News for England Midlands – 16 February 2020

| February 14, 2020

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

This Sunday, Central Radio Amateur Circle has a minibus visit to the RadioActive Rally in Nantwich. On Monday there is a club net at 7.30pm on 145.375MHz. On Saturday there is a general meeting. Send a text to 0794 802 7994 for more information.

Today and next Sunday Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association has a net at 8.30am on 50.220MHz SSB. Tuesday sees a lunch with booking to G3YJE and slow Morse on 3540kHz and up between 8 to 9pm. On Thursday there is a table-top sale. More from Derek, G3NKS, by email to

Kettering and District Amateur Radio Society has a breakfast meeting this Sunday and next Sunday. On Tuesday, there’s an evening meeting and Thursday sees the net from 7pm on 145.300MHz FM. Details from Ed, M0TZX, via email to

Rugby Amateur Transmitting Society has a daily net on 144.275MHz SSB from 8.30am to 9am. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940 for more information.

Wythall Radio Club has its net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL from 8pm this Sunday and next Sunday. On Tuesday there’s a Morse class with David, G0HVN at 7.30pm, followed by a free-and-easy night as well as a workshop. More information 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 talk group 2345974, then on Thursday a net on 50.175MHz SSB from 7pm. On Friday there’s a club meeting. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 0795 877 7363 for more details.

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

Midland Amateur Radio Society has its net on Monday from 7.30pm on 145.425MHz, all are welcome to join in. Wednesday sees a general meeting with the shack on the air and training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group has a club night on Monday. Thursday sees the club net from 8pm on 145.325MHz and on Friday there’s a talk on the Scottish Islands DXpedition by Ken, G3OCA and Peter, G6KUI. For details, email Paul, G1SGZ at

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.

Worksop Amateur Radio Society is taking part in the 23cm UK Activity Contest as part of the club night on Tuesday. Wednesday is radio datamodes and Thursday is an entry in the 70MHz UK Activity Contest. Next Sunday the club is taking part in the 70MHz Cumulatives contest. Details from Paul, M0PJA on 0789 062 6684.

Now back to the listing in date order.

On Monday Stourbridge and District Amateur Radio Society is holding its constructors’ competition. More from John, M1EJG on 01562 700 513.

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 is holding a build a club antenna evening. For more information contact Peter, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Tuesday Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club is looking at stealth antennas with David, 2E0DFJ. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday South Birmingham Radio Society has a coffee morning in the shack from 11am, visitors are welcome. Contact Gemma, M6GKG, by email to

On Wednesday Malvern Hills Radio Amateurs Club has a net on 145.350MHz FM at 8pm. Contact Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

On Wednesday Telford and District Amateur Radio Society has a talk on the 6cm band by Matt, G8XYJ. Contact John, M0JZH, on 0782 473 7716.

On Friday Melton Mowbray Amateur Radio Society has a club meeting. Details from Phil, G4LWB, on 01664 567 972.

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