SNIPS – News For Scotland – 19th November

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Stirling Amateur Radio Society meets at the Club House, Throsk, FK7 7XY at 7pm on Thursday. The club is open for projects and operating on Sundays from 10am. For more information email


The Moray Firth Amateur Radio Society will be meeting from 7pm this Tuesday the 21st of November at the Reserve Centre, Elgin. During the evening there will be a technical presentation on RTTY by GM8HWZ. The talk will cover RTTY basics, how it came into use in various forms and its use until the present day. Tea and Coffee are available, and all are welcome.


On Wednesday, Lothians Radio Society will be enjoying a talk entitled ‘Borders Amateurs Secret Contribution to Bletchley Park’ by Bruce McCartney, GM4BDJ and John Struthers, GM8CVN.


West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society will have its usual Solder Group meeting from 6pm on Wednesday at the CCA Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow. For further information checkout solder group. On Friday members will be gathering at 8pm at the Society’s Rose Street club rooms. For more information check out the club’s website or Pat, 2M1CKE,



The Bath Based Distance Learning team has helped over a thousand students to pass UK amateur radio exams with pass rates consistently above the national average. The next Intermediate course will run from January to May 2024. Students will receive weekly work packages via a virtual classroom. There will be no charge for the training, but students will need to provide their own textbook, scientific calculator, electronic parts and tool kit. Students will also have to arrange their own exam at the end of the course, but advice will be provided at the appropriate time. As part of the application process, there will be some pre-course work to ensure students are able to use the online learning systems and to be sure they are ready to study in January. To receive course application details, please email Bath Based Distance Learning Team Leader Steve, G0FUW, via


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.

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