Monday 23rd of July 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 Convention of CW Operators
The U-QRQ-C are holding an ' International Convention of CW Operators' on August 24-27, 2018 near Moscow, Russia

DXpedition team hit multiple snags
The V6J team in Micronesia report: You may have already noticed that V6J suddenly went to QRT last night around 14 GMT

Large hole in the sun's atmosphere faces Earth
A large hole has opened in the sun's atmosphere and it is spewing a stream of solar wind toward Earth

An American in Dublin
Jarad KE8GBF from Northern Michigan will be visiting Dublin and surrounding areas. He would like to talk over the airwaves to as many hams in the country as possible

CommsDay pick-up on WIA disappointment
The professional web e-zine Communications Day has picked up the news story from the WIA that expressed disappointment with ACMA's response to implementation of the Five Year Spectrum Spectrum Plan for amateurs

DXCC Country/Entity Report
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 15th July, through Sunday, 22nd July there were 205 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

Thailand 3rd largest ham radio nation
As of February 2018, Thailand had the third highest number of licensed radio amateurs in the world with a total of 101,763

IARU Region 3 Conference documents available
The 17th IARU Region 3 Conference takes place in Seoul, Korea, September 10-14. The agenda and some discussion documents are now available for download

Upcoming ARISS contact with Shinoda Elementary School, Izumi City, Japan
An International Space Station school contact has been planned with participants at Shinoda Elementary School, Izumi City, Japan on 23 July

VK6WIA NewsWest
Welcome to NewsWest for 22nd July 2018. In this Contesting edition we?ll tell you about contests coming up, remind you about the ?NewsWest Dinner on the Hamfest weekend, in fact we?ll be reminding you ABOUT Hamfest

QSO Today - Mike Mussler - AI8Z
Mike Mussler, AI8Z, is one of the early pioneers in the 630 Meter band experimental trials in 2007 that resulted in the band being opened for amateur radio exploration much later

Scotland site selected as launch base for Lockheed Martin, Orbex
Two companies ? U.S. aerospace giant Lockheed Martin and British start-up Orbex ? seeking to carve out a share of the burgeoning small satellite launch market, plan to fly their rockets from a remote site on the northern shore of Scotland, British government and industry officials announced Monday

RAC President attends annual ARRL Board meeting: July 21-22
The annual Board of Directors meeting of the American Radio Relay League (ARRL), is underway in Windsor, Connecticut and will conclude today, Sunday, July 22

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low levels