Wednesday 19th of February 2020
Wolverhampton Amateur Radio Society
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Regional Winner

COTY Regional winner

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.
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Storm Ciara prevents 40m GB2RS news reading
Due to the awful weather conditions last weekend during Storm Ciara, Gunter, DJ2XB and Colin DJ0OK were unable to read the GB2RS news on 40m. Both readers had to take their antennas down for safety. They hope to resume a normal service on Sunday, 16 February 2020?weather permitting.

Get involved in British Science Week
If you or your radio club want to get involved in British Science Week, which takes place between 6 and the 15 March 2020, activity packs are now available to download. The pack contains tips on how to run British Science Week in school or at home, easy-to-run activities, and details of the annual poster […]

Second mock Full licence exam available
The RSGB has published a second mock exam paper for the Full licence this week so there are now two for each licence level. You can see all the mock exam papers on the Society's website at

Also in GB2RS this week?
Amateurs in all French territories now have access to the 60m 5351.5 to 5366.5kHz WRC allocation at a maximum power of 15WERP following the publication in the French official journal. The French national society, REF, advocates the use of the IARU 60m band plan. Mitsuo, JA1WQF successfully decoded a 47GHz signal bounced off the Moon […]

GB2RS News Script for 16 February 2020
Tap or click the link below to download this week's GB2RS news script GB2RS News Script for 16 February 2020 (12-page/172KB Microsoft Word document) Problems downloading the GB2RS news script? Try this alternative link.