Snips – News For Scotland – 26th July

The news headlines:

            Over 400 remote-invigilation Intermediate exams booked

            July’s RadCom Basic’s free to all

            Tokyo Ham Fair cancelled

GB2RS Script – HERE .

CLUB NEWS

During the COVID crisis a list of known club nets, and activities, is now being published on the West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society (WoSARS) web site. They have a table listing times and frequencies and this can be found at
https://wosars.club/radio-nets/

With the gradual easing of lockdown restrictions, we are now including meeting details where advised. However, this information should be regarded as optimistic, it is strongly advised that you to check with organisers well before travelling. Above all, please observe any national or local restrictions, including social distancing.

And as of Sunday 19/07/20 & Thursday 23/07/20:

“The Stirling Club resumes it’s normal Sunday &Thursday Club openings with the Shack and Meeting area socially distanced, and has a net on GB3FE Repeater on 145.6625 from 1000hrs (Sun) &  1900hrs (Thurs) for those unable to visit the club.”

And, as noted in last Sunday’s GB2RS the following:

CANCELLATION – Lomond Radio Club – Crianlarich Rally Sunday 2nd August cancelled.

CANCELLATION – the Cockenzie and Port Seaton Mini Rally/Junk Night on Friday 14th August has been cancelled.

CANCELLATION – GMDX Conventition – Bannockburn – 17th October, cancelled.

And new

CANCELLATION – Galashiels  Rally 25th October (Confirmed)

Snips – News For Scotland – 19th July

The news headlines:

            Over 1000 online exams passed

            Ofcom publishes EMF consultation responses

            Covid-19 cancels National Hamfest

GB2RS Script – HERE .

CLUB NEWS

During the COVID crisis a list of known club nets, and activities, is now being published on the West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society (WoSARS) web site. They have a table listing times and frequencies and this can be found at
https://wosars.club/radio-nets/

With the gradual easing of lockdown restrictions, we are now including meeting details where advised. However, this information should be regarded as optimistic, it is strongly advised that you to check with organisers well before travelling. Above all, please observe any national or local restrictions, including social distancing.

And as of Sunday 19/07/20 & Thursday 23/07/20:

“The Stirling Club resumes it’s normal Sunday &Thursday Club openings with the Shack and Meeting area socially distanced, and has a net on GB3FE Repeater on 145.6625 from 1000hrs (Sun) &  1900hrs (Thurs) for those unable to visit the club.”

And, as noted in last Sunday’s GB2RS the following:

CANCELLATION – Lomond Radio Club – Crianlarich Rally Sunday 2nd August cancelled.

CANCELLATION – the Cockenzie and Port Seaton Mini Rally/Junk Night on Friday 14th August has been cancelled.

CANCELLATION – GMDX Conventition – Bannockburn – October, cancelled.

Snips – News For Scotland – 28th June

The news headlines:

  • Online remote invigilation expanding
  • Tonight @ 8: Antennas for small gardens
  • New Propagation Studies video released

GB2RS Script – HERE .

CLUB NEWS

During the COVID crisis a list of known club nets, and activities, is now being published on the West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society (WoSARS) web site. They have a table listing times and frequencies and this can be found at https://wosars.club/radio-nets/

Also

CANCELLATION – Lomond Radio Club – Crianlarich Rally Sunday 2nd August cancelled.

CANCELLATION – the Cockenzie and Port Seaton Mini Rally/Junk Night on Friday 14th August has been cancelled.

CANCELLATION – GMDX Conventition – Bannockburn – October, cancelled.

All other News Items relate to the Club Nets. Checkout the above LINK .

Snips – News For Scotland – 21st June

The news headlines:

  • Important RSGB Convention announcement
  • Tonight @ 8: Antennas for small gardens
  • Amateur awarded Order of Australia

GB2RS Script – HERE .

CLUB NEWS

During the COVID crisis a list of known club nets, and activities, is now being published on the West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society (WoSARS) web site. They have a table listing times and frequencies and this can be found at
https://wosars.club/radio-nets/

Also

CANCELLATION – the Cockenzie and Port Seaton Mini Rally/Junk Night on Friday 14th August has been cancelled.

CANCELLATION – Lomond Radio Club – Crianlarich Rally Sunday 2nd August cancelled.

All other News Items relate to the Club Nets. Checkout the LINK above.

Snips – News For Scotland – 9th February

The news headlines:

  • Build a radio at Bletchley Park
  • Voting for RSGB AGM opens in around 4 weeks
  • GB3GV ATV repeater back to full power

GB2RS Script – HERE .

CLUB NEWS

Next Sunday the 16th, Lomond Radio Club are running a Bring & Buy event at the John Connolly Centre, 30 Main Street, Renton G82 4LY. Entry is free and doors open at 10am. In addition to the Bring & Buy, there will be traders and refreshments available, tea, coffee and hot food and more. Tables are still available and only cost £5. Please contact Bill, by email mm0elf@blueyonder.co.uk if you need any more details or are wanting tables.

Stirling & District Amateur Radio Society club has a meeting from 10am to 2pm today and next Sunday. Thursday sees a club night. For details, email secretary@gm6nx.com

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

On Tuesday Glenrothes & District Radio Club has a talk SD Contest Logger by Ken Horne, GM3YBQ. Details from Tam, on 0775 352 6498.

