News for England Midlands – 20 October 2019

| October 18, 2019

We start with clubs that have more than one event this week.

This Sunday, Solihull Amateur Radio Society is running JOTA station GB0NSS for 1st Solihull Scouts. Thursday sees the net from 8pm, on or around 145.450MHz FM. Details from Stu, G4KUR, via email to

This Sunday, Stourbridge and District Amateur Radio Society is running its JOTA station at Norton Scouts. Monday sees an on-the-air and informal evening. Contact John, M1EJG, on 01562 700 513.

Wythall Radio Club has its net this Sunday and next Sunday from 8pm on GB3WL or 145.225MHz. Tuesday sees a Morse class, club and workshop evening. More information from Chris, G3YHF, on 0795 839 5904.

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

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

Lincoln Short Wave Club is holding a committee meeting on Monday and a formal meeting on Wednesday. Thursday sees a net on 145.375MHz from 8pm and on Saturday it’s the newcomers’ workshop from 9.30am. Contact Pam Rose, , on 01427 788 356.

Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group has shack nights on Monday and Friday. Thursday sees a net from 8pm on 145.325MHz. Contact Paul, G1SGZ, via email to

RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club has its net on Monday from 8pm on 145.325MHz. Friday sees a meeting at the shack and a special event station at Newark Air Museum, which carries on until Sunday as part of their 1940s weekend. Details from Bob, G3VCA, on 0797 116 6250.

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

Rugby ATS has activities and contests on Tuesday from 8pm to 10pm, and on Saturday from 2pm to 6pm. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

South Birmingham Radio Society has its open coffee morning in the shack on Tuesday. Thursday sees training classes with Dave Murphy, G8OWL and on Friday there’s a session checking equipment. Contact Gemma, M6GKG, by email to

Salop Amateur Radio Society has its CW net on Thursday from 4pm on 144.070MHz. Friday sees the club net on GB3LH from 8.30pm. For details, email

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order.

On Monday Leicester Radio Society Morse class, free-and-easy night, and a committee meeting. More information from Sandra, G0MCV, on 0793 027 4044.

On Monday Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society is having a look at Eagle PCB design. For more information contact Peter, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is having a video night. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society is planning its 2020 programme. For details, email

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

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is having a soup-and-a-roll social evening. 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 Friday Spalding and District Amateur Radio Society is having a talk The History of the Royal Observer Corps by Richard Austen. Contact Graham, G8NWC, on 0775 461 9701.

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