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 restrictionsRead more.
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 2020Read more.
Foundation Exam 28/04/2020 #2
Chris now has his new callsign, please welcome him to the hobbyRead more.
#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.Read more.
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 environmentRead more.
Get on the Air to Care
A new RSGB campaign to support the emotional health and wellbeing of radio amateursRead more.
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.Read more.
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.Read more.
Guest Speaker Professor Cathryn Mitchell at South Bristol ARC 20 Feb 2020
Cathryn will give a valuable insight into her studies of propagationRead more.
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.Read more.