- The Red Rose Rally
- Welcome to the WMRC - Find Us...

We organise two Rallies each year.
The Red Rose Winter Rally
held in February, and the Red Rose Summer Rally in September. Both are popular events in the area and attract amateurs from as far afield as GM and the south coast. They have a wide variety of services to amateurs including a very popular Bring and Buy

Hi.. Welcome to the West Manchester Radio Club website. Here we hope to provide you with an insight into the day to day activities of our club, which is based North West of the city of Manchester

--Meet us at our next Red Rose Rally, 18th August 2024--

The West Manchester Radio Club is situated 11 miles North West of Manchester not far from the East Lancashire Road (A580). To get directions to the club or to view a map then click here.
We are located at Astley and Tyldesley Miners Welfare Club, Meanley Road Gin Pit Village, Astley Manchester M29 7DW. We meet every Thursday evening from 19:30.
To contact us by email or drop in on a Thursday evening.

1 - Live cameras...

Live camera links are right here, you can view the WMRC car park and the CCTV logoradio shack. members can get video stream, follow the details on the link.

- WMRC Diary Dates

- WMRC DX News Bulletins

- Keep up to date
Want to know whats going on in the WMRC? Then take a look in here, special event stations barbecues, bowling, open days,etc etc etc. Please note the diary dates will be available after the 1st March each year.
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- 425DX News
- OPDX Bulletin

WMRC YouTube channel here, event and promotional video.

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WMRC has two facebook groups, a members only facebook group, where internal matters are discussed and a public group where everyone is welcome. WMRC events, red rose rally updates and general radio related matters are welcome. Join here

- General Information
- RSGB Website - Site of the month.
Welcome to the Radio Society of Great Britain, visit their website here This link will change each month, so check back regularly.
-TX Factor - VHF & UHF Propagation
TX Factor is a brand new series of high definition TV shows covering all aspects of the hobby which is amateur radio. A professionally produced programme presented by radio amateurs for radio amateurs. Information available for the propagation condition for 2 metres and higher. For those interested in tropospheric ducting in Europe.
Other regions may be selected.
- UK FM (Western) - HRD Cat Control Software
The OFFICIAL website of UK FM Group (Western), which is designed to be used by Radio Amateurs as a gateway to information we consider is of value to them.

Take a look at Ham Radio Deluxe cat control software. It's probably the best around, it's free to trial. with loads of features including PSK31 Deluxe...
- Radio Scouting
Museums on the airInternational Museums Weekend. An amateur Radio Special Event.
WMRC are taking part probably June 2024
Check diary here.
We have close links with our local scouts, and participate in TDOTA and JOTA events.
- Find your QSL Manager - Fusion internet linking
A lot of new amateurs don't know who their QSL manager is. Check it out here
The digital technology the club have chosen for our repeater project is the Yaesu C4FM Fusion system, with its Wires X linking network. This VoIP (Voice-over-IP) system reliably links amateur radio systems globally via the internet. Individual users with a Fusion radio can use the club repeater or network with it using a personal hotspot at home.
- e-QSL Information - Education
Do you want to send an electronic e-QSL to someone then visit their site by clicking the link above. The West Manchester Radio Club is a recognised satellite centre for the RSGB, we have members who are willing and able to get you up to speed to take your examination.
- Monthly Contest Guide - Make New Friends.
Last years IARU contest results have been published take a look here We are a friendly bunch, and we meet from 19:30 every Thursday at Astley & Tyldesley Miners Welfare Club, Meanley Road, Gin Pit Village, Astley Manchester M29 7DW. To see a map or get directions then click Here
Check if there is any action in the shack here
New to Radio?
Want to try it for £0?

If you have an interest in radio and want to dip a toe in, there no need to buy equipment. Well certainly not until you have gained some knowledge. Follow the link below and in seconds you can be flying around the various bands. We will explain how to exploit the resources out there and get playing immediately.
                  CLICK HERE

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