Why we support the RNLI

The winter of 2013/14 saw some of the worst storms in living memory relentlessly hit the UK, one after another. This resulted

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The RNLI today

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) has come a long way since 1824. Those early pioneers of the lifeboat service were unbelievable

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National Coastwatch Institution

SOS Radio Week now also supports the invaluable work of the National Coastwatch Institution (NCI) volunteers that provide vital eyes along the

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SOS Radio Week: 1st – 31st May

SOS Radio Week starts at 00:00 on the 1st May and end at 23:59 on 31st May every year. Could all stations that intend to run a station to celebrate the work of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) and National Coastwatch Institution (NCI) please register.

SOS Radio Week – what is it?

SOS Radio Week is one month of fun, non-competitive, operating, an opportunity for amateur radio to celebrate the work of theRoyal National...

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SOS Radio Week – when is it?

SOS Radio Week takes place during the month of May every year to coincide with the Royal National Lifeboat Institute's...

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SOS Radio Week – register now!

Individual amateur radio operators and amateur radio clubs are invited to register to become an official SOS Radio Week station....

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National Coastwatch Institution

2019 sees SOS Radio Week extend its support of volunteer lifesavers to include the Watchkeepers of the National Coastwatch Institution...

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SOS Radio Week: 1st – 31st May every year

SOS Radio Week logoSOS Radio Week runs throughout the whole month of May to enable as many amateur radio operators and clubs to take part as possible.

Registered stations

Abersoch Lifeboat - Night launch

Registered SOS Radio Week stations will be on the air during these dates raising awareness of the work that the brave crews of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution perform every day of the year.

Register now to take part in SOS Radio Week as a registered station.