News for England Midlands – 21 July 2019

| July 19, 2019

This Sunday and next, Burton Amateur Radio Club has a net on 145.575MHz at 10am. Details from Rob, G6EIH, on 0781 214 6333.

This Sunday and next, Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association has a net at 8.30am on 50.220MHz SSB. Tuesday sees slow Morse between 3540 to 3550kHz from 8 to 9pm. On Wednesday there’s a club night, non-members are welcome. The net moves to 145.575MHz at 8pm on Thursday. Contact Derek, G3NKS, on 01242 241 099.

This Sunday and next, Hereford Amateur Radio Society has a net from 10.30am on 3.77MHz followed by a net from 11am on 145.4375MHz. On Tuesday the net is from 10.30am on 3.77MHz. More information from Duncan, M0OTG, by email to

Today, the 21st, Leicester Radio Society will activate GB5EHL to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing, the club house will be open all day. On Monday GB5EHL will again be on the air as well as a talk More Datamodes by Mike, G4SJX. More information from Sandra, G0MCV, on 0793 027 4044.

This Sunday and next, Wythall Radio Club has its net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL from 8pm. On Tuesday there is a Morse class from 7.30pm with Dave, G0HVN followed by a workshop and free-and-easy evening. More information from Chris, G3YHF, on 0795 839 5904.

On Monday Coventry Amateur Radio Society has a net 145.375MHz FM and 7.175MHz SSB, both at 8pm. On Wednesday there is a DMR net talk group 2345974 at 8.30pm. The net moves to 50.175MHZ SSB at 7pm on Thursday. On Friday there is a SSTV demonstration. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 0795 877 7363.

On Monday Hinckley Amateur Radio and Electronics Society has a Morse practice net on 144.525MHz FM at 8pm. Thursday is a practical evening. More from Mark, 2E0SBM on 0778 992 9730.

On Monday Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group is holding a surplus sale. Thursday sees a club net at 8pm on 145.325MHz. On Friday there is a video evening and shack night. Contact Paul, G1SGZ, via email to

On Monday RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club has a club net on 145.325MHz at 8pm. On Friday there is a member’s talk. More from Bob, G3VCA on 0797 116 6250.

On Monday Stratford-upon-Avon and District Radio Society is running a construction competition. Contact Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

On Monday Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has a club meeting. On Tuesday there is a DMR open net on frequency slot/local 2 gb7fw Birmingham from 7.30pm all are welcome to join in. Details from Robert Bird, via email to

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club has a visit to the Hermitage Model Railway, Whitwick. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Malvern Hills Radio Amateurs Club is holding an informal meeting. Wednesday sees a net on 145.350MHz FM at 8pm. Contact Dave, G4IDF on 01905 351 568.

On Tuesday Rugby ATS has an evening of open activities and preparing for Field Day. On Saturday it’s the Rugby ATS contest and other activities. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

On Tuesday and Wednesday, Salop Amateur Radio Society Club has a CW net on 144.070MHz at 4.30pm. On Thursday it’s the summer social. For details, email

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

On Wednesday Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society has a club net from 7.30pm on 145.475MHz FM. On Thursday the club net starts on 145.475MHz, then moves to 80m SSB from 7.30pm. On Friday the club net is from 7.30pm on 432.220MHz SSB. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

On Wednesday Lincoln Short Wave Club has an evening of members’ 10 minute talks. Thursday sees a club net from 8pm on 145.375MHz. On Saturday there is an open shack from 9.30am. For more information contact Pam, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is planning the visit to Telford Hamfest on Sunday, the 28th. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is holding the annual barbecue—it’s £3.50 per head, payable in advance. Contact John, M0JZH, on 0782 473 7716.

On Thursday Kettering and District Amateur Radio Society has its net from 7pm on 145.300MHz FM. Details from Ed, M0TZX, via email to

On Thursday Solihull Amateur Radio Society has a net at 8pm on or around 145.450MHz. More from Stu, G4KUR, by email to

On Thursday Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society is taking part in the RSGB 80m CC data contest. For more information contact Peter, G4XEX on 01858 432 105.

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