News for England North – 9 August 2020

| August 7, 2020

As lockdown restrictions gradually change, we are now including meeting details where we have been given them. However, this should be regarded as subject to change, and we strongly advise you to check with organisers well before travelling. Above all, please observe any national or local restrictions, including social distancing.

Bishop Auckland Radio Amateur Club has its net on Sundays from 7.30pm via GB7CY, using digital mode only.

Central Lancs Amateur Radio Club has an open net on Sundays from 11am on 1.940MHz. Most days see a CQ-and-brew from about 2.30pm on 70.450MHz. On Tuesday, there’s a 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 beginning on 145.500MHz, and on Friday there’s a net beginning on 144.330MHz from 9.30pm. Contact Bruce, M0CVP, on 01244 343 825.

Houghton-le-Spring Amateur Radio Club has an SSTV net on Sundays from 8pm on 144.700MHz FM. There’s beginner to intermediate Morse practice from 2pm on 144.700MHz FM on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. Advanced Morse practice is on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8pm on 144.700MHz FM. There’s an open chat around 145.450MHz FM from 7pm on Tuesday and 9pm on Friday. Details from George, M5GHT, on 0191 548 8995.

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 11.30am, after the GB2RS News. Tuesday sees a net on GB3IM from 7.30pm. For details of the weekly meeting, email

South Manchester Radio and Computer Club has daily Morse practice and tuition. 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 free channel. Details from Brian, M0SSN, on 0777 169 5525.

Stockport Radio Society has a daily CW net at 4pm around 3.564MHz. The Tuesday net is around 51.550MHz FM from 7.30pm. Thursday sees a net on 145.375MHz from 7pm. Contact Heather, M6HNS, on 0750 690 4422.

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.

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 8pm around 145.350MHz. Contact Tony, G0WJK, on 0794 464 8924.

Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society has nets on 145.425MHz from 8pm on Monday and Thursday. Contact John, G4FRK, on 01253 862 810.

Keighley Amateur Radio Society has a Zoom meeting on Tuesday. Thursday sees a meeting, with social distancing, at the Flappit Pub, Cullingworth. Details from Geoff, G7JZM, on 0777 489 1641.

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

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

Guisborough Amateur Radio Enthusiasts Group runs a SSTV net across the north-east on Wednesdays from 8pm on 144.500MHz FM. Email for further information.

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

East Cleveland Amateur Radio Club has a net on Friday. Contact Alistair, G4OLK, on 01642 475 671.

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