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Prepare for SOS Radio Week

This year’s SOS Radio Week starts in a little over five weeks’ time. It runs from 1 to 31 May 2018, in line with the Royal National Lifeboat Institute’s own Mayday fund-raising events. SOS Radio Week aims to raise awareness of the RNLI through amateur radio and, optionally, raise money. This can be for a […]

Prepare for SOS Radio Week 2018/03/23 15:07

GB2RS News deadline brought forward

Due to unforeseen circumstances we have to bring forward the deadline for the next GB2RS News. Please send all information for next week’s broadcast by the end of Monday, 26 May 2018. We sincerely apologise for having to make this one-time change at such short notice.

GB2RS News deadline brought forward 2018/03/23 15:04

HMS Belfast heard on Radio Four

HMS Belfast was featured on Radio Four last week. Paddy O’Connell included a short piece on the Broadcasting House programme last Sunday, 18 March 2018. The sounds of the bridge wireless office and even the automatic antenna tuner were heard for the first time on national radio. Volunteer Jonathan Kempster was instrumental in getting their […]

HMS Belfast heard on Radio Four 2018/03/23 15:01

Youth Committee volunteers wanted

The RSGB Youth Committee is looking for motivated young people to volunteer as Youth regional representatives. This role includes implementing the RSGB youth strategy, providing a point of contact for young members within their region, attending occasional outreach events, and working closely with the Regional Team. Reporting to the Youth Committee Chair, representatives will also be invited […]

Youth Committee volunteers wanted 2018/03/23 14:53

Tony Lord, G8DQZ, SK

The national 5MHz team has received the terrible news that one of its most dedicated mainstays, Tony Lord, G8DQZ, passed away last week. He was a GB2RS Newsreader on 5MHz for many years and instrumental in the UK 5MHz Experiment, which led to the band being made available to UK and, latterly, more countries around […]

Tony Lord, G8DQZ, SK 2018/03/23 14:53