News for Scotland – 4 November 2018

| November 2, 2018

Please note, although the current UK amateur radio licence is known as a ‘licence for life’, all radio amateurs are required to revalidate their licence at least every five years. This means every licence holder must contact Ofcom to confirm or update the details on the licence database. The quickest way to revalidate is simply to access the licensing system and confirm or re-confirm your details online via the Ofcom website, or by email to Links to the Ofcom website as well as a helpful article about the Licensing Portal, Registration and Revalidation can be found on the RSGB website at

Stirling & District Amateur Radio Society club meets from 10am to 2pm today and next Sunday. Thursday sees a club meeting from 7pm. Details from Jess, MM3RCR, via email to

West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society has a Solder Group meeting on Wednesday. Friday sees a club night to discuss the winter programme. For details, see

On Tuesday Dundee Amateur Radio Club is having a talk on repeaters by Ian, GM4AUP. Contact Martin, 2M0KAU, on 0776 370 8933.

On Tuesday Kilmarnock & Loudoun Amateur Radio Club is having a training and construction night. More information from Len Paget, GM0ONX, via email to

On Wednesday Inverness & District Amateur Radio Society has its net from 8pm on 145.575MHz and GB7BI slot 1. Contact John, GM0OTI, on 01463 791 444.

On Thursday Aberdeen Amateur Radio Society is having a club night. Contact Fred Gordon, GM3ALZ, on 01975 651 365.

On Friday Ayr Amateur Radio Group is having a talk on telescopes by Alexander MacKinnon. More information from Derek, MM0OVD, on 0744 793 1941.

On Friday Mid Lanarkshire Amateur Radio Society is having a club night and tuition. Contact Joseph, 2M0JHY, via email to

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