News for England Midlands – 9 June 2019

| June 7, 2019

We start with news from clubs with more than one event this week.

Burton Amateur Radio Club has an open net from 10am on 145.575MHz today and next Sunday. On Wednesday there’s an open club night. Thursday sees an open net on 145.575MHz from 8pm. Details from Rob, G6EIH, on 0781 214 6333.

Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association has its net on 50.220MHz SSB from 8.30pm today and next Sunday. On Tuesday there’s the slow CW net from 8pm around 3455kHz. Contact Derek, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

Coventry Amateur Radio Society has nets on Monday from 8pm on 145.375MHz FM and 7.175MHz SSB. On Wednesday there’s a DMR net on Talk Group 2345974 from 8.30pm. Thursday sees a net from 7pm on 50.175MHz SSB and on Friday there’s activities for Castles on the Air at Astley Castle. Next Saturday and Sunday will see a Museums on the Air station. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 0795 877 7363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio & Electronics Society has informal activities and an exam on Monday. On Wednesday there’s a club net from 7.30pm on 145.475MHz FM. Thursday sees a net from 7.30pm on 145.475MHz, moving to 80m SSB. On Friday there’s a net from 7.30pm on 432.220MHz SSB. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

Hinckley Amateur Radio and Electronics Society has a Morse practice net on Monday from 8pm on 144.525MHz FM. On Tuesday they’re entering the 70cm UK Activity Contest and on Thursday it’s the 6m UK Activity Contest. Details from Mark Burrows, 2E0SBM, on 0778 992 9730.

Midland Amateur Radio Society has training classes and committee meetings on Monday and Wednesday. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group has a shack night on Monday. Thursday sees the club net from 8pm on 145.325MHz and on Friday there’s preparation for International Museums Weekend plus a club night. Contact Paul, G1SGZ, via email to

RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club has its net on Monday from 8pm on 145.325MHz. On Friday there’s a club meeting. Contact Bob, G3VCA on 0797 116 6250.

Solihull Amateur Radio Society has nets from 8pm, on or around 145.450MHz, on Tuesday and Thursday. Contact Stu, G4KUR, via email to

Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has a club meeting on Monday. Tuesday see an open net on 70.475.00MHz from 7.30pm. Details from Robert Bird, via email to

Malvern Hills RAC has a show and tell evening on Tuesday. Wednesday sees the club net from 8pm on 145.350MHz FM. Contact Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

South Birmingham Radio Society has its regular open coffee morning in the shack from 11am on Tuesday. Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL. Contact Gemma, M6GKG, by email to

Telford & District Amateur Radio Society has a social evening and preparations for the Trophy preparation on Wednesday. Next Saturday and Sunday sees participation in the 50MHz Trophy from IO82NN. Contact John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 0782 473 7716.

Lincoln Short-Wave Club is holding an EGM on Wednesday. Thursday sees the club net on 145.375MHz from 8pm, and on Saturday there’s a new member induction & open shack session from 9.30am. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Kettering & District Amateur Radio Society has its net on Thursday from 7pm on 145.300MHz FM. Next Saturday and Sunday sees GB2HAM active for International Museums Weekend. Details from Ed O’Neill, M0TZX, via email to

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order.

South Normanton Alfreton & District Amateur Radio Club is running the Junction 28 Radio Rally at Alfreton Leisure Centre today. Contact Anya Lawrence, 2E0BQS, on 0177 353 5117 for details.

On Monday Leicester Radio Society has a Morse class and a committee meeting. More information from Sandra Morley, G0MCV, on 0793 027 4044.

On Monday Stratford upon Avon & District Radio Society is having a talk by Keith, G8FRS on his visit to the Radio Caroline ship Ross Revenge. Contact Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.,

On Monday Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society is taking part in the RSGB 80m CC Data leg. For more information contact Peter D Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Tuesday Derby & District Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting. For details, email

On Tuesday Loughborough & District Amateur Radio Club has a 2m DF evening. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society has talk on antennas and QRP by G8SEQ. For details email

On Tuesday Rugby ATS is taking part in the 432MHz UK Activity Contest. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

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