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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,


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.

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.

30th March 2018

The club will be taking part in the PW 144Mhz QRP contest on the 10th of June. We will be operating from Donative Farm. 7.30am for setup and testing for a 9.00 UTC start.

15th March 2018

Note Wall this weekend is CANCELED due to the weather forecast

2nd March 2018

Bolehall Manor Saturday CANCELLED due to snow

1st March 2018

Note Long Mynd Pole Bank on 4th March has been postponed due to the weather. We will now be at Bolehall Manor from 10.00am on Saturday Inside.

1st March 2018

Please note the change of start time for the first Foundation Class on 18th March is now 8.30am

25th February 2018

Foundation Licence Course dates all in place. See Events calendar. Good luck to those taking the course.

19th January 2018

Neville, Chris, Peter and Gill Live on Radio Tamworth 4.00pm till 6.00pm. Today!!

16th January 2018

We have NOV for Wall Roman Site. GBWRS

14th January 2018

Cheddleton Mill have turned us down for this year so Neville will be at Mablethorpe operating from the beach 11th to 14th May

9th January 2018

All meeting dates for 2018 are now shown on Events calendar.  

2nd January 2018

Happy New Year from SPARC’s

The calendar is starting to fill up so check back regularly for updates.


SPARC’s now offers Foundation Licence Training and Exam.

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

See our Training page