News for England North – 24 June 2018

| June 22, 2018

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week.

Denby Dale Radio Club club has its net on GB3HD from 10.30am this Sunday and next Sunday. Details from Darran, G0BWB, on 0797 442 3227.

Halifax and District Amateur Radio Society meets on Tuesday from 7pm and will have Foundation revision, Intermediate training and working on FT8. Wednesday sees the club net on GB3HD from 7.30pm and on Thursday there’s a joint net with RAFARS on 145.350MHz from 7pm. Details from Martin, M0GQB, on 01422 341 317.

Stockport Radio Society is having a skills night on Tuesday. Wednesday sees a net on 145.375MHz from 7.30pm, while on Thursday there’s part two of the Advanced tutorial primer. Next Saturday and Sunday sees a special event station on the air at Manchester Airport Transport and Aviation Festival. Details from Heather Stanley, M6HNS, on 07506 904 422.

Wirral Amateur Radio Society is having a natter night, from 7pm on Tuesday. On Wednesday there’s a social food night with a serving of honey and mustard chicken. Thursday sees the G3NWR ATV night; call in on 144.750MHz from 7pm to arrange contacts. Details from William Davies, G4YWD, on 0780 488 4245.

Hornsea Amateur Radio Club is having a fox hunt on Wednesday. On Thursday it’s the 80m SSB CC plus a video. More information from Gordon, G3WOV, on 01377 240 573.

On Wednesday York Radio Club has its net from 8pm on 145.450MHz. On Thursday there’s a club night from 8pm and next Sunday sees a breakfast meeting from 10am. For details, email

Now we return in 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 holding a maintenance night. For details, email

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

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

On Tuesday Chester and District Radio Society is having a Field Day planning meeting. Contact Bruce Sutherland, M0CVP, on 01244 343 825.

On Tuesday Warrington Amateur Radio Club is having a club night. Contact Jeff, G1DYN, via email to

On Wednesday Blyth Radio Club is having a club night. Details from John, 2E0DCV, on 0191 237 1729.

On Wednesday Sheffield and District Wireless Society is having a social night and training evening, plus the final VHF Field Day planning. Contact Krystyna, 2E0KSH, on 0788 406 5375.

On Thursday Bishop Auckland Radio Amateur Club is holding a normal club night and training session. Contact Gail, M3GBB on 0191 372 0473.

On Thursday Keighley Amateur Radio Society is having a natter night in The Old Sun Inn, Haworth from 8pm. Details from Geoff Priestley, G7JZM, on 0777 489 1641.

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 talk Using an RTL SDR Dongle by Phil, M1CYV. 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 meets for its weekly social evening from 7pm. Charles, M0OXO, on 0790 050 0775

On Sunday Durham and District Amateur Radio Society starts its week of operating special event station GB13COL. Contact Michael, G7TWX, via email to

On Sunday Oldham Radio Club is holding a C4FM net, FCS004-55, from 9.30am. Details from Mike, M1CVL, on 0740 276 3203.

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