News for England North – 18 January 2015

| January 16, 2015

We start with news that a new club is launching in Durham on Wednesday 28 January. The North Durham Radio Club will have its inaugural meeting at Annfield Plain Scout Hut, Teesdale Terrace, Stanley DH9 7TU. Everyone is welcome. Details can be obtained by email to

Now for clubs that have several events this week. Halifax & District Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on Tuesday on construction techniques by Bill, G4IOD. On Wednesday there’s the open net on 145.400MHz from 7.30pm. Details from Martin, M0GQB, on 01422 341 317.

Stockport Radio Society has a meeting on Tuesday. Next weekend sees the Foundation course on Saturday and Sunday. Details from Heather Stanley, on 07506 904 422.

Wirral & District Amateur Radio Club is taking part in the 23cm UKAC on Tuesday. Wednesday sees a social evening at Hoylake Lights, Hoylake. 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 by David Stansfield about going from a lad in the Lake District to operating all the Wainwrights. Contact Nancy Bone, G7UUR, on 01914 770 036.

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

On Tuesday Chester & District Radio Society is having an inter-club quiz with WADRS at Burley Hall. Contact Bruce Sutherland, M0CVP, on 01244 343 825.

On Tuesday Fleetwood Radio Enthusiasts Group is looking at maths for radio communications. Contact John Earnshaw, M0JFE, on 07940 815 659.

On Wednesday Denby Dale Radio Club is having a talk on electrified railways by Richard, G4GCX. Contact Darran, G0BWB, on 07974 423 227.

On Wednesday Mid-Cheshire Amateur Radio Society is on the air and having small talks. Contact Peter Paul Fox, G8HAV, on 01606 553 401.

On Wednesday Sheffield & District Wireless Society is having a presentation and Q & A session on getting ready for the RSGB 80m Club Contests. Details from Krystyna, 2E0KSH, on 07884 065 375.

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 radio etiquette by Dave, G0BJK. Details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.

On Thursday Worksop Amateur Radio Society is having a technical night with Paul, M0PJA looking at virtual radar with DVB-T dongles. Details from Paul, M0PJA, on 07890 626 684.

On Friday East Cleveland Amateur Radio Club is on the air. Contact Alistair, G4OLK, on 01642 475 671.

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