They don't get paid, but choose to launch in all weathers, any hour of the day, to save lives in danger at sea and around our coasts.
It costs over £385,000 per day to run the RNLI - they're helping local stations (Lytham) raise desperately needed funds.
GB1LBD operates every year from the heart of the country; in Derbyshire. You can't get any further from the sea!
Some participants dream up imaginative ways of fund-raising, whilst others stay in the warm operating radios.
It's great fun and you get to support a charity who's crews risk their lives every time they go out to sea to save others.
SOS Radio Week is nine days of fun at the end of each January. Each participating stations gets themselves sponsored to spread the word far and wide about the work of the RNLI.
Read more »
Registration for SOS Radio Week costs nothing, apart from some of your time and effort. Registration gets your event promoted on our site together with a whole host of other benefits.
Find out what stations will be on the air for our next event and where they will be operating from. Better still, why not arrange to visit one of them, they'll be glad of your support.