News for England North – 26 July 2020

| July 24, 2020

With the gradual easing of lockdown restrictions, we are now including meeting details where we have been given them. However, we strongly advise you to check with organisers well before travelling. Above all, please observe any national or local restrictions, including social distancing.

The club premises for Newsham Amateur Radio Training Centre remains closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Enquiries to John, 2E0DCV on 01912 371 729.

Denby Dale Amateur Radio Society has daily nets from 9.30am on 145.575MHz. Contact Gerald, G3SDY, on 01484 602 905.

Bishop Auckland Radio Amateur Club has a net on Sundays on 145.5625MHz at 8pm.

Central Lancs Amateur Radio Club has an open net on Sundays from 11am on 1.940MHz, all are welcome. Most days see a CQ and brew from about 2.30pm around 70.450MHz. On Tuesday it’s the club net from 7.30pm around 70.450MHz. Details from Peter, G3UCA on 01772 494 474.

Chester and District Radio Society has a net from noon on Sundays, beginning on 145.500MHz. Tuesday sees a net from 3pm around 3.605MHz and on Friday there’s a net beginning on 144.330MHz at 9.30pm. Contact Bruce, M0CVP, on 01244 343 825.

Isle of Man Amateur Radio Society has a net around 3.715MHz from 9.30am on Sundays, followed by a net on the GB3IM repeater network at 11.30, following the GB2RS News. The weekly meeting on Wednesday also has a net on GB3IM for those unable to attend. For details, email

South Manchester Radio and Computer Club has daily Morse practice and tuition available via Skype and email. There’s a net on Sundays from 10.30am around 3,637kHz. Tuesday and Thursday see a net from 7.30pm around 145.475MHz. On Wednesday there’s a net from 8pm on 51.530MHz. More information from Ron, G3SVW on 0161 969 3999.

Southport and District Amateur Radio Club has its net on Sundays from 7.30pm, starting on 145.500MHz then moving to a to free channel. Details from Brian, M0SSN, on 0777 169 5525.

Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society has a net on Sundays from 11am on 1.969MHz. There’s a net on 145.425MHz from 7.30pm on Monday and 8pm on Thursday. Contact John, G4FRK, on 01253 862 810.

Warrington Amateur Radio Club has daily open nets from 10am around 145.350MHz. There’s a Zoom meeting on Tuesday from 8pm. For details, email Jeff, G1DYN at

Wirral and District Amateur Radio Club has Morse sessions from 11am on Sundays on 144.350MHz. Wednesday sees a net on 145.325MHz from 8pm. Check out as the lockdown situation changes. Details from Simon, G6XHF, on 0151 601 3269.

Angel of the North Amateur Radio Club has a virtual club night via Zoom at 7pm on Monday. On Tuesday, Thursday and Friday there’s online training, all from 7pm via Zoom. Details from Nancy Bone, G7UUR, on 0799 076 0920.

Bolton Wireless Club has a weekday coffee morning net on 4m starting at 11am and on 1.953MHz at 4.30pm.  There is a Zoom club meeting on Monday and Wednesday sees a net at 8.15pm on 1297.7MHz. See for the latest information.

Hull and District Amateur Radio Society has a net on Monday from 7pm around 145.350MHz. On Wednesday and Friday there’s a Zoom meeting at 8pm. Thursday sees a net from 8.30pm around 145.325MHz. Contact Tony, G0WJK, on 0794 464 8924.

Ripon and District Amateur Radio Society has nets on GB3HG from 7.30pm on Monday and 8pm on Thursday. Details from David, G3UNA, on 01423 860 778.

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

Halifax and District Amateur Radio Society 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.

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 Greg, M0TXX at

Guisborough Amateur Radio Enthusiasts Group is starting a new SSTV net across the north-east. It will take place on Wednesdays from 8pm on 144.500MHz FM. Net controller is Oscar, M7OJA, from Murton, County Durham. Email M7OJA on for further information.

Furness Amateur Radio Society has a virtual meeting via Zoom on Wednesday. Details from Chris, M0KPW via email to

On Thursday Keighley Amateur Radio Society has a Zoom meeting from 8pm. Details from Geoff, G7JZM, on 0777 489 1641.

On Thursday Spen Valley Amateur Radio Society has a net on 28.750MHz from 8pm. Details from Russell, G0FOI, on 01274 875 038.

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