National Radio Centre Opens   July 19th, 2012

The new National Radio Centre at Bletchley Park, Bedford was officially opened on Wednesday 11th July by Govt Minister Ed Vaizey.

Waters & Stanton were invited along to the ceremony as supporters of the new venture, having donated Heil headsets to the radio station at the venue. Jeff Stanton was very impressed with what the RSGB has built to showcase Amateur Radio & communications technology.

Bletchley Park was of course the home of code-breaking work during the Second World War and now boasts an increasingly popular museum, which the new NRC compliments superbly. 

Below are some pictures that Jeff Stanton took during his visit to the National Radio Centre.

The National Radio Centre is currently open to the public from 11am to 4.30pm on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday each week.

Find more about the NRC here:

Find out more about Bletchley Park here:

W&S January Sale!   January 19th, 2011

Make sure you don’t miss out on the Waters & Stanton Christmas Sale. For the duration of January we are having a sale with some fantastic bargains on offer including;

Cushcraft MA-160V 160m Vertical Antenna £100 Off!

Optoelectronics M1 Frequency Counter £60 Off!

Heil GM-V Goldline Hand Mic £50 Off!

Kantronics KAM-98 Data Controller £250 Off!

These fanatastic offers and more are available here and keep checking as we will add more products!

W&S Join Twitter!   August 7th, 2009

We are pleased to announce that Waters & Stanton are now on Twitter, and we will be using our Twitter page to keep you up to date with the latestnews on events & rallies, W&S news, new products, special offers and to bring you anything that amuses us.

If you are unfamiliar with Twitter, it is a great way to communicate by posting short messages of 140 characters or less and there are alot of radio hams already using it, so why not give it a go and follow W&S!

Here is the link to our twitter page:

W&S Back On Facebook!   July 20th, 2009

Waters & Stanton are back on facebook! After a short absence we have a brand new fan page, with a wall to leave messages for us and other radio amateurs, a discussion board to talk about all things ham radio related, and updates direct from the W&S blog. Join and make new  ham friends from all over the world!

So if you have a facebook account, just follow the link in the Quick Links box on the right hand side of homepage and become a W&S fan!

Jon – Graphics Dept.

New Website   November 6th, 2008

We have been hard at work here behind the scenes overhauling our website. It’s now ready for public consumption and so we plan to roll it out over the next few days. Please bear with us if the site is down over this period, it probably means we are uploading the new site and all will be back to normal shortly. We hope you like the new design and features!

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A New Author!   May 1st, 2008

We have a new author on our blog from today. John will now be writing articles on here from time to time about his HamInfoBar which is a wildly popular toolbar for internet explorer and firefox. He will be posting information about the latest updates and the toolbar in general, and by commenting you will allow him to receive your feedback.

You will find the link to the HamInfoBar homepage on the right side menu of this blog. We hope you enjoy reading his posts.

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W&S is on Facebook   May 1st, 2008

In addition to this new blog, we now have a page on facebook. You can view this by following this link:

If you have a facebook account, you can easily become a W&S fan by clicking the appropriate button.

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Website Product Prices   April 30th, 2008

I have noticed a few phone calls from customers about products on the website not having the correct prices displayed. This is a common problem for a lot of users of any website, and is caused by a page being saved to your computer, and then loaded from memory as opposed to loading from the website. This function serves to save resources for both the customer and us, as neither have to load the web pages each and every time, but can have an adverse effect when the user is trying to see the most up to date information.

The way to solve this, is by what’s called an “unconditional refresh”, which forces your web browser load the page from the website and not from memory. You can do this on most Windows based browsers by holding the “Control (CTRL)” button and pressing the “F5” button at the same time. You can do the same on Mac OSX by holding the “Command (CMD)” button and pressing the “R” button at the same time.

Hope this helps any of you that were having problems with this.
– Dave.

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Welcome   April 24th, 2008

Welcome to the WSPLC blog!

Here we will be posting all sorts of news related to our company, about radio equipment, and about the world of amateur radio.

You can register as a user here and post comments, but be aware they are all moderated before they will show on the comments section of each post.

Feel free to look around and read our articles, we will be writing more soon!

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