Snips – News For Scotland – 18th August

The news headlines:

  • IARU prepares for key CEPT meeting
  • YOTA 2019 finishes this weekend
  • 146MHz band gets extra year

Also:

Next weekend, on the 24th and 25th, the Montrose Air Station open Day and Radio Rally will take place at Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre, Waldron Road, Broomfield, Montrose DD10 9BD. It is an indoor event and tables are available to sell your own equipment. The event opens to the public from 10am. Minor catering will be available. Details from Ewan, MM0BIX on 01674 676 740.

And at the Clubs:

Dundee Amateur Radio Club is taking part in International Lighthouse & Lightships weekend today. There’s a club night on Tuesday. The 2m drop-in net is on Wednesday from 7pm on GB3AG. Contact Martin, 2M0KAU, on 0776 370 8933.

Aberdeen Amateur Radio Society is at Todhead Lighthouse today for the second day of its International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend event. On Thursday there’s a presentation on a pioneering voyage by Graham, GM4OBD. Contact Fred Gordon, GM3ALZ, on 01975 651 365.

West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society has a Solder Group meeting on Wednesday, and Friday sees a club night Chaired by Bill 2M0WWC who is also giving a talk on Hellschreiber . Details are online at wosars.club

On Monday Edinburgh & District Amateur Radio Club has its net. Contact Norman, GM1CNH, on 0774 094 6192.

On Tuesday Kilmarnock & Loudoun Amateur Radio Club has an activity and training night. Contact Len, GM0ONX, via email to klarcinfo@gmail.com

On Thursday Lomond Radio Club has a club night. Contact Barrie, GM4HEL, via gm0kzx@googlemail.com

On Thursday Wigtownshire Amateur Radio Club is tidying up after GB2LG. Contact Clive, GM4FZH, via email to info@GM4RIV.org

On Friday Mid Lanarkshire Amateur Radio Society is having a club night, tuition and radio operations evening.  More information from Joseph, 2M0JHY, via email to mlarsclub@gmail.com

Snips – News For Scotland – 11th August

The news headlines:

  • Record numbers visit NRC
  • YOTA 2019 in Bulgaria
  • ILLW next weekend

Region 1, Scotland South and Western Isles, has a number of vacancies for district representatives.

District 13, Ayrshire, Dumfries and Galloway, District 16, the Borders, and District 17, Stirling, Falkirk and Clackmannanshire, are all vacant.

If you would like to know more about the role and what it entails, contact the Regional Manager for Region 1, Tony Miles, MM0TMZ by email to rr1@rsgb.org.uk.

CLUB NEWS:

Dundee Amateur Radio Club is having a club night on Tuesday. The 2m drop-in net is on Wednesday from 7pm on GB3AG. Next Saturday and Sunday sees operations for International Lighthouse and Lightships weekend (ILLW). Contact Martin, 2M0KAU, on 0776 370 8933.

On Wednesday Inverness and District Amateur Radio Society is having a club night. Next Saturday and Sunday sees operations for International Lighthouse and Lightships weekend. Contact John, GM0OTI, via email to InvernessRadioSociety@gmail.com.

West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society has a Solder Group meeting on Wednesday. Friday sees a Club Night with Jack GM4COX in the Chair. Details are online at wosars.club.

On Thursday Aberdeen Amateur Radio Society is preparing for Lighthouse Weekend. ILLW operations from Todhead Lighthouse take place next Saturday and Sunday. Contact Fred, GM3ALZ, on 01975 651 365.

On Thursday and Friday Wigtownshire Amateur Radio Club is setting up for IILW. Saturday sees GB2LG on the air from Mull of Galloway. Details from Clive, GM4FZH, via email to info@GM4RIV.org.

On Monday Edinburgh and District ARC has its net. Contact Norman, GM1CNH, on 0774 094 6192.

On Tuesday Kilmarnock and Loudoun Amateur Radio Club has an activity and training night. Contact Len Paget, GM0ONX, via email to klarcinfo@gmail.com.

On Wednesday Lothians Radio Society has an informal gathering at Wee Bennet’s Bar, Edinburgh. Details from Andy Sinclair, MM0FMF, via email to secretary@lothiansradiosociety.com.

On Thursday Lomond Radio Club has a club night. Contact Barrie, GM4HEL, via gm0kzx@googlemail.com.

On Friday Mid-Lanarkshire Amateur Radio Society is having a club night with tuition and radio operations. Contact Joseph, 2M0JHY, via email to mlarsclub@gmail.com.

On Saturday Ayr Amateur Radio Group has its field day operating GS0AYR at the Dark Skies Observatory, Dalmellington, from 8am to 6pm. Details from Derek, MM0OVD, on 0744 793 1941.

