Friday 23rd of February 2018
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.
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New Amateur Radio Observation Service (AROS) and Intruder Watch Coordinator
RSGB is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Lamont, G4DYA to the joint role of AROS Coordinator and Intruder Watch Coordinator. Richard has been a broadcast engineer with the BBC, an editor of radio magazines and a company director. He also knows his way around the ITU Regulations. We welcome him to his new […]

New Chair of the Emerging Technology Coordination Committee (ETCC)
We?re delighted to announce that Andrew Barrett, G8DOR has been appointed as the new Chair of the ETCC for an initial period of three years. Andrew is the current Vice-Chair. We would like to thank John McCullagh, GI4BWM for the enormous level of work that he has put into the role of ETCC Chair over […]

National Club of the Year 2017 and the RSGB Strategy
This year the RSGB has decided to change the theme of the National Club of the Year competition to fit more closely with its strategic goals. The theme of ?Mentoring and Retention? sits right at the heart of the Society's main goal of having ?an active and thriving amateur radio community? and sends a two-fold […]

DMR talkgroup for universities
Paul Thieme, President of the Purdue University Amateur Radio Club, W9YB in the United States wants to hear from UK university amateur radio clubs that have linked DMR repeaters. Recently, his club has been working with Brandmeister worldwide officials to create a DMR talkgroup specifically for university amateur radio operators. In the States they have […]

Amateur becomes Harvard President
A radio amateur, Lawrence Bacow, KA1FZQ has been selected to become the 29th president of Harvard University. He was selected from among a field of some 700 candidates and will take office on 1 July 2018.