Friday 20th of April 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.
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International Marconi Day
International Marconi Day (IMD) is a 24 hour amateur radio event that is held annually to celebrate the birth of Guglielmo Marconi on 25 April 1874. The event is usually held on the Saturday closest to Marconi's birthday and this year it will be held on 21 April 2018 from 0000UTC to 2359UTC. Registered stations […]

FIFA World Cup Marathon
The RSGB has agreed to participate in the FIFA World Cup Marathon which is being organised by the Union of Radio Amateur of Russia (RRC). The Marathon is set to run from 1 June 2018 to 15 July 2018. There will be two call signs available for use on a rotation basis: GB18FWC, for stations […]

DF6NM wins inventor award
Markus Vester, DF6NM has been honoured as one of the Inventors of 2017. As a Principal Key Expert at Siemens, he has worked on MRI systems since the pioneering days. Markus says, ?I have to say that such an award shouldn’t be regarded as a solitary achievement, but rather also as an appreciation of the fine people and bright minds I am allowed to […]

Also in GB2RS this week?
A reminder that next Wednesday, 18 April 2018, radio amateurs worldwide will take to the airwaves in celebration of World Amateur Radio Day. It was on that day in 1925 that the International Amateur Radio Union was formed in Paris. World Amateur Radio Day is the day when IARU member societies can show their capabilities […]

GB2RS News Script for 15 April 2018
Please click the link below to download this week's news script GB2RS News Script for 15 April 2018