News for Scotland – 6 March 2016

| March 4, 2016

We start with an announcement that the D-Star repeater GB7DA is now operational, covering the west of Scotland. Its output frequency is 145.775MHz, with the usual 600kHz input shift.

Stirling and District Amateur Radio Society has training, construction and projects from 10.30am till 2pm today and next Sunday. Thursday sees operating, training and presentations from 7 until 9pm. Contact Myles Williamson, MM0MYL, on 07890 477 516.

On Wednesday Glenrothes and DRC is looking at antenna modelling. Details from Tam, MM0TGB, on 0775 352 6498.

On Wednesday Lothians Radio Society is having a talk on HF antennas in the hills by Andy, MM0FMF. Contact Mike Burgess, MM0MLB, via email to

On Thursday Aberdeen ARS is hoisting the Grampian Repeater Group AGM from 7.30pm at the 25th Scout Group, Oakhill Crescent Lane Aberdeen, AB15 5HY. More details from Fred Gordon, GM3ALZ, on 01975 651 365.

On Friday West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society is holding a regular club night from 8pm at Garnethill Multicultural Centre. For information email

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

Category: News for Scotland North and Northern Isles, News for Scotland West and Western Isles