About RATS

The Rugby Amateur Transmitting Society provides a meeting point for all radio amateurs and shortwave listeners in the Rugby area. Within the club there are people with a wide range of interest in all fields of Amateur Radio, computing and electronics.

We established our new Clubhouse, in conjunction with 12th Rugby Scouts, in the Autumn of 2013. Since then many new members have completed courses at the club and successfully obtained their Foundation and Intermediate Licences. We also have had several Full Licence successes! Well done all.

With a membership now approaching 60, we are able to invest in new ‘toys’ and facilities to benefit all.

Post COVID lockdown the Society meets again at at its new Clubhouse in Brownsover from 14:00 – 18:00 on Saturday afternoons. Tuesday evening meetings are temporally paused.

A Google Calendar for the current month has now added to Club Events.

Club house and antenna stack.


What is Amateur Radio?

Who we are and how to find us

Club Events & Calendar

Other Events

RATS Annual Radio Rally

Merchandise from RATS

In Memoriam


Recent Activity Reports

Membership Information

Ascom Information

Constructors’ Page

Sales & Wants


If you want to know more about the RATS or its activity, please contact Steve (G8LYB)

Website hastily and skilfully lashed together with duct tape and cable ties by Simon (M0NWY)
Comprising almost entirely the work of Ted (G7BQM)