News for England Midlands – 8 September 2019

| September 6, 2019

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

Hereford Amateur Radio Society has a net from 11am on 145.4375MHz this Sunday and next Sunday. Also this Sunday, and 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 this Sunday and next Sunday on 145.225MHz or GB3WL from 8pm. Tuesday sees a Morse class, plus a free-and-easy evening. On Thursday the team will be taking part in the 6m/70cm contests. 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 and on Friday there’s a fish-and-chip supper. Next Saturday and Sunday GB0FOC will be on the air for the Festival of Craft at Commbe Abbey. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 0795 877 7363.

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society has its AGM on Monday. There’s 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. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

Kettering and District ARS has GB2HAM on the air from the 9th to the 15th for International Air Ambulance Week. Thursday sees the club net from 7pm on 145.300MHz FM. Details from Ed, M0TZX, via email to

Nunsfield House ARG has a shack night on Monday. Thursday sees the club net from 8pm on 145.325MHz and on Friday there’s a shack night and planning meeting. 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 talk on JOTA by Mark, M0WMS. 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 Morse class and social evening. Contact Alan, M0OLT, via email to

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

Malvern Hills Radio Amateur Club is holding its AGM on Tuesday. Wednesday sees the club net from 8pm on 145.350MHz FM. Contact Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

Rugby ATS has contest and other activities on Tuesday and Saturday. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

Salop Amateur Radio Society has its CW net on Tuesday from 4.30pm on 144.070MHz. On Wednesday there’s a net from 8.30pm on GB3LH. Thursday sees the construction contest. For details, email

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

Lincoln Short Wave Club is having a natter night on Wednesday. Thursday sees the club net on 145.375MHz and on Saturday there’s an open shack and surgery session from 9.30am. 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 is taking part in the 1st RSGB Autumn Series 80m Contest. Contact Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club has a talk on digital modes by David, 2E0DFJ. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society is having a bring-in-something-interesting evening. For details, email

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

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society has a talk by M0PLA on his European SOTA tour. 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 Friday Spalding and District Amateur Radio Society is having a Q&A session. Contact Graham Boor, G8NWC, on 0775 461 9701.

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