SNIPS – News For Scotland – 25th June

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


Glenrothes and District Radio Club’s Tuesday and Thursday multi-speed CW practice sessions and natter nets continue at 7.30pm on 145.425MHz FM. The Club station located at Scotland’s Secret Bunker near Crail will be operating using the callsign GB0SSB today (Sunday), the 25th of June. Eric, GM4FQE, 01333 450 75


Dundee Amateur Radio Club holds open nets on Sundays and Wednesdays from 7.30pm via the GB3AG repeater. Further details are available on the events page of the club’s website. The club welcomes visitors. Martin, 2M0KAU, 07763 708 933


On Wednesday, from 8pm to 9pm, George, MM0JNL will be hosting his DR16 Support Net via the GB3BT repeater. The net is open to anyone, within range, who has any radio-related issues and needs assistance or guidance, and as an open session with the local RSGB representative for Members and non-Members alike.


On Wednesday, Inverness and District Amateur Radio Society will be taking part in a Parks on the Air event.


On Wednesday, Lothians Radio Society will be enjoying its Summer Barbecue event at Bates Motel. Andy Sinclair, MM0FMF,



The next RSGB live Tonight@8 webinar will take place at 8pm on Monday the 3rd of July, with Eric P. Nichols, KL7AJ presenting “Receiving antennas are different”. Eric, who has written numerous amateur radio and electronics articles over the past 30 years, says that almost every ham radio station can benefit from a separate receiving antenna. Effective receiving antennas are optimised for best signal-to-noise ratio, not necessarily the greatest gain. Tune in to the RSGB YouTube channel or special BATC channel to hear Eric discuss the countless interesting means of building high signal-to-noise ratio receiving antennas. You can find out more at


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 also be found at

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