News for England North – 1 October 2017

| September 29, 2017

We start with advance notice that Furness Amateur Radio Society is holding a Foundation course weekend on 28 and 29 October. It will take place in Barrow-in-Furness, South Cumbria. If you are interested please contact Chris, M0KPW via email to or visit

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. Details from Darran, G0BWB, on 0797 442 3227.

Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club is on the air on Monday, when it also starts its Foundation course, continues the Intermediate course, and makes preparations for eDay at the Central Library. Friday sees setting up for eDay at Central Library, which takes place on Saturday. Contact Nancy Bone, G7UUR, on 01914 770 036.

Halifax and District Amateur Radio Society has a demonstration of FT8 and a discussion of other digital modes in the WSJT-X suite on Tuesday. Wednesday sees a club net on GB3HD from 7.0pm and on Thursday there’s a joint net with RAFARS on 145.350MHz from 7pm. Details from Martin, M0GQB, on 01422 341 317.

Wirral Amateur Radio Society is putting G3NWR on the air on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday to promote its new location. Details from William Davies, G4YWD, on 0780 488 4245.

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

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order.

On Monday Macclesfield and District Radio Society is on the air. For details, email

On Monday Sheffield Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on PSK32 operation by Steve, M1ERS. Contact David, G6DCT, via email to

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

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

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 Keighley Amateur Radio Society meets in The Old Sun Inn, Haworth at 8pm. Details from Phil Hey, G4JHS, on 01274 834 088.

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 a discussion on shack safety. Details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.

On Thursday Spen Valley Amateur Radio Society is discussing the Christmas social. Details from Russell, G0FOI, on 01274 875 038.

On Friday Tynemouth Amateur Radio Club is holding a film night—details at

On Friday Wakefield and District Radio Society social and is having a natter night. Contact Charles, on 0790 050 0775.

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