News for England North – 22 July 2018

| July 20, 2018

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

This Sunday and next Sunday Denby Dale Radio Club has its net on GB3HD from 10.30am. Next Saturday and Sunday they are also participating in the IOTA contest from Holy Island. More from Darran, G0BWB, on 0797 442 3227.

Oldham Radio Club celebrates the RAF’s 100 years special event this Sunday with Royton ATC, then holds a D-Star net on REF 14B. Wednesday sees their 2m FM net from 8pm, and on Thursday there’s a construction night and Intermediate course. Next Sunday they have a C4FM net, FCS004-55 from 9.30am. Contact Mike, M1CVL, on 0740 276 3203.

Stockport Radio Society has a skills night on Tuesday and a net on 145.375MHz from 7.30pm on Wednesday. Next Saturday and Sunday they will participate in the IOTA Contest. Further info from Heather Stanley, M6HNS on 0750 690 4422.

Wirral Amateur Radio Society is having a natter night on Tuesday from 7pm together with registration for the Foundation course. Wednesday sees a curry night, 7.30 for 8pm. Thursday sees G3NWR ATV on the air; call in on 144.750MHz to arrange contacts. More details from William Davies, G4YWD, on 0780 488 4245.

Hornsea Amateur Radio Club is preparing for the IOTA contest on Wednesday, which they’re taking part in next Saturday and Sunday. Details from Gordon, G3WOV, on 01377 240 573.

York Radio Club hosts its net on Wednesday at 8pm on 145.450MHz. On Thursday it’s their club night from 8pm. See for more information.

Now we return 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 Bolton Wireless Club hosts is holding a miscellaneous evening with Mark, M0UFC. For details, send an email to

On Monday Macclesfield and District Radio Society is holding a construction night on how to build a 20m trap. Contact Greg, M0TXX for details, via email to

On Monday Sheffield Amateur Radio Club is having a shack night and putting GX3RCM on the air. Contact David, G6DCT, via email to

On Monday South Tyneside Amateur Radio Society is on the air from 7.30pm. All are welcome, so come along and see what radio is all about! Contact via email to

On Monday Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society has its Top Band antenna project construction evening. Details from John E Rodway, G4FRK, on 01253 862 810.

On Tuesday Chester and District Radio Society is looking at the Mk 2 ZS6BKW and discussing the use of Smith Charts. Contact Bruce Sutherland, M0CVP, on 01244 343 825.

On Tuesday Halifax and District Amateur Radio Society has an operating and training evening. Details from Martin, M0GQB, on 01422 341 317.

On Tuesday Morecambe Bay Amateur Radio Society has its social evening. More from Mark, M0NOM on 0791 765 3012.

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

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

On Wednesday Durham and District Amateur Radio Society is having a club night. Contact Michael, G7TWX, on 0782 692 4192 for details.

On Wednesday Sheffield and District Wireless Society is holding a social night and training session. Contact Krystyna, 2E0KSH, on 0788 406 5375.

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

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 hosting a talk on the history of valves by G8ZCJ. Details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.

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

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