News for England North – 5 August 2018

| August 3, 2018

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Oldham Radio Club is holding a D-Star net on REF 14B today from 9.30am. On Wednesday they have a 2m FM net from 8pm. Thursday sees a club night and Intermediate course. Next Sunday they have a C4FM net, FCS004-55, from 9.30am. More details from Mike, M1CVL, on 0740 276 3203.

Today and next Sunday Warrington Amateur Radio Club is holding a solder Sunday and operating afternoon. On Tuesday there’s a presentation, operating & technical help evening. Thursday sees a coffee morning and operating session. Contact Jeff, G1DYN, via email to

York Radio Club is holding a breakfast meeting today at 10am. Wednesday sees their club net at 8pm on 145.450MHz, and on Thursday they are having a club night from 8pm. See for more information.

Halifax & District Amateur Radio Society will be operating on FT8 this Tuesday, and continuing its Foundation revision and Intermediate training. Wednesday sees its open net on GB3HD from 7.30pm. On Thursday it has 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 from 7pm, which also sees the start of their Foundation course. On Wednesday there’s a film night, 7 for 7.30pm. Thursday sees G3NWR ATV on the air; call in on 144.750MHz to arrange contacts. Further information from Bill Davies, G4YWD, on 0780 488 4245.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday the Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club is on the air and continues its Intermediate and Foundation courses. Contact Nancy Bone, G7UUR, on 01914 770 036.

On Monday Macclesfield & District Radio Society has its shack on the air. Email Greg, M0TXX, via

On Monday Sheffield Amateur Radio Club is closed. Contact David, G6DCT, via email to

On Monday South Tyneside Amateur Radio Society is on the air from 7.30pm. All are welcome to pop along for a cuppa and see what goes on. Contact via email to

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

On Tuesday Stockport Radio Society is running a session on improving your transmit audio, given by Roland Myers, G8LUL. More from Heather Stanley, M6HNS, on 0750 690 4422.

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

On Wednesday Hornsea Amateur Radio Club is hosting a talk on premium receivers, by John, G6KJK. Details from Gordon, G3WOV, on 01377 240 573.

On Wednesday Sheffield & District Wireless Society has its social night & training session. Contact Krystyna, 2E0KSH, on 0788 406 5375.

On Thursday Bishop Auckland Radio Amateur Club has a normal club night at Stanley Village Hall, Crook 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. Further details from 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 hosts a talk on Lecher Lines by G8RSI. Further details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.

On Friday East Cleveland Amateur Radio Club is having a social pint and chat. For more info contact Alistair, G4OLK, on 01642 475 671.

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

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