News for England Midlands – 16 June 2024

| June 14, 2024

Meetings of Bolsover Amateur Radio Society take place every other Tuesday starting at 8pm at the Bainbridge Hall, Bolsover, S44 6PX. The next meeting will take place this Tuesday, 18 June. Further information and reminders for meetings can be found on the Society’s Facebook page @bolsoverars  Contact Vin G4KSY on 01246 827135 for further information.

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. Thursday sees a net on 145.575MHz from 8pm. 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 Monday, there will be a DMR net on Talk Group 235292. Tuesday sees slow CW on 3540kHz and up from 8pm. For more information, visit

On Friday, Coventry Amateur Radio Society is meeting at Sowe Common for a picnic and some portable operating. Keith Davis, G7FSC, 07988538937

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 will be listening to a talk by Brian, G4CIB entitled ‘A history of semiconductors’. 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,

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 meeting for a natter night at The Queens 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 Wednesday and from 7.30am on Saturday. On Thursday there will be a net via GB3LS or 145.350MHz if the repeater is unavailable. For more information visit Pam, G4STO, 01427 788 356

On Tuesday, Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club will be visiting Hermitage Railway, subject to the WX. Chris, G1ETZ, 01509 504 319,

On Wednesday, Malvern Hills Radio Amateurs 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

Today, the 16 June, members of Northampton Radio Club are meeting at the Grangewood Club for field operations and a barbecue. 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. On Friday, members are meeting for Intermediate syllabus training. 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. The Club is meeting at The Pyewipe from 8pm on Friday. The Club will be back at Newark Air Museum on the 22 and 23 June supporting the Museum’s Cockpit-Fest event. Members will be located near the Avro Vulcan XM594 as usual. Operators expect to be active on the 2m band and on the HF bands using SSB and possibly CW. The team will be using the callsign GB0NAM and look forward to contacting as many radio amateurs as possible during the weekend.

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 and shack night on Thursday. Visit  for more information.

On Thursdays, Solihull Amateur Radio Society has a net around 145.450MHz from 8pm. On Friday, members are meeting at 1st Solihull Scout HQ 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 SSB from 7pm. Members are having a club evening from 7pm on Wednesday. Friday sees a net on 70.425MHz from 7pm.

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 has a net around 145.250MHz from 7.30pm. Robert Bird,

Today, the 16 June, Telford and District Amateur Radio Society is operating in the 50MHz Trophy Contest. On Wednesday, members are meeting to discuss microwave contesting. Graham G7LMF,

Tomorrow, the 17 June, Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society is meeting at Great Bowden Village Hall from 7pm. Peter D Rivers, G4XEX,

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

Today, the 16 June, Wythall Radio Club is active with special callsign GB0BUS from the Transport Museum in Wythall. On Tuesday, members are meeting to build an antenna for use on the 70cm band and in a direction-finding activity. On Sundays the Club has its net on 145.225MHz from 7pm. Chris, G3YHF, 0795 839 5904

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