News for Scotland – 18 October 2020

| October 16, 2020

Events mentioned here may be affected by fluctuating pandemic precautions. Please continue to observe all national or local restrictions that are in place.

Today’s news has been compiled from information sent to If your club or event is not mentioned, please make sure you send details in good time for the 10am Thursday deadline.

We start with confirmation that the Galashiels rally planned for next Sunday has been cancelled.

Dundee Amateur Radio Club has nets via GB3AG from 7.30pm on Sundays and Wednesdays. Today also sees activities for JOTA, subject to COVID-19 restrictions. A club night is planned for Tuesday. Contact Martin, 2M0KAU, on 0776 370 8933.

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

Wigtownshire ARC has a Sunday net from 7.30pm on GB3DG, which usually moves to Zoom around 8pm. On Thursday the net is on GB3DG from 7pm. The daily RAYNET net is on GB3DG at noon. See for more info.

Edinburgh and District Amateur Radio Club has its net on Monday from 8pm, beginning on 433.525MHz FM. There may be a meeting on Monday, if COVID-19 restrictions permit. Contact Norman, GM1CNH, on 0774 094 6192.

Livingston and District Amateur Radio Society will have a club night or net on Tuesday, as advised by current guidelines. Details from Cathie, 2M0DIB, on 01506 433 846.

West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society plans a Solder Group meeting from 6.30pm on Wednesday and a club night on Friday from 8pm if COVID-19 restrictions permit. For details, check

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