Staffordshire

Portable Amateur Radio Club



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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,

Tamworth,

B77 3LH


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.


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.

Marc    M6YVX

Colin    M6OXS

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.

30th June 2018

Just confirmed we will be at Lichfield Cruising Club 25th August  

21st June 2018

Pictures added for PW Contest and Middlton Hall

12th June 2018

The PW 144 QRP Contest went well. Good weather and lots of contacts. Two logs entered from Donative Farm. MØSPA and M6NXG. Watch this space for scores.

31st May 2018

Webmaster link added to the “contact us” page. This can be used to send pictures or copy to be included on the Web Site”

31st May 2018

Few pictures and videos of the Lichfield Bower added hear and to YouTube

24th April 2018

Venue for 5th May will be Chasewater.

10th April 2018

100% pass rate for our first Foundation Licence Exam. Well done to all the candidates.

7th April 2018

At today’s outing a number of our members expressed a wish to try to learn Morse. So we will try and run a small classs / group each week at the end of our operating days. Dates and times for Morse class will be indicated on the events calendar page.


News

SPARC’s now offers Foundation Licence Revision and Exam.

The course will run subject to sufficient demand E-Mail for more info.

See our Training page