Wednesday 24th of January 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.
The West Midlands Trophy is sponsored by web hosting solutions at www.intermip.net

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Neville Cheadle, G3NUG, Silent Key
It is with great sadness that the RSGB reports that Eric Neville Cheadle, G3NUG passed away unexpectedly on 14 January 2018. Neville was an amateur's amateur. A gentleman of the airwaves, he was also a terrific and prolific operator. Chairman of Chiltern DX Club for many years, Neville was a keen contester and the driving […]

GMDX Group sponsors new contest
The GMDX Group is sponsoring a new annual competition to promote VHF-UHF DX and contesting activity in the geographical north and west of the British Isles, and to give stations everywhere an opportunity to work those areas. The competition is based on the GMDX Celtic Knot Award, which is for working stations in GM, GI, […]

15 new SOTA associations added in 2017
Fifteen new SOTA associations were added during the year 2017, bringing the total to 136 worldwide. These included IA, Isole Africane d’Italia, VO1, Canada?Newfoundland, FG, Guadeloupe, VY1, Canada?Yukon and ZB2, Gibraltar. For any countries not yet represented, the SOTA management team is happy to provide advice and support in the aim of bringing qualifying areas […]

Also in GB2RS this week?
The DP0GVN WSPR beacon now is in operation from Antarctica. It is in the German Neumayer III Research Station of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research. The installation is part of a scientific project of the Technical University of Munich in cooperation with the University of Bremen and the German national amateur […]

GB2RS News Script for 21 January 2018
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