What's new

25 May 20 - New blog showing how morse is being kept alive and kicking onboard HMS Belfast by one of our members. Log on to access the blog and  view the video.

05 May 20 - New  blog regarding RNA bereavement update.

05 May 20 - New Event scheduled, Remembrance March past, Cenotaph, Whitehall. Please let Geoff know if you are thinking of attending. Details in the Events section.

29 Apr 20 - A.G.M. Southsea 2021. Further details including a booking form that can be printed, completed and posted to the hotel are now available in the events section. Log on to access.

22 Apr 20 - Details of the A.G.M. for 2021, to be held in Southsea, are now available in the Events page. Log on to access.

14 Apr 20 - Minutes from the AGM meetings in 2016 and 2017 have now been added to the downloads page.

13 Apr 20 - New Blog from CONA regarding surviving social isolation in these difficult times. It gives details of a number to call (for members of CONA) for help and advice. Also attached to the blog is a document from the RNA giving good advice for all of us. I recommend you take a minute to read/print.

13 Apr 20 - Message from Carl reads..... Does anybody have any information on the "Royal Naval Signal Officer Association"? I have had an enquiry from a Lt. Cdr. whose father in law a Lt. Cdr. Bryan has crossed the  bar and he wants to let the Assoc. know of this event. I've Googled the name but to know avail. Any info. would be appreciated. All replies to secretary@rnca.info please.

20 Mar 20 - New downloads area created, AGM Minutes and Financial Reports. I will be 'hucking out' previous minutes, and where possible the financial reports for those years to populate the page. Currently you can view the minutes from 2018, 2019 and this year. Log on to access

17 Mar 20 - CONA annual meeting minutes are available for download. Log on to access.

16 Mar 20 And the winner is... Southsea! 

27 Feb 20 - New website link for Veteran's Health, concerning substance abuse resources for veterans with this useful guide.

09 Feb 20 - Drupal Core engine updated to 7.69

04 Feb 20 - Please log on and checkout the 'Committee' page for details of what positions are up for re-election at this year's AGM. Application forms are available on the same page. Thank you.

02 Jan 20 - It has come to our notice that the magazine does not give prices for the AGM venue accommodation. However you can find it in the 'Events' page (log on, look at the left hand menu and click on 'Events').

31 Dec 19 - The Winter edition of the RNCA Communicator magazine is now available for download. If your email address is up to date on this site, you will automatically receive your copy through bulk email. This is a good time to update your email address by letting me know at websiteman@rnca.info 

17 Jun 19 - June's edition of the RNA Semaphore Circular is now available for download. Attention is drawn to article 12 ref NHS priority treatment. Log on to access from the downloads section.

25 May 19 - Drupal Core engine updated to 7.67

08 May 19 - Details of the AGM in 2020 Bournemouth are now available to view in the events page. Log on for booking information and schedule.

1 Apr 19 - The AGM minutes are now available for download. Log on to access.

09 Mar 19 - And the winner is.... Bournmouth!

15 Jan 19 - The annual database check has now been carried out and updated to reflect new joiners and leavers. If you suddenly find you can't log on, it's because you have probably forgotten to renew your membership. To rectify this you can pay dues via the Slops page by PayPal or email the membership sec at membership.sec@rnca.info to pay by other means and you will soon be back up and running!

15 Jan 19 - The check has also highlighted a number of members have not updated their email addresses when changing ISP suppliers. A blog has been posted with membership details of those with duff addresses. Please check to see if you are on the list and if you are, please update your details. Thank you.

24 Nov 18 - Further to yesterday's epic news, member's should change their RNCA link to https://rnca.org.uk or https://rnca.info to enjoy the added security that Google insists on. Click on the link of your choice and then add to favourites!

08 Aug 18 - New Notice of Interest regarding the free service provided by SAIL (Seafarers Advice and Information Line) which could be described as the Naval Veterans Citizens Advice. Log on to access.

01 Feb 18 - Members can now re-new their membership via the Slops Store if they wish to pay by PayPal. Just choose 'Membership Renewal' and add to the cart.

26 Oct 17 - A new Notice of Interest concerning the seAp Advocacy service and what it can provide in the way of help for ex-service personnel. Log on to access.

17 Feb 16 - A committee nomination form has been produced for use when existing Committee members are due for re-election. This is in the form of a Word document template link and is located in the 'Committee' page (when logged in, 3rd top tab from the left!). To use, download, open the file, complete the relevant sections and save. You then email, or post the form to the Secretary to be received no later than 2 weeks prior to the AGM. As a reminder, the Nominee, Proposer and Seconder must attend the AGM for the voting to take place.

05 Nov 15 - A reminder of photos taken in 2010 of HMS Mercury before it was demolished

05 Nov 15 - Follow the links for photographs taken in 2013 of HMS Ganges

20 Oct 15 - A large library of original 'Communicator' magazines from 1952 to 1974 has been made available to us courtesy of Joe Kirk, the webmaster of the Royal Naval Amateur Radio Society. The link is here and also copied in the 'links' page.

09 Mar 15 - We now hold the copyright to a video of the history of HMS Mercury produced c1993. It is fascinating viewing and certainly brings back some memories. To view, log on, go to Comms History and then scroll down to the 'HISTORY OF HMS MERCURY' article.

17 Jul 14 - The history of HMS Mercury written by the late Chris Rickard and published on the RNCCA Website in March 2006 is now available in the Comms History section. This is a comprehensive and informative document written by a true and loyal bunting. Our thanks go to George Foster and the committee at the RNCCA. The RNCA acknowledges and thanks the RNCCA for their permission to publish this important piece.