Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) Flag Falmouth lifeboat & RNAS Culdrose Sea King Search and Rescue helicopter at 2004 Coverack Lifeboat Day NCI East Prawle (cowbridgeguide.co.uk)

Operate SOS Radio Week Special Event Station callsigns from home

BIG news for 2020and 2021 – special event station callsigns can be used at home until further notice.

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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 folk; they’d row out to a stricken vessel in a force 10 storm using just muscle power and determination, rescue a ship’s crew and row all the way back home again. What an […]

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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 coastline to keep people safe.

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SOS Radio Week 2021: Raising awareness of the RNLI and NCI throughout May

SOS Radio Week starts at 00:00 on the 1st May and end at 23:59 on 31st May every year. Its objective is to raise awareness of the invaluable work performed by the volunteers of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) and the National Coastwatch Institution (NCI).

SOS Radio Week 2021, what is it?

SOS Radio Week is one month of fun, operating, an opportunity for amateur radio to celebrate the work of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) and National Coastwatch Institution (NCI) and to raise much needed awareness and funds for them. Both of these organisations are funded 100% by voluntary donations. SOS Radio Week Registered stations Any […]

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SOS Radio Week 2021, when is it?

SOS Radio Week takes place during the month of May every year to coincide with the Royal National Lifeboat Institute’s (RNLI’s) own Mayday fund-raising event. It starts at 00:00 on the 1st May and ends at 23:59 on the 31st May. Registered SOS Radio Week Stations will be on the air at various times during […]

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SOS Radio Week 2021, register now!

All individual amateur radio operators and amateur radio clubs based in the UK, Northern Ireland, Eire, the Isle of Man and Channel Islands are invited to register to become official SOS Radio Week stations. Officially registered SOS Radio Week stations setup amateur radio stations to raise awareness of the work of the volunteer Royal National […]

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SOS Radio Week 2021, make a donation.

We do not encourage Registered SOS Radio Week Stations to accept donations on behalf of either organisation because of the legal implications. However, one of the reasons we run this event is to raise awareness of the RNLI and NCI and if you would like to make a donation to either (or both) of these […]

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

 
 
 
SOS Radio Week - Raising money for the RNLI through Amateur Radio

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

 
 
 
Abersoch Lifeboat on a 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.

 
 
 
NCI East Prawle (cowbridgeguide.co.uk)

Register now to take part in SOS Radio Week 2021 as a registered station