Snips – News For Scotland – 13th February


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NEWS FOR SCOTLAND & CLUB NEWS (GB2RS ) Extracts inc Additions

UPDATED 13th Feb:

Tony MM0TMZ  has been appointed to the RSGB Board and also re-elected as Regional Rep (RR1) for Region 1. Jim Campbell MM7BIW was elected as Regional Rep (RR2) for Scotland’s other Region – 2.

(Details of club activities can be usually be found on the individual club’s website)

Aberdeen Amateur Radio Society is considering whether to re-start in-person meetings.

East Kilbride ARC advises that it remains closed for the time being. Checkout

Moray Firth Amateur Radio Society has a technical session on setting up a Raspberry Pi by GM8HWZ on Tuesday from 7pm. The demo will cover creating the SD card image and setting up for log keeping and digital modes. All are welcome. Hot drinks are available.

Lothians Radio Society is has re-started meetings now the Covid-19 threat has reduced. Previously, on 9th February – the History of the Pocket Calculator – 5000 years and counting by James Gentles GM4WZP , and on  23rd Februrary – OpenEMS – a Free Electro-Magnetic Simulator by Brian Howie GM4DIJ. Checkout the Club’s website

This coming Friday WoSARS is meeting at Rose Street for a talk by Jack GM4COX – Portable Aerials & Aerial Test Kit. Checkout their website Calendar for further details.

On Saturday Edinburgh and District Amateur Radio Club has a film night at Edinburgh Cine and Video Society. Doors open at 6pm with the features starting at 7pm. There is a net on Monday from 8.15pm on 433.525MHz. Norman, GM1CNH, 0774 094 6192

CLUB NETS (Full Listings –

The Loch Lomond 8pm Sunday open net takes place on 145.3375MHz with 103.5Hz CTCSS and is also connected to Echolink node MB7IBH. Lomond Radio Club in-person club nights are on Thursdays from 7.30pm at the John Connelly Centre in Renton. Barrie,

West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society has resumed its Solder Group meetings on Wednesdays and Rose Street meetings on Fridays. There are daily nets from 11am on 145.425MHz. Wednesday sees a net from 8pm on 433.425MHz. Check for further information.

Ayr Amateur Radio Group has a net on Sundays from 7pm on 144.295MHz CW and from 7.30pm on 145.450MHz FM. There are daily nets around 7.035MHz from 10.15am, moving to 7.065MHz and 145.450MHz at 10.30am.

Stirling and District Amateur Radio Society is open today for operating from 11am. It will also be open on Thursday from 7pm.

Kingdom Amateur Radio Society has nets on Sundays, Tuesdays and Fridays from 7pm on 144.750MHz. Steve, MM0SKX, 0771 105 9343

Dundee Amateur Radio Club holds nets on Sundays and Wednesdays from 7.30pm on GB3AG and GB3DD. Martin, 2M0KAU, 0776 370 8933

Kilmarnock & Loudoun Amateur Radio Club holds a net on Sundays from 2pm around 3.720MHz SSB, later moving to around 3.540MHz CW. Tuesday sees a net on 145.475MHz from 7.30pm.

The Viking Amateur Radio Net runs on Sundays from 6pm on 3.660 or 3.639MHz. Details are on their Facebook page

Glenrothes & District Radio Club has open nets daily from 10am on 3.790MHz except Sunday. Morse training is now available on request. Tam, 0775 352 6498

Paisley Amateur Radio Club holds a net on Mondays from 8pm on 144.550MHz and on Zello. Tuesday sees a DMR net in room 4415 from 8pm. On Thursday, there is an FM net on 144.550MHz and on Zello from 7.30pm. Stuart, MM0PAZ, 0742 665 0757

DV Scotland has a multi-mode net on Monday from 9pm to 10.30pm using GM5DVS. Details of how to access all DV Scotland repeaters is at

Livingston & District Amateur Radio Society is open on Tuesdays from 7.30pm. Wednesday sees a net on DMR Scotland TG23550 from 8pm. Cathie, 2M0DIB, 01506 433 846

Inverness & District Amateur Radio Society has nets on Wednesday from 8pm on GB3BI and from 8.40pm on GB7II TG 23558. Adrian, MM0DHY,

Falkirk Amateur Radio Club has a net via GB3FE from 8pm on Wednesday. Peter,

Mid Lanarkshire Amateur Radio Society meets every Friday from 7pm at Newarthill Community Education Centre, ML1 5JU. Wednesday sees a net on TG 23550 from 8pm and on Thursday there’s a net on 70.425MHz from 8pm.

On Friday, Strathclyde Park Amateur Radio Club has a net from 7.30pm on 145.400MHz, and also on the BATC channel from 8pm. Bill, MM0SFB,

To have your net listed on the WoSARS website or to report any changes, contact Tony, MM0TMZ by email to Please also keep GB2RS updated via email to

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