News for England Midlands – 18 August 2019

| August 16, 2019

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

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

Hereford Amateur Radio Society has a net from 11am on 145.4375MHz today and next Sunday. On Tuesday and next Sunday there’s a net on 3.77MHz from 10.30am. Details from Duncan, M0OTG, via email to

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

Coventry Amateur Radio Society has nets on Monday from 8pm on 145.375MHz FM and 7.175MHz SSB. Wednesday sees a DMR net from 8.30pm on TG 2345974. Thursday sees a net from 7pm on 50.175MHz SSB. On Friday there’s a workshop and on the air night. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 0795 877 7363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio & 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 committee meeting on Monday and a formal meeting on Wednesday. On Thursday it’s the club net from 8pm on 145.375MHz. Next Saturday there’s an open shack session from 9.30am, plus the start of the three-day special event station at Fir Park. For more information contact Pam, G4STO on 01427 788 356.

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 British Waterways On The Air plus a natter 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 Birmingham Radio Society is spending Monday getting ready for Field Day. Tuesday sees the regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am and on Friday there’s a session sorting stock for Telford Hamfest. Contact Gemma, M6GKG, by email to

South Normanton Alfreton & District Amateur Radio Club has a junk sale on Monday. Tuesday sees the club net from 6.45pm, around 145.475MHz . Contact Alan, M0OLT, via email to

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order.

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

On Monday Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has an open net, starting on 145.250MHz from 7.30pm. Details from Robert Bird, via email to

On Monday Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society has its Field Day in Clipston. For more information contact Peter, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Tuesday Loughborough & District Amateur Radio Club is on the air from Andrew’s allotment in Whitwick. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Wednesday Malvern Hills Radio Amateur Club has its net on 145.350MHz FM from 8pm. Contact Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

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

On Wednesday Telford & District Amateur Radio Society has its 3rd fox hunt. Contact John, M0JZH, on 0782 473 7716.

On Thursday Solihull Amateur Radio Society has its net from 8pm on or around 145.450MHz. Contact Stu, G4KUR, via email to

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

On Friday Spalding & District Amateur Radio Society is having a Q&A on radios. Contact Graham, G8NWC, on 0775 461 9701.

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