News for England North – 31 August 2014

| August 29, 2014

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Today and next Sunday Warrington Amateur Radio Club is running its regular Solder Sunday from noon. Tuesday sees a talk by G0PZP entitled Beyond Bletchley Park. The Thursday club will meet as usual for a rag chew and on-air session. Details from Ken Hatton, G3VBA, on 01928 733 234.

Pontefract and District Amateur Radio Society will be remembering those who fought in the Battle of Britain by using the callsign GB4BOB throughout September. Details from Nigel, G0BPK, by email to

On Monday Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society is planning for SSB Field Day and the 2m Trophy, which take place next Saturday and Sunday. Details from John E. Rodway, G4FRK, on 01253 862 810.

Hornsea Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on D-Day radio on Wednesday. Next Saturday and Sunday it’s SSB Field Day. Details from Gordon MacNaught, G3WOV, on 01377 240 573.

Sheffield and District Wireless Society has a radio quiz night on Wednesday, devised by Joe, G3LLV. Next weekend sees G5TO/P at Wharncliffe Chase, IO93FL for SSB Field Day and the RSGB 144MHz Trophy. Contact Krystyna, 2E0KSH, on 07884 065 375.

Hull and District Amateur Radio Society has its last fox hunt on Thursday with Jim, G4DZL. Friday sees a demo and talk on kites. Contact Brian, on 01482 318 679.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club is holding a barbecue from 7pm at St Peter’s Church Centre, NE32 5LP to commemorate STARS 20th anniversary, plus a junk sale to raise funds for Tyne and Wear Repeater Group. Contact Nancy Bone, G7UUR, on 01914 770 036.

On Tuesday Fleetwood Radio Enthusiasts Group is holding a discussion night at the Strawberry Gardens, FY6 6TF. Contact John Earnshaw, M0JFE, on 07940 815 659.

On Wednesday Denby Dale Radio Club is having a guess the component quiz with Gerald, G3SDY and Phil, G4FSQ. Details from Richard, M0RBG, on 07976 220 126.

On Thursday Mid-Cheshire Amateur Radio Society is assembling and making the new club security fence. Contact Peter Paul Fox, G8HAV, on 01606 553 401.

On Thursday South Manchester Radio and Computer Club is holding a review of the club training courses. Details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.

On Friday Mexborough and District Amateur Radio Society is taking part in HF NFD from Phoenix Park. Contact Darrell, G0FUO, on 07887 423 221.

Category: News for England North East, News for England North West