News for Scotland – 20 September 2020

| September 18, 2020

We strongly advise you to check with organisers before travelling, as events mentioned here may be affected by fluctuating pandemic precautions. Above all, please observe all national or local restrictions, including social distancing and wearing face coverings where required.

Viking Amateur Radio Net runs daily from 5 to 6am on 3.770MHz—details on the group’s Facebook page.

Ayr Amateur Radio Group has daily nets on 7.035MHz ± QRM at 10.15am, QSYing to 7.065MHz for SSB and 145.450MHz at 10.30am with CW on 144.295MHz at 7.30pm. On Sundays there a CW net on 144.295MHz from 7pm and 145.450MHz FM at 7.30pm. Contact Derek, MM0OVD on 07447 931 941.

Dundee Amateur Radio Club has an open net today via GB3AG from 7.30pm. Contact Martin, 2M0KAU, on 0776 370 8933.

Kilmarnock and Loudoun Amateur Radio Club has a net on Sundays from 2pm around 3.720MHz SSB, moving to around 3.540MHz for a CW net after the SSB net ends. On Tuesday, there’s a net on 145.475MHz FM from 7.30pm. Contact Len, GM0ONX by email to

Mid-Lanarkshire Amateur Radio Society has a net on Sundays from 10pm on 28.475MHz. On Wednesday it’s the DMR Scotland net on talk group 23550 from 8pm. Friday sees the club Zello chat from 7.30pm, which later moves to 2m. Details at

Stirling and District Club is running web presentations live on the club’s YouTube page. For details, email

Wigtownshire Amateur Radio Club has a net on Sundays from 7.30pm on GB3DG, which usually moves to Zoom around 8pm. On Thursdays the net is on GB3DG, from 7pm. Members are also invited to join the daily RAYNET net on GB3DG at noon. For details see

Glenrothes and District Radio Club has open nets on Monday to Saturday at 10am on 3.790MHz. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, they are also on 145.425MHz at 7.20pm. Supplemental to the VHF nets there will be Morse training. Contact Tam on 07753 526 498.

Paisley Amateur Radio Club has a net from 8pm on 144.550MHz and Zello on Monday. Tuesday sees the club using DMR room 4415 at 8pm. On Thursday there’s a net on 144.550MHz and the Zello channel from 7.30pm.

On Monday, Edinburgh and District Amateur Radio club has its net, starting on 433.525MHz FM at 8pm. Contact Norman, GM1CNH, on 0774 094 6192.

On Tuesday, Livingston and District Amateur Radio Society will have a net. Wednesday sees a net on DMR Scotland channel talk group 23550 from 2000. Details from Cathie, 2M0DIB, on 01506 433 846.

On Wednesday Lothians Radio Society has a net on 144.350MHz SSB at 8pm. Details by email to

On Wednesday, Inverness and District Amateur Radio Society has a net from 8pm on 145.575MHz and via GB7BI, or GB7II slot 1 475. For details, email

The Lomond Club will be using MB7IBH on 144.9625MHz in the Dumbarton area from 7.30pm on Thursday and they will be also connected on EchoLink using the same gateway. More from Barrie, GM4HEL by email to

Stirling and District Club has suspended the club opening on Thursday evenings and instead is running a net on GB3FE and on 144.550MHz. The Sunday afternoon club is still operating, and there are web presentations live on the club’s YouTube page. There is a net on GB3FE on Mondays from 7pm. For details, email

The Glasgow local lockdown means that West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society meetings are still presently suspended. This Sunday, the club is operating a trial SSTV net at 12 noon after the RSGB News on 144.500 FM. There is a daily net on the club’s Zello channel and 145.425MHz at 11.30am. Friday sees a net on 145.425MHz from 8pm. Please see for details of all known club nets and activities across the region, compiled by RSGB Region 1 Regional Representative Tony Miles, MM0TMZ.

On Friday, Strathclyde Park Amateur Radio Club runs a net from 7.30pm on 145.400MHz, and also on the BATC channel from 8pm. Contact Bill, MM0SFB for information.

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