Next weekend Cockenzie and Port Seton Amateur Radio Club is taking part in Lighthouse Weekend, operating GB2LBN at Barns Ness. More information from Bob, GM4UYZ, on 01875 811 723.

Moray Firth Amateur Radio Society will be activating Covesea Skerries Lighthouse for Lighthouses on the air weekend from 10am to 4pm next Saturday and Sunday. Contact Paul, GM8HWZ, on 0796 717 1189.

Snips – News For Scotland – 4th August

The news headlines:
• WRC-19 – Request to Support 50MHz
• Celebrating W5LFL from space
• RSGB Convention news

From this Sunday to next Sunday, Cockenzie and Port Seton Amateur Radio Club has activity days. Friday sees the 26th annual Mini Rally night. More information from Bob, GM4UYZ, on 01875 811 723.
On Monday Edinburgh and District Amateur Radio Club has its net and on Friday will attend the Cockenzie and Port Seton Mini Rally. Contact Norman, GM1CNH, on 0774 094 6192.
On Tuesday Dundee Amateur Radio Club is holding an Intermediate exam. Wednesday sees the drop-in net on GB3AG from 7pm. Contact Martin, 2M0KAU, on 0776 370 8933.
On Wednesday West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society has a Solder Group meeting. Friday sees a visit to the Port Seton Mini Rally. Contact Jack, GM4COX, via wosars.club.
On Tuesday Kilmarnock & Loudoun Amateur Radio Club has an activity and training night. Contact Len Paget, GM0ONX, via email to klarcinfo@gmail.com.
On Tuesday Moray Firth Amateur Radio Society will put GM3TKV on the air, in preparation for operating GB0CLH from Covesea Lighthouse for International Lightships Weekend. Contact Paul GM8HWZ, on 0796 717 1189.
On Wednesday Inverness & District Amateur Radio Society has its net from 8pm on 145.575MHz & GB7BI slot 1. Contact John, GM0OTI, via email to InvernessRadioSociety@gmail.com.
On Thursday Aberdeen Amateur Radio Society is mounting and testing the new club antenna. Contact Fred Gordon, GM3ALZ, on 01975 651 365.
On Thursday Lomond Radio Club is having a club night. Details from Barrie, GM4HEL, via email to gm0kzx@googlemail.com.
On Thursday Wigtownshire Amateur Radio Club is having a club night and sorting the shack out. Contact Clive, GM4FZH, via email to info@GM4RIV.org.
On Friday Mid Lanarkshire Amateur Radio Society is having a club night, tuition and radio operations. Details from Joseph, 2M0JHY, via email to mlarsclub@gmail.com.

Snips – News For Scotland – 21st July

The news headlines:

  • Keeping the spectrum clean
  • G5RP nominations sought
  • Ian White, GM3SEK to speak at the RSGB Convention

NEWS FOR SCOTLAND

Today, the 21st, Edinburgh & District Amateur Radio Club is operating portable in the 70MHz trophy contest. On Monday there is a club net. Contact Norman, GM1CNH on 0774 094 6192.

On Tuesday Dundee Amateur Radio Club is having a club night with training. Contact Martin, 2M0KAU on 0776 370 8933.

On Wednesday Inverness & District Amateur Radio Society is having a club night with speaker. Contact John, GM0OTI, via email to InvernessRadioSociety@gmail.com.

On Wednesday Lothians Radio Society is holding the second summer pub night. Contact Mike, MM0MLB, via email to secretary@lothiansradiosociety.com.

On Wednesday West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society has a Solder Group meeting. On Friday there’s a club night. Details at wosars.club

On Thursday Lomond Radio Club is having a club night. Details from Barrie, GM4HEL, by email to gm0kzx@googlemail.com

On Thursday Wigtownshire Amateur Radio Club is having a club night. More from Clive, GM4FZH, by email to info@GM4RIV.org

On Friday Mid Lanarkshire Amateur Radio Society is having a club night, tuition and radio operations. Information from Joseph, 2M0JHY, by email to mlarsclub@gmail.com

On Saturday and Sunday, Cockenzie & Port Seton Amateur Radio Club is taking part in the RSGB IOTA Contest from the Island of Tiree. More information from Bob, GM4UYZ on 01875 811 723.

Snips – News For Scotland – 14th July

NEWS FOR SCOTLAND

Advance notice first. The Lomond Radio Club is running the Crianlarich Radio Rally on the 4th of August at Crianlarich Village Hall, Main Street, Crianlarich FK20 8QN. Doors open 10am and there will be traders, a Bring & Buy and an RSGB bookstall. Refreshments will be available. More details from Bill, by email to mm0elf@blueyonder.co.uk

On Monday Edinburgh & District Amateur Radio Club has a club net. On Saturday and next Sunday there’s portable operating in the 70MHz trophy contest. Contact Norman, GM1CNH, on 0774 094 6192.

