News for England North – 15 March 2015

| March 13, 2015

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Denby Dale Radio Club is taking part in the WAB 80m contest today from 1800GMT. Monday sees the start of British Science Week activities at Huddersfield Library. On Wednesday there’s a construction competition, and on Thursday it’s the 80m CC SSB. Contact Darran, G0BWB, on 07974 423 227.

Stockport Radio Society holds its Intermediate exam on Monday. Tuesday sees preparations for the NARSA rally by the Blackpool Team. Contact Heather Stanley, on 07506 904 422.

Halifax and District Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on Tuesday on radio experiences in the Royal Navy by Peter, G3VNH. Wednesday sees the open net on 145.400MHz from 7.30pm. Details from Martin, M0GQB, on 01422 341 317.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club is holding its AGM from 7.30pm. Contact Nancy Bone, G7UUR, on 01914 770 036.

On Monday Sheffield Amateur Radio Club is having a shack night, operating M0RCU. Contact David, G6DCT, via email to

On Monday Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society is having a practical evening. Details from John E Rodway, G4FRK, on 01253 862 810.

On Tuesday Chester and District Radio Society is having a talk by a guest speaker. Contact Bruce, M0CVP, on 01244 343 825.

On Tuesday Fleetwood Radio Enthusiasts Group is looking at construction projects. Contact John, M0JFE, on 07940 815 659.

On Wednesday Hornsea Amateur Radio Club is holding a table top sale. Details from Gordon MacNaught, G3WOV, on 01377 240 573.

On Wednesday Mid-Cheshire Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting. Contact Peter Paul Fox, G8HAV, on 01606 553 401.

On Wednesday Sheffield and District Wireless Society is having a show and tell evening. Contact Krystyna, 2E0KSH, on 07884 065 375.

On Thursday Bishop Auckland Radio Amateur Club is having a demonstration on radio programing with a PC. Details from Mark, G0GFG, on 01388 747 497.

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

On Thursday South Manchester Radio and Computer Club is looking at nomograms and slide rules with Dave, G4UGM. Details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.

On Thursday Worksop Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on how to make the most of the VHF and UHF bands by Steve, G0EAK. Contact Paul, M0PJA, on 07890 626 684.

On Friday East Cleveland Amateur Radio Club is planning to review the solar eclipse observations. For more information contact Alistair, G4OLK, on 01642 475 671.

Finally, we understand that high altitude balloon enthusiast Dave Akerman, M0RPI and astronaut Paolo Nespoli, IZ0JPA, will be at the BBC Stargazing Live solar eclipse event at Leicester racecourse on March 20th. Details of the event can be found at

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