Sunday 16th 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 16 January 2022
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SpaceX launches amateur satellites
SpaceX Falcon 9 Transporter-3 mission launched on Thursday carrying 105 satellites including several amateur radio payloads. The Tevel mission comprises eight satellites, each with an FM transponder with an uplink on 145.970MHz and downlink, plus beacon transmissions on 436.400MHz. The EASAT-2 and Hades cubesats also have 2m to 70cm transponders, with Hades also carrying a […]

NASA recognises ARISS in pictures
NASA has recognised Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) as a science education and research programme. Two images of ARISS activity are among those singled out by the space agency as some of the best space station science pictures of 2021. ARRL Representative to ARISS International Rosalie White, K1STO, said recognition is significant […]


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The K7RA Solar Update

Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: The Australian Space Forecast Centre issued this warning at 2355 UTC on January 13:

?A Southern coronal hole with extensions into the equatorial region is expected to reach geo-effective location on the solar disk on late UTC day 15 January. As a result, unsettled-to-active conditions with a chance of minor storms are possible on these two days.?

Two new sunspot ...

Youth on the Air Camp to Return in June

ARRL Foundation to Create Club Grants Program

A new ARRL Foundation Club Grants program, funded by a grant from Amateur Radio Digital Communications (ARDC), will make $500,000 available to radio clubs. The program will provide up to $25,000 for worthy club projects. Requests for more than that will be referred back to ARDC.

ARRL has long recognized that it is in the best interests of amateur radio to encourage and support amateur radio club...


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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