News for England North – 4 February 2018

| February 2, 2018

We start with news that Humber Fortress DX ARC is planning a Foundation course, starting on Monday, 26 February at 7pm and continuing for six weeks. It will take place at Cottingham Road Baptist Church, Hull. For details, contact John Cunliffe, G6LNV, on 01482 447 355.

Leeds RAYNET is looking for RAYNET operators to assist with the Harewood House half-marathon and 10k run on 25 February. For detail contact Graham Belt, G0SCV, via email to

Now for clubs that have several events this week.

Halifax and District Amateur Radio Society will be operating on digital modes on Tuesday and the training of Foundation and Intermediate students will continue. On Wednesday here’s an open net on GB3HD from 7.30pm and a joint net with RAFARS on 145.350MHz from 7pm on Thursday. Details from Martin, M0GQB, on 01422 341 317.

Stockport Radio Society is watching the Peter I DXpedition video on Tuesday. On Friday the net is from 2pm on 433.525MHz FM. The Intermediate course is next Saturday and Sunday. Details from Heather Stanley, M6HNS, on 07506 904 422.

On Wednesday Hartlepool Amateur Radio Club has a club net on 145.575MHz and a club night on Friday. Details from Anthony Elliott, M0VED on 0792 699 8014.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order.

On Monday Sheffield Amateur Radio Club has a shack night operating GX3RCM. Contact David, G6DCT, via email to

On Monday Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club is on the air. Contact Nancy, G7UUR, on 01914 770 036.

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

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

On Wednesday Mid-Cheshire Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting. More information from Peter Paul Fox, G8HAV, on 0791 931 5547.

On Wednesday Sheffield and District Wireless Society has a show-and-tell evening. 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 Hull and District ARS is holding its AGM. Contact Tony, G0WJK, on 01430 423 837.

On Thursday South Manchester Radio and Computer Club is having a surplus equipment sale. Details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.

On Friday Tynemouth Amateur Radio Club is having a club night. For details, see

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