News for England North – 30 August 2020

| August 28, 2020

We strongly advise you to check with organisers before travelling, as events mentioned here may be affected by fluctuating pandemic precautions. Above all, please observe all national or local restrictions, including social distancing and wearing face coverings where required.

This Sunday, Chester and District Radio Society has a net from noon, beginning on 145.500MHz. Contact Bruce, M0CVP, on 01244 343 825.

Isle of Man Amateur Radio Society has a net on 3.715MHz ±QRM at 9.30am on Sundays, followed by a net on the GB3IM repeater network at 11.30am after the GB2RS News. For details, email

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

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 also net from 7.30pm around 70.450MHz. Details from Peter, G3UCA, on 01772 494 474.

Houghton-le-Spring Amateur Radio Club has an open SSTV net on Sundays from 8pm on 144.700MHz FM. There’s Morse practice, for beginner to intermediate levels, 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. Tuesday sees a club night from 6.30pm, under social distancing conditions. There’s an open chat around 145.450MHz FM from 9pm on Friday. Details from George, M5GHT, on 0191 548 8995.

South Manchester Radio and Computer Club has daily Morse practice and tuition via There’s a net on Sundays from 10.30am around 3,637kHz. Tuesday sees a net from 7.30pm around 145.475MHz. On Wednesday, there’s a net from 8pm on 51.530MHz. On Thursday there’s a Morse net, followed by the main net from 7.30pm around 145.475MHz. Details from Ron, G3SVW on 0161 969 3999.

Stockport Radio Society has a daily CW net at 4pm around 3.564MHz. Tuesday sees a net on 433.525MHz from 7.30pm. On Friday, there’s a presentation via Webex on HF radio by Evan, M0TJU, from 7.30pm. Contact Heather, M6HNS, on 0750 690 4422.

Bishop Auckland Radio Amateur club has a digital net on GB7CY from 7.30pm on Monday. Club meetings have resumed on Thursday evenings, with special COVID-19 precautions including masks, signing in and social distancing. A net will run on GB3CD from 7.30pm for those unable to attend—details at

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

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

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 an open 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.

Keighley Amateur Radio Society has a Zoom meeting from 8pm on Tuesday. Thursday sees a socially distanced meeting at the Flappit Pub, Cullingworth. Details from Geoff, G7JZM, on 0777 489 1641.

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

Oldham Radio Club has a net on Wednesday from 8pm, beginning on 145.500MHz. Thursday sees a Q&A session via Zoom from 8pm. Next Sunday, there’s a multimode net on XLX305A from 9.30am. Details from Mike, M1CVL, on 0740 276 3203.

Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society has a net on Thursday from 8pm on 145.425MHz. Next Sunday there’s a net on 1.969MHz from 11am. Contact John, G4FRK, on 01253 862 810.

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

On Friday, East Cleveland Amateur Radio Club meets for a vintage equipment night. Contact Alistair, G4OLK, on 01642 475 671.

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