Snips – News For Scotland – 10th July

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

With Scottish Clubs returning to normal meeting details of club activities can usually be found on the individual club’s website. A summary of activities, Nets, Contacts and Links in Scotland can be found at

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


Up in the Kilpatrick Hills, west of Glasgow a serious leak has developed in the Club’s operating Shack. A team of volunteers had been assembled for yesterday (9th)  under Ernie – GM0EZP’s directions to tackle the problem.  Fortunately a day of good wx was chosen to aid in the repair.


This coming Thursday (14th) Aberdeen Amateur Radio Society has a fox hunt on the 2m band. For further details contact Fred, GM3ALZ, 01-975-651 -365.


The Loch Lomond Sunday night net returns this Sunday for a summer special at 8pm. Access via echolink gateway MB7IBH and locally; RF on 145.3375 with code 103.5.

GB2OGM  Edit: Added 14/07/22

Golf Bravo Two Oscar Golf Mike. In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of SOTA in Scotland, this coming Saturday (16th), Anne GM4UXX and Jack GM4COX will operate from Tinto GM/SS-064  . They should be QRV 1200Z and operational  on HF 60, 40, 20M – SSB about 30W and FM/SSB on 144/145. Battery wise they should be operational for >3hrs.


The Online Radio Club has a virtual radio club night at 7:30pm every Thursday via Zoom. It is suitable for all radio enthusiasts regardless of individual skill level. Go to the website for the meeting link.

Ham Radio Network has An Evening with… online on Monday. Go to the website for the link.

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

Kilmarnock & Loudoun Amateur Radio Club holds a net on Sundays from 2pm around 3.720MHz SSB, later moving to around 3.540MHz at 2.30pm for a CW Net. There is a Q & A night via Zoom at 7.30pm on Monday. On Tuesday, there is a hybrid night with a talk at the clubhouse at 7.30pm.

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

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

Wigtownshire Amateur Radio Club and D&G RAYNET run an open net on GB3DG every day at from noon. All are welcome. On Thursday the net is on GB3DG from 7.30pm, then on Zoom from 8pm for a general evening. Oli, MM0YOS,

Edinburgh & District Amateur Radio Club has a net at 8.15pm on Monday on 433.525MHz. Norman, GM1CNH, 0774 094 6192.

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 8pm to 9.30pm using GM5DVS. This is via all DV Scotland Repeaters on Talk Group 23556. Time Slot 2. And also via Allstar HUB 53937 and Echolink MM1CXE. Details of how to connect are at

The Tuesday evening Morse practice session with Glenrothes & District Radio Club has ceased for the Summer break. It will resume at 7.15pm on the 23rd of August on 145.425MHz FM. On Thursday there is a Ragchew and Morse practice from 7.15pm. The club runs Monday to Saturday nets at 10am on 3.790MHz. Eric, GM4FQE, 01333 450 753.

Livingston & District Amateur Radio Society has a club night at Crofthead on Tuesday from 7.30pm. On Thursday there is a net on 145.575MHz at 7.30pm. Cathie, 2M0DIB, 01506 433 846.

Caithness Amateur Radio Society has club nets at 2pm on Wednesday and Saturday on 3.740MHz. Club meetings happen in Skirza, near John O’Groats. Nigel, MM7BWT,

Inverness & District Amateur Radio Society is meeting for a coffee and chat on Wednesday. Adrian, MM0DHY,

On Wednesday, Mid Lanarkshire Amateur Radio Society has a ragchew on talk group 23550 from 8pm to 10pm. On Thursday there’s a net on 70.425MHz from 8pm. On Friday the club meets at Newarthill Community Education Centre, Newarthill ML1 5JU from 7pm. Simon, 2M0LSG,

On Wednesday, West of Scotland ARS will have their usual Solder Group meeting from 6.30pm onwards at the Sauchiehall Street premises. The club will be meeting at 8pm on Friday as usual. Jack, GM4COX,

The Scottish Borders Repeater Group are hosting the weekly SBRG net on GB3BT at 7pm every Wednesday. All are welcome to join. George, MM0JNL

On Friday, Ayr Amateur Radio Group Club has an in-person meeting and Zoom. Agendas and Zoom link will be posted on the club’s web page. Derek, MM0OVD, 0742 899 4614.

On Saturday the 16th of July, Moray Firth Amateur Radio Society are having a Surplus Equipment Sale and Radio Meet. It will be held in Roseisle Village Hall, Elgin, IV30 5YD.

And finally, next Sunday, the 17th, the Aberdeen Amateur Radio Society is taking part in the QRP National Field Day. Fred, GM3ALZ, 01975 651 365.

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