Saturday 23rd of March 2019
Wolverhampton Amateur Radio Society
Founded in 1922 | Call sign G8TA

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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.
The West Midlands Trophy is sponsored by web hosting solutions at www.intermip.net

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Australians set new microwave records
The Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) reports that new records have been set on the 47GHz and 122GHz bands. Operating 47GHz mobile, David, VK5KK and Wayne, VK5APN set a new record of 20.8km on 11 March 2019. At 122GHz, Matt, VK2DAG and David, VK2JDS set a new VK2 state record of 100m. Although this is […]

Bouvet Island DXpedition now en route
The much-anticipated 3Y0I Bouvet Island DXpedition is presently at sea en route to its destination. They set sail from Cape Town 19 March 2019 on board the MV Atlantic Tuna. All being well, the team expects to land at the remote Antarctic island around Tuesday, 26 March 2019 and hopes to be on the air […]

Smithsonian Institution call sign revived
Historic American call sign NN3SI is being reactivated under the aegis of the Smithsonian Institution Amateur Radio Group. Although presently lacking a permanent station location and unable yet to support guest operation, the group's president, John Weise, N4NPG, told ARRL. ?This this is the start to Amateur Radio slowly coming back at the Smithsonian. We […]

Also in GB2RS this week?
The deadline for applications to become a team member or the team leader for YOTA Bulgaria 2019 has been extended until Sunday, 14 April 2019. Full details at rsgb.org/yota2019. Two new videos from the 2018 RSGB Convention are now available to Members on the RSGB website. These are LF Forum by Dave Pick, G3YXM and […]

GB2RS News Script for 24 March 2019
Tap or click the link below to download this week's GB2RS news script GB2RS News Script for 24 March 2019 (12-page/140KB Microsoft Word document)