The club has a long history, started up as the Pontefract Transmitting Group by servicemen following WW2. Here are photographs, QSL cards, etc from over the years.

0000 Ponte radio

Some of the founder members of the Pontefract Transmitters Group, the fore-runner of PDARS


2008 buzz

2008 saw the visit of Buzz Aldrin to Pontefract. To mark this occasion the club operated the special event station GB0BUZZ


2013 fun day2013 RSGB BBQ 100 years

2013 was the Centenary of the Radio Society of Great Britain.  The club gathered at the home of Dave, G0SDO, and Sue, (now) M0SZQ, for the RSGB BBQ On The Air. Nigel, G0BPK, on the BBQ



2015 saw the club receiving the RSGB Club of the Year trophy (small club section). This was the fourth time the club had won this award. Nigel G0BPK (RSGB Regional Manager) presenting certificate and trophy to Mark, M0ZIM, and Keith, G0RLN.