18th 19th August 2018 International Lighthouses on the Air
Well its that time of year approaching fast. This is open to all members of the club. It would be nice o see a few more their this year
International Field Day Event
Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th July sees WARS taking part in this years RSGB National Field Day and we have kindly been offered by Tom,s family. An excellent Location in the village of Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant Grid Reference :IO82LT-39 - 52.833018, -3.350208
Directions to follow.
The area doted in red is the field and shed were we are allowed
We are asked Not to leave anything behind. If the sheep 🐑 are back in the fields to leave alone and of course goes without saying No dogs 🐕 are allowed
The Contest itself runs from 14:00 hrs on the Saturday until 14:00 on the Sunday
Those wishing to stay over there will be accommodation in the way of 12 man tent just need sleeping bag and bed. I have limited amount of air beds.
Please bring your own food to put in to a food pool or to keep for oneself.
We shall be arriving well before the start of contest to get the site ready. More hands make light work.
This is set to be another good weekend of radio
Look forward to seeing you all
A few pictures from the weekend
Saturday 30th June
W A R S Volunteer Day
Talacre Lighthouse Point of Air
Big thank you to Simon,Chris,Lisa,and Kevin. for turning up at the Talacre volunteer day. A successful and rewarding morning removing Scrub from selected areas in very warm conditions. I’m sure the people from ENI will be very great full with the work done.
Top job all, Big thank you to Simon,Chris,Lisa,and Kevin. for turning up at the Talacre volunteer day. A successful and rewarding morning removing Scrub from selected areas in very warm conditions. I’m sure the people from ENI will be very great full with the work done.
Few Pictures from the day
Sunday 12th June
Members of Wrexham Amateur Radio Society, took part in the annual Practical Wireless Contest from their usual location Nantyr nr Chirk
Operators and helpers were
Dave, Carl,Mike and Mark.
Bands were flat and at times it was a little bit of a struggle. Best DX was F/ON4HS
Tuesday 5th June
A few pictures from
Wrexham Amateur Radio Society's BBQ & 2M UKAC Contest
7th November, Brymbo Sports and Social
On the 19th August Wrexham Amateur Rado Society, Travellled to the coast of North Wales to take
part in the International Lighthouse & Lightship Event using the club call of GW4WXM which took
placeover the weekend of the 19th-20th August. The saturdaymorning was one of the windiest we
have witnessed in some time. It tookjust over 2 hours and 4 members of the operating team to
eventually get the station accomodation and operating area complete and ready to operate.
We made a total of 204 contacts working 15 other lighthouses or lightships.And a total of 18
countries. The farthest DX was Venezulela using a crushcraft HF verticle antenna, an Icom 756
and a transmiting up to 100 watts.
Some pictures from the event