News for England North – 16 September 2018

| September 14, 2018

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

This Sunday, Oldham Radio Club has their D-Star net on REF 14B, 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 C4FM net, FCS004-55, from 9.30am. More from Mike, M1CVL on 0740 276 3203.

On Monday Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society holds a quiz night, led by Les, 2E0DYY. On Wednesday there’s a committee meeting. Enquiries to John, G4FRK on 01253 862 810.

Halifax and District Amateur Radio Society is meeting as normal on Tuesday at 7pm. The club radio will be operating on FT8. 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. Contact Martin, M0GQB on 01422 341 317.

Wirral Amateur Radio Society has a natter night on Tuesday from 7pm, when the Foundation course also continues. Wednesday sees a 2m fox hunt from 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 at 8pm on 145.450MHz, and Thursday sees their 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 has a round-up from the rally, plus a talk. More from Nancy, G7UUR on 0799 076 0920.

On Monday Macclesfield and District Radio Society holds a maintenance and social evening. Enquiries to Greg, M0TXX via email to

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

On Tuesday Chester and District Radio Society hosts a talk The Battle of Britain and its Relevance to Amateur Radio, by Dave Roberts, GW4NZN. For more, contact Bruce, M0CVP on 01244 343 825.

On Tuesday Stockport Radio Society holds a radio night. Further info from Heather, M6HNS on 0750 690 4422.

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

On Wednesday Hambleton Amateur Radio Society has its club night from 7.30 to 9.30pm in Northallerton. Contact John, M6BHP on 0798 000 3293.

On Wednesday Hornsea Amateur Radio Club hosts a video night. More from Gordon, G3WOV on 01377 240 573.

On Wednesday the Isle of Man Amateur Radio Society will be conducting the practical tests at the shack in Ballasalla. All candidates are urged to attend. Full details from Nigel, GD6AFB on 01624 620469.

On Wednesday Sheffield and District Wireless Society hosts an illustrated talk by Peter, G3PHO Operating in the IOTA Contest from Culatra Island, CR5CW. For more, contact Krystyna, 2E0KSH on 0788 406 5375.

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

On Thursday Keighley Amateur Radio Society is having its regular natter night in The Old Sun Inn, Haworth from 8pm. Contact Geoff, G7JZM on 0777 489 1641.

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

On Thursday South Manchester Radio and Computer Club hosts a talk Microwave Portable Operation in the UKACs, given by Dave, G4JLG. Enquiries to Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.

On Thursday Spen Valley Amateur Radio Society hosts a shack meeting and will be on the air. Details from Russell, G0FOI on 01274 875 038.

On Friday East Cleveland Amateur Radio Club meets to see what bargains came from the Fog on the Tyne Rally. For more information contact Alistair, G4OLK on 01642 475 671.

On Friday Tynemouth Amateur Radio Club is having a club night. For 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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