News for England North – 25 August 2019

| August 23, 2019

We start with a request for a volunteer RSGB District Representative to cover District 44, which is south Yorkshire and north-east Lincolnshire. For more information please contact the Region 4 Representative Ian, G7MGN, on 0758 106 8065 or via email to

Wearside Electronics Amateur Radio Society announces that it meets every Monday from 6pm to 10pm, including bank holidays, at the Scout HQ, Crow Lane, Sunderland SR3 3TE. Foundation, Intermediate and Full training is offered, and there are usually electronic projects on the go in the purpose designed shack. Tea, coffee and snacks are always available. Contact Ian, G7MGN, on 0758 106 8065.

Now for clubs that have several events this week.

South Manchester Radio and Computer Club has its SSB net on 3667kHz from 10.15am this Sunday and next Sunday. Tuesday sees a net from 8pm on 145.575MHz FM and on Thursday there’s a review of operations. Details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.

Pontefract and District ARS has natter nights on Tuesday and Thursday. Next Saturday will see GB4BOB on the air for Battle of Britain. Contact Nigel, G0BPK, via email to

Stockport Radio Society has a radio night on Tuesday. On Wednesday there’s a net on 145.375MHz FM from 7.30pm and Friday sees a net from 7.30pm on 433.575MHz. Contact Heather, M6HNS, on 0750 690 4422.

Wirral Amateur Radio Society is having a natter night on Tuesday and puts G3NWR on the air on Wednesday. Thursday sees the ATV on-air and construction night. Details from Bill, G4YWD, on 0780 488 4245.

Halifax and District Amateur Radio Society meets at 7pm on Tuesday at the Church of the Good Shepherd, Mytholmroyd, where G7ELX will be operating on digital modes. On Wednesday there is an open net on GB3HD from 7pm and Thursday sees a joint net with RAFARS on 145.350MHz from 7pm. Contact Martin, M0GQB, on 01422 341 317.

York Radio Club has its net on Wednesday from 8pm on 145.450MHz. Thursday sees a club night with training. Next Sunday sees the breakfast meeting from 10am. Details at

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order.

Central Lancs Amateur Radio Club has its Top Band net this Sunday on 1.940MHz from 11am. Contact Peter, G3UCA, via email to

Bolton Wireless Club is closed on Monday.

On Wednesday Newsham Amateur Radio Training Centre has a club night and Morse training. Details from John, 2E0DCV, on 01912 371 729.

On Thursday Bishop Auckland Radio Amateur Club has a club night and training evening from 7pm.

On Thursday Hull and District Amateur Radio Society is having a club night and on the air evening. Contact Tony, G0WJK, on 01430 423 837.

On Thursday Keighley Amateur Radio Society is having a natter night from 8pm at The Old Silent Inn, Hob Lane, Haworth. Details from Geoff, G7JZM, on 0777 489 1641.

On Thursday Newton-le-Willows Amateur Radio Club is having a club night. Contact Lee, M0LGL, on 0741 483 6945.

On Thursday Ripon and District Amateur Radio Society is preparing for SSB Field Day. More information from David, G3UNA, on 01423 860 778.

On Friday East Cleveland Amateur Radio Club is on the air. Contact Alistair, G4OLK, on 01642 475 671.

On Friday Tynemouth Amateur Radio Club is discussing kits suitable for club projects. For details, email

On Friday Wakefield and District Radio Society is having a social and on the air night from 7pm. Contact Charles, M0OXO, on 0790 050 0775.

On Sunday Oldham Radio Club has a multi-mode digital net from 9.30am. Details from Mike, M1CVL, on 0740 276 3203.

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