Wolverhampton Amateur Radio Society winner of the RSGB West Midlands Regional club of the year 2012 and 2013.
2012 was a fantastic year for Wolverhampton ARS, a year of rejuvenation as well as our 90th Birthday. We have seen a steady growth in our membership and with a full program of events we have become more active than in recent years and went on to win the Regional award for 2013.
The West Midlands Trophy is sponsored by web hosting solutions at www.intermip.net
The Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB) is the UK's national membership organisation for amateur radio enthusiasts. For more information on the RSGB [click here]
HS1A, King of Thailand, SK
As has been widely reported by mainstream media, the King of Thailand, Bhumibol Adulyadej, HS1A, became a Silent Key on Thursday, 13 October 2016. Our thoughts are with his family and the people of Thailand at this most difficult time.
More people at RSGB Convention
The RSGB Convention last weekend was the most successful ever, with visitor numbers up 20 percent on last year. A total of 542 people attended the world-class event, which attracted top-class lecturers from around the globe. Many of the talks were recorded and will be made available to RSGB Members in due course. Each will […]
Ofcom launches Graduate Scheme
Ofcom have opened applications for their 2017 Graduate Scheme. The programme sees young graduates embarking on a series of intensive job placements, moving regularly between projects and divisions to give the widest possible exposure to different departments. A Graduate Scheme open day will be held on Friday, 4 November at Ofcom's London office. For more […]
Tony's 10 Metre Band Report
An excellent week for some. The bar was raised to 5 to get into the list. Having said that Thursday was easily the best day followed by a poorish Friday
XIX General Assembly of IARU Region 2
The 19th General Assembly of IARU Region 2 in Viña del Mar, Chile ended on Friday, October 14, 2016
Decrypt Morse code via PC sound card
In this Hak5 video Shannon Morse KM6FPP shows how to decrypt Morse code with a simple terminal command and a PC sound card
Georgia Section Manager Gene Clark, W4AYK, of Albany, has announced that he's stepping down at the end of October, after serving since October 2009. David Benoist, AG4ZR, of Senoia, has been appointed as Georgia Section Manager, effective November 1, to complete the current term of office, which extends until September 30, 2017.
When a Section Manager vacancy occurs between elections, the positi...
?HF Mobile Antennas? is the topic of the latest (October 20) episode of the ?ARRL The Doctor is In? podcast. Listen...and learn!
Sponsored by DX Engineering, ?ARRL The Doctor is In? is an informative discussion of all things technical. Listen on your computer, tablet, or smartphone -- whenever and wherever you like!
Every 2 weeks, your host, QST Editor in Chief Steve Ford, WB8IMY, and the Doctor ...
For the third year in a row, the Amateur Radio Emergency Service and the Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (ARES/RACES) were a featured component of the largest gathering of tribal disaster preparedness, recovery, hazard mitigation, and homeland security professionals in the US. The annual conference, held in mid-September, was organized by the National Tribal Emergency Management Council a...
G2 geomagnetic storm in progress, G3 - Strong watch in effect for October 14
A filament in Sun's northeast quadrant erupted between 15:00 and 17:00 UTC on Saturday, October 8, 2016, producing an asymmetric, partial-halo CME. The CME, although faint, was first observed in LASCO C2 imagery beginning 00:48 UTC on October 9. It reached ACE...... Read more »
Prolonged geomagnetic storming, isolated periods of G2 - Moderate levels
Earth is under the influence of a positive polarity coronal hole high speed stream (CH HSS) for several days now. Enhanced solar wind parameters are expected to continue through October 1, with G3 - Strong geomagnetic storm levels possible today. G2 - Moderate...... Read more »
Recurrent coronal hole sparks another round of geomagnetic storming
High-speed solar wind from a recurrent coronal hole has sparked another round of geomagnetic storming on Earth. The solar wind environment is expected to remain elevated but steady through the rest of the UTC day before becoming further enhanced on September 28 and...... Read more »
Welcome to The Wolverhampton Amateur Radio Society Website
We meet at the Wolverhampton Electricity Club at 7:30pm every Thursday.
We're a friendly bunch and welcome members old and new to come and join us for a chat and share our passion and enthusiasm for the hobby of Amateur radio. The Society takes part in special events such as Steam Fairs, Canal Boat Rallies, Mills on Air, JOTA and other local events.
Meetings are informal and the club serves a wide selection of wines, spirits and beers including traditional cask ales, a variety of soft drinks are also available and all are reasonably priced. There is also a car park and plenty of on street parking.
Amateur Radio ? So if you have stumbled upon this website you might be thinking, "What is Amateur Radio all about then ?"Amateur radio is a popular technical hobby and can also be a volunteer public service.
But most of the time, it's about the most fun you can have with a radio. It's a way to talk with people around the world, or even orbiting the world; to send e-mail without any sort of internet connection and to keep in touch with friends across town, across the country or even across the world.
It is an incredibly diverse and very popular interest with over six million people involved worldwide.
So if you are looking for a Radio Society in Wolverhampton or what to know more about amateur radio then come and give us a try.
Wolverhampton Electricity Sports and Social Club but was also named affectionately by the many members and local people as 'The Electric Club',
St. Marks Road, Chapel Ash, Wolverhampton, WV3 0QH.
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