News for England North – 20 October 2019

| October 18, 2019

We start with advance notice that the Scottish Microwave Round Table will take place in Burntisland in Fife on Saturday, 2 November. The programme includes talks by Martin Hall, GM8IEM Constructing A 13cm Home Station Around the Kuhne MKU23 G4 Transverter; Heather Lomond, M0HMO Beginning With GNU SDR, and Mark Hughes, GM4ISM Microwave EME. Other attractions include a construction competition, a test equipment bench and an evening dinner. Further information, including the programme and booking information, at

Now for clubs with more than one event this week.

Bury Radio Club has a net this Sunday and next Sunday from 6pm on 144.550MHz. Tuesday sees a construction night, with part two of Building the Simple 40/80m Superhet Receiver. For details, see

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

Oldham Radio Club has its net this morning and next Sunday on XLX305 OARC, module A. Monday sees a simplex D-Star net from 7.30pm, starting on 144.6125MHz. On Wednesday there’s an FM net from 8pm, starting on 145.500MHz, and Thursday sees a club night. Details from Mike, M1CVL, on 0740 276 3203.

Stockport Radio Society continues its Advanced tutorial on Monday. Wednesday sees a skills night and on Friday there’s a net from 7.30pm on 433.575MHz. Next Saturday and Sunday it’s the CQ WW 48 hour SSB Contest. Contact Heather Stanley, M6HNS, on 0750 690 4422.

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

York Radio Club has its net on Wednesday from 8pm on 145.450MHz. Thursday sees a club night with On Sunday Sheffield and District Wireless Society is taking part in the 50MHz AFS Contest. More information from Krystyna, 2E0KSH, on 0788 406 5375.

On Monday Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club has training classes and is on the air. Details from Nancy, G7UUR, on 0799 076 0920

On Monday Macclesfield and District Radio Society has a talk on radio astronomy by M7AWE. For details, email

On Monday Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society has its new Chairman’s address. Contact John, G4FRK, on 01253 862 810.

On Tuesday Chester and District Radio Society is having a talk. Contact Bruce, M0CVP, on 01244 343 825.

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

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

On Thursday Hull and District Amateur Radio Society has a construction night with Chris, M7OSS. Contact Tony, G0WJK, on 01430 423 837.

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 having a club night. More information from David, G3UNA, on 01423 860 778.

On Friday East Cleveland Amateur Radio Club meets for a night on the air. 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 is having a social and on the air night from 7pm. Contact Charles, M0OXO, on 0790 050 0775.

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