Welcome to G3NWR
We are Wirral Amateur Radio Society; a very active club that regularly meets in Wirral, North West UK. The club first started in 1936 and we now have many members, and we're growing all the time!
We run regular training courses and exams at all levels of the UK Amateur licence, participate in contests, host special event stations as well as practical and on the air evenings. Browse around our site to find out more!
New President for 2023
Please welcome our President for 2023, Mr. John Bisson G0MHF. John is a keen SOTA operator along with all his other on-air activities. Our thanks of gratitude to Peter G6PYL for his support in a what was a turbulent year in 2022.
SOS Radio Week 2023
In support of the RNLI’s SOS Radio Week 2023 we will be operating the special event callsign ‘GB2HLS’ on 20/21st May 2023.
Find out more here
Following the AGM in October we're delighted to announce the Committee taking up office as follows.
Chairman: Bill Davies G4YWD
Secretary: Bill Davies G4YWD
Treasurer: Phyl Fanning G6UFI
Members: Jim Whelan G6NOI; John Bisson G0MHF; Ryan Bulmer M7RYB
A special thanks goes to Neville M5AOI who served us exceptionally well as Treasurer for 24 years and has decided to hang up his abacus, passing the reigns to Phyl. Thank you Nev for your tireless efforts to keep everything in order.
87th AGM Meeting
Details of our next AGM scheduled for 5th October 2022 have been sent on email. If you've not received details, please contact the Secretary.
Surplus Equipment Sales
Keep your eyes peeled for details about the sale of surplus equipment, as restrictions ease we will get these planned in.
A visit from MW0JBQ, North Wales Amateur Radio Group (NWARG) who operate the GB3OR repeater from the Great Orme is planned for 14/08/2021 - one not to miss.
Fox Hunting 2021
Fox Hunts are planned for 7th July and 21st July - watch this space for more details.
SOS Radio Week 2021
In support of the RNLI’s SOS Radio Week 2021 we will be operating the special event callsign ‘GB2HLS’ throughout May. Find out more here.
RNLI Special Event
15/05/2020 - In support of the RNLI’s #Mayday campaign, this weekend we will be holding a special live ham radio broadcast using the callsign ‘GB2HLS’. Find out more here.
18/03/2020 - As of today's date, and following Government recommendations we are temporarily ceasing all club meetings and events. For details of how we'll all stay connected, please contact the Secretary at email@example.com. Thank you for your understanding. 73s and keep healthy.
22/01/2020 - Due to elongated proceedings at the AGM the construction competition was postponed to a later date. This is the later date so please do dig out those projects that you have been constructing.
20/01/2020 - This is an event for those of you that received items that you no longer need. Lots of goodies to be had!!
Our First Buddy Night
15/01/2020 will be our first Buddy Night. Those of us that have a skill in a particular discipline and those that wish to learn, in an informal “formal” way, can get together as a one to one or a group.
Intermediate Licence Course
Wirral Amateur Radio Society will be running the Intermediate Licence Course starting the 4th February 2020. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
29/01/20 - Food Night!
All members and visitors are welcome to join us for Bob's Sweet & Sour Chicken night. Start time is 19:30 with food being served at 20:00. Cost is £6 per head, and you'll receive a Sweet & Sour Chicken and Rice meal, with freshly baked mini-bread rolls and entry into a lucky-number draw. Please email email@example.com to register or for more info.
23/08/19 - Club Nights
We welcome all members and visitors to our club nights, held every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 7pm - 10:30pm.
Located at Unit 17, Peninsula Business Park, Reeds Lane, Moreton, Wirral, CH46 1DW.Find Us
12/08/19 - Lighthouses On The Air!
We'll be operating GB4BHL on 17-18th August from Bidston Hill Lighthouse. Join the fun and watch out for photos.
05/08/19 - Club Room Expansion
Workshop & Function Room
We've been given the space behind our current club room wall. A proposed use has been to make a much better workshop. We have slowly equipping the current workshop with various items and our next item we hope to have is a fully equipped lathe. This item would be too big for this location so the additional space has come at the right time.