News for England North – 11 January 2015

| January 9, 2015

We start with news from Chesterfield and North Derbyshire ARS that their next Foundation course runs on 7, 14 and 21 February, culminating in the exam. Courses go from 9.30am to 4pm at Staveley Community Fire Station Community Rooms near Chesterfield. A few places are still available and distance learning candidates are welcome to come for just the exam. The closing date is 10am on 7 February. For more information contact Suzi via email to

On Monday Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club is on the air and continuing its Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced classes. Contact Nancy Bone, G7UUR, on 01914 770 036.

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

On Tuesday Chester & District Radio Society is holding a committee meeting. Contact Bruce Sutherland, M0CVP, on 01244 343 825.

On Tuesday Fleetwood Radio Enthusiasts Group is exploring antenna projects with Phill, 2E0UHJ. Contact John Earnshaw, M0JFE, on 07940 815 659.

Halifax & District Amateur Radio Society is holding its annual dinner on Tuesday, in place of the normal meeting at the Church of the Good Shepherd. The open net is on Wednesday on 145.400MHz from 7.30pm. Details from Martin, M0GQB, on 01422 341 317.

Wirral & District Amateur Radio Club is taking part in the 70cm UKAC on Tuesday. Wednesday sees the AGM at Irby Cricket Club. Details from Simon, G6XHF, on 0151 601 3269.

On Wednesday Denby Dale Radio Club has a club net from 7.30pm on ±145.575MHz. Contact Darran, G0BWB, on 07974 423 227.

On Wednesday Mid-Cheshire Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting. Contact Peter Paul Fox, G8HAV, on 01606 553 401.

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 having a talk on discovering the FUNcube Dongle by Peter, G0BHP. Details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.

On Thursday Stockport Radio Society is holding a club net. Details from Heather Stanley, on 07506 904 422.

On Saturday Sheffield & District Wireless Society is having a presentation of awards evening and a look back at the club’s first year. Contact Krystyna, 2E0KSH, on 07884 065 375.

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