News for England North – 25 December 2016

| December 23, 2016

This broadcast covers the two weeks from 25 December to 8 January.
To keep the bulletin short we have omitted ‘club closed’ notices and edited some entries more heavily than usual.

Denby Dale Radio Club has a club net on Wednesday the 28th from 8pm on 145.575MHz. The Happy New Year special event station starts operating on the 28th of December and runs to the 25th of January. On Wednesday the 4th there’s a talk on reading the RSGB News by David Saddler-Lockwood, G4CLI. Details from Darran, G0BWB, on 0797 442 3227.

Halifax & District Amateur Radio Society has a club net via GB3HD from 7pm on Wednesday the 28th and 4th. On Thursday the 29th and 5th there’s a net in association with West Yorkshire RAFARS on 145.350MHz from 7pm. Details from Martin, M0GQB, on 01422 341 317.

Mid-Cheshire Amateur Radio Society has its post-Christmas meeting on Wednesday the 28th. On Wednesday the 4th there’s a committee meeting. Contact Peter Paul Fox, G8HAV, on 0791 931 5547.

Bishop Auckland Radio Amateur Club is holding training classes and a normal club night on Thursday the 29th and 5th. Contact Gail, M3GBB on 0191 372 0473.

South Manchester Radio and Computer Club is having a talk by Ron, G3SVW on the leap second on Thursday the 29th. On Thursday the 5th, members will be discussing their Christmas projects. Details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.

East Cleveland Amateur Radio Club meets on Friday the 30th to discuss members’ Christmas presents. On Friday the 6th there’s a social pint and chat. For more information contact Alistair, G4OLK, on 01642 475 671.

On Friday the 30th Macclesfield & District Radio Society has its Christmas activation. For details, email

On Tuesday the 3rd Chester & District Radio Society has its Construction Competition. Contact Bruce Sutherland, M0CVP, on 01244 343 825.

On Tuesday the 3rd Stockport Radio Society has a club night. Details from Heather Stanley, M6HNS, on 07506 904 422.

Finally, Newton Le Willows Amateur Radio Club announces that it is changing its venue. As from the 12th of January meetings will be at Derbyshire Hill Family Centre, Derbyshire Hill Road, St Helens, Merseyside WA9 2LU and admission will be £2.50. For details, contact Lee Layland, M0LGL, on 0741 483 6945.

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