Snips – News For Scotland – 25th April

The news headlines:

  • 400 lockdown nets for Hambleton
  • Martin, G3YJO on Radio Four
  • Free Contest University online

GB2RS Script – HERE .

Sadly we have to report that one of our fellow amateur radio operators has become a silent key. Peter – GM1CMF passed away in hospital, in Dundee during the week. Peter was well known to Dundee/Angus amateurs, in getting GB3AG on the Air in the 90's. He was always a larger than life character and was interested in many aspects of the hobby. He will be sorely missed.


Thanks to the easing of Covid-19 restrictions, Stirling and District Amateur Radio Society re-opens for outdoor activities and socially distanced operating from 11am today, and will have a net from noon on GB3FE. Monday and Thursday also see nets on GB3FE and 145.550MHz from 7pm.

Don’t forget the new net on 4m being operated by the Mid-Lanarkshire Amateur Radio Society every Thursday from 8 to 9pm using 70.425MHz. Details from

A listing of all known nets in Scotland, collated by RSGB Regional Rep Tony, MM0TMZ in association with Jack, GM4COX and the West of Scotland ARS and published at

TAGS: (Within GB2RS Script)

G3YJO, Cubesats, Dayton Hamvention, Radio Club of Haiti’s 10m FM Repeater,  SOS Radio Week, 230th anniversary of the birth of Samuel Morse, 9H5JO, VP8ZMS, 6O1OO,  JI3DST/5, 8N1MORSE, BARTG Sprint 75 contest, UK EI Contest Club 80m, UK Microwave group Low Band Contest, UK Six Metre Group Summer Marathon,


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