News for England North – 20 September 2020

| September 18, 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.

Stockport Radio Society has a daily CW net at 4pm around 3.564MHz. Tuesday sees a virtual meeting via Webex. Contact Heather, M6HNS, on 0750 690 4422.

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.

Wakefield and District Radio Society runs the 2E0IPC memorial net on Sundays from 10.15am on 144.600MHz FM, just after the GB2RS News. Friday sees a net from 7pm, also on 144.600MHz FM. Details from Charles, M0OXO, via email to

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 expert levels at various times during the week 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.

On Sundays, Oldham Radio Club has a multimode net on XLX305A 9.30am. On Monday there’s a DMR net on GB7MR talk group 9 S2 from 9.30am, then a C4FM simplex net starting at 8pm on 144.6125MHz. Wednesday and Friday see nets beginning on 145.500MHz at 8pm. Details from Mike, M1CVL, on 0740 276 3203.

South Manchester Radio and Computer Club has 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.

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

Bishop Auckland Radio Amateur club has a digital-only net on Monday via GB7CY from 7.30pm. Meetings have resumed on Thursday evenings, with COVID-19 precautions including social distancing. A net will run on GB3CD from 7.30pm for those unable to attend. Sunday sees a net from 8pm on 1.969MHz. Details at

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.

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

Keighley Amateur Radio Society has a Zoom meeting from 8pm on Tuesday. On Thursday, there’s 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

Spen Valley Amateur Radio Society has a net on Thursday from 8pm on 145.350MHz. 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.

On Friday, Rochdale and District Amateur Radio Society has an open net from 8.30pm on 145.3875MHz FM. Contact Robert, M0NVQ, on 0777 811 3333.

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