Royal Air Force Amateur Radio Society


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Items in the Member Area include an electronic version of the RAFARS Journal 'QRV', a 'spoken' audio version of the journal, a list of members and assorted technical guides

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The aims of the Society are to promote and foster amateur radio activities within the Royal Air Force and through Amateur Radio, to maintain and foster the close bonds that exist between radio amateurs serving in the Royal Air Force and those who have retired from, or have close links with, the Royal Air Force

All Radio Amateurs (no requirement to be Ex RAF) are invited to apply for Membership if you have an interest in the RAF, Military aviation and wish to support the aims of the society

RAFAC Exercise Blue Ham 2020

The next Exercise will take place during the 7th – 8th March 2020 – Expected Operating Times 08:00 to 17:00 UTC.  Some stations may only be on air on one of the days either in the morning or afternoon, these are known as ‘Pop up stations’.

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The editor of the RAFARS Journal QRV invites members to submit material for the Spring and Autumn editions. The Journal is your Society magazine and is widely read by the membership.  There is no need to write 'War and Peace' and the editor is more than happy to provide advice and guidance where required. If you have any questions regarding submission, please contact Stan G6HHP via email at

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