News for England North – 7 May 2017

| May 5, 2017

We start with an announcement by Wigan-Douglas Valley ARS that they have moved and now hold meetings at 13 Walthew Green, Roby Mill, Upholland, WN8 0QT.

Now for clubs that have several events this week. Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club is running a special event from 10am to 3pm at Bowes Railway, NE9 7QJ, to remember the late Chris Herring, G7AQY. On Monday the Advanced course continues, plus there’s a talk and demo on aerials by David Stansfield, G0EVV. Contact Nancy Bone, G7UUR, on 01914 770 036.

Stockport Radio Society has its net on Tuesday on 51.550MHz FM at 7.30pm then 50.270MHz SSB at 8.15pm. On Thursday there’s a club net from 7.30pm on 145.375MHz. Contact Heather, M6HNS, on 07506 904 422.

Denby Dale Radio Club is having a club net on Wednesday from 8pm on 145.575 FM. Next Saturday and Sunday sees an event for Mills on the Air, and next Sunday it’s the WAB 7MHz Contest. Contact Brian GOBFJ. Details from Darran, G0BWB, on 0797 442 3227.

Durham and District Amateur Radio Society is having a club night on Wednesday and a ne on Thursday on 145.425MHz. Contact Michael, G7TWX, via email to

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Bolton Wireless Club is having a talk on magnetic loops by Chris, G4HYG. For details, send an email to

On Monday Macclesfield & District Radio Society is having a film night with Greg, M0TXX. For details, email

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

On Monday Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society is having a practical and natter night with the shack on the air. Details from John E Rodway, G4FRK, on 01253 862 810.

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

On Wednesday Chester & District Radio Society is holding an Inter Club Quiz with Wirral & District Amateur Radio Club at Irby Cricket Club from 8pm. Contact Bruce Sutherland, M0CVP, on 01244 343 825.

On Wednesday Mid-Cheshire Amateur Radio Society is having a demonstration of SDR systems. Contact Colin Peter Paul Fox, G8HAV, on 0791 931 5547.

On Wednesday Sheffield & District Wireless Society is having a training and social night. Details from 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 Colburn & Richmondshire District Amateur Radio Society is looking at the RTL SDR dongle with G3RLV. Contact Colin Lyne, on 01748 876 391.

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 practicing HF operating. 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