News for England North – 25 October 2020

| October 23, 2020

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Central Lancs Amateur Radio Club has an open net on Sundays from 11am on 1.940MHz. Most afternoons see CQ-and-a-brew at half past two. On Tuesday, there’s an open net beginning on 70.450MHz at 7.30pm. Contact 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 expert levels at various times during the week on 144.700MHz FM. A socially distanced club night is listed for Tuesday from 6.30pm. There’s an open chat around 145.450MHz FM from 9pm on Friday. Details from George, M5GHT, on 0191 548 8995.

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

Stockport Radio Society has a daily CW net at 4pm around 3.564MHz. On Tuesday, there’s a virtual meeting via Webex and Wednesday sees a net from 7.30pm around 145.375MHz. Contact Heather, M6HNS, on 0750 690 4422.

Thornton Cleveleys Amateur Radio Society has a net on Sundays from 11am on 1.969MHz. On Monday and Thursday there’s a net around 145.450MHz from 8pm. Contact Bill, M0KBR, on 0780 858 8784.

Wakefield and District Radio Society holds the 2E0IPC Memorial net on Sundays from 10.15am on 144.600MHz FM. Friday sees an open net from 7pm via GB3HD. Details from Charles, M0OXO, on 0790 050 0775.

Bishop Auckland Radio Amateur club has a digital-only net on Monday via GB7CY from 7.30pm. Wednesday sees a net from 7.30pm via GB3CD. Thursday evening meetings have resumed, subject to COVID-19 restrictions. Details at

Hull and District Amateur Radio Society has a net on Monday from 7pm via GB3HS. 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.

Wirral and District Amateur Radio Club has a net on Monday from 7pm on the 4m band. Tuesday sees a Zoom meeting and on Wednesday there’s a radio quiz meeting on 2m. Details from Simon, G6XHF, on 0151 601 3269.

Keighley Amateur Radio Society has a Zoom meeting on Tuesday. On Thursday, there’s a socially distanced food night at the Flappit Pub, Cullingworth. Details from Geoff Priestley, G7JZM, on 0777 489 1641.

York Radio club has its net on Wednesday from 8pm on 145.450MHz. For details see

East Cleveland Amateur Radio Club is having an antique and unusual electrical equipment evening 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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