Tuesday 27th of June 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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Maintenance takes SAQ off the air
There will be no Alexanderson Day over-the-air VLF transmission on 2 July 2017 from SAQ, the Alexanderson alternator station in Sweden. SAQ periodically schedules transmissions with the nearly century-old behemoth that operates on 17.2kHz from the World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station. SAQ said the event was cancelled due to ongoing maintenance work at the site. […]

Asteroid named after radio amateur
The International Astronomical Union has named a celestial body after a radio amateur. Space physicist and radio amateur Asta†Pellinen Wannberg, SM3UHV, is a professor at the Department of Physics at UmeŚ University. She has made a ground-breaking effort to use scattering radar when studying meteors that are activated when small particles penetrate the atmosphere. The […]

Can you help out with YOTA?
There's just six weeks to go before the RSGB host the IARU Region 1 Youngsters on the Air activity week. Activities during the week will include Summits on the Air, ARDF, construction, and operating a special event station?amongst many other topics. We are still looking for volunteers from RSGB affiliated clubs to help with various […]

Also in GB2RS this week?
YOTA teams across the world have been invited to submit questions for the planned contact with the International Space Station during YOTA 2017. Linking with the theme of the amateur radio event, questions should focus on communications, which can include amateur radio, mobile phones, data links, satellites, etc. YOTA team members have been asked to […]

GB2RS News Script for 25 June 2017
Please click the link below to download this week’s news script* GB2RS News Script for 25 June 2017 *If you are used to the script downloading automatically, please click the link above as that feature is not currently working?our apologies!