News for England Midlands – 12 May 2024

| May 10, 2024

Meetings of Bolsover Amateur Radio Society take place on the first and third Tuesdays of the month starting at 8pm at the Bainbridge Hall, Bolsover, S44 6PX. The next meeting will be held on Tuesday 21 May. Vin, G4KSY, 01246 827135

Bromsgrove and District Amateur Radio Club meets every Friday from 8pm. Members also have a regular coffee morning on Wednesdays in the Club’s shack from 10.30am. On Monday and Wednesday evenings there are nets on 145.375MHz from 7.30pm. Alan, G4LVK, 07886 000 052

Burton Amateur Radio Club has open nets around 145.575MHz at 10am on Sundays and 8pm on Thursdays. On Monday, there will be slow CW exercise on 14.055MHz from 11am. The Club meets every Wednesday from 7.30pm. Barry, M0ISZ, 01283 540570

Central Radio Amateur Circle has a net on 145.575MHz from 7.30pm on Tuesday and from 12pm on Saturday. The group will be having a Google Meeting at 7pm on Wednesday.

Cheltenham Amateur Radio Association has daily nets on 145.400MHz at 8.10am. On Tuesday, there is slow CW on 3540kHz and up from 8pm. Wednesday sees a net via the GB3GC repeater from 8pm. On Friday there will be a net on 144.350MHz from 8pm. For more information, visit

Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society meets every Tuesday, from 6 to 10pm, at Ruiton Mill, 59 Vale Street, Upper Gornal, Dudley, DY3 3XF. Keith, M0WYZ,

Gloucester Amateur Radio and Electronics Society has an informal net every day on 145.475MHz FM at 3.30pm. On Monday, members are having a ‘bring and show’ event. 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. On Friday, there is a net on 432.220MHz SSB from 7.30pm. Anne, 2E1GKY, 01242 699 595 daytime,

On Tuesday, Hinckley Amateur Radio and Electronics Society will be taking part in the 432MHz UK Activity Contest. On Wednesday, Members are meeting at the school in Burbage to watch a presentation on WRTC. Saturday sees members undertaking a SOTA activation of Cleeve Hill.

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

On Wednesday, Kidderminster Repeater Group is holding an EGM at the Queen’s Head in Wolverley from 7.30pm.

On Monday, Leicester Radio Society will be meeting at its HQ, and via Zoom, from 7.30pm. On Thursday, there will be a club meeting from 10am.

Lincoln Short Wave Club will be meeting at BSA Village Hall from 7.30pm. On Thursday there will be a net via GB3LS or 145.350MHz if the repeater is unavailable. The Club is holding its AGM at BSA Village Hall from 10am on Saturday the 18May . For more information visit Pam, G4STO, 01427 788 356

Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club will be operating portable from Wymeswold on Tuesday, subject to the WX. Chris, G1ETZ, 01509 504 319,

On Tuesday, Malvern Hills Radio Amateurs Club will be listening to a talk by John Gillham entitled ‘Exploiting the 30THz band’. On Wednesday, the Club has a net on 145.350MHz from 8pm. Dave, G4IDF, 01905 351 568

On Wednesday, Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding a general meeting and running training classes. Norman, G8BHE, 07808 078 003

On Thursday, Northampton Radio Club is meeting via Zoom. For more information, visit Richard, 2E0RKJ,

On Monday, Nunsfield House Amateur Radio Group is having a shack night and club net on 145.300MHz from 8pm. Paul, G1GSZ,

On Monday, RAF Waddington Amateur Radio Club has a net on 145.325MHz from 7.30pm. There is CW practice at 8pm on 144.085MHz on Wednesday. On Friday, the Club will be meeting at the Pyewipe from 8pm.

Rugby Amateur Transmitting Society has 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, initially using USB then CW. The Society will be meeting from 8pm on Tuesday and from 2pm on Saturday at the Boughton Leigh 12th Rugby Scouts Hut. On Friday, there is a net from 8pm on 1913kHz. Steve, G8LYB, 01788 578 940

Members of Salop Amateur Radio Society are meeting for a club night on Thursday. Visit  for more information.

On Thursdays, Solihull Amateur Radio Society has a net around 145.450MHz from 8pm.

South Birmingham Radio Society has open club nights on Fridays from 7.30pm. Visitors are welcome to attend the Society’s Tuesday coffee morning from 10.30am. Gordon, M6GKG,

On Tuesday, South Derbyshire and Ashby Woulds Amateur Radio Group has an open net on 144.225MHz from 7pm. Members are having a club evening from 7pm on Wednesday. Friday sees a net on 70.425MHz from 7pm.

On Monday, members of South Normanton, Alfreton and District Amateur Radio Club are meeting for a natter night. On Tuesday, the Club has its net around 145.450MHz from 7pm. Alan Jones, M0OLT,

On Sundays, Stafford and Districts Amateur Radio Society has a net on 145.375MHz from 8pm. On Wednesdays, members meet at Wildwood Community Centre from 8pm.

Stourbridge and District Amateur Radio Society meets at Norton Snooker Club from 8pm on Mondays.

On Monday, Stratford upon Avon and District Radio Society has a net on 145.275MHz FM from 8pm.

On Monday, Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society is meeting at The Pavilion, 9 Openfield Croft, Water Orton from 8pm. Robert Bird,

On Wednesday, Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is meeting for a direction-finding activity. Graham G7LMF,

Wolverhampton Amateur Radio Society meets every Wednesday, from 7.30pm, at the Wednesfield and Woodend British Legion. On Sundays, there is a net around 145.350MHz from 8pm. For more information visit or @wolvesars on social media. Andrew, 2E0YEZ, 01902 762603

On Tuesday, Wythall Radio Club will be meeting at Wythall House from 7.30pm. Chris, G3YHF, 0795 839 5904

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