News for England North – 12 February 2017

| February 10, 2017

We start with news that a new club is starting in West Lancashire. The Quantum Technology Club will cover amateur radio, electronics and computers including Raspberry Pi and Arduino, plus technocrafting using things like laser cutters. Meetings will be a mix of informal discussions plus show and tells and invited speakers. The first meeting will be held at Cottage Lane Mission in Ormskirk, starting at 7pm on Thursday, 16 March. Further meetings will normally be held on the first and third Thursday of each month. Details are at and any one interested is invited to register so the organisers can order enough pizza for the first night.

Stockport Radio Society continues its intermediate course today. On Tuesday there’s a club net starting on 51.550MHz FM at 7.30pm then QSY to 50.270MHz SSB at 8.15pm. Thursday sees a club net from 7.30pm on 145.375MHz. Details from Heather Stanley, M6HNS, on 07506 904 422.

Mid-Cheshire Amateur Radio Society is discussing the final details of the rally on Wednesday. Next Sunday sees the Radioactive Fair at Nantwich Civic Hall. Details from Peter Paul Fox, G8HAV, on 0791 931 5547.

On Monday Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on HF propagation by David Stansfield, G0EVV plus Advanced training. Contact Nancy Bone, G7UUR, on 01914 770 036.

On Monday Bolton Wireless Club is having a talk on simple 5.7GHz equipment and operating by David, G4JLG. For details, send an email to

On Monday Macclesfield and District Radio Society is visiting Canal Community Radio with Greg, M0TXX. For details, email

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

On Monday Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society is watching the FT5ZM Amsterdam Island video. Details from John E. Rodway, G4FRK, on 01253 862 810.

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

On Wednesday Blyth Radio Club has Morse training. Contact John, 2E0DCV, on 0191 237 1729.

On Wednesday Denby Dale Radio Club is having a talk on the Worked All Britain awards by Brian, G0BFJ. Details from Darran, G0BWB, on 0797 442 3227.

On Wednesday Durham and District Amateur Radio Society is having a club night. Contact Michael, G7TWX, via email to

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 South Manchester Radio and Computer Club has mini-lectures by members. Details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.

On Friday East Cleveland Amateur Radio Club is holding 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