Snips – News For Scotland – 20th February

 

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

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)

As a follow-on from WoSARS’s Member Tommy – GM3VBT’s funeral, a tribute and Order of Service has now been Posted on the WoSARS’s Clubsite at wosars.club/farewell-tommy-gm3vbt-sk .

Aberdeen Amateur Radio Society is considering whether to re-start in-person meetings. Checkout www.aars.org.uk

East Kilbride ARC advises that it remains closed for the time being. Checkout info@ears-club.uk

From 7pm this Tuesday, 22nd the Moray Firth Amateur Radio Society has a night on 80M (aerial permitting). All are welcome. Checkout www.mfars.club

Lothians Radio Society is has re-started meetings now the Covid-19 threat has reduced.  On  23rd Februrary – OpenEMS – a Free Electro-Magnetic Simulator by Brian Howie GM4DIJ. Checkout the Club’s website www.lothiansradiosociety.com

This coming Friday 25th Feb, WoSARS is meeting at Rose Street for a talk by Gavin MM1BXF – An Introdution To VNA’s (Vector Network Analysers). Checkout their website’s CALENDAR for further details.

Also on Friday’s, The Mid Lanarkshire Amateur Radio Society meets every Friday from 7pm at Newarthill Community Education Centre, ML1 5JU. Checkout www.mlars.co.uk for contact details .

CLUB NETS (Full Listings – wosars.club/radio-nets)

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, gm0kzx@googlemail.com

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 www.wosars.club 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. derek.secaarg@gmail.com

Stirling and District Amateur Radio Society is open today for operating from 11am. It will also be open on Thursday from 7pm. secretary@gm6nx.com

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. klarcinfo@gmail.com

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 dvscotland.net.

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, Invernessradiosociety@gmail.com

Falkirk Amateur Radio Club has a net via GB3FE from 8pm on Wednesday. Peter, gm8gax@tiscali.co.uk

On Wednesday’s Mid Lanark Amateur Radio Society has a net in TG 23550 from 8pm and on Thursday there’s a net on 70.425MHz from 8pm. www.mlars.co.uk

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, gm0syv@btinternet.com

To have your net listed on the WoSARS website or to report any changes, contact Tony, MM0TMZ by email to rr1@rsgb.org.uk. Please also keep GB2RS updated via email to radcom@rsgb.org.uk

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