News for England North – 5 June 2016

| June 3, 2016

Today sees the start of an addition to the GB2RS schedule and list of readers. We welcome Jim, G4AEH and Reg, G8VHI. Jim is better known for reading the news on Radio 4, while Reg returns as a newsreader, having stopped in October 1985 on joining the RAF. The time will be at 20:30 on 145.525MHz. Reg will be the main reader and has put down the coverage area as Central England. Reg lives in a super location and expects to have a huge footprint. Any one within 50 miles of Nuneaton should be able to hear him with ease. To see why, search on YouTube for G8VHI.

Mid-Cheshire Amateur Radio Society is assembling and labeling equipment storage boxes today. Wednesday sees checks of feeder and power cables for the contest. Contact Peter Paul Fox, G8HAV, on 01606 553 401.

On Monday Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club is on the air. Contact Nancy Bone, G7UUR, on 01914 770 036.

On Monday Macclesfield and District Radio Society is putting the shack on the air. For details, email

On Monday Sheffield Amateur Radio Club is closed. Contact David, G6DCT, via email to

On Tuesday Chester and District Radio Society is having a bring and tell evening. Contact Bruce Sutherland, M0CVP, on 01244 343 825.

On Tuesday Stockport Radio Society has a club meeting. Next Saturday and Sunday sees the start of the Foundation course. Details from Heather Stanley, M6HNS, on 07506 904 422.

On Wednesday Denby Dale Radio Club is having a night on the air. Details from Darran, G0BWB, on 0797 442 3227.

On Wednesday Sheffield and District Wireless Society is holding a social night. Contact Krystyna, 2E0KSH, on 0788 406 5375.

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

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 South Manchester Radio and Computer Club is having a talk on HF operating techniques by Ron, G3SVW. Details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.

On Friday East Cleveland Amateur Radio Club is having a Want It Or Fling It night. For more information contact Alistair, G4OLK, on 01642 475 671.

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