Wednesday 26th of September 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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Swedish amateur radio regulation changes
Sweden's SSA has published an update on the changes to amateur radio exemption regulations that come into effect on November 1, 2018, this includes an 80% reduction in power level

Home-construction is alive and kicking in the Netherlands
The Dutch national society VERON promotes the active involvement of radio amateurs in innovation, home-construction and experimentation

ExseedSat ham radio FM transponder satellite
The Hindu interviews radio amateur Gurudatta Panda VU3GDP about the ExseedSat CubeSat built by an eight-person team at Hyderabad-based Exseed Space Private Limited co-founded by Ashhar Farhan VU2ESE

Help ARISS raise funds for critical ISS radio upgrades
AMSAT and ARISS are currently supporting a FundRazr campaign to raise $150,000 for critical radio infrastructure upgrades on ISS. The upgrades are necessary to enable students to continue to talk to astronauts in space via Amateur Radio

VP6D Ducie Island 6m EME DXpedition
Hello 6m DXers! As you have undoubtedly heard, VP6D is planning to be QRV on 6m EME starting next month

RAC Affiliated Club Insurance Program
Radio Amateurs of Canada is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications from Amateur Radio clubs across the country for our Liability Insurance Program for 2019

Madagascar trip looking for ops!
Alex, K2BB, announced this past week that he and his friend Paul, UU0JR, will be active as 5R8R (TBD) from Nosy Be Island (IOTA AF-057), Madagascar, between November 19-29th

Enigma Reloaded
The main goal of the enigma event is to promote as much amateur radio activity as possible all over the world, celebrating the history of the Enigma cipher machine and its crucial role in the outcome of World War II, and spreading the knowledge of those key people who contributed to its decryption

Irish National DMR net
Steve, EI5DD of the IECRO radio club in Mullingar in Ireland, is planning to hold a National DMR net tonight, Monday the 24th of September at 8:30 pm sharp on the Ireland Calling Channel TG 2722

Importance of Amateur Radio
During a natural disaster when the power is out and the phone towers are down, how can first responders communicate? By using ham radios!

Vi Barrett W6CBA - 70 years a radio ham
One of the FBI's first female dispatchers continues to bust stereotypes from her Fullerton living room

AMSAT President upcoming Ham Nation interview on Sept 26th
AMSAT President Joe Spier, K6WAO will be featured on Ham Nation's September 26th episode #369

IberRadio 2018
IberRadio is the most important ham radio fair in Spain. Fernando, EC1AME has photographed the event

DXCC Country/Entity Report
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 16th September, through Sunday, 23rd September there were 214 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin