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  • Monday, July 9, 2012

    Radio club granted 2012 Olympic licence

    WARRINGTON Amateur Radio Club (WARC) have been granted a licence to cover both the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games.
    In a collaborative effort with West Manchester Radio Club and South Manchester Radio and Computing Club, WARC have been granted the special call sign GB2012MV (Manchester Venue) for the event at Old Trafford, home of Manchester United, one of the venues for the Olympic football tournament.
    A spokesman for WARC said: “This is going to be a massive effort by a dedicated group of north west amateur radio enthusiasts, operating from three venues across the region, Warrington and two in Manchester.