We’ve got over forty sponsored stations taking part in this years SOS Radio Week. Some are special event stations operating from RNLI lifeboat stations, some individuals operating from home. However, all of them have a love of the RNLI and raising money for this amazing charity, who’s unpaid volunteers risk their lives out at sea, [...]
Since we started organising SOS Radio Week as an official RNLI fund-raising event in 2009, Amateur Radio operators throughout the UK and Ireland have raised over £10,000 for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI). Receipts received to-date for the 2012 event total over £2,900 which is a tremendous effort given the current financial climate. Add [...]
We’ve had a great response to SOS Radio Week 2012 with thirty-nine stations now registered to be operational during the event. SOS Radio Week 2012 starts in a little over a week at 00:00 on Saturday the 21st January and concludes nine days later at 23:39 on Sunday the 29th January. During that time stations [...]
The total raised by SOS Radio Week 2011 for the Royal National Lifeboat is a brilliant £2,352.75. Given the economic climate that we are currently in we feel that this is a tremendous achievement and the Management Team would like to express their heartfelt thanks to all who have worked so hard to raise this amount. Thank [...]
I spoke to my good friend Simon (MW0GSR), who serves alongside me on the Lifeboat Amateur Radio Society committee, earlier this evening (28th) to see how things were progressing down at Barmouth and he gave me some sad news.
Last year a group from the Derby and District Amateur Radio Society took part in SOS Radio Week and raised a goodly sum of money for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI). This is the one hundredth year of the club and unfortunately they won’t be taking part as they have a hectic schedule running [...]