Snips – News For Scotland – 18th August

The news headlines:

  • IARU prepares for key CEPT meeting
  • YOTA 2019 finishes this weekend
  • 146MHz band gets extra year


Next weekend, on the 24th and 25th, the Montrose Air Station open Day and Radio Rally will take place at Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre, Waldron Road, Broomfield, Montrose DD10 9BD. It is an indoor event and tables are available to sell your own equipment. The event opens to the public from 10am. Minor catering will be available. Details from Ewan, MM0BIX on 01674 676 740.

And at the Clubs:

Dundee Amateur Radio Club is taking part in International Lighthouse & Lightships weekend today. There’s a club night on Tuesday. The 2m drop-in net is on Wednesday from 7pm on GB3AG. Contact Martin, 2M0KAU, on 0776 370 8933.

Aberdeen Amateur Radio Society is at Todhead Lighthouse today for the second day of its International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend event. On Thursday there’s a presentation on a pioneering voyage by Graham, GM4OBD. Contact Fred Gordon, GM3ALZ, on 01975 651 365.

West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society has a Solder Group meeting on Wednesday, and Friday sees a club night Chaired by Bill 2M0WWC who is also giving a talk on Hellschreiber . Details are online at

On Monday Edinburgh & District Amateur Radio Club has its net. Contact Norman, GM1CNH, on 0774 094 6192.

On Tuesday Kilmarnock & Loudoun Amateur Radio Club has an activity and training night. Contact Len, GM0ONX, via email to

On Thursday Lomond Radio Club has a club night. Contact Barrie, GM4HEL, via

On Thursday Wigtownshire Amateur Radio Club is tidying up after GB2LG. Contact Clive, GM4FZH, via email to

On Friday Mid Lanarkshire Amateur Radio Society is having a club night, tuition and radio operations evening.  More information from Joseph, 2M0JHY, via email to

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