Wolverhampton Amateur Radio Society win RSGB West Midlands Regional club of the year 2012.
2012 has been 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. Wolverhampton ARS will go forward to represent the West Midlands in the National competition.
The West Midlands Trophy is sponsored by web hosting solutions company Intermip.NET Ltd.
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]
Salvation Army puts new EDS Satern station 'on the air'
The Salvation Army has announced that the FCC recently approved a new call sign for a newly crated SATERN station located in the Salvation Army's Alabama-Louisiana-Mississippi (ALM) Division's Emergency Disaster Services center
Ham Radio Beacon and Repeater renewal 2014-2017
The UK communications regulator Ofcom has announced that the Licence Variations authorising the establishment and use of beacons and repeaters respectively are due to expire at the end of March 2014
Average daily sunspot numbers were up for the recent reporting period (February 27 through March 5) and average daily solar flux decreased slightly, compared to the previous seven days. Average daily sunspot numbers increased nearly 29 points to 202.4, and average daily solar flux was off a little more than four points to 162.9.
The latest predictions for solar flux over the near term have stead...
THEMIS discovers new process that protects Earth from space weather
In the giant system that connects Earth to the sun, one key event happens over and over: solar material streams toward Earth and the giant magnetic bubble around Earth, the magnetosphere helps keep it at bay. The parameters, however, change: The particles streaming in... Read more »
Aurora borealis photographed in Slovenia, rare blue aurora in Norway
Aurora borealis is a normal event at high latitudes during geomagnetic storms but when they are seen as low as Slovenia (Zagarjev vrh, N46.03, E14.65) you know the event is rare and stunning for the observers. The following image was captured in Slovenia on... Read more »
Subsiding geomagnetic storm sparked bright auroras over northern Europe, Greenland and Iceland
Coronal mass Ejection brushed Earth's magnetic field causing G2 (Moderate) Geomagnetic Storming late on February 27, 2014. The event was associated with the R3 (Strong) Solar Flare Radio Blackout event caused by February 25th X4.9 solar flare. A... Read more »
Download the GB2RS script for Sunday, 9 March 2014. GB2RS (more…)
In what's believed to be a first, a very low (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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