The RSGB plays a significant and important role in representing radio amateurs;  frequency spectrum, IARU, EMC, is the only Exam body for gaining your amateur licence.

It represents amateurs with the governing body OFCOM

To become a member:

As a member you will gain access to a wealth of resources as well as RADCOM,  a monthly publication for radio amateurs.


  • Volunteer vacancy: Youth Champion 20th May 2019
    We are looking for a proactive volunteer to become our next Youth Champion. Due to a change in personal circumstances, the previous post holder has stepped down and we are looking for a new individual to lead the RSGB Youth Team and act as the champion for attracting young people to the hobby. The main […]
    Anna Clarke
  • Youth Champion 20th May 2019
    Have you got what it takes to lead the RSGB Youth Team? We’re looking for a Youth Champion to steer the work of the team in attracting young people into the hobby. The Youth Champion will work closely with the Youth Team to ignite interest, develop links (with schools, scouts & guides, universities and the […]
    Anna Clarke
  • Michael Walters, G3JVL, 17th May 2019 20th May 2019
    Michael Walters, G3JVL, passed away on the 17th of May 2019 at the age of 81. He will be well known for providing help and encouragement to many people in their early days on 10GHz in the 70s and 80s, and being a member of the RSGB Microwave Committee, contributing to the Microwave Manual. From […]
  • Book now for RSGB 2019 Convention 17th May 2019
    Booking is open for the RSGB 2019 Convention, which is sponsored by Martin Lynch & Sons. Join us between 11 and 13 October 2019 at Kents Hill Park, Milton Keynes. The lecture programme is in the process of being finalised, and will feature streams including HF, VHF, AMSAT-UK and general interest. The Convention will include […]
  • CQ Hall of Fame inductees named 17th May 2019
    Five amateurs have been inducted into the CQ Amateur Radio Hall of Fame. They are John Attaway Senior, K4IIF, SK, who served for more than 20 years as CQ magazine’s DX Editor, proposing the establishment of the CQ DX Hall of Fame in 1967; Dave Bernstein, AA6YQ the author of the DXLab software suite, Doreen […]