News for England North – 1 December 2019

| November 29, 2019

We start with an announcement by Bury Radio Society that they will be running training courses for all three licence levels in 2020. The Foundation course starts in January, the Intermediate in March and the Full course commences in July. All courses will take place at a dedicated training facility. For more information contact Peter, G0GPH by email to

Now for clubs that have more than one event this week.

Central Lancs Amateur Radio Club has its net this Sunday and next Sunday from 11am on 1.940MHz LSB. Next Saturday at 11am sees the monthly meeting. Contact Peter, G3UCA, via email to

Bury Radio Club has a net this Sunday and next Sunday from 6pm on 144.550MHz. Tuesday sees a construction night, continuing work on the dual band superhet receiver. For details, see

South Manchester Radio and Computer Club has a net this Sunday and next Sunday from 10.30am on 3637kHz SSB. On Tuesday there’s a net from 8pm around 145.475MHz FM and Thursday sees a session of mini lectures. Details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.

Wakefield and District Radio Society runs the 2E0IPC Memorial Open Net from 10.15am on 144.600MHz FM this Sunday, and every Sunday. On Friday there’s a social and on the air night. Details from Charles, M0OXO, on 0790 050 0775.

York Radio Club has its breakfast meeting from 10am this Sunday. The net is on Wednesday from 8pm on 145.450MHz and Thursday sees a club night with training. For details, see

Halifax and District ARS meets at the Church of the Good Shepherd, Mytholmroyd, from 7pm on Tuesday. Wednesday sees an open net on GB3HD from 7pm and on Thursday there’s a joint net with RAFARS on 145.350MHz from 7pm. Contact Martin, M0GQB, on 01422 341 317.

Stockport Radio Society has a talk on Tuesday. Thursday 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. On Wednesday there’s a demo of the BATC Portsdown digital ATV transceiver. On Thursday it’s the regular ATV on-air and  construction night. Details from Bill, G4YWD, on 0780 488 4245.

Newton-le-Willows Amateur Radio Club is having a club night on Thursday. Next Saturday it’s the activity club and exams. Contact Lee, M0LGL, on 0741 483 6945.

Now we return to the traditional listing in date order.

On Monday Macclesfield and District Radio Society is putting GX4MWS on the air. For details, email

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

On Wednesday Newsham Amateur Radio Training Centre has a club night with Foundation 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 holding a committee meeting. 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, Stanbury. Details from Geoff Priestley, G7JZM, on 0777 489 1641.

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

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

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

On Friday Tynemouth Amateur Radio Club is closed.

On Sunday Sheffield and District Wireless Society is taking part in the 144MHz AFS Contest. Contact Peter Day, G3PHO, on 01246 260 308.

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