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.


  • GB2RS News Script for 24 January 2020 22nd January 2021
    Tap or click the link below to download this week’s GB2RS news script GB2RS News Script for 24 January 2021 (11-page/211KB Microsoft Word document) Problems downloading the GB2RS news script? Try this alternative link.
  • SSTV from the Space Station this week 22nd January 2021
    Russian cosmonauts on the International Space Station are planning to transmit slow scan TV images on 145.800MHz FM using the SSTV mode PD-120. On the 28th of January, the transmissions will be between 1210UTC and 1715UTC. On the 29th they will broadcast between 1310UTC and 1805UTC. Please note that these times could vary depending on […]
    GB2RS News Team
  • Orlando Hamcation postponed 22nd January 2021
    This year’s Orlando Hamcation has been postponed. Usually held in February, there will instead be online events. Go to to check out all the events and webinars that will be happening. You must register for the webinars that you want to watch, but registration is free.
    GB2RS News Team
  • Enter Construction Competition 22nd January 2021
    Have you entered the RSGB’s ‘Get on the air to care’ construction competition? The deadline is the 1st of February. Send a short description of your project to and include a few photographs, a video if possible and any related circuit diagrams.
    GB2RS News Team
  • Also in GB2RS this week… 22nd January 2021
    Nick Redmayne, G6PQW has written an engaging piece in The Telegraph about how the lockdown has reinvigorated a teenage interest in amateur radio. The piece includes a quote from RSGB General Manager, Steve Thomas, M1ACB. Well done Nick. Filmmaker Luka Vukos released his short film ISS_Overs that is available for previewing until the 29th of […]
    GB2RS News Team