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