News for England North – 18 June 2017

| June 16, 2017

We start with the announcement that South Shields and District Amateur Radio Club is reopening after a gap of 20 years. The club will meet on Wednesdays from 7pm at Boldon Scout Hut, Grey Horse Car Park, Front Street, East Boldon, NE36 0SJ. The club call sign is G3DDI. The club plans to become a registered exam centre and offer Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced training. For details email or see the entry for G3DDI.

Humber Fortress DXARC will be running a Foundation course starting on Monday, 26 June and lasting for about four weeks. Members and non-members are welcome. For further information, contact Bob Lane, M0RWL, via email to

Denby Dale Radio Club is taking part in the WAB 50MHz contest today, and has its net via GB3HD from 10.30am today and next Sunday. Wednesday sees a club night and next Saturday and Sunday sees activities for Museums on the Air weekend. Details from Darran, G0BWB, on 0797 442 3227.

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

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

On Monday Sheffield Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on remote locking by John, 2E0WLJ. Contact David, G6DCT, via email to

On Monday Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society is watching a technical video. Details from John E. Rodway, G4FRK, on 01253 862 810.

On Tuesday Chester and District Radio Society is having a project update on the CW transceiver kit by Phil, G4FVZ. Contact Bruce Sutherland, M0CVP, on 01244 343 825.

On Tuesday Stockport Radio Society is having a radio night. Details from Heather Stanley, M6HNS, on 07506 904 422.

On Wednesday Mid-Cheshire Amateur Radio Society is repairing or replacing any faulty equipment. Details from Peter Paul Fox, G8HAV, on 0791 931 5547.

On Wednesday Sheffield and District Wireless Society is holding a bring-and-buy sale. Contact Krystyna, 2E0KSH, on 0788 406 5375.

Durham and District Amateur Radio Society has a club night on Wednesday. Thursday sees the club net from 7.30pm on 145.475MHz. Details from 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 Colburn and Richmondshire District Amateur Radio Society has its 80 metre contest. Contact Colin Lyne, on 01748 876 391.

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 part four of the talk on the weather by Peter, G3XGE. Details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.

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