News for England North – 19 August 2018

| August 17, 2018

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

Oldham Radio Club has a D-Star net on REF 14B this Sunday from 9.30am, and Wednesday sees their 2m FM net from 8pm. On Thursday there’s a club night and the Intermediate course continues, and on Sunday it’s their C4FM net, FCS004-55, from 9.30am. Contact Mike, M1CVL, on 0740 276 3203.

This Sunday and next Sunday Warrington Amateur Radio Club is holding a solder Sunday and operating afternoon. On Tuesday evening there’ll be a presentation on operating and technical help. Thursday sees their coffee morning and more operating. More from Jeff, G1DYN, via email to

This Sunday Wirral Amateur Radio Society is operating GB2BHL from Bidston Hill Lighthouse, ILLW 0180, as part of International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend. On Tuesday there’s a natter night from 7pm and the Foundation course continues. Wednesday sees SSB field day planning and preparation at 7pm. The G3NWR ATV net is on Thursday; call in on 144.750MHz FM. Enquiries to Bill, G4YWD, on 0780 488 4245.

York Radio Club has a net on Wednesday on 145.450MHz from 8pm, and Thursday sees a club night, again at 8pm. Further info via email to

Now we return to the usual listing in date order.

On Monday Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club hosts a talk. More from Nancy, G7UUR, on 01914 770 036.

On Monday Macclesfield ans District Radio Society Club has a talk by Greg, M0TXX. For details, email

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

On Monday Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society holds a fox hunt. Further info from John, G4FRK, on 01253 862 810.

On Tuesday Stockport Radio Society hosts a radio night. Details from Heather, M6HNS, on 0750 690 4422.

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

On Wednesday Hornsea Amateur Radio Club runs a fox hunt with Richard, G4YTV. Details from Gordon, G3WOV, on 01377 240 573.

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

On Thursday Bishop Auckland Radio Amateur Club holds its normal club night from 7pm, where their latest candidates will be studying for the Foundation, Intermediate and Full exams. Enquiries to Gail, M3GBB, on 0191 372 0473.

On Thursday Pontefract and District Amateur Radio Society will begin operating GB250CC to mark Captain Cook’s first voyage in Endeavour. The big day will be next Saturday, the 25th, the actual day Cook sailed. This will run through until 19 September. Details from Nigel, G0BPK, via email to

On Thursday Ripon and District Amateur Radio Society will be making SSB Field Day preparations. More from David, G3UNA, on 01423 860 778.

On Thursday South Manchester Radio and Computer Club is running a Morse night. Details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.

On Friday East Cleveland Amateur Radio Club hosts a technical forum. For more information contact Alistair, G4OLK, on 01642 475 671.

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

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