News for England North 18 May 2014

| May 16, 2014

We start with the announcement that Wakefield & District Radio Society is waiving the entry fee for its inaugural annual Construction Competition that honours their founder, Walter Farrar, G3ESP. The competition is open to any radio amateur or interested individual from RSGB Region 4. Projects must be entirely home built from components, must be of an amateur radio nature and must work. Kits are acceptable, but will be marked lower than completely home-constructed projects. The G3ESP trophy will be presented to the winner, plus a prize of £25. Further details from
Now for clubs that have several events this week. Denby Dale Radio Club is taking part in the WAB 7MHz Phone contest today as G6LD from Cartworth Moor from 10am to 2pm. Wednesday sees a talk on torch & community responding by Kevin, G0LUU and on Thursday it’s the 80m CC CW contest. Details from Richard, M0RBG, on 07976 220 126.
Warrington Amateur Radio Club is running the usual Solder Sunday from noon today and next Sunday. Tuesday sees part 3 of the amateur’s guide to digital TV talk by Vincent, M0LCR and on Thursday morning from 10am there’s an informal meeting and chat with lots of tea and biscuits. Contact Ken Hatton, G3VBA, on 01928 733 234.
Wirral & District Amateur Radio Club is taking part in the UKAC 23cm Contest on Tuesday. Wednesday sees a social evening at the Hooton Hotel, Hooton. Details from Simon, G6XHF, on 0151 601 3269.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club is having a talk. Contact Nancy Bone, G7UUR, on 01914 770 036.
On Monday Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society is having a practical session on the construction project. Details from John E Rodway, G4FRK, on 01253 862 810.
On Tuesday Chester & District Radio Society is looking at the other man’s shack. Contact Bruce Sutherland, M0CVP, on 01244 343 825.
On Tuesday Fleetwood Radio Enthusiasts Group is on the air at the boating lake, Dronsfield Road. Contact John Earnshaw, M0JFE, on 07940 815 659.
On Tuesday Stockport Radio Society is meeting at Walthew House. Contact Nigel Roscoe, on 07973 312 699.
On Wednesday Hornsea Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on mobile HF by M0GVZ. Contact Gordon MacNaught, G3WOV, on 01377 240 573.
On Wednesday Sheffield & District Wireless Society is holding a Morse workshop. Details from Krystyna, 2E0KSH, on 07884 065 375.
On Thursday Ripon & District Amateur Radio Society is having a club night, looking at the Raspberry Pi SDR. More information from David Cutter, G3UNA, on 01423 860 778.
On Thursday South Manchester Radio and Computer Club is having a Morse quiz with Ron, G3SVW. Details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.
On Friday East Cleveland Amateur Radio Club is on the air. For more information contact Alistair, G4OLK, on 01642 475 671.
On Friday Mexborough & District Amateur Radio Society is having a film night. Contact Darrell, G0FUO, on 07887 423 221.

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