News for England North – 19 July 2015

| July 17, 2015

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Mexborough and District Amateur Radio Society is dusting off its camping gear on Tuesday. Friday sees the start of the Radio Fun weekend at Phoenix Park, to which all are welcome. Contact Darrell, G0FUO, on 07887 423 221.

Stockport Radio Society has a meeting on Tuesday. Friday sees the start of activities for the weekend’s RSGB IOTA contest. Contact Heather Stanley, on 07506 904 422.

Denby Dale Radio Club has its club net on Wednesday from 7.30pm on ±145.575MHz. Thursday sees activity in the 80m CC DATA. More information from Darran, G0BWB, on 07974 423 227.

Halifax and District Amateur Radio Society has its open net on 145.400MHz from 7.30pm on Wednesday. Thursday sees a net in association with the West Yorkshire branch of RAFARS on 145.350MHz from 7pm. Details from Martin, M0GQB, on 01422 341 317.

Hornsea Amateur Radio Club is preparing for IOTA on Wednesday. Next Saturday and Sunday sees participation on the RSGB IOTA Contest. Details from Gordon MacNaught, G3WOV, on 01377 240 573.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club is on the air. Contact Nancy Bone, G7UUR, on 01914 770 036.

On Monday Sheffield Amateur Radio Club is having talk by David, G6DCT on his portable setup. Contact David, G6DCT, via email to

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

On Tuesday Otley Amateur Radio Society is having a technical talk by G3UNA and making preparations for its 50th anniversary celebrations. Contact David, M0HLL, on 01423 522 618.

On Thursday Bishop Auckland Radio Amateur Club continues its Foundation and intermediate training, and is having a talk on APRS by Brian, G7OCK. Details from 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 Sheffield and District Wireless Society commences its DXpedition to the Isle of Arran for the IOTA Contest, operating as GM5TO/P. Contact Krystyna, 2E0KSH, on 07884 065 375.

On Thursday South Manchester Radio and Computer Club is having hints and tips on test equipment use. Details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.

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

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