News for England North – 11 October 2015

| October 9, 2015

We start with advance notice of a Digital Radio User Guidelines session to be staged on 7 November by the UKFMWG. The meeting will take place at the Warrington Amateur Radio Club and will include user friendly advice and hands on equipment, plus a question and answer session. For more information, or to reserve a place, contact Paul Carter, G7ODJ, on 07847 094 805 or email

Now for news from clubs that have several events this week. Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club is planning for JOTA on Monday and has the club station on the air. On Saturday the club will be running a JOTA station from The House on the Hill, West Denton, Newcastle upon Tyne. Contact Nancy Bone, G7UUR, on 01914 770 036.

Mexborough & District Amateur Radio Society is on the air on Tuesday. Friday sees a discussion of next year’s events. Details from Darrell, G0FUO, on 07887 423 221.

Halifax & District Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on Tuesday by Colin, 2E0HQJ on reducing QRM. The open net is on Wednesday from 7.30pm on 145.400MHz. Thursday sees a net in association with the West Yorkshire branch of RAFARS on 145.350MHz from 7pm. On a separate note, on the 6th of October Dick Hardy, G3TIX was awarded Lifetime Honorary Membership of HADARS in recognition of his very long membership. He will be leaving the area shortly and the club members wish him all good health for the future. Details from Martin, M0GQB, on 01422 341 317.

Denby Dale Radio Club has a club net on Wednesday from 7.30pm on 145.575MHz. Friday sees the start of three days of activities for JOTA, operating a station with Milnsbridge Scouts. More information from Darran, G0BWB, on 07974 423 227.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Bolton Wireless Club is having a talk by Mark, M0UFC on verticals inland and by the sea. For details, send an email to

On Monday Sheffield Amateur Radio Club is looking at simple HF receivers with David, G6DCT. More information from David, G6DCT, via email to

On Monday Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society is holding AGM. Contact John E Rodway, G4FRK, on 01253 862 810.

On Tuesday Chester & District Radio Society is holding a committee meeting. Contact Bruce Sutherland, M0CVP, on 01244 343 825.

On Wednesday Mid-Cheshire Amateur Radio Society is having a guide to accessing Allstar the easy way. Contact Peter Paul Fox, G8HAV, on 01606 553 401.

On Thursday Bishop Auckland Radio Amateur Club is running training classes and playing radio. Details from Mark, G0GFG, on 01388 747 497.

On Thursday Ripon & 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 computer clinic with Dave, G4UGM. Details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.

On Thursday Stockport Radio Society has its club net. Contact Heather Stanley, M6HNS, on 07506 904 422.

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

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