Sunday 22nd of April 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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Royal Wedding - Prince Harry to Ms. Meghan Markle
The first use of the 'GR9' prefix in the United Kingdom. GR9RW 19th ? 23rd May 2018

SDR Workshop at NARC on 5 May
The SDR Workshop at the National Amateur Radio Centre on 5 May will address antenna issues for the SARL RF Noise Monitoring Project

VK6WIA NewsWest
In this Contesting edition of the news we look at upcoming contests and recent past experiences. There's a reminder for HARGfest, notifications from Ham College, the WA VHF Group, and the Broadcaster get together with the NewsWest Team, plus more

Understanding DX Clusters
The Ham Radio Deluxe Team have posted a very interesting article on the workings of DX Clusters

ZS4 Sprint this afternoon
The ZS4 Sprint is a fun activity to promote contacts between radio amateurs in the Free State and radio amateurs in Southern African countries and takes to the air from 14:00 to 16:00 UTC on Sunday 22 April 2018

QSO Today - Ryhor Greg Harbacheuski - W3NW
Dr. Ryhor ?Greg? Harbacheuski, W3NW, began his ham radio story in Belarus, a republic of the former Soviet Union

Lyrid meteor shower
Earth is entering a stream of debris from Comet Thatcher, source of the annual Lyrid meteor shower

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at very low levels

HF Propagation could be poor for International Marconi Day
The arrival of a high speed stream (HSS) from a solar coronal hole could cause problems for HF on International Marconi Day on Saturday 21st April

Beijing authorizes 60m from July 1
CRAC report the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology in Beijing has announced that on July 1 radio amateurs will have access to the 5 MHz (60m) WRC-15 band

dogparkSDR Version 1.12 released
Dog Park Software is pleased to announce that version 1.12 of dogparkSDR has been released

International Marconi Day, Co. Kerry, Ireland
The Kerry Amateur Radio Group based in Co. Kerry Ireland will participate as an Award Station in this year's International Marconi Day event on Saturday 21st April 2018

Foundations of Amateur Radio #150
Last week during F-troop something very interesting happened. If you're not familiar with F-troop, it's a weekly net for new and returning amateurs and every Saturday we welcome callers to the one hour net to discuss anything and everything amateur radio

Ham radio enthusiasts promote the Wild Atlantic Way
County Clare broadcaster Clare FM has featured an item about radio amateurs who have been promoting the Wild Atlantic Way

HackSpace Magazine free PDF
Issue 6 of HackSpace magazine mentions amateur radio and provides links to the RSGB and ARRL

Consultation on World Cup 2018
Ofcom has received requests from the BBC and ITV for consent to broadcast exclusive live coverage of the FIFA World Cup 2018

Propagation de K7RA
At 0631 UTC on April 20 the Australian Space Forecast Centre issued a Geomagnetic Disturbance Warning