The RNLI fundraising event, SOS Radio Week, starts on 22 January and many amateur radio clubs and individuals have already signed up.
Another big name on the UK amateur radio scene has offered a prize for those who take part. Everyone who operates during event will put in to a draw to win a new Wouxun KG-679E 2m hand-held transceiver.
Visit the website at www.sosradioweek.org.uk for morte details.
All money raised will be donated to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.