Snips – News For Scotland – 20th October

The news headlines:

• New talk on WUSAT-3 goes online
• Apply for GB19YOTA now
• Results of Convention Construction Comp announced

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We start with advance notice that the Scottish Microwave Round Table will take place in Burntisland in Fife on Saturday, 2 November. The programme includes talks by Martin Hall, GM8IEM Constructing A 13cm Home Station Around the Kuhne MKU23 G4 Transverter; Heather Lomond, M0HMO Beginning With GNU SDR, and Mark Hughes, GM4ISM Microwave EME. Other attractions include a construction competition, a test equipment bench and an evening dinner. Further information, including the programme and booking information, at


This Sunday, Dundee Amateur Radio Club is running a JOTA station. Tuesday sees a club night and training class. Contact Martin, 2M0KAU, on 0776 370 8933.

This Sunday, Edinburgh and District Amateur Radio Club members will be attending the Galashiels Rally. On Monday it’s the club net. Contact Norman, GM1CNH, on 0774 094 6192.

On Tuesday Kilmarnock and Loudoun Amateur Radio Club is having a club night. Contact Len, GM0ONX, via email to

On Wednesday Glenrothes and DRC is holding its AGM in Thornton, 7pm for a prompt start at 7.30pm. Contact Tam on 0775 352 6498.

On Wednesday West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society has a Solder Group meeting. Friday sees a visit by RSGB Region 1 Regional Representative Tony, MM0TMZ. For details, see

On Thursday Aberdeen Amateur Radio Society is having a guest talk. Contact Fred, GM3ALZ, on 01975 651 365.

On Thursday Wigtownshire Amateur Radio Club has a Foundation exam, then a club night. For details, email

On Friday Ayr Amateur Radio Group has a club night. Contact Derek, MM0OVD, on 0744 793 1941.

On Friday Inverness and District Amateur Radio Society is having a club night with speaker. Contact John, GM0OTI, via email to

On Friday Mid-Lanarkshire Amateur Radio Society is having a club night, tuition and radio operations. Details at

Next Saturday and Sunday Cockenzie and Port Seton Amateur Radio Club is taking part in the CQWW SSB Contest. More information from Bob, GM4UYZ, on 01875 811 723.

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