News:

VHF Field Day - Special 2020 Lockdown Rules

The RSGB have announced special rules for VHF Field Day in 2020 to allow the contest to go ahead safely against the backdrop of Covid-19 restrictions
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Gary 2E0HCC on the Cover of RadCom

Following a call for photos of hams in shacks Gary's "selfie" made the front cover of RadCom in June 2020
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Foundation Exam 28/04/2020 #2

Chris now has his new callsign, please welcome him to the hobby
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#gota2c "Get on the Air to Care" - Update

The RSGB Launched its "Get on the Air to Care" (#gota2c" Initiative in conjunction with the NHS in April and has been working hard to promote the initiative and the hobby. Here is a roundup of the actions by both South Bristol ARC and the RSGB and the coverage it has received.
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Foundation Exam 28/04/2020 #1

Remote invigilated exam success. Chris, who studied with the Essex Ham on-line Foundation Course, is the first Club member to sit one of the remotely invigilated on-line exams organised during the Covid-19 restricted movement environment
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Get on the Air to Care

A new RSGB campaign to support the emotional health and wellbeing of radio amateurs
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South West Nets Operating During COVID19 Restrictions On Movement

As clubs and other groups move to on-air nets in place of traditional meetings here is a list of Nets in the South West that we are aware of.
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Special Event and Contest Participation

The COVID-19 pandemic presents unprecedented and changing controls on our mobility and gatherings. We are keeping the announcements from the Government, Medical Practitioners, RSGB and event organisers under review and will make decisions on our involvement in any of these events under review. Watch this space.
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Guest Speaker Professor Cathryn Mitchell at South Bristol ARC 20 Feb 2020

Cathryn will give a valuable insight into her studies of propagation
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Guest Speaker at SBARC on 23/01/2020

Members and non-members are welcome to attend this very interesting talk by Larry G4HLN on the history of Portishead radio. Please publicise far and wide to anyone who you think might be interested.
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