News for England North – 7 October 2018

| October 5, 2018

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

Central Lancashire Amateur Radio Club has an FM Top Band net this Sunday and next Sunday on 1.940MHz from 11am. On Monday there’s a net on 70.425 to 70.475MHz FM at 9pm. Saturday sees an AM Top Band net on 1.940MHz from 11am. Enquiries to Peter, G3UCA via email to

Denby Dale Radio Club is taking part in the WAB HF Contest all day this Sunday, through to 11pm. It also has its club net this Sunday and next Sunday from 10.30am via GB3HD. Next Friday, Saturday and Sunday they will be operating GB2WYS at the Scout event. For details, contact Darran, G0BWB on 07974 423 227.

This Sunday, 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 continuation of the Intermediate course. Next Sunday it’s the turn of their D-Star net on REF 14B, from 9.30am. More from Mike, M1CVL on 07402 763 203.

York Radio Club hosts a breakfast meeting today at 10am. On Wednesday they’ve a net on 145.450MHz from 8pm, and Thursday sees their club night at 8pm. Request details from

On Monday Stockport Radio Society continues its Advanced tutorial. Tuesday sees a net on 51.550MHz FM from 7.30pm. On Thursday there’s a net from 7.30pm on 145.375MHz FM. Contact Heather, M6HNS on 0750 690 4422.

Halifax and District Amateur Radio Society had four candidates pass their Intermediate exams last week. Tuesday sees a normal meeting from 7pm, with digimodes on the air. On Wednesday there’s an open net on GB3HD from 7.30pm, and on Thursday it’s the joint net with RAFARS on 145.350MHz from 7pm. Details from Martin, M0GQB on 01422 341 317.

Chester and District Radio Society is holding a committee meeting on Tuesday, and Wednesday sees a quiz with Wirral and District ARC from 7.30pm at Irby Cricket Club. More from Bruce, M0CVP on 01244 343 825.

Wirral Amateur Radio Society has a natter night on Tuesday from 7pm. Wednesday sees a movie night from 7pm. On Thursday G3NWR is on the air for ATV. Full details from Bill, G4YWD on 0780 488 4245.

On Wednesday Hornsea Amateur Radio Club is preparing for their rally, which takes place from 10am next Sunday at Floral Hall, Hornsea, HU18 1NQ. Rally enquiries to Les, 2E0LBJ on 01377 252 393 or via email to

Next Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Scarborough Amateur Radio Society is running GB2YMR at the North Yorks Moors railway station for Pickering War Weekend. Contact Jeremy, M0JLP on 0788 905 1696.

Now we return to the usual listing in date order.

On Monday at 7.30pm the Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club has a talk by David Stansfield, G0EVV, on his SOTA expedition to Shetland. Contact Nancy, G7UUR on 0799 076 0920.

On Monday Macclesfield and District Radio Society hosts a radio-related film night. More from Greg, M0TXX, via email to

On Monday Bolton Wireless Club is having a meeting and talk. For details, email

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

On Monday Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society has a talk on EchoLink by John, M0JFE. To find out more, contact John, G4FRK on 01253 862 810.

On Wednesday Blyth Radio Club has a club night, Foundation and Morse training. Details from John, 2E0DCV on 0191 237 1729.

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

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

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

On Thursday Keighley Amateur Radio Society will be meeting as normal for a natter night in The Old Sun Inn, Haworth at 8pm. Details from Geoff, G7JZM on 0777 489 1641.

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 hosts a talk Kit Building Updates by Phil, M1CYV. Further information from Ron, G3SVW on 01619 693 999.

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

On Friday Tynemouth Amateur Radio Club has a talk Single Board Computers and Amateur Radio. For details, email

On Friday Wakefield and District Radio Society has a social evening from 7pm. Contact Charles, M0OXO on 0790 050 0775.

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