News for England North – 30 August 2015

| August 28, 2015

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society is closed on Monday, Next Saturday and Sunday sees activities for Field Day plus planning for the 2m Trophy. Contact John E. Rodway, G4FRK, on 01253 862 810.

Mexborough and District Amateur Radio Society is preparing for the contest and doing an equipment check on Tuesday. Friday sees the start of the Contest weekend for HF Field day at Phoenix Park. Details from Darrell, G0FUO, on 07887 423 221.

Stockport Radio Society is holding a meeting on Tuesday. Next Saturday and Sunday it’s the first part of the two-weekend Foundation course. Details from Heather Stanley, on 07506 904 422.

Denby Dale Radio Club is having a talk on Wednesday by G3SDY on using an antenna analyser to check antennas, coax, traps and more. Next Sunday the club is taking part in the WAB 144MHz QRO Contest from 1000 to 1400 GMT. Contact Darran, G0BWB, on 07974 423 227.

Halifax and District Amateur Radio Society has an 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. Next Saturday and Sunday sees participation in RSGB HF National SSB Field Day. Details from Martin, M0GQB, on 01422 341 317.

On Wednesday South Manchester Radio and Computer Club continues its Advanced tuition. Thursday sees mini lectures. Contact Ron, G3SVW, on 0161 969 3999.

Sheffield and District Wireless Society is having a talk on the sounds of the 60s and 70s on Wednesday. Next Saturday and Sunday sees G5TO/P on the air at Wharncliffe for RSGB HF National SSB Field Day and the 144MHz Trophy Contest. Contact Krystyna, 2E0KSH, on 07884 065 375.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. This bank holiday weekend, Wakefield and DRS will be operating from the Scout Camp at Calder Drift. There will not be a regular meeting at HQ. More details are online at

On Monday Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club and Sheffield Amateur Radio Club are closed.

On Tuesday Chester and District Radio Society is having a report on Friedrichshafen by Steve, G6FDK. Contact Bruce Sutherland, M0CVP, on 01244 343 825.

On Tuesday Otley Amateur Radio Society is taking part in the 2m UKAC alongside a club night. Details from David, M0HLL, on 01423 522 618.

On Wednesday Hornsea Amateur Radio Club is preparing for Field Day. More information from Gordon MacNaught, G3WOV, on 01377 240 573.

On Thursday Bishop Auckland Radio Amateur Club is having a general rag chew and continuing the Foundation and Advanced tuition. Contact Mark, G0GFG, on 01388 747 497.

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

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

On Monday Wearside Electronics and Amateur Radio Society continues their foundation and intermediate courses. Details are online at

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