RSSRSGB Strategy 2022

Amateur radio research and development

| February 14, 2019
Amateur radio research and development

Promoting active involvement in research and technical development Research, closely coupled with innovation, is one of the fundamental underpinnings of amateur radio, and has been since its inception when simply making a contact with another station was a cutting-edge achievement. The research contribution that radio amateurs make to the technology and physics of radio communication […]

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President’s review of 2018

| January 16, 2019
President’s review of 2018

I hope you had a great Christmas and let us all look forward to a happy, healthy and prosperous 2019. Sitting here contemplating the last 12 months and looking forward to the next year, a few things struck me. Firstly, what a great year 2018 has been – thanks essentially to our volunteers. With only […]

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Diversity in amateur radio

| December 19, 2018
Diversity in amateur radio

‘But that’s not real radio!’ It’s not a new cry directed at FT8, DMR or Network Radio, but much older than that and often made whenever someone practices a version of amateur radio different from theirs. I suspect there were similar cries when SSB was first introduced, and before that AM by the CW diehards. […]

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Supporting, encouraging and recognising the work of our volunteers and staff

| November 14, 2018
Supporting, encouraging and recognising the work of our volunteers and staff

As part of the RSGB’s five-year strategy, we strive to enhance support and recognition of our volunteers, as well as developing ways of working with them more closely. With just 11 full-time and 5 part- time members of staff managing all of the commercial and operational functions of the Society, our 800-plus volunteers, who deliver […]

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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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