SNIPS – News For Scotland – 24th December

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


Alex Scott GM8BDX from the borders passed away on the 10th December in Kelso. His funeral was on the 21st December and was well attended.


The only confirmed meeting this week will be held this Friday. Ayr Amateur Radio Group will be holding a meeting at 7:30pm in the Prestwick Community Centre. To find out more details of club activities and nets either call Derek, MM0OVD on 07428 994 614 or visit their website


The only confirmed suspension of a net for the duration of the festive period is the DV Scotland Phoenix Monday Night Net which will resume on the 8th of January.


And finally, a reminder that the West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society are not meeting over the festive period. The next Friday meeting will be on the 5th January. For further information, contact Pat, 2M1CKE by email to or visit


As mentioned at the beginning of the local news, the majority of items featuring in the GB2RS script have remained unchanged for a considerable period of time. Could club secretaries make a New Year’s resolution to supply fresh new news of their activities. These should be sent to The deadline for submissions is 10am on the Thursday prior to the relevant Sunday broadcast.


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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