News for England North – 9 September 2018

| September 7, 2018

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

This Sunday, Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club is continuing operating a special event station at The Bowes Railway, Gateshead NE9 7QJ, from 10am to 3pm, as part of the Heritage Weekend. They will be setting up in the guards van on the platform. The suggested frequencies are: two, 40 and 80m. On Monday they will be planning for the Fog on the Tyne Rally from seven to 9pm, and on Friday they will be setting up at the rally from 7pm. On Saturday they will be attending the Fog on the Tyne Rally, from 10.30am. For more information contact Nancy, G7UUR, on 0799 076 0920.

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

On Monday Stockport Radio Society starts its Advanced tutorial. Tuesday sees a net on 51.550MHz FM from 7.30pm. Thursday sees a committee meeting and a net on 145.375MHz FM from 7.30pm. Contact Heather, M6HNS, on 0750 690 4422.

Wirral Amateur Radio Society has a natter night on Tuesday from 7pm, when the Foundation course also continues. Wednesday sees a movie night at 7pm. On Thursday G3NWR is on the air for ATV; call in on 144.750MHz to arrange contacts. Full details from Bill, G4YWD, on 0780 488 4245.

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

Now we return to the usual listing in date order.

On Monday Bolton Wireless Club has a meeting, with a talk. For details, email

On Monday Macclesfield and District Radio Society has a film night. Contact Greg, M0TXX via

On Monday Sheffield Amateur Radio Club has a shack night, operating GX3RCM. Contact David, G6DCT, via email to

On Monday Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society has a talk Operating Pedestrian Mobile by Steve, G4NVF. More from John, G4FRK, on 01253 862 810.

On Tuesday Chester and District RS has a committee meeting. Contact Bruce, M0CVP, on 01244 343 825.

On Tuesday Halifax and District Amateur Radio Society has its AGM. Contact Martin, M0GQB, on 01422 341 317.

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

On Wednesday Hornsea Amateur Radio Club has a fox hunt. Contact Gordon, G3WOV, on 01377 240 573.

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

On Thursday Bishop Auckland Radio Amateur Club hosts a normal club night with training from 7pm. Enquiries to Gail, M3GBB on 0191 372 0473.

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

On Thursday South Manchester Radio and Computer Club is holding a surplus equipment sale. Details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.

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

On Friday Tynemouth Amateur Radio Club is hosting a talk on Portable Operating, discussing WWFF and SOTA awards and how to maximise points. For full details, email

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

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