Navy radio society to man station at open day

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THE Royal Naval Amateur Radio Society is manning a station at a Royal Naval open day.

The event is being held at HMS Collingwood in Fareham, the navy’s largest training establishment and the headquarters of the Maritime Warfare School and Surface Stream.

Attendees are being encouraged to visit the society’s station and get involved to find out more about amateur radio within the armed services.

The open day is on Saturday, June 6.

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More information about the Royal Naval Amateur Radio Society can be found at

The Radio Society promotes and fosters amateur radio activity within the navy and Royal Marines and will be running a special event station open to visitors of all ages.