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 28 November 2021 26th November 2021
    Tap or click the link below to download this week’s GB2RS news script GB2RS News Script for 28 November 2021 (14-page/432KB Microsoft Word document) Problems downloading the GB2RS news script? Try this alternative link
  • Centenary of transatlantic amateur signals 26th November 2021
    December 2021 marks the centenary of the first amateur radio signals crossing the Atlantic. Signals from the USA were received by Paul Godley, 2ZE, at a specially prepared receiving setup at Ardrossan in Scotland. From 1 to 26 December 2021, all UK and Crown Dependency licensees may add the suffix /2ZE to their amateur call […]
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  • RSGB features in ICQ Podcast 26th November 2021
    The team at ICQ Podcast invited the RSGB to have a chat with them in their latest episode. RSGB President Stewart Bryant, G3YSX talks about the IARU Region 1 workshop; ESC Chair Tony Kent, G8PBH gives an update on training and exams; while General Manager Steve Thomas, M1ACB and Communications Manager Heather Parsons discuss the […]
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  • NRC holiday season opening times 26th November 2021
    The RSGB National Radio Centre (NRC) at Bletchley Park has announced its opening times for the Christmas and New Year period. The NRC will be closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. On New Year’s Eve the NRC will close at 2pm. See for useful info to help you […]
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  • Also in GB2RS this week… 26th November 2021
    It’s not too late to support December YOTA Month 2021. We need your help to get youngsters on the air and interested in radio communications. We have been granted the call sign GB21YOTA, for allocation to youngsters to operate throughout December 2021. To see what operating slots are still available please look up GB21YOTA on […]
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