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

On Tuesday Livingston and District Amateur Radio Society is having a talk on DMR Operating and Principles. Details from Cathie, 2M0DIB, on 01506 433 846.

On Wednesday Inverness & District Amateur Radio Society is having a CW class at 6.45pm and main meeting from 7.15pm. Contact John, GM0OTI, via email to InvernessRadioSociety@gmail.com.

On Wednesday Lothians Radio Society is having a talk on Robot Wars and Rampaging Chariots with Dr Roger Hill. More from Andy Sinclair, MM0FMF, by email to secretary@lothiansradiosociety.com

On Wednesday West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society has a Solder Group meeting and Friday sees a hands-on club night. More information at wosars.club

On Thursday Aberdeen Amateur Radio Society has a club meeting. Contact Fred Gordon, GM3ALZ, on 01975 651 365.

On Thursday Lomond Radio Club is having a club night.

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

On Friday Cockenzie & Port Seton Amateur Radio Club radio check night with John, MM0JXI. More information from Bob, GM4UYZ, on 01875 811 723.

On Friday Mid Lanarkshire Amateur Radio Society is having a club night with tuition and radio operations. Details at https://mlars.co.uk/

Snips – News For Scotland – 2nd February

The news headlines:

  • New IARU Region 1 website live
  • RSGB Operating Awards QSL Checking Service
  • GB3RS at the NRC due for maintenance on the 11th

GB2RS Script – HERE .

Advance notice that Lomond Radio Club are running a bring-and-buy event on 16 February at the John Connolly Centre, 30 Maln Street, Renton, G82 4LY. Entry is free and doors open at 10am. In addition to the bring-and-buy, there will be traders and refreshments available—tea, coffee and hot food and more. Tables are still available and only cost £5. Please contact Bill, by email mm0elf@blueyonder.co.uk if you need any more details, or are wanting tables.

CLUB NEWS:

Stirling and District Amateur Radio Society club has a meeting from 10am to 2pm this Sunday and next Sunday. Thursday sees a club night. For details, email secretary@gm6nx.com.

On Monday Edinburgh and District Amateur Radio Club has a club net operating evening. Contact Norman, GM1CNH, on 0774 094 6192.

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

On Tuesday Livingston and District Amateur Radio Society is holding an operating evening. Details from Cathie, 2M0DIB, on 01506 433 846.

On Tuesday, Moray Firth Amateur Radio Club is looking at DMR radios in practice. Bring along your radio and compare notes. More from Paul, GM8HWZ by email to mfars@secretary@gmail.com.

On Wednesday Inverness and District Amateur Radio Society has its club net at 8pm on 145.575MHz & GB7BI or GB7II slot 1 475. Contact John, GM0OTI, via email to InvernessRadioSociety@gmail.com.

On Wednesday West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society has a Solder Group meeting and Friday is a club night where a video will be shown—details at wosars.club.

On Thursday Aberdeen Amateur Radio Society is holding a junk sale. Contact Fred, GM3ALZ, on 01975 651 365 for further information.

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

On Thursday Wigtownshire Amateur Radio Club is having a talk Clean up your Shack by Ian. GM3SEK. More from Clive, GM4FZH, via email to info@GM4RIV.org.

On Friday Ayr Amateur Radio Group is having a club night. Please check club website for updates or speak to Derek, MM0OVD, on 0744 793 1941.

On Friday Cockenzie and Port Seton Amateur Radio Club has a club night. More information from Bob, GM4UYZ, on 01875 811 723.

On Friday Mid-Lanarkshire Amateur Radio Society is having a club night, tuition and radio operations—details at mlars.co.uk

Snips – News For Scotland – 27th October

The news headlines:
• Check you’re back on UTC
• Latest news on WRC-19
• RSGB Contest Committee seeks views on rules

GB2RS – Script .

NEWS

The Scottish Microwave Round Table will take place in Burntisland in Fife next Saturday, 2 November. The programme includes talks by Sam Jewell, G4DDK Icom IC9700: How Does It Measure up as a VHF DX Transceiver?; Martin Hall, GM8IEM Constructing a 13cm Home Station Around the Kuhne MKU23 G4 Transverter; Heather Lomond, M0HMO Beginning with GNU SDR; and Mark Hughes, GM4ISM Microwave EME. Other attractions include a construction competition, a test equipment bench and an evening dinner. Please note, for safety reasons at the venue, booking is essential. Further information including the programme and booking information at gmroundtable.org.uk.

CLUB NEWS

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

On Wednesday Lothians Radio Society is having a talk 6m Operation in Afghanistan. Contact Andy, MM0FMF, via email to secretary@lothiansradiosociety.com.

West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society has a Solder Group meeting on Wednesday and a club night on Friday. For details, see wosars.club.

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

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

On Friday Cockenzie and Port Seton Amateur Radio Club is having a club night. More information from Bob, GM4UYZ, on 01875 811 723.

On Friday Mid-Lanarkshire Amateur Radio Society is having a club night, tuition and radio operations. For details, see mlars.co.uk.

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.