News for England North – 1 March 2015

| February 27, 2015

We start with clubs that have several events this week. Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club is on the air on Monday and continues its Advanced class, for which the exam is on Saturday. Contact Nancy Bone, G7UUR, on 01914 770 036.

Stockport Radio Society continues its Intermediate course on Monday. Tuesday sees a society meeting. Contact Heather Stanley, on 07506 904 422.

Denby Dale Radio Club is taking part in the 80m CC Data contest on Monday. Wednesday sees the annual junk sale, with refreshments and a licenced bar. Details from Darran, G0BWB, on 07974 423 227.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Sheffield Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on repeater systems including Echolink, IRLP, System Fusion, D-Star and DMR by Steve, M1ERS. Contact David, G6DCT, via email to

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 and District Radio Society is having a talk on meteor scatter by Lyndon Leach, GW8JLY. Contact Bruce Sutherland, M0CVP, on 01244 343 825.

On Tuesday Fleetwood Radio Enthusiasts Group is having a natter night. Contact John Earnshaw, M0JFE, on 07940 815 659.

On Wednesday Halifax and District Amateur Radio Society is holding an open net on 145.400MHz from 7.30pm. Details from Martin, M0GQB, on 01422 341 317.

On Wednesday Hornsea Amateur Radio Club is holding a committee meeting. Contact Gordon MacNaught, G3WOV, on 01377 240 573.

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

On Wednesday Sheffield and District Wireless Society is having a talk on a beginners guide to contesting by Andrew, G0HSA. More information from Krystyna, 2E0KSH, on 07884 065 375.

On Thursday Bishop Auckland Radio Amateur Club is holding a club night at the village hall, Stanley Crook. Contact Mark, G0GFG, on 01388 747 497.

On Thursday Ripon and 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 RAF National Service by Bill, G4EDM. Details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.

On Thursday Worksop Amateur Radio Society is having a technical night with a talk on Oliver Lodge and a demo of basic tuned circuits by Roy, G4WPW. Contact Paul, M0PJA, on 07890 626 684.

On Friday East Cleveland Amateur Radio Club is on the air. For more information contact Alistair, G4OLK, on 01642 475 671.

Finally, we have recently learned that Wakefield and District Radio Society will be holding a workshop on publicising amateur radio on Saturday, 7 March. The event, run by Michael, G0POT, commences at 1pm at the Scout HQ behind 253 Barnsley Road, Wakefield, WF1 5NU. Free car parking and refreshments are available. For more information, or to indicate your intention to attend, email

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