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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The Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB) is the UK's national membership organisation for amateur radio enthusiasts. For more information on the RSGB [click here]

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Radio hams receive suspicious signals
The Hindustan Times reports a team of amateur radio operators is monitoring the radio signals round-the-clock and another team of language experts is helping the officials break the coded language

Ham radio youth camp at Kvarnberget
The Swedish National Amateur Radio Society SSA reports a Youth Camp was held the weekend of June 17

ICQ Podcast Episode 240 - Repair and Safety released
In this episode, Martin M1MRB / W9ICQ is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Edmund Spicer M0MNG and Bill Barnes N3JX to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episode's feature is Repair and Safety

Trans Tasman Low Bands Challenge
This contest is to encourage Low Band Activity in Australia and New Zealand ? The applicable bands are 160, 80 and 40M. The modes are SSB CW and Digital (RTTY and PSK only)

Summer is a great time to get publicity for ham radio
July and August is traditionally a slack period for news, so an ideal time to tell your Local Newspaper about amateur radio and get publicity for the hobby

Atmospheric radiation update
For years, Spaceweather.com and the students of Earth to Sky Calculus have been using space weather balloons to monitor cosmic rays in the atmosphere above California

ARISS SSTV Commemorative Activity
Special Slow Scan Television (SSTV) transmissions are expected to be made from the International Space Station on 145.800 MHz FM around the weekend of July 15

Radio Hams support RNLI
The volunteer crew from the RNLI's Barrow station were recently on hand to receive a large donation from members of the Furness Amateur Radio Society

The ZS5 Sprint
This is a fun activity to promote contacts between radio amateurs in Kwazulu-Natal and radio amateurs in Southern African countries

VK6ARN NewsWest for Sunday 25 June
In the news this week we take a closer look at contesting with information about the Trans Tasman Low Bands Challenge, the RD Contest, the International Museums Weekend, a contesting tip from Scott K9JY, and lots more..

Brian Joseph Poole, G3MRC - obituary
There are not many radio amateurs of whom it can be said that they defined First Class when it comes to CW operating. 'Joe' Poole was certainly one of the few

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