News for England North – 16 July 2017

| July 14, 2017

We start with tuition news. South Shields and District Amateur Radio Club are currently offering help and tuition for those potential amateurs seeking their Foundation, Intermediate or Full licences. The club is an examination centre and is able to offer both the traditional paper-based and the new online examinations. Details can be found on under the call sign G3DDI or by sending an email to

Humber Fortress DX ARC are planning an Intermediate course starting on 14 August at Cottingham Road Baptist Church in Hull. There are 10 places available so please contact John Cunliffe, G6LNV on 01482 447355 or by email to if you are interested in joining the course.

This Sunday and next Denby Dale Radio Club has a club net via GB3HD at 10.30am. There’s a change to the advertised talk on Wednesday and there’s now an evening of computers in amateur radio, an all new fun presentation on logging software and Logbook of The World with Richard, M0RBG. Details from Darran, G0BWB on 0797 442 3227.

This Sunday and next South Manchester Radio and Computer Club has an HF Net on 3636 kHz at 10.15am. On Thursday there’s a shack night. Details from Ron, G3SVW on 01619 693 999.

This Sunday and next Stockport Radio Society has a Foundation class weekend. There’s a radio night on Tuesday. Details from Heather Stanley, M6HNS on 07506 904 422.

On Monday Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club is on the air. Contact Nancy Bone, G7UUR, on 01914 770 036.

On Monday Macclesfield and District Radio Society has a talk on national park week by M0PAI. For details, email

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

On Monday Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society is holding a fox hunt. Details from John E. Rodway, G4FRK on 01253 862 810.

On Tuesday Chester and District Radio Society has a bring-and-tell evening. Contact Bruce Sutherland, M0CVP on 01244 343 825.

On Wednesday Durham and District Amateur Radio Society has a club night with a net at 7.30pm on 145.475MHz on Thursday. Details from Michael, G7TWX by email to

On Wednesday Sheffield and District Wireless Society has a UHF fox hunt. Details from Krystyna, 2E0KSH on 0788 406 5375.

On Thursday Bishop Auckland Radio Amateur Club is holding training classes and a normal club night. Contact Gail, M3GBB on 0191 372 0473.

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 Spen Valley Amateur Radio Society is on the air. Details from Russell, G0FOI on 01274 875 038.

On Friday East Cleveland Amateur Radio Club has a bring-in-something-interesting evening. For more information contact Alistair, G4OLK, on 01642 475 671.

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