News for England North – 28 September 2014

| September 26, 2014

Colburn and Richmondshire Amateur Radio Society is a new club meeting at Colburn Village Hall, Colburn Lane, North Yorkshire DL9 4LZ. The club will meet fortnightly from the 2 October at 7.30 pm. Contact Colin by e-mail to for more details.

On Sunday 28 September and 5 October, Warrington Amateur Radio Club is holding a Solder Sunday for construction projects. On Tuesday Jeff, G1DYN will give his reflections on the Ham Fair in Friedrichshaven and on Thursday it is a club night. More information from Ken Hatton, G3VBA on 01928 733 234.

On Monday 29 September Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club is having a talk from Geoff Darby, G7GJU, the North West Durham RAYNET Deputy Controller, who will talk about RAYNET. Contact Nancy Bone, G7UUR, on 01914 770 036.

On Monday Bolton Wireless Club is having a talk on military wireless with Mike, G8ALD. For details, send an email to

On Monday South Manchester Radio and Computer Club is holding a technical forum and on Thursday there’s a discussion on sneaking in that surplus equipment. Details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.

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

On Monday Wearside Electronics and Amateur Radio Society are on the air from 7pm operating HF, PSK 31, 2 metres and 70. All are welcome and refreshments will be available. Details are on under the callsign G0BNK.

On Tuesday 30 September Fleetwood Radio Enthusiasts Group is holding an antenna test with Denis, M6EFR. Contact John Earnshaw, M0JFE, on 07940 815 659 for more details.

On Tuesday Halifax and District Amateur Radio Society is continuing with training for both the Foundation and Advanced classes. On Wednesday there is a net on 145.400MHz, members and non members alike are welcome to join in, the net controller will be Darren, M0WIT. Details from Martin, M0GQB, on 01422 341 317.

On Tuesday Wirral and District Amateur Radio Club will take part in the 4m UK Activity Contest and on Wednesday there is a social at The Harp in Neston. Details from Simon, G6XHF, on 0151 601 3269.

On Wednesday 1 October Denby Dale Radio Club is holding a surplus auction. On Saturday and Sunday the club is participating in the Worked All Britain HF Phone contest as G6LD from Cartworth Moor. Details from Richard, M0RBG, on 07976 220 126.

On Wednesday Hornsea Amateur Radio Club is learning more on the history of the RSGB. Details from Gordon MacNaught, G3WOV on 01377 240 573.

On Wednesday Sheffield and District Wireless Society is having a show and tell evening and members are invited to bring along a radio item, such as a project or equipment, and tell the rest a little about it. Details from Krystyna, 2E0KSH on 07884 065 375.

On Friday 3 October East Cleveland Amateur Radio Club is holding a technical forum. For more information contact Alistair, G4OLK, on 01642 475 671.

On Friday Wakefield and District Radio Society will be holding a Pie and Peas evening at HQ. There will be a charge of £2.50 in addition to the normal £1 weekly subscription. More details from Darryl, M0LDI on 07 910 208 619.

On Saturday 4 October Chorley and District Amateur Radio Society is operating GB1BNB from the Brinscall Nuclear Bunker. Information from Mark, G1PIE by e-mail to

On Saturday Pontefract and District Amateur Radio Society will be operating GB4SL throughout the week marking the visit on 25 October of Fred Haise, the Apollo 13 lunar module pilot, to give a talk entitled Failure is Not an Option. Contact Nigel, G0BPK by e-mail to

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