News for England Midlands – 13 September 2020

| September 11, 2020

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Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association has daily nets at 8.10am on 145.400MHz and GB3CG, followed by a net at 8.40am on 28.450MHz. On Sundays, there is also a net on 50.220MHz USB. Tuesday sees slow CW around 3540kHz from 8pm. More information via email to

Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club has nets on Sundays from 7.30pm around 145.425MHz. Tuesday sees a club net from 7.30pm around 145.425MHz. Contact Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

Wythall Radio Club has a net on Sundays from 8pm on 145.225MHz. Tuesday sees a net on GB3WL or 145.225MHz from 8.30pm. More information from Chris, G3YHF, on 0795 839 5904.

Rugby Amateur Transmitting Society has weekday nets on 144.275MHz SSB from 8.30am. More from Steve, G8LYB on 01788 578 940.

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

Midland Amateur Radio Society has open nets on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 7.30pm on 145.425MHz. Wednesday also sees an AGM planning committee meeting. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group has a net on Monday from 8pm on 433.450MHz, and on Thursday from 8pm on 145.325MHz. Friday sees a Zoom meeting from 8pm. For details, email

Stourbridge and District Amateur Radio Society has a net on Monday from 8pm on 145.325MHz instead of the normal meeting. Contact John, M1EJG, on 01562 700 513.

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

Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society is having a socially distanced fox hunt in Welland Valley on Monday. For more information contact Peter D. Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

South Birmingham Radio Society has its Zoom coffee morning on Tuesday from 11am. Contact Martin, M0JZT, via email to

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

On Wednesday, Malvern Hills RAC has a net on 145.350MHz FM from 8pm. Contact Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568.

On Wednesday, Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society has a net from 8pm on 145.275MHz. Contact Don, G4CYG, on 01926 424 465.

On Wednesday, Telford and District Amateur Radio Society has a 2m net, plus a general Webex ragchew. Contact John, M0JZH, on 0782 473 7716.

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

On Thursday, Solihull Amateur Radio Society has a net on 145.450MHz from 8pm. For details, email

On Friday, Spalding and District Amateur Radio Society has a net around 145.300MHz from 7.30pm. Contact Graham, G8NWC, on 0775 461 9701.

On Saturday, 19 September, Central Radio Amateur Circle has a net from 12.30pm on 145.575MHz. Details by text to 0737 552 3259.

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