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
The Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB) is the UK's national membership organisation for amateur radio enthusiasts. For more information on the RSGB [click here]
Thu 23 Apr 2015 20:00 to 21:00 BST
International Marconi Day
Sat 25 Apr 2015
Look 'n' Learn - Radar
Thu 30 Apr 2015
Bring a Thing Night
Thu 7 May 2015
Mills on the Air
Sat 9 May 2015 to Sun 10 May 2015
1260 MHz added to Fox CubeSats
AMSAT Vice President Engineering Jerry Buxton, N0JY, has announced plans to incorporate an L band receiver in Fox-1C and Fox-1D
ISS Ham Radio Digital TV
The request to power up the Ham Video system on 2395 MHz was added to the crew task list on April 16
FUNcube-1 fails but gets restarted
On the evening of 15 April, amateur satellite FUNcube-1 stopped transmitting. During a later pass over Europe, PA3WEG commanded it back to nominal mode with full automatic mode switching. A restart has now taken place so the satellite, also known as AO-73, is transmitting telemetry once again.
International Marconi Day
Saturday, 25 April is International Marconi Day, when special event stations connected to the inventor get on the air all over the world. The Cornish Radio Amateur Club offers two special Award Certificates for working authorised International Marconi Day Award Stations. One is for transmitting stations and the other for short wave listeners. The award classes and required standards to be […]
Special Event Stations Mark World Amateur Radio Day, April 18
Today, Saturday, April 18, is World Amateur Radio Day (WARD). The event celebrates the founding of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) on April 18, 1925, in Paris, with ARRL Co-Founder Hiram Percy Maxim, 1AW, as its first president.
From the 25 countries that formed the IARU in 1925, the IARU has grown to include 160 member-societies in three regions.
Radio amateurs worldwide are taking ...
The ARRL Education & Technology Program is still accepting applications for all four sessions of the ARRL Teachers Institute this summer. Apply now! The deadline is May 1.
ARRL is offering three sessions of its ?Introductory Teachers Institute on Wireless Technology? (TI-1) during the summer of 2015. Topics covered in the TI-1 course include basic electronics, radio science, microcontroller prog...
Southern pole connected CH HSS causes unsettled to major geomagnetic storms
Southern pole connected coronal hole high speed stream (CH HSS) is causing unsettled to major (G2 - Moderate) geomagnetic storms since April 15, 2015.Geomagnetic K-index of 6 (G2 - Moderate) threshold was reached at 23:27 UTC on April 16, 2015.During the last 12 hours (... Read more »
Geomagnetic storm reaching G2 Moderate levels in progress
The solar wind environment at the ACE spacecraft displayed two weak transient signatures near 01:00 and 09:00 UTC on April 9, 2015, suggesting the arrival of the April 6 Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) from Region 2320 and a weak coronal hole high speed stream (CH HSS).Wind... Read more »
Welcome to The Wolverhampton Amateur Radio Society Website
We meet at the Wolverhampton Electricity Club at 7:30pm every Thursday.
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.
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 and plenty of on street parking.
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.
Wolverhampton Electricity Sports and Social Club but was also named affectionately by the many members and local people as 'The Electric Club',
St. Marks Road, Chapel Ash, Wolverhampton, WV3 0QH.
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