Snips – News For Scotland – 29th September

The news headlines:

• Bampton School to contact ISS
• RSGB Convention latest news
• Frequency Measurement Festival for WWV

GB2RS Script:

NEWS:

A reminder that CQScotland.com Group, funded by the RSGB Legacy Committee, has set up a fully equipped electronic construction space in Hamilton. It is open to all from 1pm to 4pm on Wednesdays. All individuals or groups are warmly invited to join them to build electronic projects. Together, you can experience and learn in a very practical way, what electronics and amateur radio is about. See CQScotland.com for details.

CLUB NEWS:

Edinburgh and District Amateur Radio Club has its net on Monday. Saturday and Sunday sees portable operations in the 432MHz and microwave contests. Contact Norman, GM1CNH, on 0774 094 6192.

On Tuesday Dundee Amateur Radio Club has a club night and is taking part in the VHF contest. Contact Martin, 2M0KAU, on 0776 370 8933

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

On Tuesday Moray Firth ARS is having a natter night and preparing for the forthcoming surplus sale. Details from Paul, GM8HWZ, on 0796 717 1189.

On Wednesday Inverness and District Amateur Radio Society has its net from 8pm on 145.575MHz and GB7BI or GB7II slot 1 475. Contact John, GM0OTI, via email to InvernessRadioSociety@gmail.com.

West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society has a Solder Group meeting on Wednesday and a video on Friday. For details, see wosars.club.

On Thursday Aberdeen Amateur Radio Society has its junk sale. Contact Fred, GM3ALZ, on 01975 651 365.

On Thursday Wigtownshire Amateur Radio Club has a look at what you can get from your antenna analyser with Ian, GM3SEK and Clive, GM4FZH. Contact Clive, GM4FZH, via email to info@GM4RIV.org.

On Friday Mid-Lanarkshire Amateur Radio Society is having a club night, tuition and radio operations. More info from Joseph, 2M0JHY, via email to mlarsclub@gmail.com.

Cockenzie and Port Seton Amateur Radio Club is having a club night on Friday, then activity days. More information from Bob, GM4UYZ, on 01875 811 723.

Next Sunday, Lomond Radio Club will be operating a public display of amateur radio in the grounds of the John Connolly Centre in Renton, running from 10am to 4pm. Hot drinks and possibly a barbecue will be available. For details, contact Bill, via email to mm0elf@blueyonder.co.uk