RSGB Convention

** Provisional Programme Now released **
(click here for more details)

The RSGB Convention will, once more be held at Kents Hill Park Conference Centre, Milton Keynes on 12-14 October 2018

We have a very broad mix of talks across the five streams with topics to cater for all tastes and at all levels. AMSAT will be organising some of the lectures as the AMSAT Colloquium will be incorporated into the Convention again this year. See the full programme and synopses by clicking on the link above

Buildathon 2018

The Convention Buildathon will be on the Saturday evening and will include a buffet meal. The kit will be a Two Tone Tester using surface mount components. This is aimed at newcomers to surface mount construction. For more details please click here

Construction Competition 2018

One successful aspect of the 2017 Convention was the increased number of entries for the Construction Competition. The aim of the competition is to encourage home construction, experimentation, design and innovation.

This year’s competition is now open for entries and you’ll find more information and an application form at

DXCC Card Checking

DXCC card checking will be available on the Saturday in the special interest display area.

Keynote Speaker

We are delighted that Tim Duffy, K3LR has agreed to be our Keynote and after-dinner speaker. Tim is amongst the leaders, if not the leader, in the contesting field of amateur radio. He will be talking about his contest station but also, as he puts it, focusing on “keeping Ham Radio fun and alive”.

Book Now

We look forward to seeing you at the Convention in October. We have a range of overnight packages, as well as day tickets, available, click here to book now.

The RSGB Convention is generously sponsored by Martin Lynch & Sonsmls_logo