SNIPS – News For Scotland – 3rd March

GB2RS NEWS FOR SCOTLAND (Edited by Peter GM4DTH)

We start this section with a reminder of the very sad news that Ian McPhedran, GM3GTQ passed away two weeks ago. We send our condolences to his family at this sad time. Ian was lately a member of the West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society and a regular participant in the net following the 10.00 am GB2RS News Sunday broadcasts in the Glasgow Area. Funeral Arrangements are confirmed as this Tuesday, the 5th of March at 11.30am at Clydebank Crematorium.

A reminder that tomorrow’s Tonight@8 (6th March) webinar covers the subject of VHF National Field Day from both the organisers viewpoint and the Lothians Radio Society having fun in participating as a contestant.

Now for the regular Scottish club meeting news.

SUNDAY

Stirling Amateur Radio Society is open today for projects and operating from 10am. To find out more information, visit www.gm6nx.com

Also today, the Lomond Radio Club is open for general activities and operating. For further details, contact Simon, MM0XME, by email to mm0xme@outlook.com

TUESDAY

We have details of four meetings for Tuesday…

Firstly, Dundee Amateur Radio Club will be meeting at the Club’s meeting room at Dundee College, Kingsway Campus. To find out more information, call Martin, 2M0KAU on 07763 708 933.

Secondly, Livingston & District Amateur Radio Society will be holding a normal club night at Crofthead from 7.30pm. For further details, see their website at www.ladars.org.uk.

And thirdly, the Kilmarnock and Loudon Amateur Radio Club will be meeting for a natter night at 7.30pm at their clubhouse and online via Zoom. For further information, email klarcinfo@gmail.com

The fourth and final meeting for Tuesday – The Moray Firth Amateur Radio Society will be meeting at 7pm at the Armed Forces Reserve Centre in Elgin. Tea and Coffee will be available at the meeting, all are welcome. For further details, visit www.mfars.club or email mfars.secretary@gmail.com

WEDNESDAY

On Wednesday the Galashiels and District Amateur Radio Society will be meeting in the Focus Centre, Livingstone Place, Galashiels at 8pm. To find out more information, contact Jim Keddie, by email to mail@gm7lun.co.uk

THURSDAY

We have details for five meetings for Thursday…

Firstly, Stirling Amateur Radio Society will be meeting at 7pm at their Club House, 68 Bandeath ndustrial Estate, Throsk FK7 7XY. Once again, their website is at www.gm6nx.com

Secondly, The Glasgow University Wireless Society’s members will be having a guest speaker at The Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow. To find out more details, email gm5aug@topple.scot

Thirdly, the Lomond Radio Club will be meeting from 7.30pm at the John Connelly Centre in Renton. Contact Simon, by email to mm0xme@outlook.com for further information.

The fourth meeting for Thursday – The Aberdeen Amateur Radio Society will be holding a junk sale commencing at 7pm. For more information about the Society, visit their website at www.aars.org.uk

And finally for Thursday, Caithness Amateur Radio Society will be meeting in Skirza, near John O’Groats. Contact Nigel, MM7BWT, by email to mansfield.n27@gmail.com to find out more details.

FRIDAY

We now have details of three meetings for Friday…

Firstly, the West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society will be having a club night from 8pm at their Clubrooms within the Garnethill Multicultural Centre in Rose Street in central Glasgow G5 6RE. For further information, either email westofscotlandars@gmail.com or visit www.wosars.club

Secondly, the Mid Lanarkshire Amateur Radio Society will be holding a meeting from 7pm within the Community Education Centre, in Newarthill, ML1 5JU. To find out more details, contact Simon Gray, 2M0LSG, by email to secretary@mlars.co.uk

The third and final meeting for 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 www.gm0ayr.org

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 the WoSARS NETS Page. A full GB2RS Broadcast Schedule for Scotland can be found HERE.

To have your net and other club activities listed on the West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society’s website, or to report any changes, contact Tony, MM0TMZ by email to rr1@rsgb.org.uk It is strongly recommended that the GB2RS editorial team are also updated by email to radcom@rsgb.org.uk

ENDS

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