Amateur radio is a hobby with so many aspects it can be hard to describe—and difficult to know what to try first! Our new video Amateur Radio: A World of Possibilities gives you a taster of just some of the many exciting, challenging and fun things you can with amateur radio. We’re planning to take […]
Marconi was born on 25 April 1874 and amateur radio operators around the world are again taking part in International Marconi Day on Saturday, 23 April. The 24-hour-long event has drawn participation by as many as 60 stations from around the world. GB4IMD will be operating from the Stithians Showground in Cornwall. For a list […]
It has been confirmed that Tim Peake will speak via amateur radio to two schools next week. St Richard’s Catholic College, Bexhill-on-Sea Monday, 18 April 2016 at 14:56:06 UTC (15:56:06 BST) Wellesley House School, Broadstairs Saturday, 23 April 2016 at 12:10 UTC (13:10 BST) We’re looking forward to being at the contacts and sending reports […]
ANZAC Day on 25 April remembers those who died in 1915 in the fighting at Gallipoli. To commemorate, amateurs in New Zealand and Australia will be on the bands using the same older modes once employed by radio operators in the military. The AM and CW event has become a popular annual ANZAC Day activity […]
Following the announcement in January that Graham Coomber, G0NBI was to retire from his role as General Manager of the Society, we are pleased to announce that Steve Thomas, M1ACB has been appointed as his successor. Steve joins us from a successful career in the IT and telecoms industry, with senior roles in management, leadership […]
Ofcom have revised their guidance notes relating to the UK Amateur Radio Licence. The document should be read in conjunction with the licence, and is intended to help licensees understand and comply with the licence terms and conditions. It can be downloaded from the Ofcom website (25-page/200KB PDF).