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.


  • RSGB GM interviewed in TX Factor Episode 27 2nd December 2020
    TX Factor Episode 27 has just been released – the only professionally-produced TV show dedicated to amateur radio. In an interview filmed in September, the RSGB’s General Manager Steve Thomas, M1ACB explains how the Society’s positive response to the lockdown helped to boost awareness and growth of amateur radio in the UK. He also stresses […]
    Communications Manager
  • Colin Horrabin, G3SBI, November 2020 2nd December 2020
    Colin Horrabin, G3SBI, passed away over the last weekend of November 2020, a month after being diagnosed with cancer. He did not respond to treatment and passed away at home. Colin worked at  Daresbury Nuclear Physics Laboratory. He was responsible for numerous innovations, including the “superb” serial link control system for the Nuclear Structure Facility […]
    RadCom Technical Editor
  • NHS charity auction for GOTA4C 30th November 2020
    We’re delighted to be running an NHS charity auction as part of our GOTA4C campaign. Roy Bailey, G0VFS, who is an active member of Trowbridge and District Amateur Radio Club, won the Lockdown Category in the RSGB’s Annual Construction competition. He offered to donate his beautifully-engineered VirusPerpleXed Bug CW Key to raise money for NHS […]
    Communications Manager
  • RadCom December 2020, Vol. 96, No. 12 30th November 2020
    Get on the Air for Christmas—Season’s Greetings from the RSGB To read this edition, tap or click cover image News and Reports Around Your Region – Club events calendar 84 Around Your Region – Events roundup 88 New products 14 News 11 RSGB Construction Competition winners 34 RSGB Matters 6 RadCom index 2020 74 Special […]
  • GB2RS News Script for 29 November 2020 27th November 2020
    Tap or click the link below to download this week’s GB2RS news script GB2RS News Script for 29 November 2020 (11-page/219KB Microsoft Word document) Problems downloading the GB2RS news script? Try this alternative link.