Snips – News For Scotland – 8th March

The news headlines:

  • RAYNET helps in flooding emergency
  • Blue Ham this weekend
  • 6,873 February visitors to NRC

GB2RS News Script – HERE .

CLUB NEWS

Cockenzie and Port Seton Amateur Radio Club has an on-air activity day this Sunday. More information from Bob, GM4UYZ, on 01875 811 723.

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

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

On Tuesday Glenrothes and DRC has a planning meeting and bunker update. Contact Tam, on 0775 352 6498.

On Tuesday Kilmarnock and 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 has a talk The Nano VNA. Details from Cathie, 2M0DIB, on 01506 433 846.

On Wednesday Inverness and District Amateur Radio Society is having a Morse class and club night—for details, email InvernessRadioSociety@gmail.com.

On Wednesday Lothians Radio Society is having a talk by Geoff Crowley, MM5AHO How NOT to Sail to the Faeroes. For details, email secretary@lothiansradiosociety.com.

West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society has its usual Solder Group meeting on Wednesday but there’s a change to the Friday night programme. The talk Trans-Siberian Railway Communications by Barry, GM0KZX has been brought forward from the 20th to the 13th—details at wosars.club.

On Thursday Aberdeen Amateur Radio Society has a video evening watching Castles in the Sky. Contact Fred Gordon, GM3ALZ, on 01975 651 365.

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

On Thursday Wigtownshire Amateur Radio Club is doing practical work—for details, email info@GM4RIV.org.

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

Snips – News For Scotland – 1st March

The news headlines:

  • Guidance for limiting exposure to EMF
  • US amateurs respond to 3.4GHz threat
  • Ofcom’s policy on two-letter callsigns

GB2RS Script – HERE .

CLUB NEWS

Stirling and District Amateur Radio Society has a meeting and CW lessons from 10am till 2pm this Sunday and next Sunday. On Thursday there’s a club night. Contact Jess, MM3RCR, via email to secretary@gm6nx.com.

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

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 having an operating evening. Details from Cathie, 2M0DIB, on 01506 433 846.

On Tuesday Moray Firth Amateur Radio Society is having a demonstration by GM8HWZ on how useful a Raspberry Pi can be, used in the shack. Contact Paul, GM8HWZ, on 0796 717 1189.

On Wednesday Inverness and District Amateur Radio Society has its net from 8pm on 145.575MHz and GB7BI or GB7II slot 1 475. Details from Adrian, MM0DHY, via email to InvernessRadioSociety@gmail.com.

On Thursday Aberdeen Amateur Radio Society is holding a junk sale. Contact Fred, 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 asking if amateur radio can damage your health, with Ralph, 2M0RHT. Contact Clive, GM4FZH, via email to info@GM4RIV.org.

On Friday Ayr Amateur Radio Group is having a club night. Details from Derek, MM0OVD, on 0744 793 1941.

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

Cockenzie and Port Seton Amateur Radio Club has a normal club night on Saturday. Sunday sees an on-air activity day. More information from Bob, GM4UYZ, on 01875 811 723.

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 – 19th January

The news headlines:

  • Volunteer as a Regional Representative
  • New member of Exam & Syllabus Review Group
  • Teams section launched on RSGB website

GB2RS Script – HERE .

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 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 Paget, GM0ONX, via email to klarcinfo@gmail.com.

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

On Tuesday Moray Firth Amateur Radio Society is having a talk and demo on DMR by Andrew, GM0UDL. Contact Paul, GM8HWZ, on 0796 717 1189.

On Wednesday Inverness and District Amateur Radio Society has its AGM. For details, email InvernessRadioSociety@gmail.com.

On Wednesday Lothians Radio Society is having a talk Aircraft Scatter and Useful Test Equipment by Pete Bates, GM4BYF. For details, email secretary@lothiansradiosociety.com.

West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society has a Solder Group meeting on Wednesday. Friday sees a club night with a ‘virtual’ talk by Tommy, GM3EDZ (SK) on the history of the club, which is now in its 50th year. Details are at wosars.club.

On Thursday Aberdeen Amateur Radio Society is having a talk to promote the construction competition. 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.

Wigtownshire Amateur Radio Club is having a club night on Thursday. Saturday sees a mobile meet. For details, email info@GM4RIV.org.

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 – 12th January

The news headlines:

  • First Tunisian licences in 6 decades
  • Intruder Watcher DK2OM retires
  • IET Wiring Reg changes affect Syllabus

GB2RS Script – HERE .

