News for England North – 29 May 2016

| May 27, 2016

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Denby Dale Radio Club is running a demonstration station today from Bradley Wood in support of Cubs at 100. On Wednesday there’s a talk on knee replacement surgery by David, M0RIU. Saturday and Sunday sees a 1940s weekend at Thwaits Mill. Details from Darran, G0BWB, on 07974 423 227.

Furness Amateur Radio Society is having a social meeting at Newton on Monday. On Thursday there are presentations and demos of HPSSC at Barrow. Contact Chris, M0KPW, via email to

Mid-Cheshire Amateur Radio Society is holding a constructors’ show and tell evening on Wednesday. Next Sunday sees a session assembling and labelling storage boxes for equipment. Contact Peter Paul Fox, G8HAV, on 01606 553 401.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club and Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society are closed on Bank Holiday Monday.

On Monday Macclesfield and District Radio Society is preparing for the forthcoming Field Weekend. For details, email

On Monday Sheffield Amateur Radio Club is having a club night. Contact David, G6DCT, via email to

On Monday Wearside Electronics and Amateur Radio Society having a demonstration of the new Icom 7300 by Ian Odonald, M0IOD, from Lamco, at the Scout Headquarters. For details, email

On Tuesday Chester and District Radio Society is watching the latest TX Factor. Contact Bruce Sutherland, M0CVP, on 01244 343 825.

On Wednesday Sheffield and District Wireless Society is having a talk on compact HF antennas by David, M0GDX. Contact Krystyna, 2E0KSH, on 0788 406 5375.

On Thursday Bishop Auckland Radio Amateur Club is holding training classes and a normal club night. Contact Gail, M3GBB, on 0191 372 0473.

On Thursday Hull and District Amateur Radio Society has its first meeting at the new venue, the old infants school, Dairycoates Avenue, HU3 5DB. Details from Julian, on 0775 957 7118.

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 talk on QRP construction by Keith, G0KJK. Details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.

On Friday East Cleveland Amateur Radio Club is holding a bring in something interesting evening. For more information contact Alistair, G4OLK, on 01642 475 671.

The Peak Contest Group is taking part in RSGB NFD next Saturday and Sunday. Details from Heather Stanley, M6HNS, on 07506 904 422.

Category: News for England North East, News for England North West