News for England Midlands – 15 May 2022

| May 13, 2022

Amateurs in Staffordshire are invited to join Lunch on the Air, a new VHF net that will be held every Wednesday lunchtime on 144.700MHz. Chaired from Stafford by Daniel, M7CFW, it’s a friendly net aimed at those at home, working from home, caring from home or having lunch in the area who want to call in. An alternative frequency is 145.375MHz. Visit the website for details.

Burton Amateur Radio Club has open nets on 145.575MHz at 10am on Sundays and 8pm on Thursdays. There is slow CW training on 14.055MHz at 11am on Monday. On Wednesday there’s a club night at 7.30pm. Barry, M0ISZ, 01283 540570.

Kettering & District Amateur Radio Society has a breakfast meeting from 10am on Sundays. On Tuesday there is a meeting from 7pm. Thursday sees a net on 145.300MHz from 7pm. Les, 2E0MNZ,

Rugby Amateur Transmitting Society has a weekday net on 144.275MHz SSB from 8.30am. On Monday and Thursday, there is CW practice at 4.30pm on 144.275MHz, starting initially in USB. Friday sees a net on 1.913MHz from 8pm. On Saturday there is an in-person meeting from 2pm, with a Zoom meeting starting at 2.30pm. Contact Steve for a Zoom Link. G8LYB, 01788 578 940.

South Birmingham Radio Society has activities in the attic room today and next Sunday with Bob. Tuesday sees the regular coffee morning in the shack from 11am. Visitors are welcome. Gemma, M6GKG,

Wythall Radio Club has a club net on 145.225MHz at 8pm today and next Sunday. On Tuesday there is a club meeting, live and virtual from 8pm. Chris, G3YHF, 0795 839 5904.

Loughborough & District Amateur Radio Club has a Soldering Experience on Tuesday. Chris, G1ETZ, 01509 504 319.

On Monday and Tuesday, Lincoln Short-Wave Club hosts the Dam Busters special event station from the club shack in Aisthorpe. Contact the club for times. On Wednesday there is a meeting at the BSA village hall, Aisthorpe from 7.30pm. Thursday sees a net from 8pm on GB3LM or, if off air, on 145.375MHz. On Saturday, there is a meeting in the BSA village hall from 9.30am. Pam, G4STO, 01427 788 356.

Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has an open net on Monday around 145.250MHz, starting at 7.30pm. Robert Bird,

On Monday, Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society has a meeting at the Great Bowden Village Hall. Peter D Rivers, G4XEX0, 01858 432 105

Stratford upon Avon & District Radio Society have an informal Zoom net at 8pm on Monday. Clive, G0CHO, 01608 664 488.

RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club has an open net on Monday, on 145.325MHz from 7.30pm. On Friday there is a club meeting at The Pyewipe. Bob, G3VCA, 0797 116 6250.

Stafford and District Amateur Radio Society has talks and presentations at the Wildwood Community Centre on Monday. The club operates a station on most Wednesday evenings. Nigel, M7ANJ, 0773 016 1723

Coventry Amateur Radio Society has an open net from 8pm on 145.375MHz on Monday. On Thursday, the net moves to 50.175MHz, also from 8pm. Friday sees the first round of the G4ZMC Portable Competition Trophy at Sowe Common. John, G8SEQ,

South Normanton Alfreton & District Amateur Radio Society has a junk sale on Monday at 7.30pm. Tuesday sees a net around 145.450MHz from 7pm. Alan, M0OLT,

Leicester Radio Society is open on Monday evenings, also via Zoom, the link can be found via the G3LRS website. The club is also open on Thursday. Further talks and project updates are available on the website. Sandra, G0MCV, 0793 027 4044

Worksop Amateur Radio Society is holding in-person social evenings at their club building on West Street, Worksop every Tuesday from 6.30pm. Hot and cold snacks and drinks will be served. Visitors are welcome. Donna, M7DON on

Gloucester Amateur Radio & Electronics Society has a net on Tuesday from 8.30pm on 144.550MHz AM. On Wednesday there is a net from 7.30pm on 145.475MHz FM. Thursday sees another net from 7.30pm on 145.475MHz FM, moving to 80m SSB later. On Friday, there is a net from 7.30pm on 432.220MHz SSB. See the club calendar for further news. Anne, 2E1GKY, 01242 699 595, (daytime hours)

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

On Wednesday, Bolsover Amateur Radio Society has a meeting at 8pm at the Bainbridge Hall, Bolsover S44 6PX. Alvey Street, G4KSY on 01246 827 135.

Midland Amateur Radio Society has a committee meeting, natter night and training classes on Wednesday. Norman, G8BHE, 0780 807 8003.

Central Radio Amateur Circle has a Google meeting at 7.00pm on Wednesday. On Saturday, the club meets at the Railway Inn at 12 noon. Martin, G1TYV, 0749 684 7642.

Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society has its net from 8pm on 145.275MHz on Wednesday. Don, G4CYG, 01926 424465.

Telford & District Amateur Radio Society meets in Little Wenlock on Wednesday for a talk on HF, VHF and UHF Mobile Radio Installations. John, M0JZH, 0782 473 7716.

On Friday, South Kesteven Amateur Radio Society has a club night from 8pm. Stewart, M0SDM, 07944085113.

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