News for England North – 3 May 2015

| May 1, 2015

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Denby Dale Radio Club is taking part in the 80m CC SSB on Monday. Friday sees a rig and equipment check night. Next weekend GB2TMI and GB4WMM will be on the air on both days for Mills on the Air. Contact Darran, G0BWB on 07974 423 227.

Mexborough and District Amateur Radio Society is on the air on Tuesday and Friday. Contact Darrell, G0FUO, on 07887 423 221.

Worksop Amateur Radio Society is having a club night on Tuesday and taking part in the UKAC. On Thursday there’s construction plus CW tuition and data modes. Details from Paul, M0PJA, on 07890 626 684.

Bishop Auckland Radio Amateur Club will be meeting at an alternative location on Thursday as the regular venue is in use as a polling station. Sunday sees Mills on the Air activities from the Killhope, North of England Lead Mining Museum near Cowshill, using whatever bands that are working. Details from Mark, G0GFG, on 01388 747 497.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. Many clubs are closed for Bank Holiday Monday including Monday Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club, Sheffield Amateur Radio Club and Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society.

Wearside Electronics and Amateur Radio Society continues its Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced courses on Monday alongside construction and repairs to equipment. Contact Bill, M0XGR via email to

On Tuesday Chester and District Radio Society is having a talk on life and achievements by Dave Roberts, GW8NZN. Contact Bruce Sutherland, M0CVP, on 01244 343 825.

On Tuesday Otley Amateur Radio Society continues its Foundation course and is taking part in the 2m UKAC. More information from David, M0HLL, on 01423 522 618.

On Tuesday Stockport Radio Society is holding a meeting. Contact Heather Stanley, on 07506 904 422.

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 fox hunt. Contact Gordon MacNaught, G3WOV, on 01377 240 573.

On Wednesday Sheffield & District Wireless Society is having a preparation meeting for the IOTA Contest and Arran DXpedition. Contact Krystyna, 2E0KSH, on 07884 065 375.

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 Wakefield and District Radio Society continues its Foundation and Intermediate training, alongside a social and on the air evening. Contact Darryl, M0LDI, on 07910 208 619.

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