RSSRSGB Strategy 2022

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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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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