News for England North – 25 January 2015

| January 23, 2015

We start with a note from Houghton-le-Spring Amateur Radio Club. The club invites anyone who would like Morse lessons to join them on any Tuesday evening from 6.30pm at The Royal British Legion (Dubmire), Club Fence Houses, Houghton-le-Spring DH4 6LJ. Details are available from Ian, M0RZE, by email to

Now for clubs that have several events this week. South Manchester Radio and Computer Club is holding its technical forum on Monday. On Thursday there’s a talk on DXpeditions from Antarctica to the Sahara by Ron, G3SVW. Details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.

Halifax and District Amateur Radio Society’s Intermediate and Advanced classes resume on Tuesday, and G2UG will also be on the air on 20m and 40m using datamodes. The open net is on Wednesday on 145.400MHz from 7.30pm. Details from Martin, M0GQB, on 01422 341 317.

Wirral and District Amateur Radio Club is taking part in the 6m UKAC on Tuesday. Wednesday sees a cherished equipment sale at Irby Cricket Club. 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 on the air and continues its Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced classes. Contact Nancy Bone, G7UUR, on 01914 770 036.

On Monday Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on crystal set restoration by John, G6NJE. Details from John E. Rodway, G4FRK, on 01253 862 810.

On Monday Wearside Electronics Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on RAYNET by Eric McGlen, G6INK from 7.30 at The Scout Headquarters, Crow Lane, SR3 3TE. All are welcome. Details are online at

On Tuesday Chester and District Radio Society is holding its annual construction competition. Contact Bruce Sutherland, M0CVP, on 01244 343 825.

On Tuesday Fleetwood Radio Enthusiasts Group is holding a Morse training night. Contact John Earnshaw, M0JFE, on 07940 815 659.

On Tuesday Stockport Radio Society is having a skills night at HQ. Details from Heather Stanley, on 07506 904 422.

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

On Wednesday Mid-Cheshire Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on digital communications. Contact Peter Paul Fox, G8HAV, on 01606 553 401.

On Thursday Ripon and District Amateur Radio Society is having a club night. More information from David Cutter, G3UNA, on 01423 860 778.

On Friday East Cleveland Amateur Radio Club is having a radio components catalogues evening. For more information contact Alistair, G4OLK, on 01642 475 671.

On Sunday Worksop Amateur Radio Society commences its Intermediate training course, which will run until the proposed exam date of 10 May. Details from Paul, M0PJA, on 07890 626 684.

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