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We have a permanently fitted radio shack with equipment for most bands, although there is a tendency for more VHF/UHF and SHF work. The clubs callsigns, G3OHM and G8OHM, being in regular use mainly on the RSGB UKAC weekly contests.
At present we have about 40 members.
We are very active in contests and take part in them weekly and have been reasonably successful.
Throughout the year the RSGB have special events where we would try to participate in at least 3 2 of which are from the top of a local'ish hill.
We visit several radio and electronic rallies during the year to sell our surplus equipment to help run the club, we also regularly use Ebay for good quality specialist sales.
Training for the various classes of licence is carried out by G8OWL
We have just received our 50 years award from the RSGB.
Monday 19:30 - 21:30 General
Tuesday 10:30 - 13:00 Coffee Morning
Tuesday 19:30 - 22:30 RSGB Contest
Thursday 19:30 - 21:00 Licence Training
Friday 19:30 - 21:30 General
Sat/Sun Maintenance as necessary
Club Secretary: Gemma Gordon M6GKG
Members Officer: John Storey
Home No: 0121 537 1471
Hon Treasurer: Norman Gutteridge, G8BHE
Home No: 0121 422 9787
Chair: J David Murphy G8OWL
Phone 0121 476 4110
CLUB WEB SITE www.radioclubs.net/southbirmingham
Meetings are held at the
WEST HEATH COMMUNITY CENTRE,
Corner of Fairfax Road and Condover Road,
WEST HEATH, BIRMINGHAM, B31 3QY
NGR reference SO 023 779