News for England Midlands – 18 September 2022

| September 16, 2022

Following the sad news of the death of Queen Elizabeth II, the RSGB recommends that anyone attending amateur radio club meetings or events, particularly on Monday, 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.

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 the Stapenhill Institute from 7.30pm. Barry, M0ISZ, 01283 540570.

Today, the 18th, Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association has a Fun Field Day weekend. There is also a net on 50.22MHz at 8.30am. 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. 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. On Saturday the club meets from 2pm at the Boughton Leigh 12th Rugby Scouts Hut. Steve, G8LYB, 01788 578 940.

Wolverhampton Amateur Radio Society a net on Sundays from 8pm on 145.325MHz. A club night is on Wednesdays. Andrew, 2E0YEZ, 01902 762603.

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

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

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, Leicester Radio Society will be closed in respect of the sad loss of Queen Elizabeth II. The Brickworks talk by Mike, G4SJX will now be held on the 26th at the club and via Zoom. All are welcome, members and non members alike. The club will be 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. On Friday the club is on the air from St Barts. 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,

Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society has a talk on WSPR at 7pm on Monday at Great Bowden Village Hall. Peter, G4XEX,

Gloucester Amateur Radio & Electronics Society has an informal and general operating evening on Monday. There is 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).

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

Loughborough & District Amateur Radio Club is watching a TX Factor video on Tuesday evening. Chris, G1ETZ, 01509 504 319.

Central Radio Amateur Circle has Google Meets for a general chat on Wednesday from 7.30pm. On Saturday there is a general meeting at the Bloxwich Memorial Club from 12 noon. Martin, G1TYV, 0749 684 7642.

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

Lincoln Short-Wave Club has a meeting in the BSA village hall at 7.30pm on Wednesday. Thursday sees a net on145.375MHz 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 has a talk from John, G4IRN on HF Contesting on Wednesday from 7.30pm. It will also be available via Webex. John, M0JZH, 0782 473 7716.

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

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

Midland Amateur Radio Society has a shack on the air evening with 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 quiz with Powys Amateur Radio Club at the PARC Club.

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