News for England North – 20 August 2017

| August 18, 2017

We start with an announcement that Hull and District Amateur Radio Society will be running a foundation course starting Saturday, 2 September and running for about three weeks. All are welcome. For more information, or to book, email

Further north, on 2 September, Lomond Radio Club is hosting an RSGB Train the Trainers day from 9am at their shack in Renton, West Dunbartonshire G82 4LY. The course suits all levels from those starting out as trainers to people with many years’ experience. A light lunch will be provided, for which a donation not exceeding £7 would be appreciated. For further information contact Barrie, GM0KZX on 01389 764 401 or email

Now for clubs that have several events this week.

Denby Dale Radio Club has its net via GB3HD from 10.30am this Sunday and next Sunday. On Wednesday there’s night on the air. Details from Darran, G0BWB, on 0797 442 3227.

Wirral Amateur Radio Society is meeting from 7pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Details from William Davies, G4YWD, on 0780 488 4245.

Durham and District Amateur Radio Society is having a club night on Wednesday. On Thursday it’s the club net from 7.30pm on 145.475MHz. Details from Michael, G7TWX, via email to

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order.

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 having a film night. 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 on the air and having a beach barbecue. Details from John E. Rodway, G4FRK, on 01253 862 810.

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

On Wednesday Sheffield and District Wireless Society is having a technical and training evening. More information 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 Hull and District Amateur Radio Society is having a club night and is on the air. Contact Tony, G0WJK, on 01430 423 837.

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 mini lectures. 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.

On Friday Wakefield and District Radio Society continues its Foundation course, alongside a social and natter night. Details from Charles, on 0790 050 0775.

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