News for England North – 26 August 2018

| August 24, 2018

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Today, Oldham Radio Club has its C4FM net, FCS004-55, from 9.30am, and on Wednesday there’s a 2m FM net from 8pm. Thursday sees a construction group and Intermediate course, and next Sunday it’s their D-Star Net on REF 14B from 9.30am. Contact Mike, M1CVL, on 0740 276 3203.

Warrington Amateur Radio Club is holding its regular solder Sunday & operating afternoon today. On Tuesday evening there’ll be a presentation or operating and technical help. Thursday sees their coffee morning and more operating. Details from Jeff, G1DYN, via email to

Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society is closed on Bank Holiday Monday. Next Saturday and Sunday they’ll be competing in the SSB / 2m Trophy. More from John E Rodway, G4FRK, on 01253 862 810.

Halifax & District Amateur Radio Society is operating on digital modes on Tuesday. On Wednesday it’s the club net on GB3HD from 7.30pm, and Thursday sees a joint net with RAFARS on 145.350MHz from 7pm. Planning is underway for Churches and Chapels on the Air on the 8th of September. For more information contact Martin, M0GQB, on 01422 341 317.

Stockport Radio Society holds a skills night on Tuesday and on Wednesday there’s a 2m net on 145.375MHz FM from 7.30pm. Enquiries to Heather, M6HNS, on 0750 690 4422.

Wirral Amateur Radio Society is having a natter night on Tuesday from 7pm, when the Foundation course also continues. On Wednesday there’s SSB Field Day planning and preparation from 7pm. Thursday sees G3NWR on the air for ATV; call in on 144.750MHz FM to arrange contacts. On Friday it’s the SSB Field Day setup from 5pm, and next Saturday and Sunday is SSB Field Day weekend itself. Contact Bill Davies, G4YWD, on 0780 488 4245.

On Wednesday Hornsea Amateur Radio Club is doing shack admin for SSB Field Day, and taking part in the event next Saturday and Sunday. Details from Gordon, G3WOV, on 01377 240 573.

York Radio Club has a net on Wednesday on 145.450MHz from 8pm, and on Thursday it’s a club night, again at 8pm. Sunday sees a breakfast meeting at 10am. Further info via email to

Now we return to the usual listing in date order. Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club, Bolton Wireless Club and Sheffield Amateur Radio Club are closed on Bank Holiday Monday.

On Monday Macclesfield & District Radio Society is carrying out an activation from Teggs Nose Car Park. For details, email Greg, M0TXX via email to

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

On Wednesday Sheffield & District Wireless Society is having a meal out. Contact Krystyna, 2E0KSH, on 0788 406 5375.

On Thursday Bishop Auckland Radio Amateurs Club holds a normal club night and training session. Further info from Gail, M3GBB on 0191 372 0473.

On Thursday Keighley Amateur Radio Society is having a natter night in The Old Sun Inn, Haworth at 8pm. More from Geoff Priestley, G7JZM, on 0777 489 1641.

On Thursday Ripon & District Amateur Radio Society is preparing for SSB Field Day. Contact David, G3UNA, on 01423 860 778.

On Thursday South Manchester Radio and Computer Club is having a mini-lecture night. Details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.

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

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

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