On Tuesday Dundee Amateur Radio Club is having a club night with training. Contact Martin, 2M0KAU, on 0776 370 8933.

On Wednesday West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society has a Solder Group meeting. Friday sees Stuart, MM1ESW describing some of the new projects he is working on. Details from Jack, GM4COX, via wosars.club

On Thursday Lomond Radio Club is having a club night. More information from Barrie, GM4HEL, by email to gm0kzx@googlemail.com

On Thursday Bob, MM0MMQ will be presenting a short slide show on DMR radio at the Stirling and District Amateur Radio Society. For more information please contact Jessica at secretary@gm6nx.com

On Thursday and Friday Wigtownshire Amateur Radio Club is preparing and setting up for GB0DAM. On Saturday and next Sunday GB0DAM will be on the air from Dumfries. Details from Clive, GM4FZH, via email to info@GM4RIV.org.

On Friday Mid Lanarkshire Amateur Radio Society is having a club night, tuition and radio operations. More from Joseph, 2M0JHY, by email to mlarsclub@gmail.com

Snips – News For Scotland – 30th June

West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society will be taking part in the 80m Club Championships on Monday. There’s a Solder Group meeting on Wednesday, and a hands-on evening on Friday. Details are online at wosars.club

Cockenzie & Port Seton Amateur Radio Club has moved its club night to Friday this week. Next Saturday and Sunday see the club on the air for VHF National Field Day, and next Sunday also marks the start of a week of activity days. More information from Bob, GM4UYZ, on 01875 811 723.

On Tuesday Dundee Amateur Radio Club will be having a club night with training. Contact Martin, 2M0KAU, on 07763 708 933 for further details.

On Wednesday Inverness & District Amateur Radio Society will have its net from 8pm on 145.575MHz and GB7BI slot 1. Contact John, GM0OTI, via email to InvernessRadioSociety@gmail.com for further information.

On Thursday Lomond Radio Club will be having a club night. Contact Barrie, GM4HEL, via email to gm0kzx@googlemail.com for further information.

Also on Thursday Wigtownshire Amateur Radio Club will be having a kit review by Andy, GM6WAZ. Details from Clive, GM4FZH, via email to info@GM4RIV.org.

And finally, on Friday Mid Lanarkshire Amateur Radio Society will be having a club night, with tuition and radio operations. Further information from Joseph, 2M0JHY, via email to mlarsclub@gmail.com.

Edinburgh & District Amateur Radio Club is operating portable next weekend fir VHF NFD. Contact Norman, GM1CNH, on 07740 946 192.

Snips – News For Scotland – 23rd June

On Monday Edinburgh & District Amateur Radio Club is having an operating evening. Contact Norman, GM1CNH, on 0774 094 6192.

On Tuesday Kilmarnock & Loudoun Amateur Radio Club is having a club night. Contact Len Paget, GM0ONX, via email to klarcinfo@gmail.com.

Dundee Amateur Radio Club is having a club night with Intermediate training on Tuesday. Next Saturday sees activities for Armed Forces Day. Contact Martin, 2M0KAU, on 0776 370 8933.

On Wednesday Inverness & District Amateur Radio Society is having a club night. Contact John, GM0OTI, via email to InvernessRadioSociety@gmail.com.

On Wednesday Lothians Radio Society has its summer barbecue. Contact Mike Burgess, MM0MLB, via email to secretary@lothiansradiosociety.com.

West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society has a Solder Group meeting on Wednesday. On Thursday it’s the 80m SSB CC and Friday sees a club night discussing the summer programme. For details, see wosars.club

On Thursday Aberdeen Amateur Radio Society is having a construction and on the air evening. Contact Fred Gordon, GM3ALZ, on 01975 651 365.

On Thursday Lomond Radio Club is having a club night. Contact Barrie, GM4HEL, via email to gm0kzx@googlemail.com.

Stirling & District Amateur Radio Society is having a club night on Thursday and a construction night on Saturday. Contact Jess, MM3RCR, via email to secretary@gm6nx.com.

On Friday Mid Lanarkshire Amateur Radio Society is having a club night with tuition and radio operations. Details from Joseph, 2M0JHY, via email to mlarsclub@gmail.com.

Snips – News For Scotland – 16th June

CQScotland.com, funded by the RSGB Legacy Committee and supported by the Mid Lanark Amateur Radio Society, is attending the Braehead Arena Rally today at Tables 14, 15 and 16. Donations of surplus components, books and magazines which will be shared among local community groups would be most welcome. Thank you all for the tremendous support received so far. A current Project Update may be downloaded from www.cqscotland.com.

