News for England North – 15 March 2020

| March 13, 2020

The situation with the Covid-19 virus is changing rapidly. You should check before travelling that the activities announced here are taking place. This listing is correct as of 12 noon on Friday the 13th of March.

We start with clubs that have more than one event this week.

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

South Manchester Radio and Computer Club has a net today and next Sunday from 10.30am on 3,637kHz SSB. On Tuesday there’s a net from 8pm around 145.475MHz and Thursday sees an Introduction to the NanoVNA by Simon, M0YTH. Details from Ron, G3SVW, on 01619 693 999.

Southport & District Amateur Radio Club has its 2m FM net today and next Sunday from 7.30pm. On Monday there is a general meeting that will include the AGM. Contact Brian Woods, M0SSN, on 0777 169 5525.

Wakefield & District Radio Society runs the Memorial Open Net on 144.600MHz FM today and every Sunday from 10.15am, just after the local 2m GB2RS News broadcast, in memory of club members who have become Silent Key. Friday is an on the air evening at 7pm. Details from Charles, M0OXO, on 0790 050 0775.

Stockport Radio Society has a C4FM Fusion net 144.725MHz 7.30-8.30pm on Monday. On Tuesday there is a Morse class at 7pm followed by a radio night. Contact Heather, M6HNS, on 0750 690 4422.

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

Wirral Amateur Radio Society is on the air and continues its Intermediate course on Tuesday. Wednesday is preparation for the antenna refurbishment taking place on Saturday and Thursday sees the regular ATV on-air & construction evening. Details from Bill Davies, G4YWD, on 0780 488 4245.

York Radio Club has its net on 145.450MHz from 8pm on Wednesday. Thursday sees a club night with training from 8pm and Friday is a practical session on surface mount soldering. For details email Christopher at

Now to clubs with one event this week.

On Monday Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club has a demonstration of equipment in the club shack at 7.30pm. More Nancy, G7UUR on 0799 076 0920.

On Monday Macclesfield & District Radio Society has a construction night. Details from Greg, M0TXX by email to

On Tuesday Bury Radio Society has a construction night building club stand for NARSA rally on the 26th of April. More from Peter, G0GPH, by email to

On Tuesday Chester & District Radio Society is having a DMR evening looking at how to Install/update DMR software with Graham, G7NEH and Glenn, M6GHP. Contact Bruce, M0CVP, on 01244 343 825.

On Wednesday Denby Dale Amateur Radio Society has a surplus sale with check in from 7pm and the sale starts at 8pm. More from Gerald, G3SDY on 01484 602 905.

On Wednesday Hambleton Amateur Radio Society is holding a Radio Question Time. Details from John, M6BHP, on 0798 000 3293.

On Wednesday Mid-Cheshire Amateur Radio Society has a PIC group meeting. More information from Peter, G8HAV, on 0791 931 5547.

On Wednesday Newsham Amateur Radio Training Centre has a club night with Foundation & Intermediate 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. Details are at

On Thursday Hull & District Amateur Radio Society is having a club night getting on the air. More from Tony, G0WJK, on 01430 423 837.

On Thursday Keighley Amateur Radio Society meets from 8pm at The Old Silent Inn, Stanbury. Details from Geoff, G7JZM, on 0777 489 1641.

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

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

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