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The annual CQ WORLD WIDE contest is the busiest radio contest. Taking part this year the Club was #1 on 21MHz in Scotland.
1990 Glasgow was named as the CULTURAL CAPITAL OF EUROPE. Considering it’s heavy industrial past, this was a great honour for the City, but it was no surprise to many Glaswegians, who were already aware of what it had to offer in the way of museums, galleries, architecture and indeed..Read More
Glasgow has many ‘offspring’ around the World. None more so than many in the USA. And indeed in 1989 Glasgow ‘twinned’ with Glasgow, Kentucky. Getting into the ‘spirit’ of the occasion WoSARS members had been in communication with Kentucky amateurs and organised an event where a representative of GLASGOW..Read More
DATE TO BE CHECKED Following a fire within the Virginia Street complex, the Club itself wasn’t badly damaged but other parts of the building suffered, the owners decided to redevelop the complex. As such the Club was forced to seek new premises. TBAdded
Relocating from the TA – Signals Regiment – JARDINE STREET to VIRGINIA STREET, WoSARS became an Affiliated Society of the RSGB and recognised as such with an accepted constitution.
Jardine Street provide a good stop-gap location for the Club, but it was felt that we needed our own premises within Central Glasgow where we could have a ‘Shack’ and suitable aerials. This we found at Virgina Street, facing onto Virgina Place – very central. CLICK – For Current Google..Read More
Following a dissatisfaction with the management of RCS, some members (mainly young) decided to start up a new club – The West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society – WoSARS, initially meeting at the TA Signals Regiment premises – Jardine Street.
RCS Member, Tommy Hughes – GM3EDZ was a Council Member of the Scottish Radio & Retail Association. In December of 1962 he was asked by the Council to give a demonstration of the hobby to the Association’s Members. The demonstration was written up in the its trade magazine: CLICK –..Read More
With RCS breaking away from the RSGB it was felt that a new publication should be launched to reflect the amateur radio scene from a ‘Scottish’ perspective? Since its inception in 1961, Club’s MONTHLY NEWSLETTER had gone from strength-to-strength, with a good supply of articles from members and others. With..Read More
The RCS Members Lapel Badge (GM3YTS) RCS was officially CONSTITUTED in July 1962. The Constitution was appended to the new ‘GM MAG‘ The RCS Membership Card (GM3YTS)
After several aborted attempts to produce a Club Newsletter, the Club was successful in launching the Monthly NEWSLETTER which ‘morphed’ into the successful GM MAGazine with the formation of the RADIO CLUB of SCOTLAND in 1962.
The first Glasgow Radio Amateur Digest – GARD was published in April 1952. CLICK – To Read
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