Sunday 23rd of January 2022
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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The Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB) is the UK's national membership organisation for amateur radio enthusiasts.


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GB2RS News Script for 23 January 2022
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National Radio Centre re-opens soon
The RSGB National Radio Centre (NRC) will re-open to visitors from Monday, 31 January and will be open seven days a week. Visitors will be encouraged to wear face masks although this will not be mandatory. The number of people accessing the radio room will be limited and, for the time being, visiting radio amateurs […]

Special RSL for Jubilee celebrations
Ofcom has kindly agreed to an RSGB request that radio amateurs licensed by Ofcom may celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen by using the special RSL ?Q?. This will be available for use throughout June 2022 and will require a Notice of Variation that will be available via our website shortly. The Society is […]


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The K7RA Solar Update

Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: Solar and geomagnetic activity increased this week. The average daily sunspot number was up by 52 points, rising from 42.4 to 94.4. The sunspot number peaked at 120 last Saturday, January 15.

Average daily solar flux went from 101.6 to 112, peaking at 119.4 on Sunday, January 16. Average daily planetary A index rose from 6.1 to 15.6, and average middle latitude ...

Two Radio Amateurs Appointed to the FCC Technological Advisory Council (TAC)

FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel named two prominent radio amateurs among her appointments to the FCC Technological Advisory Council (TAC) on January 19. Appointed were Greg Lapin, N9GL, and Michelle Thompson, W5NYV. Lapin chairs the ARRL RF Safety Committee and has represented ARRL The National Association for Amateur Radio on the TAC since 2001.

ARRL Laboratory Manager Ed Hare, W1RFI, noted ...

Extended ARRL Team Will Support February's ARRL National Convention in Orlando


Welcome to The Wolverhampton Amateur Radio Society Website

Wednesfield & Woodend - Royal British Legion

We meet at the Wednesfield & Woodend - Royal British Legion at 7:30pm every Wednesday.

We're a friendly bunch and welcome members old and new to come and join us for a chat and share our passion and enthusiasm for the hobby of Amateur radio. The Society takes part in special events such as Steam Fairs, Canal Boat Rallies, Mills on Air, JOTA and other local events.

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Meetings are informal and the club serves a wide selection of wines, spirits and beers including traditional cask ales, a variety of soft drinks are also available and all are reasonably priced. There is also a car park.

Amateur Radio ? So if you have stumbled upon this website you might be thinking, "What is Amateur Radio all about then ?"

Amateur radio is a popular technical hobby and can also be a volunteer public service.

But most of the time, it's about the most fun you can have with a radio. It's a way to talk with people around the world, or even orbiting the world; to send e-mail without any sort of internet connection and to keep in touch with friends across town, across the country or even across the world.
It is an incredibly diverse and very popular interest with over six million people involved worldwide.

So if you are looking for a Radio Society in Wolverhampton or what to know more about amateur radio then come and give us a try.

Wednesfield & Woodend - Royal British Legion, Vicarage Road, Wednesfield, Wolverhampton WV11 1SF
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Our address for correspondence is :-
The Secretary, Wolverhampton Amateur Radio Society c/o 2E Bagridge Road, Castlecroft, Wolverhampton WV3 8HW.
Telephone : 0 7 8 4 8 9 1 7 8 7 1 . . .
Email : secretary(replace this with the 'at' symbol)wolverhamptonars.co.uk

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