SNIPS – News For Scotland – 5th November

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


Don’t forget to be part of the RSGB’s Tonight@8 webinar tomorrow, Monday the 6th of November. Colin Summers, MM0OPX will give an entry-level talk aimed at newcomers to amateur radio. He will touch on antennas generally but will focus on the end-fed half-wave antenna including details of construction, transformers and performance. Find out more at


The Moray Firth Amateur Radio Society next meets at 7.15pm on Tuesday the 7th of November at the Reserve Centre, Elgin. Members will be enjoying a talk entitled ‘Nimrod, Maritime Patrol Aircraft’ by Craig, MM0PMQ. The event will be restricted to Club members only due to space limitations. Tea and coffee will be available.


On Wednesday, Lothians Radio Society will be enjoying a talk entitled ‘Sophie the Strutter’, a World War One aircraft reconstruction.


West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society will have its usual Solder Group meeting from 6pm on Wednesday. Members will be gathering at 8pm on Friday at the Society’s Rose Street club rooms. For more information check out the club’s website Pat, 2M1CKE,


A final reminder now that the 2023 Scottish Microwave Round Table, or GMRT, will be held between 10.30am and 5pm this coming Saturday the 11th of November. Please email Colin, GM4HWO via for more information.


Details of club activities can usually be found on the individual club’s websites. A fuller summary of activities, Nets, Contacts and Links in Scotland can also be found at RSGB – GB2RS News for Scotland   and the WoSARS NETS Page.

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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