News for England North – 1 June 2014

| May 30, 2014

We start with 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 some applications of APRS by Chris Moulding of Cross Country Radio. On Thursday there’s a meeting of the Grumpy Club with tea and biscuits and operating on the air from 10am. Contact Ken Hatton, G3VBA, on 01928 733 234.

Denby Dale Radio Club is taking part in the 80m CC SSB contest on Monday. Wednesday sees a talk on machine control systems by Jim Nicholson, G1MOZ. Details from Richard, M0RBG, on 07976 220 126.

Wirral and District Amateur Radio Club is taking part in the UKAC 2m Contest on Tuesday. On Wednesday there’s a social evening at the Ship Hotel, Parkgate. Details from Simon, G6XHF, on 0151 601 3269.

Hornsea Amateur Radio Club is running a fox hunt on Wednesday, along with making preparations for NFD, which takes place next Saturday and Sunday. Details from Gordon MacNaught, G3WOV, on 01377 240 573.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Tuesday 3 June Chester and District Radio Society is taking part in the UKAC 2m Contest. Contact Bruce Sutherland, M0CVP, on 01244 343 825.

On Tuesday 3 June Fleetwood Radio Enthusiasts Group is having a natter night and planning this month’s on-air activities. Contact John Earnshaw, M0JFE, on 07940 815 659.

On Tuesday 3 June Stockport Radio Society is meeting at Walthew House. Contact Nigel Roscoe, on 07973 312 699.

On Wednesday 4 June Sheffield and District Wireless Society is having a talk on invisible antennas for the amateur with unfriendly neighbours by Peter Day, G3PHO. Details from Krystyna, 2E0KSH, on 07884 065 375.

On Thursday 5 June Ripon and District Amateur Radio Society is having a club night. More information from David Cutter, G3UNA, on 01423 860 778.

On Thursday 5 June South Manchester Radio and Computer Club is on the air. Details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.

On Friday 6 June East Cleveland Amateur Radio Club is on the air. Contact Alistair, G4OLK, on 01642 475 671.

On Friday 6 June Mexborough and District Amateur Radio Society is having a film night. Contact Darrell, G0FUO, on 07887 423 221.

Next Saturday and Sunday Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society is taking part in HF NFD. Details from John E. Rodway, G4FRK, on 01253 862 810.

On Saturday 7 June Workington and District Amateur Radio Club is having a construction session at BEC FabLab. Contact Alex Hill, G7KSE, by email to

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