West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society is at the ASRA Scottish Amateur Radio Rally today. Tuesday sees a talk on satellites from Sputnik to Cubesats. There’s a Solder Group meeting on Wednesday. Friday sees the start of a 3-day trip to Friedrichshafen plus a club night and next Sunday there’s a discussion of the summer programme. Contact Jack, GM4COX, via wosars.club.

On Tuesday Kilmarnock & Loudoun Amateur Radio Club will have an activity and training night. Contact Len Paget, GM0ONX, via email to klarcinfo@gmail.com for further information.

Also on Tuesday Dundee Amateur Radio Club will have a club night with Intermediate training. Nest Saturday and Sunday see activities for Museums on the Air. Contact Martin, 2M0KAU, on 07 763 708 933 for further information.

Firstly on Thursday Aberdeen Amateur Radio Society will have an open discussion. Contact Fred Gordon, GM3ALZ, on 01 975 651 365 for further information.

Secondly on Thursday Lomond Radio Club will have a club night. Details from Barrie, GM4HEL, via email to gm0kzx@googlemail.com.

Thirdly on Thursday Edinburgh & District ARC has its net. Contact Norman, GM1CNH, on 07 740 946 192.

And fourthly on Thursday Stirling & District Amateur Radio Society will have a club night on and a construction night on Saturday. More information from Jess, MM3RCR, via email to secretary@gm6nx.com.

On Friday Ayr Amateur Radio Group will have a club night. Contact Derek, MM0OVD, on 07 447 931 941.

Cockenzie & Port Seton Amateur Radio Club will take part in Museums on the Air Weekend from Friday to Sunday as GB2MOF at the Museum of Flight, East Fortune. Contact Bob, GM4UYZ, on 01 875 811 723.

And finally on Friday Mid Lanarkshire Amateur Radio Society will have a club night and tuition. Contact Joseph, 2M0JHY, via email to mlarsclub@gmail.com.

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Snips – News For Scotland – 9th June

NEWS FOR SCOTLAND

A reminder that next Sunday, the Scottish Amateur Radio and Electronics Rally will take place at INTU Braehead Centre, Glasgow. Doors will open at 10am. For more information call Tony Miles on 07702 134 188

Cockenzie & Port Seton Amateur Radio Club is taking part in the PW 144MHz QRP contest today, and also beginning a week of activity days. More information from Bob, GM4UYZ, on 01875 811 723

Edinburgh & District Amateur Radio Club will have a net on Monday. Contact Norman, GM1CNH, on 07 740 946 192 for further information.

Dundee Amateur Radio Club will have a club night with Intermediate training on Tuesday. Next Saturday and Sunday they will take part in Museums on the Air. Contact Martin, 2M0KAU, on 07763 708 933 for further information.

Also on Tuesday Kilmarnock & Loudoun Amateur Radio Club will have a club night. Contact Len Paget, GM0ONX, via email to klarcinfo@gmail.com for further information.

On Wednesday Lothians Radio Society  will be holding its AGM. For more information Contact Mike Burgess, MM0MLB, via email to secretary@lothiansradiosociety.com.

Secondly on Wednesday West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society will have a Solder Group meeting. Friday sees a club night and on Sunday it will be the ASRA Scottish Amateur Radio Rally. Contact Jack, GM4COX, via wosars.club.

Thirdly on Wednesday Inverness & District Amateur Radio Society will have a club night from 7.30pm. Contact John, GM0OTI, via email to InvernessRadioSociety@gmail.com for further information.

On Thursday Lomond Radio Club will have a club night. Details form Barrie, GM4HEL, via email to gm0kzx@googlemail.com.

Secondly on Thursday Stirling & District Amateur Radio Society will have a club night. Next Saturday sees a construction night. Contact Jess, MM3RCR, via email to secretary@gm6nx.com for further information.

Thirdly on Thursday Aberdeen Amateur Radio Society has an open discussion. Contact Fred Gordon, GM3ALZ, on 01975 651 365 for further information

And finally on Friday Mid Lanarkshire Amateur Radio Society is holding its AGM. Details from Joseph, 2M0JHY, via email to mlarsclub@gmail.com.

Snips – News for Scotland – 2 June 2019

On Tuesday Dundee Amateur Radio Club is taking part in the VHF contest. Contact Martin, 2M0KAU, on 0776 370 8933. On Tuesday Kilmarnock & Loudoun Amateur Radio Club has an activity and training night. Contact Len Paget, GM0ONX, via email to klarcinfo@gmail.com. On Wednesday Inverness & District Amateur Radio Society has its net from 8pm […]