News for England North – 24 May 2020

| May 22, 2020

The Isle of Man Amateur Radio Society has a net around 3.715MHz from 9.30am every Sunday followed by a net on the GB3IM repeater network from 11.30am following the GB2RS News. Due to the Covid-19 outbreak all club meetings have been cancelled until further notice. However, every Wednesday evening at 7.30pm there is a net via the GB3IM repeater network so members can keep in touch. Please wait for the controller to initiate the net. For further information contact Andy, GD1MIP by email to

Chester and District Radio Society club members are monitoring 144.300MHz and 3.605MHz for calls. On Sundays there’s a net from noon, beginning on 145.500MHz. Tuesday sees a net from 3pm around 3.605MHz. On Friday there’s a net from 9.30pm, beginning on 144.330MHz. Contact Bruce, M0CVP, on 01244 343 825.

South Manchester Radio and Computer Club has a net from 10.30am on 3,637kHz SSB this Sunday and next Sunday. Tuesday sees a net from 8pm around 145.475MHz and on Thursday the net starts at 8pm around 145.500MHz. Morse tuition is available on demand via Skype. For details, email

Wakefield and District Radio Society runs the 2E0IPC Memorial Open Net on 144.600MHz FM every Sunday from 10.15am. Friday sees an open net from 7pm on 144.600MHz FM. Details from Charles, M0OXO, on 0790 050 0775.

Warrington Amateur Radio Club is running daily open nets from 9am around 145.425MHz. There are also nets on Sundays from 2pm, also around 145.425MHz. Tuesday sees an open net from 8pm around 145.425MHz. For details, email

Wirral Amateur Radio Society has a daily net on 145.275MHz at 7pm, plus a net on Sundays from 7pm on 4m. Details from Bill, G4YWD, on 0780 488 4245.

Bishop Auckland Radio Amateur Club has a digital net on Monday from 7.30pm on GB7CY. Friday sees a net on GB3CD from 7.30pm.

Furness Amateur Radio Society has a 2m SSB net on Monday and Thursday. On Tuesday and Friday there’s a net on 2m FM, while Wednesday sees a virtual meeting using Zoom. For details, email

Wirral and District Amateur Radio Club has Morse sessions on Monday from 11am on 144.350MHz. Thursday sees a net on 145.325MHz from 8pm. Details from Simon, G6XHF, on 0151 601 3269.

Halifax and District ARS has a net on Monday at 7pm on 144.390MHz USB, an open net from 7pm on Tuesday via GB3WY and a net on GB3HD from 7pm on Wednesday. Thursday sees a SSTV net on 144.525MHz from 1pm and a joint net with RAFARS on 145.350MHz from 7pm. Contact Martin, M0GQB, on 01422 341 317.

Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society has a net on 145.450MHz from 7.30pm on Thursday and on Sunday from 11am on 1.969MHz. Contact John, G4FRK, on 01253 862 810.

Angel of the North Amateur Radio has a net on GB3HA from 8pm on Monday. Contact Nancy, G7UUR, on 0799 076 0920.

Macclesfield and District Radio Society has a net on Monday from 7.30pm on 145.325MHz, possibly supplemented by a Zoom meeting. For details, email

Mid-Cheshire Amateur Radio Society has various nets on the Northwich repeaters to keep members in touch. Details from Peter, G8HAV, on 0791 931 5547.

Stockport Radio Society has a net on Wednesday from 7.30pm on 145.375MHz. Contact Heather, M6HNS, on 0750 690 4422.

On Wednesday York Radio Club has its net on 145.450MHz from 8pm—for details see

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