Portable Amateur Radio Club
WELCOME TO S.P.A.R.C’S
We are a bunch of ladies and gents
that like to operate radio, from
different venues around the
Staffordshire and the West Midlands.
If we are not out operating portable
we are at our club HQ.
Bolehall Manor Club,
We operate most weekends either Saturday or Sunday weather permitting. Come along and see us have a laugh and you might get a coffee.
We are an active club, participating in many events such as Field Days and Special Events Stations, and taking part in contests. To find out More see our events page.
9th April 2019
Some of our members will be operating from the Isle of Wight in September using the call sign GB1IOW
6th March 2019
New dates added to the Events page.
1st March 2019
Visit the Gallery to see pictures of the Caravan Project.
9th February 2019
Hi all, the skittles night is now confirmed the 16th of March 7pm onwards at Bolehall Manor. Price will be £5 per person with curry or chilli on the menu. This is open to anyone who wants to come along.
8th February 2019
Due to the poor weather forecast for the weekend, operating from Wall on Saturday 9th has been canceled. We will be operating at Bolehall Manor instead from 10.30am.
1st December 2018
Link to full results for PW QRP Contest added.
25th October 2018
We have started to to book dates for 2019. Follow the link at the bottom of the Events page.
27th August 2018
The talk by Steve Woods on 28th August 2018 has unfortunately been canceled
22nd August 2018
Please note that we are now at Lichfield Cruising Club both Saturday and Sunday with special call GB8LCC.
22nd August 2018
Please note that Amerton Railway Railways on the air is now cancelled.
10th August 2018
Steve Woods Hypnotist will be at Bolehall Manor 28th August 2018 8:00pm to give a talk on use of hypnotism and how it can be used to help stop smoking, pain relief and more
6th Ausust 2018
Note the change of date for Chasewater this coming weekend. Also note that there is now a charge to park. £3 for all day.
4th August 2018
Our candidates from the last Foundation coarse now have their call signs.
Give them a call if you hear them on the air.
22nd July 2018
Our second Foundation Coarse took place today. First attempt at a 1 day coarse. Well done to Colin and Marc who both passed with ease. Two more on the first step in Amateur Radio
6th July 2018
Our next Foundation Course is booked for 22nd July. This will be a 1 day training with the Exam being completed at the end of the day.
SPARC’s now offers Foundation Licence Revision and Exam.
The course will run subject to sufficient demand E-
See our Training page