact John, G4OJS, on 0788 9678 303.

On Friday Coventry Amateur Radio Society is taking part in Castles on the Air from Kenilworth Castle. More information from John, G8SEQ, on 0795 877 7363.

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