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Royal Naval Amateur Radio Society

for Radio Amateurs 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 25th June 1960 in the Cinema of HMS Mercury, East Meon, Hampshire.
The current 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..
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, a Twitter feed and a presence on groups.io.
This leaflet describes some of the activities of the RNARS.