News for England North – 15 July 2018

| July 13, 2018

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Denby Dale Radio Club has its net on GB3HD from 10.30am today and next Sunday. Wednesday sees a club night. Details from Darran, G0BWB, on 0797 442 3227.

Oldham Radio Club has a C4FM net on FCS004-55 from 9.30am today. Wednesday sees a 2m FM net from 8pm and on Thursday there’s a club night and Intermediate course. On Sunday Oldham Radio Club D-Star net on REF 14B and is running a RAF 100 Years Special Event with Royton ATC. Details from Mike, M1CVL, on 0740 276 3203.

Warrington Amateur Radio Club is operating GB2TAC at Hooton Park today. On Tuesday there’s a club night with a talk, technical and practical sessions. Contact Jeff, G1DYN, via email to

Hornsea Amateur Radio Club has the G3GBH Cup quiz at SARS on Monday. Wednesday sees a fox hunt with G4YTV. Details from Gordon, G3WOV, on 01377 240 573.

On Monday Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on railway signalling by Mike, 2E0MKH. Wednesday sees a committee meeting. Details from John E Rodway, G4FRK, on 01253 862 810.

On Tuesday Halifax & District Amateur Radio Society is having a portable evening on Norland Moor. Wednesday sees a 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.

Wirral Amateur Radio Society is having a natter night on Tuesday. Wednesday sees G3NWR on the air and on Thursday it’s the G3NWR ATV net, using 144.750MHz FM to set up contacts. More information from William Davies, G4YWD, on 0780 488 4245.

On Wednesday York Radio Club has its net from 8pm on 145.450MHz. Thursday sees a club night from 8pm. Details are online at

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. West Manchester Radio Club is running the Red Rose QRP Festival today at St Joseph’s Hall, Mather Lane, Leigh, WN7 2PR. Opening at 11am, there will be a Bring and Buy, refreshments, and a bar. Admission is £2.50. Contact Les, G4HZJ, on 0779 626 4569.

On Monday Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club is having a talk. Contact Nancy Bone, G7UUR, on 01914 770 036.

On Monday Macclesfield & District Radio Society Club is having a talk. For details, email

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

On Tuesday Chester & District Radio Society is holding the annual review of the society’s assets. Contact Bruce Sutherland, M0CVP, on 01244 343 825.

On Tuesday Morecambe Bay Amateur Radio Society is having a talk by Mark, M0FUC discussing how accurate members’ multimeters might be. Contact Mark, M0NOM, on 0791 765 3012.

On Tuesday Stockport Radio Society is having a talk on evaluating HF antenna performance by Richard Newstead, G3CWI. More information from Heather Stanley, M6HNS, on 0750 690 4422.

On Wednesday Blyth Radio Club has Morse training. Contact John, 2E0DCV, on 0191 237 1729.

On Wednesday Durham and District Amateur Radio Society is having a club night. Contact Michael, G7TWX, via email to

On Wednesday Sheffield & District Wireless Society is holding a portable evening, working from local hilltops and the Peak District. Details from Krystyna, 2E0KSH, on 0788 406 5375.

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

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

On Thursday Ripon & 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 looking at basic aerial construction. Details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.

On Thursday Spen Valley Amateur Radio Society is holding a shack meeting and on the air night. Details from Russell, G0FOI, on 01274 875 038.

On Friday Wakefield & District Radio Society meets for its weekly social evening from 7pm. Contact Charles, M0OXO, on 0790 050 0775.

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