CLUB NEWS:

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

Edinburgh & District Amateur Radio Club has its net on Monday. On Saturday there’s a social evening. 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.

The meeting planned for Tuesday by Glenrothes & DRC has been re-scheduled to the 21st in Leven. 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. Details from Cathie, 2M0DIB, on 01506 433 846.

West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society has a Solder Group meeting on Wednesday. Friday sees a hands-on club night. Details are at wosars.club.

On Thursday Aberdeen Amateur Radio Society has a continuation of the talk by Graham Sangster on a 3 band vertical. 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 on the air. For details, email info@GM4RIV.org.

On Friday Ayr Amateur Radio Group is having a club night. Contact Derek, MM0OVD, on 0744 793 1941.

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

Snips – News For Scotland – 1st Decemeber

The news headlines:

  • Falklands get 60m
  • EMC Committee Chair vacancy
  • WSJT-X 2.1.1 released

GB2RS – Script – HERE .

CLUB NEWS:

Wigtownshire Amateur Radio Club has its Christmas lunch this Sunday. Thursday sees a club night. For details, email info@GM4RIV.org

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

On Tuesday Dundee Amateur Radio Club is taking part in the VHF contest. Contact Martin, 2M0KAU, on 0776 370 8933.

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

On Tuesday Moray Firth Amateur Radio Club meets at Linkwood View to watch the GB3SS video and have a fun quiz in the last meeting of 2019. For details, email mfars.secretary@gmail.com.

On Wednesday Glenrothes and DRC is meeting in Leven. Contact Tam, on 0775 352 6498.

On Wednesday Inverness and District Amateur Radio Society has its net from 8pm on 145.575MHz and GB7BI slot 1 475. Contact InvernessRadioSociety@gmail.com.

West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society has a Solder Group meeting on Wednesday. Friday sees a hands-on evening. For details, see wosars.club.

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 with tuition and radio operations. For details, see mlars.co.uk.

Snips – News For Scotland – 24th November

The news headlines:

  • Big news for 6m band
  • RSGB Board responsibilities change
  • Five Train the Trainers courses next year

GB2RS – Script – HERE :

NEWS:

Edinburgh and District Amateur Radio Club has its net on Monday. 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 is having a club night. Contact Len, GM0ONX, via email to klarcinfo@gmail.com.

On Tuesday Livingston and District Amateur Radio Society has a training evening. Details from Cathie, 2M0DIB, on 01506 433 846.

On Wednesday Glenrothes and District Radio Club is closed.

On Wednesday Inverness and 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 discussing the uBITX radio. Details from Andy, MM0FMF, via email to secretary@lothiansradiosociety.com.

West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society has a Solder Group meeting on Wednesday. Friday sees a talk on aerial modelling by Jack, GM4COX. 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 Lomond Radio Club is having a club night. Details from Barrie, GM4HEL, via email to gm0kzx@googlemail.com.

Stirling and District Radio Society is open on Thursday from 7pm, and on Sunday from 10am. All are welcome. For details contact Jess, MM3RCR.

Wigtownshire Amateur Radio Club is having a club night on Thursday. Next Sunday sees the Christmas lunch. Details from Clive, GM4FZH, via email to info@GM4RIV.org.

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

Snips – News For Scotland – 10th November

The news headlines:

  • Volunteer as GB2RS Manager
  • News from WRC-19
  • Train the Trainers in July

GB2RS Script – HERE .

CLUB NEWS:

Cockenzie and Port Seton Amateur Radio Club has activity days all week; Friday sees a talk on amateur radio operating in Colombia by Norrie Stewart, GM1CNH. Contact Bob, GM4UYZ, on 01875 811 723.

On Monday Edinburgh and District Amateur Radio Club has an operating evening. 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 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. Details from Cathie, 2M0DIB, on 01506 433 846.

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

On Wednesday Lothians Radio Society is having a talk SOTA and 13cm Escapades by Jack, GM4COX. Contact Andy Sinclair, MM0FMF, via email to secretary@lothiansradiosociety.com.

West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society has a Solder Group meeting on Wednesday. Friday sees a talk Munros on the Air by James Gentles, GM4WZP. For details, see wosars.club.

On Thursday Aberdeen Amateur Radio Society is having a video evening. 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 on the air. Details from Clive, GM4FZH, via email to info@GM4RIV.org.

On Friday Mid-Lanarkshire Amateur Radio Society is having a club night with tuition and radio operations—for details see 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.