Friday 18th of August 2017
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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Ofcom licensing problem ? short call signs
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YOTA 2017 wraps up
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Nominate an upcoming DXer
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GB2RS News Script for 13 August 2017
Please click the link below to download this week's news script* GB2RS News Script for 13 August 2017 *If you are used to the script downloading automatically, please click the link above instead as that feature has now been discontinued.