News for England North – 3 December 2017

| December 1, 2017

We start with news that Tara Douglas, M3TNI has been appointed as the Deputy Regional Manager for District 41. She is also covering District 46. Her details will be added to the RSGB Region 4 pages.

Now for clubs that have several events this week.

Denby Dale Radio Club has its net via GB3HD from 10.30am this Sunday and next Sunday. On Wednesday there’s a film night. Details from Darran, G0BWB, on 0797 442 3227.

Wirral Amateur Radio Society is open from 7pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Details from William Davies, G4YWD, on 0780 488 4245.

Stockport Radio Society is holding an Advanced exam on Monday. Tuesday sees a club meeting. Details from Heather Stanley, M6HNS, on 07506 904 422.

On Tuesday Halifax and District Amateur Radio Society has training classes and will be operating on FT8. On Wednesday there’s an open net on GB3HD from 7.30pm and on Thursday there’s a joint net with RAFARS on 145.350MHz from 7pm. 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 on the air and continues its Foundation and Intermediate courses. Contact Nancy, G7UUR, on 01914 770 036.

On Monday Macclesfield and District Radio Society has its Christmas party. Email for info.

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

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

On Monday Wearside Electronics and Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on RAYNET by Steve Green. For details, email

On Tuesday Chester and District Radio Society is holding its Christmas social evening. Contact Bruce Sutherland, M0CVP, on 01244 343 825.

On Wednesday Blyth Radio Club has a Morse class and a club night. Details from John, 2E0DCV, on 0191 237 1729.

On Wednesday Isle of Man Amateur Radio Society Richard Baker, GD8EXI is giving a presentation The Design, Construction and Need for Filters on the VHF and UHF Bands. Refreshments are available. Contact Andy Morgan, GD1MIP, via email to

On Wednesday Mid-Cheshire Amateur Radio Society is having a discussion on contest logging software. More information from Peter Paul Fox, G8HAV, on 0791 931 5547.

On Wednesday Rochdale and District Amateur Radio Society is holding its AGM. Contact Robert, M0NVQ, via email to

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 Keighley Amateur Radio Society meets from 8pm at The Old Sun Inn, Haworth. Details from Geoff Priestley, G7JZM, on 0777 489 1641.

On Thursday Quantum Amateur Radio and Technology Society is open from 7.30pm. Admission is £3 for visitors and £1.50 for members. Pizza is available around 9pm for an extra charge. Tea and coffee is free. For details see

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 having a shack night. Details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.

On Thursday Spen Valley Amateur Radio Society is having a shack meeting. Details from Russell, G0FOI, on 01274 875 038.

On Friday East Cleveland Amateur Radio Club is holding a technical forum. For more information contact Alistair, G4OLK, on 01642 475 671.

On Friday Tynemouth Amateur Radio Club is holding its members’ Christmas party. For details, see

On Friday Wakefield and District Radio Society is having a social and natter night. Contact Charles, on 0790 050 0775.

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