News for England North – 11 November 2018

| November 9, 2018

We start with a request from GB2RS Manager Ken Hatton, G3VBA. A news reader is needed for the North West region to start in the New Year. If you are an RSGB Member and would like to volunteer, please contact Ken, G3VBA, via email to

Now for clubs that have several events this week. Central Lancashire Amateur Radio Club has an FM Top Band net today and next Sunday on 1.940MHz from 11am. On Monday there’s a net around 70.450MHz FM from 9pm. Next Saturday there’s an AM net on 1.940MHz from 11am. Contact Peter, G3UCA via email to

Denby Dale Radio Club has its net via GB3HD from 10.30am today and next Sunday. Contact Darran, G0BWB, on 0797 442 3227.

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

Wirral Amateur Radio Society continues its Intermediate course alongside a natter night on Tuesday. On Wednesday G3NWR is on the air from 7pm and on Thursday there’s the G3NWR ATV night, with talkback on 144.750MHz. Details from Bill Davies, G4YWD, on 0780 488 4245. 

Stockport Radio Society has a net on Tuesday from 7.30pm on 51.550MHz FM. Thursday sees a committee meeting and a net on 145.375 FM from 7.30pm. Contact Heather Stanley, M6HNS, on 0750 690 4422.

Halifax & District Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on Tuesday by Richard, G3UGF on his visit to the Dayton Hamfest, the QRP Convention and the USAAF Museum. Wednesday sees a club net on GB3HD from 7.30pm and on Thursday there’s a joint net with RAFARS on 145.350MHz from 7pm. Details from Martin, M0GQB, on 01422 341 317.

York Radio Club has its club net on Wednesday from 8pm on 145.450MHz and on Thursday there’s a club night from 8pm. For details, see

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order. On Monday Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club continues its Foundation and Intermediate training, along with a demo of equipment in the club shack. Contact Nancy Bone, G7UUR, on 0799 076 0920.

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

On Monday Macclesfield & District Radio Society is having a film night. For details, email

On Monday Sheffield Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on a Raspberry PI PSK transceiver by David, G6DCT. Contact David, G6DCT, via email to

On Monday Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society is having a project night. Details from John, G4FRK, on 01253 862 810.

On Tuesday Chester & District Radio Society is holding a committee meeting. Contact Bruce Sutherland, M0CVP, on 01244 343 825.

On Wednesday Blyth Radio Club is having a club night. Contact John, 2E0DCV, on 0191 237 1729.

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

On Wednesday Hambleton Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on using oscilloscopes. Contact John Earland, M6BHP, on 0798 000 3293.

On Wednesday Hornsea Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on contest operating by G4YTV. Details from Gordon, G3WOV, on 01377 240 573.

On Wednesday Sheffield & District Wireless Society is having a social and training evening. Contact Krystyna, 2E0KSH, on 0788 406 5375.

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

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

On Thursday South Manchester Radio and Computer Club is having a website and Drupal review by Dave, G4UGM. Details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.

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

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

On Friday Hartlepool Amateur Radio Club is having a club night with Foundation and intermediate training. Details from Stan, G7VGM, via email to

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

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