News for England North – 12 August 2018

| August 10, 2018

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

Oldham Radio Club has a C4FM Net, FCS004-55, this Sunday from 9.30am, and on Wednesday it’s a 2m FM net from 8pm. Thursday sees their annual general meeting, and next Sunday they have a D-Star net on REF 14B from 9.30am. Contact Mike, M1CVL, on 0740 276 3203.

Warrington Amateur Radio Club is holding a ‘Solder Sunday’ and operating afternoon today and next Sunday. On Tuesday evening there’s a talk by Evan Duffield, M0TJU, Aurora Visual and Radio from 8pm. Thursday sees a coffee morning and operating. Contact Jeff, G1DYN, via email to

Halifax and District Amateur Radio Society will be operating a portable station from Blackshaw Head on Tuesday. On Wednesday there’s an open net on GB3HD from 7.30pm, and Thursday sees a joint net with RAFARS on 145.350MHz from 7pm. Details from Martin, M0GQB, on 01422 341 317.

Stockport Radio Society runs a 6m net this Tuesday on 51.550 FM, and on Thursday there’s a 2m net on 145.375 FM, both at 7.30pm. More from Heather, M6HNS, on 0750 690 4422.

Wirral Amateur Radio Society is having a natter night and continuation of the Foundation course on Tuesday from 7pm. On Wednesday there’s SSB Field Day planning and preparation, and Thursday sees G3NWR ATV on the air; call in on 144.750MHz to arrange contacts. Next Saturday and Sunday they are operating GB2BHL from Bidston Hill Lighthouse, ILLW 0180. Further information from Bill, G4YWD, on 0780 488 4245.

York Radio Club has its club net on Tuesday on 145.450MHz and on Thursday it’s having a club night; both at 8pm. Enquiries via email to

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order.

On Monday Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club is on the air and continues its Intermediate and Foundation courses, as well as planning for Museums on the Air. Contact Nancy, G7UUR, on 01914 770 036.

On Monday Bolton Wireless Club is holding a social evening at the Tavern Fayre. Enquiries via email to

On Monday Macclesfield and District Radio Society has a radio-related film night. For details email Greg, M0TXX, to

On Monday Sheffield Amateur Radio Club is running a technical and practical hands-on session. More from David, G6DCT, via email to

On Monday Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society is holding an SSB NFD/2m Trophy discussion. Details from John, G4FRK, on 01253 862 810.

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 hosting a talk Amateur Radio DMR by Graham, M1ASR. For details contact Gordon, G3WOV, on 01377 240 573.

On Wednesday Sheffield and District Wireless Society is running a DF hunt. Ask Krystyna, 2E0KSH on 0788 406 5375.

On Thursday Bishop Auckland Radio Amateur Club is holding a normal club night from 7pm at Stanley Village Hall, Crook, Co. Durham, where their latest candidates will be studying for the Foundation, Intermediate and Full exams. Contact Gail, M3GBB, on 0191 372 0473.

On Thursday Keighley Amateur Radio Society has its regular club meeting at The Old Sun Inn, Haworth from 8pm. More from Geoff, G7JZM, on 0777 489 1641.

On Thursday Ripon and District Amateur Radio Society is having a club night. Contact David, G3UNA, on 01423 860 778.

On Thursday South Manchester Radio and Computer Club hosts its 70th birthday party. Details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.

On Thursday Spen Valley Amateur Radio Society has a shack meeting and will be on the air. Enquiries to Russell, G0FOI, on 01274 875 038.

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

Finally, on Friday Wakefield and District Radio Society meets for its weekly social evening from 7pm. Further info from Charles, M0OXO, on 0790 050 0775.

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