News for England Midlands – 11 August 2019

| August 9, 2019

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

Burton Amateur Radio Society has its net from 10am on 145.575MHz this Sunday and next Sunday. On Wednesday there’s a club night. Thursday sees an open net on 145.575MHz from 8pm. Next Saturday it’s the—quote—“legendary” summer barbecue from noon to 7pm, featuring authentic Thai curry. Details from Rob, G6EIH, on 0781 214 6333.

Hereford Amateur Radio Society has nets from 10.30am on 3.77MHz this Sunday and on Tuesday. Next Sunday sees a net on 145.4375MHz from 11am. Details from Duncan, M0OTG, via email to

Wythall Radio Club has a net this Sunday and next Sunday on 145.225MHz or GB3WL from 8pm. Tuesday sees a Morse class plus a free-and-easy workshop evening. Details from Chris, G3YHF, on 0795 839 5904.

Leicester Radio Society has a Morse class, committee meeting and free-and-easy night on Monday, and is then participating in the 70cm contest on Tuesday. More information from Sandra Morley, G0MCV, on 0793 027 4044.

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 a video 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 at the shack. Contact Bob, G3VCA on 0797 116 6250.

South Normanton Alfreton and District Amateur Radio Club has a natter night on Monday. Tuesday sees the club net from 6.45pm, around 145.475MHz and on Friday there’s a talk. Contact Alan, M0OLT, via email to

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

Malvern Hills RAC has a talk on Tuesday by Sam, G4DDK Small Dish EME. On Wednesday it’s the club net from 8pm on 145.350MHz FM, 8pm. Contact Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

Coventry ARS has a DMR net on Wednesday from 8.30pm on TG 2345974. Thursday sees a net from 7pm on 50.175MHz SSB and then, from 8pm, nets on 145.375MHz FM and 7.175MHz SSB. On Friday it’s the third round of the G4ZMC Portable Trophy at Newbold-on-Avon Contact John, G8SEQ, on 0795 877 7363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society has a club net on Wednesday from 7.30pm on 145.475MHz. Thursday sees a club net from 7.30pm on 145.475MHz, moving to 80m SSB. On Friday there’s net from 7.30pm on 432.220MHz SSB. Note there’s no Monday meeting this week because the school is closed. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

Lincoln Short Wave Club has a sausage-and-burger night on Wednesday from 7.30pm in the village hall. On Thursday it’s the club net from 8pm on GB3LS. Next Saturday there’s surgery and open shack session from 9.30am. For more information contact Pam, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order.

On Monday Stratford-upon-Avon and District Radio Society has its net on 145.275MHz FM from 8pm. Contact Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club has a practical session on radio metal bashing by Andrew, G7SEG. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society has a barbecue at Fred’s Farmhouse with M6ENC. For details, email

On Tuesday South Birmingham Radio Society has its regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society has a general meeting with the shack on the air and training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is preparing for Hamfest. Contact John Humphreys, 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 O’Neill, M0TZX, via email to

On Thursday Solihull Amateur Radio Society has a club meeting. Contact Stu, G4KUR, via email to

On Friday Spalding and District Amateur Radio Society Club, has a Q&A session. Contact Graham Boor, G8NWC, on 0775 461 9701.

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