News for England North – 24 December 2017

| December 22, 2017

We start with clubs that have more than one event in the period.

Keighley Amateur Radio Society has normal opening throughout the Christmas period. There is also a meeting on Thursday the 28th at The Old Sun Inn, Haworth from 8pm. Details from Geoff Priestley, G7JZM, on 0777 489 1641.

Denby Dale Radio Club has its net via GB3HD from 10.30am this Sunday and the next two Sundays. There’s no meeting on Boxing Day. Tuesday the 2nd sees a bring-and-tell evening, then on Wednesday the 3rd it’s a fish and chip or curry supper. Details from Darran, G0BWB, on 0797 442 3227.

Sheffield Amateur Radio Club is closed over the Christmas and New Year period.

Wearside Electronics and Radio Society is closed on Christmas Day, reopening on Monday the 8th to continue the Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced training For details, email

Halifax and District Amateur Radio Society is closed on Boxing Day but Tuesday the 2nd sees the resumption of normal activities with a meeting as usual, plus training classes and activities on digital modes. Wednesday the 3rd sees an open net on GB3HD from 7.30pm and on Thursday the 4th there’s a joint net with RAFARS on 145.350MHz from 7pm. Details from Martin, M0GQB, on 01422 341 317.

Blyth Radio Club is closed on Wednesday the 27th. Wednesday the 3rd sees a club night with Morse training. Contact John, 2E0DCV, on 0191 237 1729.

Hartlepool Amateur Radio Club has a net on Wednesday the 27th on 145.575MHz. The club is closed on the 28th. Friday the 29th sees a club night, and on Thursday the 4th it’s a computer QSO night. Friday the 5th sees another club night. Contact Anthony Elliott, M0VED, on 0792 699 8014.

Mid-Cheshire Amateur Radio Society is holding an open evening on Wednesday the 27th and Wednesday the 3rd. More information from Peter Paul Fox, G8HAV, on 0791 931 5547.

On Friday the 29th Tynemouth Amateur Radio Club is having a club night. Friday the 5th sees a discussion What Santa Brought for Christmas. For details see

Stockport Radio Society is having a radio night at HQ on Wednesday the 27th, plus an HF net on 3.675MHz from 2pm with Don, G8WPL. Tuesday the 2nd sees a radio night, and on Friday the 5th there’s a net from 2pm on 433.525MHz FM. Details from Heather, M6HNS, on 07506 904 422.

On Friday the 29th East Cleveland Amateur Radio Club is discussing what members got for Christmas. Friday the 5th sees a discussion on New Year’s resolutions. For more information contact Alistair, G4OLK, on 01642 475 671.

Now back to the traditional listing in date order.

Bolton Wireless Club and Macclesfield and District Radio Society Club are closed on Christmas day.

On the 28th, Bishop Auckland Radio Amateur Club is holding training classes and a normal club night. Contact Gail, M3GBB on 0191 372 0473.

Sheffield and District Wireless Society Club is closed on the 3rd. Contact Krystyna, 2E0KSH, on 0788 406 5375.

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