Snips – News For Scotland – 4th December

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

WORKING WITH TEST EQUIPMENT

Moray Firth Amateur Radio Society will be meeting on Tuesday at 7.15pm at the Elgin Reserve Centre for an evening of working with test equipment. www.mfars.club

TALK “On the Road to Friedrichshafen” (and Christmas Party)

Aberdeen Amateur Radio Society will be meeting this Thursday at 7.30pm. During the meeting there will be a talk entitled On the Road to Friedrichshafen. The Society’s Christmas Party will be held on the 15th of December at 7pm. Visitors are welcome at the 25th Scout Group, Oakhill Crescent, Aberdeen. Fred, GM3ALZ, 01975 651 365

TALK “A Big Idea: A Thread Across the Ocean”

This coming Saturday 10th December at 11am (also on Zoom), The Museum of Communications is having talk covering the story of the pioneering transatlantic telegraph cables. For more information checkout the WoSAR’s   CALENDAR

CHRISTMAS QUIZ

Wigtownshire Amateur Radio Club and Dumfries and Galloway RAYNET run an open net on GB3DG every day at noon. All are welcome. On Thursday, the net is on GB3DG from 7.30pm, then on Zoom from 8pm. The next club event will be a Christmas quiz on the 15th of December. Oli, MM0YOS, info@gm4riv.or

CHRISTMAS DINNER

Ayr Amateur Radio Group meets on alternate Fridays at Prestwick Community Centre from 7.30pm. The next meeting will be the Group’s Christmas dinner on Saturday the 17th of December. On alternate Fridays there is a Zoom natter. Derek, MM0OVD, 0742 899 4614

FINAL ITEMS

GB5SC

To celebrate the British Broadcasting Company establishing its first station in Scotland (Glasgow) 5SC – March 1923, a special event station GB5SC will be active from the BBC’s Glasgow facilities. WoSARS has been asked to assist. More information to follow. In the meantime, you may wish to checkout this WoSARS  TIMELINE entry.

OTHER CLUB NETS AND MEETINGS

Details of club activities can usually be found on the individual club’s website. A summary of activities, Nets, Contacts and Links in Scotland can also be found at wosars.club/radio-nets

To have your net listed on the WoSARS website or to report any changes, contact Tony, MM0TMZ by email to rr1@rsgb.org.uk. Please also keep GB2RS updated via email to radcom@rsgb.org.uk

SUNDAY

Dundee Amateur Radio Club holds open nets on Sundays and Wednesdays from 7.30pm on GB3AG. The next club night is on Tuesday the 8th of November. Martin, 2M0KAU, 0776 370 8933.

Kilmarnock and Loudoun Amateur Radio Club holds a net on Sundays from 2pm around 3.720MHz SSB, later moving to around 3.540MHz at 2.30pm for a CW net. Also on Sunday, the club will have a quiz night on 145.475MHz. Check in for the quiz is from 7.45pm for an 8pm start. The next club meeting will be held on Tuesday the 6th of December. Alternate Tuesdays see a natter night on Zoom at 7.30pm. klarcinfo@gmail.com

Kingdom Amateur Radio Society has nets on Sundays, Tuesdays, and Fridays from 7pm on 144.750MHz. Steve, MM0SKX, 0771 105 9343

The Lomond Sunday Night net takes place today. Early check-in is from 7.45pm. All the usual ways to join in are available, via Echolink MB7IBH-L and on 145.3375MHz locally across the Clyde Coast. Paul MM3DDQ mm3ddq@gmail.com

Stirling Amateur Radio Society meets at the Club House, Throsk, FK7 7XY, and is open for projects and operating on Sundays. They also meet at 7.30pm on Thursdays.  secretary@gm6nx.com

The Viking Amateur Radio Net runs on Sundays from 6pm on 3.660 or 3.639MHz. Details are on their Facebook page.

MONDAY

Ham Radio Network has a talk on the theme of An Evening with ???? … on Monday. See hrn.world

DV Scotland has a multi-mode net on Monday from 8pm to 9.30pm using GM5DVS. This is via all DV Scotland Repeaters on Talk Group 23556. Time Slot 2. In addition, via Allstar HUB 53937 and Echolink MM1CXE. Details of how to connect are at dvscotland.net

Paisley Amateur Radio Club holds a net on Mondays from 8pm on 144.550MHz and on Zello. Tuesday sees a DMR net in room 4415 from 8pm. On Thursday, there is an FM net on 144.550MHz and on Zello from 7.30pm. Stuart, MM0PAZ, 0742 665 0757.

TUESDAY

Glenrothes and District Radio Club has Morse tuition on 145.425MHz FM from 7.30pm on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Check in is from 7.15pm. There will be a break in the sessions over the festive period after the 13th of December. They will resume on the 24th of January 2023. Eric, GM4FQE, 01333 450 753.

Largs & District Amateur Radio Club meets on the Third Tuesday of every month in The Largs Museum, 2 Manse Court, Largs. All are welcome. Check for specific dates from James, GM0GMN james@bertram.scot

Livingston & District Amateur Radio Society has a club night at Crofthead on Tuesday from 7.30pm. On Thursday there is a net on 145.575MHz at 7.30pm. Cathie, 2M0DIB, 01506 433 846.

Moray Firth Amateur Radio Society meets on the First and Third Tuesday of the month at the Armed Forces Reserve Centre in Elgin from 7.15pm. www.mfars.club.

WEDNESDAY

Caithness Amateur Radio Society has club nets at 2pm on Wednesday and Saturday on 3.740MHz. Club meetings happen in Skirza, near John O’Groats. Nigel, MM7BWT, Mansfield.n27@gmail.com

Galashiels and District Amateur Radio Society meets in the Focus Centre, Livingstone Place, Galashiels at 8pm on Wednesday. Jim Keddie, mail@gm7lun.co.uk

Inverness and District Amateur Radio Society has a net on Wednesdays on GB7BI or BI Chat 475 if Highlands and Islands is busy. This coming Wednesday the Club has meeting to discuss setting up the shack and the GB3BI VHF repeater. Invernessradiosociety@gmail.com

Lothians Radio Society has its viral net on 144.350MHz USB from 8pm. Andy Sinclair, MM0FMF, secretary@lothiansradiosociety.com

Mid Lanarkshire Amateur Radio Society has a ragchew on talk group 23550 from 8pm to 10pm on Wednesday. On Thursday there is a net on 70.425MHz from 8pm. Friday sees the club meeting at Newarthill Community Education Centre, Newarthill, ML1 5JU from 7pm. Simon, 2M0LSG, Secretary@mlars.co.uk.

West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society will have its usual Solder Group meeting from 6pm on Wednesday. The club will be meeting at 8pm on Friday at its Rose Street Club Rooms. Jack, GM4COX,  wosars.club .

THURSDAY

The Online Radio Club has a virtual radio club night at 7.30pm every Thursday via Zoom. It is suitable for all radio enthusiasts regardless of individual skill level. Go to the website for the meeting link. onlineradioclub.org.

FRIDAY

Strathclyde Park Amateur Radio Club has a net from 7.30pm on 145.400MHz, and in addition on the BATC channel from 8pm. Bill, MM0SFB, gm0syv@btinternet.com

Cockenzie and Port Seton Amateur Radio Club usually meets on the first Friday of the month for a club night in the lounge bar of the Thorntree Inn. The next club night will be held on Friday the 9th of December due to a Christmas outing. Bob, GM4UYZ, 01875 811723, www.cpsarc.com

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