RNARS new logo transparent background

Royal Naval Amateur Radio Society

for Radio Experimenters with an interest in maritime affairs


About the RNARS

The Society promotes and fosters Amateur Radio activity within the Royal Navy and Royal Marines.  It liaises with the Radio Societies of the other UK Services and with other Navies throughout the world.

It was founded in 1960 and the Inaugural Meeting was held on 22nd August in the Cinema of HMS Mercury, East Meon, Hampshire.

The Headquarters of the Society is in HMS Collingwood, Fareham, Hampshire, WAB: SU50 LOC: IO90ju.

Membership is open to all radio amateurs with an interest in maritime affairs.

Clubs as well as individuals can join.

The Society has members all over the world with members and groups in Australia, Canada, South Africa and the USA.

Members receive copies of the Society's Newsletter which is published four times a year.  The Newsletter is available electronically or by conventional post.

There is a Facebook RNARS Group and also a presence on groups.io.

This leaflet describes some of the activities of the RNARS.

RNARS Notice Board

Solar Conditions

T&Cs / Policies

SM3CER's Contests Site

SM3CER Contests Site


Thanks to ShineSystems for hosting this site