New Regional Forum Chair and Secretary

At the Regional Forum meeting on 16 May, the Regional Representatives elected David De La Haye, M0MBD as Chair of the Regional Forum and Neil Yorke, M0NKE as its Secretary. The Board would like to thank Mark Burrows, 2E0SBM and Tony Miles, MM0TMZ for their service in previous years as Regional Forum Chair and Secretary […]

Service update for clubs and international members

We are sending emails to clubs and international members today. Each email will include a unique link to allow you to create a new password and access the updated membership portal. Once the password is created, it is important that you log in each time with your call sign and password rather than your email […]

Service update for RSGB members

All RSGB Members who have an email address linked to their membership, should have received an email by the end of this week. This email explains how to set up a new password to access the updated membership portal. The email will have been sent to the email address linked to your membership account. If […]

New RSGB Company Secretary

The RSGB Board has appointed Stan Lee, G4XXI as the new Company Secretary. Stan will begin his role at the Board meeting on 14 May 2022. He was an RSGB Board Director from 2013-2016 and during his career has held management, company secretarial, and trustee positions with a number of major charities. The Board would […]

RSGB Board Chair appointed

Following the elections at this year’s AGM, the RSGB Board has appointed Richard Horton, G4AOJ as its new Board Chair. Richard takes over the role from Ian Shepherd, G4EVK who served as Board Chair for four years. You can see the full list of Board Directors on our website.

Innovation 70

We have launched the Innovation 70 competition as part of our Platinum Jubilee activities. The aim of this activity is to stir amateur radio creativity. The challenge is to design and build a useful piece of equipment with no more than 70 connections or a useful piece of software with no more than 70 lines of […]

Service message update for RSGB members

It is almost time for RSGB members to access the updated membership portal, linked to our new Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system. From tomorrow, if you are an RSGB Member, please look out for an email from us that explains how to set up a new password and access the updated portal. It includes a […]

Beyond Exams Club Scheme relaunches as Brickworks

Brickworks was originally launched in early 2020 under the name of the ‘Beyond Exams Club Scheme’. It is a scheme run by local amateur radio clubs that have committed to helping all licensed amateur radio operators discover what the hobby has to offer. When Covid struck, clubs were no long able to meet in person […]

4 July – Radio waves and antennas…and all that by Peter Duffet-Smith, G3XJE

Peter’s presentation This presentation covers a range of antenna-related information so there should be something for everyone: What makes a radio wave? Some mysterious properties of radio waves which you might not have appreciated. How do you launch radio waves? Antennas. Radiation resistance. Radiation patterns. Antenna gain. Transmitting and receiving. Getting power into, and from, […]