Snips – News For Scotland – 27th October

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• Check you’re back on UTC
• Latest news on WRC-19
• RSGB Contest Committee seeks views on rules

GB2RS – Script .


The Scottish Microwave Round Table will take place in Burntisland in Fife next Saturday, 2 November. The programme includes talks by Sam Jewell, G4DDK Icom IC9700: How Does It Measure up as a VHF DX Transceiver?; 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. Please note, for safety reasons at the venue, booking is essential. Further information including the programme and booking information at


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

On Tuesday Dundee Amateur Radio Club is having a club night with training. 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

On Wednesday Lothians Radio Society is having a talk 6m Operation in Afghanistan. Contact Andy, MM0FMF, via email to

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

On Thursday Aberdeen Amateur Radio Society has a construction and on-the-air evening. Contact Fred, GM3ALZ, on 01975 651 365.

On Thursday Wigtownshire Amateur Radio Club is having a club night. Details from Clive, GM4FZH, via email to

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

On Friday Mid-Lanarkshire Amateur Radio Society is having a club night, tuition and radio operations. For details, see

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