RSSGOTA2C: Radio amateurs

John Farrar, G3UCQ and his special call sign GB9NHS

| July 1, 2020

During part of April and May, 2020 John Farrar, G3UCQ used the amateur radio call sign GB9NHS to say “Thank you” to the staff of the NHS for the work they are doing during the Covid-19 pandemic and to recognise the work done by hospital staff around the world. John’s YouTube video explains how amateur […]

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Greatest Hits Radio – Manchester and West Yorkshire

| July 1, 2020

The RSGB remote invigilation exams were mentioned by Donna Buck, M7DON (Exam Secretary for Worksop Amateur Radio Society and one of our wonderful team of invigilators) when requesting a song on her local radio station – a great way to get some publicity without doing a full radio interview! You can hear the brief exchange […]

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Third Age Matters – U3A members’ magazine

| July 1, 2020

Radio amateur Mike, G4GUG chatted to the Editor of Third Age Matters about his enjoyment of amateur radio over the years. Amateur radio – the first social media (1-page/221KB PDF) Reproduced with permission: this article first appeared in the Summer 2020 issue of Third Age Matters magazine, the members’ magazine of the U3A movement.

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BBC Radio Somerset

| June 2, 2020

RSGB R11 Regional Representative Dean Brice, G0UIL had a chat about amateur radio with Mel Everett on BBC Radio Somerset on 31 May. The interview starts at 1:37

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Swindon Advertiser

| May 18, 2020

Another great example in this Swindon Advertiser story of how a radio amateur is using amateur radio to help during self-isolation.

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Anne-Marie, 2EØRUX interviewed on BBC Radio Cornwall

| May 16, 2020

Congratulations to 11-yr-old Anne-Marie, 2E0RUX who has been nominated by Nicola Neal, Headteacher of Leedstown Primary School, as the local ‘Hero of the week’ for the two weekly nets she runs for local radio amateurs during the lockdown. Nicola and Anne-Marie were interviewed by Martin Bailie at BBC Radio Cornwall this morning – the interview […]

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