News for Scotland – 26 August 2018

| August 24, 2018

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. From 10am today, Dundee Amateur Radio Club is at the Montrose Air Enthusiast and Amateur Radio Rally, mentioned in the main news. Tuesday sees a club night, and next Saturday and Sunday they participate in the SSB Field Day and 2m contest. Details from Martin, 2M0KAU, on 0776 370 8933.

Aberdeen Amateur Radio Society holds a Construction & On the air night on Thursday. Next Saturday and Sunday it’s SSB Field Day at Clashindarroch. More information from Fred, GM3ALZ, on 01975 651 365.

Now we return to the usual listing in date order. Today Inverness & District Amateur Radio Society is having a club night from 7.30pm Contact John, GM0OTI, on 01463 791 444.

Today CQ, part of the Mid Lanark Amateur Radio Society, and funded by the RSGB Legacy Committee, will be running a Buildathon at the Montrose Rally, as mentioned in the main news. Please bring along any donations of electronic components for distribution as free electronic kits to the next generation. More from David, MM0HQD, on 0738 839 5695.

On Friday West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society is having a club night at its Glasgow premises. For further information please visit their website at

Next Saturday and Sunday Edinburgh & District Amateur Radio Club is out portable for the 144MHz Trophy Contest. Enquiries to Norman, GM1CNH, on 0774 094 6192.

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