Saturday 29th of February 2020
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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Guidance for limiting exposure to EMF
Following last week's launch of an Ofcom Consultation on EM field exposure, the RSGB has released a briefing paper for all UK amateurs. This gives more details as the proposals involve a change to licence conditions for any station operating with greater than 10W EIRP. The Society has formed a team to prepare a considered […]

US amateurs respond to 3.4GHz threat
A proposal by the FCC in the USA to remove the entire amateur 3.4GHz allocation without compensation has seen strong opposition as ARRL, AMSAT and hundreds of individual amateurs have filed comments in response to a current consultation. The ARRL highlighted decades of active usage and experimentation including mesh networks, amateur television, weak signal long-distance […]

Ofcom's policy on two-letter call signs
Ofcom has recently updated its website to clarify its policy relating to the issuing of call signs with two-letter suffixes. The notes can be found on the Ofcom website'select “Amateur radio call sign allocation”.

Also in GB2RS this week?
The first lecture as part of the Marconi Centenary 2020 has been announced by the Chelmsford Civic Society. Professor Danielle George has kindly agreed to speak at Anglia Ruskin University, Bishop Hall Lane, Chelmsford, CM1 1SQ on Tuesday, 31 March at 2pm. The lecture is free to everyone but must be pre-booked. The coronavirus has […]

GB2RS News Script for 1 March 2020
Tap or click the link below to download this week's GB2RS news script GB2RS News Script for 1 March 2020 (12-page/162KB Microsoft Word document) Problems downloading the GB2RS news script? Try this alternative link.