RSSRSGB Strategy 2022

Growing and developing amateur radio

| September 12, 2018
Growing and developing amateur radio

The RSGB’s five-year strategy includes the strategic priority of Growth—grow and develop amateur radio. This is a very broad, all-encompassing statement which the majority of RSGB activities could fit within. I believe that to truly grow and develop amateur radio we need to fully embrace and support new ideas, promote the hobby at every opportunity, […]

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How training and education is supporting the RSGB’s Strategy

| August 24, 2018
How training and education is supporting the RSGB’s Strategy

The RSGB Training and Education Committee (TEC) is not a committee in the usual sense but is made up of several working groups that undertake projects. The work of these TEC members supports the RSGB Strategy 2022, particularly in the key priority areas of Growth, Participation and Membership. During this year TEC members have carried […]

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Innovation is alive and well

| July 19, 2018
Innovation is alive and well

A key goal for amateur radio at the very heart of its licence definition is that it is “for the purpose of self-training in radio communications, including conducting technical investigations”. Matching this is a key item in the RSGB’s strategy: “Research—promote active involvement in research and technical development.” In an age where the costs of […]

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The RSGB Board – stronger strategy links and responsibilities

| June 14, 2018
The RSGB Board – stronger strategy links and responsibilities

The RSGB’s Strategy 2022 has been in place for a year now and is already affecting various aspects of what we do. With major changes to the Board we now have three new Directors, including a new Chair, and we also have a new President. There has also been a major rethinking of the Volunteer […]

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The role of the Regional Team

| June 14, 2018
The role of the Regional Team

The majority of RSGB work is conducted by volunteers, coordinated by a recently refocused Volunteer Leadership Team (VLT). The VLT comprises Regional Representatives elected by Members in their regions, Committee Chairs, Honorary Officers, senior HQ staff and the Board. The 13 Regional Representatives (RRs) are elected by local members to represent those Members’ views in […]

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RSGB Examinations – the gateway to amateur radio

| April 27, 2018
RSGB Examinations – the gateway to amateur radio

The three levels of amateur radio examinations provide access to a progressive and fascinating hobby, building knowledge and experience whilst continuing to enjoy the opportunities and operating privileges at each level. The entry (Foundation) level provides a straightforward entry to the world of amateur radio. It is recognised that amateur radio is a technology-based pastime […]

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