News for England North – 20 April 2014

| April 17, 2014

We start with news that Wakefield & District Radio Society is running its inaugural annual Construction Competition to honour their founder, Walter Farrar, G3ESP. The competition is open to any radio amateur or interested individual from RSGB Region 4. Projects must be entirely home built from components, must be of an amateur radio nature and must work. Kits are acceptable, but will be marked lower than completely home-constructed projects. The G3ESP trophy will be presented to the winner, plus a prize of £25. Further details from wdrscc@gmail.com.
Now for clubs that have several events this week. Warrington Amateur Radio Club is running the usual Solder Sunday from noon today and next Sunday. Tuesday sees a talk on Enigma restoration by Ken. G3VBA. On Thursday at 10am there’s an informal meeting, chat, on the air session and lots of tea & biscuits. Friday sees the Spring Dinner. Contact Ken Hatton, G3VBA, on 01928 733 234.
Chester & District Radio Society is closed on Tuesday and on Wednesday has a quiz with Wirral and District at Irby. Contact Bruce Sutherland, M0CVP, on 01244 343 825.
Wirral & District Amateur Radio Club is taking part in the UKAC 6m Contest on Tuesday. Wednesday sees the G3PYU memorial quiz against Chester & District Radio Society. Details from Simon, G6XHF, on 0151 601 3269.
Denby Dale Radio Club has its club net on Wednesday from 7.30pm on 145.575MHz and on Thursday is taking part in the 80m CC data leg. Details from Richard, M0RBG, on 07976 220 126.
Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club is having a talk, to which all are welcome. Contact Nancy Bone, G7UUR, on 01914 770 036.
On Monday Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society is closed. Contact John E Rodway, G4FRK, on 01253 862 810.
On Tuesday Hull & District Amateur Radio Society is holding its AGM at the New Walton Club, Walton Street, Hull from 7.30. Contact Brian, on 01482 318 679
On Tuesday Stockport Radio Society is on the air from Walthew House. Contact Nigel Roscoe, on 07973 312 699.
On Thursday Hornsea ARC commences its Intermediate course. Contact Gordon MacNaught, G3WOV, on 01377 240 573.
On Thursday Ripon & District Amateur Radio Society is having a club night plus a hands-on session about oscillators. Contact David Cutter, G3UNA, on 01423 860 778.
On Thursday South Manchester Radio and Computer Club is having a talk. Details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.
On Friday East Cleveland Amateur Radio Club is on the air. Contact Alistair, G4OLK, on 01642 475 671.

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