News for England North – 29 July 2018

| July 27, 2018

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

This Sunday Oldham Radio Club has a C4FM net, FCS004-55 from 9.30am. Wednesday sees their 2m FM net, and on Thursday there’s a club night and Intermediate course. Next Sunday sees a D-Star net on REF 14B from 9.30am. Contact Mike, M1CVL, on 0740 276 3203.

Wirral Amateur Radio Society is having a natter night on Monday from 7pm. On Wednesday there’s a practical look at methods of moving concrete, and Thursday sees G3NWR ATV on the air; call in on 144.750MHz to arrange contacts. More details from Bill Davies, G4YWD, on 0780 488 4245.

Halifax and District Amateur Radio Society is operating on FT8 on Tuesday, and continuing its Foundation revision and Intermediate training. Wednesday sees its open net on GB3HD from 7.30pm. On Thursday there’s a joint net with RAFARS on 145.350MHz from 7pm. Details from Martin, M0GQB, on 01422 341 317.

York Radio Club holds its net on Wednesday at 8pm on 145.450MHz. On Thursday it’s having a club night from 8pm, and Sunday sees its breakfast meeting at 10am. Go to for more information.

On Tuesday Warrington Amateur Radio Club is having a club night talk and practical session. Thursday sees a coffee morning and operating session. On Sunday afternoon it’s their solder Sunday plus more operating. Contact Jeff, G1DYN, via email to

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order.

On Sunday Denby Dale Radio Club has its net on GB3HD from 10.30am and continues its participation in the IOTA Contest from Holy Island. More info from Darran, G0BWB, on 0797 442 3227.

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 holding an equipment maintenance night. For details email Greg, M0TXX, via:

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

On Monday Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society is holding an auction, run by Mike, G4EZM. Details from John Rodway, G4FRK, on 01253 862 810.

On Tuesday Chester and District Radio Society has a pie and pint night. More from Bruce Sutherland, M0CVP, on 01244 343 825.

On Tuesday Morecambe Bay Amateur Radio Society is hosting a discussion on logging tools and techniques. Contact Mark, M0NOM, on 0791 765 3012.

On Wednesday Durham and District Amateur Radio Society is having a club night at 6.30pm. Further info from Michael, G7TWX, on 0782 692 4192.

On Wednesday Hornsea Amateur Radio Club is giving a talk The Micsig Oscilloscope by Tony, G0AZQ. Details from Gordon, G3WOV, on 01377 240 573.

On Wednesday Sheffield and District Wireless Society is holding a home construction talk and demo by Colin, M5FRA. More info from Krystyna, 2E0KSH, on 0788 406 5375.

On Thursday Bishop Auckland Radio Amateur Club has a normal club night from 7pm. Contact Gail, M3GBB on 0191 372 0473.

On Thursday Keighley Amateur Radio Society has its regular club meeting in The Old Sun Inn, Haworth, from 8pm. Call Geoff Priestley, G7JZM, on 0777 489 1641 for further details.

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 demonstration by G4MVU of remote operation of the IC-7300. Details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.

On Thursday Spen Valley Amateur Radio Society has its shack meeting. Contact Russell, G0FOI, on 01274 875 038.

On Friday East Cleveland Amateur Radio Club has a night on the air. Contact Alistair, G4OLK, on 01642 475 671.

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

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