News for England North – 10 August 2014

| August 8, 2014

We start with news that a new club, Wearside Electronics & Amateur Radio Society has been formed in Sunderland. The first meeting is on Monday from 7pm at the 2nd Herrington Scout Hut, Crow Lane, New Herrington SR3 3TE. Plans include Intermediate and Full training, tea, coffee and homemade pie. Details are on under the club callsign G0BNK, which is used with the kind permission of the widow of the late Bob Butler.
Now for 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 planning meeting for the Halton rally. The Grumpy Club is on Thursday from 10am. Details from Ken Hatton, G3VBA, on 01928 733 234.
Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club is on the air on Monday and continues its Foundation and Intermediate classes. On Friday there’s a club meal from 6.30pm at Prima Ristorante. Contact Nancy Bone, G7UUR, on 01914 770 036.
Mid-Cheshire Amateur Radio Society is testing all stations today. Monday sees a talk on test equipment for spectral analysis, frequency checking and vector network analysis. Contact Peter Paul Fox, G8HAV, on 01606 553 401.
Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Bolton Wireless Club is having a QRP follow-up with George Dobbs, G3RJV. For details, send an email to
On Monday Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society is holding a table top sale. Details from John E Rodway, G4FRK, on 01253 862 810.
On Tuesday Chester & District Radio Society is having a picnic and portable operation from Llyn Brenig. Contact Bruce Sutherland, M0CVP, on 01244 343 825.
On Tuesday Fleetwood Radio Enthusiasts Group is having a Sea Cadets kite antenna night at FY7 8PG. Contact John Earnshaw, M0JFE, on 07940 815 659.
On Wednesday Denby Dale radio club has a club net from 7.30pm on ±145.575MHz. Details from Richard, M0RBG, on 07976 220 126.
On Wednesday Hornsea Amateur Radio Club is having a maintenance evening. Contact Gordon MacNaught, G3WOV, on 01377 240 573.
On Thursday Ripon & 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 holding a discussion on future talks. Details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.
On Friday East Cleveland Amateur Radio Club is holding a technical forum. Contact Alistair, G4OLK, on 01642 475 671.
On Friday Mexborough & District Amateur Radio Society is starting its radio fun weekend at Pheonix Park. Contact Darrell, G0FUO, on 07887 423 221.
On Sunday Chorley & District Amateur Radio Society is operating GB2MYA, for Fleetwood Model Yachts. Details form Mark, G1PIE, by email to

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