News for England Midlands – 11 September 2022

| September 9, 2022

Following the sad news of the death of Queen Elizabeth II, the RSGB recommends that anyone attending amateur radio club meetings or events should check before travelling.


The Online Radio Club has a virtual radio club night at 7:30pm every Thursday via Zoom. It is suitable for all radio enthusiasts regardless of individual skill level. Go to the website for the meeting link.

On Monday, Ham Radio Network has An Evening with Peter Weatherall, G3MLO entitled My journey with Amateur Radio. For more details visit the website

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.

On Sundays, Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association has a net on 50.22MHz at 8.30am. On Tuesday there is Slow CW around 3540kHz at 8pm. On Thursday there is a talk on Our Trip to France by G3YYH and M0XRB as well as Field Day Plans. From Friday the 16 to the 18 September there is a Fun Field Day weekend. There are daily nets on 145.4MHz at 8.10am and 28.45MHz at 8.40am. Derek, G3NKS,

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,

South Birmingham Radio Society has work in the attic room with Bob today and next Sunday. Monday sees the sorting of club equipment and the regular coffee morning from 11am is on Tuesday. There is work in the shack on Friday. Gemma, M6GKG,

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

Rugby Amateur Transmitting Society has daily weekday nets at 8.30am on 144.275MHz USB. Training and practice CW nets take place on Monday and Thursday at 4.30pm on 144.275MHz, initial using USB then CW. Friday there is a net from at 8pm on 1913kHz 8. On Saturday the club meets from 2pm at the Boughton Leigh 12th Rugby Scouts Hut. Steve, G8LYB, 01788 578 940.

Central Radio Amateur Circle has a Barr Beacon Plug and Play day from 10am today. On Tuesday there is a System Fusion net on 144.625MHz from 7pm. They meet in the Railway Inn from 7pm on Wednesday and Saturday sees a meeting on the air on 145.575MHz from 12 noon. Martin, G1TYV, 0749 684 7642.

Wolverhampton Amateur Radio Society has a Field day in the Rose Garden of Bantock House today, the 11 September . There is also a net on Sundays from 8pm on 145.325MHz. A club night is on Wednesdays. Andrew, 2E0YEZ, 01902 762603.

On Monday, South Normanton Alfreton & District Amateur Radio Club has a natter night. Tuesday sees a net at 7pm around 145.450MHz.

RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club has a club net on Monday on 145.325MHz from 7.30pm. There is CW practice at 8pm on 144.085MHz on Wednesday. On Friday there is club meeting at the Pyewipe. Bob, G3VCA, 0797 116 6250.

On Monday, Stafford and District Amateur Radio Society has a club night at the Wildwood Community Centre. The club operates a station most Wednesday evenings and there is a club net on Sundays at 8pm on 145.375MHz. Nigel, M7ANJ, 0773 016 1723.

On Monday Leicester Radio Society Club has a club meeting. The club is also open on Thursday afternoon. Sandra, G0MCV, 0793 027 4050.

On Monday Coventry Amateur Radio Society has an open net from 8pm on 145.375MHz. On Thursday there is a net from 8pm on 50.175MHz. Friday sees the G4ZMC portable competition trophy take place with an 8pm start. John, G8SEQ,

On Monday, Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group takes part in the Derby net on 3.745MHz from 9.30am. There is a shack night and club net on 433.450MHz at 8pm also on Monday. On Thursday there is a club net on 145.300MHz from 8pm. Friday sees a club meeting with Zoom available from 8pm. Paul, G1GSZ,

Loughborough & District Amateur Radio Club has a natter night on Tuesday evening. Chris, G1ETZ, 01509 504 319.

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

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. Anne, 2E1GKY, 01242 699 595, (daytime).

Lincoln Short-Wave Club there is a meeting in the BSA village hall at 7.30pm on Wednesday. Thursday sees a net via GB3LM or 145.375MHz from 8pm. On Saturday there is a club meeting in the BSA village hall from 9.30am. Pam, G4STO, 01427 788 356.

Telford & District Amateur Radio Society is having a Hamfest debrief to discuss what went well and where there is room for improvement ready for planning next year on Wednesday from 7.30pm. John, M0JZH, 0782 473 7716.

On Wednesday Bolsover Amateur Radio Society meets on Wednesday at the Bainbridge Hall, S44 6PX from 8pm. Alvey, G4KSY, 01246 827 135.

On Wednesday Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has a club meeting at Sutton Coldfield Rugby Club from 7.30pm. Robert Bird,

Amateurs in Staffordshire are invited to join Lunch on the Air every Wednesday lunchtime on 144.700MHz. An alternative frequency would be 145.375MHz. Find details on the website

Hinckley Radio Society has a club meeting at 7:45pm on Wednesday.

Midland Amateur Radio Society has short committee meeting followed by training classes on Wednesday at 7.30pm in the hall. Norman, G8BHE, 0780 807 8003.

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

On Thursday Salop Amateur Radio Society has a Tabletop Sale. Visit the website for details.

On Saturday Melton Mowbray Amateur Radio Society is holding its AGM. Phil, G4LWB, 01664 567 972.

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