News for Scotland – 17 January 2021

| January 15, 2021

We start with an invitation to any RSGB Member in range of GB3OC to join the GB2RS News reading team. The service area covers Caithness & Orkney, and you would be joining the two existing Newsreaders. In the first instance, please contact GB2RS News Manager Steve Richards, G4HPE, via email to

Details of all known nets in Scotland are collated by RSGB Regional Rep Tony, MM0TMZ in association with Jack, GM4COX and the West of Scotland ARS, and published at

The GMDX January Activity Challenge 2021 runs until the 31st of January. Open to all current members of GMDX. Details from Rob, GM3YTS, via email to

Falkirk ARC have moved their 8pm Wednesday night net to GB3FE. Details from Peter, via email to

West of Scotland ARS has a daily net from 11am on 145.425MHz. Wednesday sees a net from 8pm on 433.425MHz and on Friday there’s an open net on 145.425MHz, also from 8pm. More details are at

The Viking Amateur Radio Net runs on Sundays from 6pm on 3.660 or 3.639MHz. Details are on their Facebook page.

Ayr Amateur Radio Group has a CW net on Sundays on 144.295MHz from 7pm and on 145.450MHz FM from 7.30pm. There are daily nets around 7.035MHz from 10.15am, moving to 7.065MHz and 145.450MHz at 10.30am. Friday sees a Zoom meeting. For details, email

Kilmarnock & Loudoun Amateur Radio Club has a net on Sundays from 2pm around 3.720MHz SSB, later moving to around 3.540MHz for a CW net. Tuesday sees a net on 145.475MHz FM from 7.30pm. For details, email

Stirling and District Amateur Radio Society has a net from noon on Sundays on GB3FE. Monday and Thursday also see nets on GB3FE and 145.550MHz from 7pm. Email for details.

Mid Lanarkshire Amateur Radio Society has a net on Sundays from 9pm on 28.475MHz. Wednesday sees the DMR Scotland net on TG23550 from 8pm. On Friday there’s a club Zello chat from 7pm, which later moves to 2m. Details are at

The Loch Lomond Sunday net takes place from 8pm via the EchoLink-connected MB7IBH gateway on 144.9625MHz in the Vale of Leven area. At 9pm the net moves to DMR on TG23559. Details from Paul via email to

Dundee Amateur Radio Club has nets on Sundays and Wednesdays from 7.30pm on GB3AG and GB3DD. There’s a Skype meeting on Tuesday. Contact Martin, 2M0KAU on 0776 370 8933.

Wigtownshire Amateur Radio Society has a net on Sundays from 7.30pm on GB3DG, which usually moves to Zoom at around 8pm. Thursday sees a net on GB3DG from 7pm. There is also an open RAYNET net daily on GB3DG from noon. See for details.

Edinburgh & District Amateur Radio Club has its net on Monday from 8pm on 433.525MHz FM. Contact Norman, GM1CNH, on 0774 094 6192.

Glenrothes & District Radio Club has open nets from 10am on 3.790MHz every day except Sunday. There are also nets on Tuesday and Thursday from 7.30pm on 145.425MHz. Morse training is available. Further details from Tam on 0775 352 6498.

Paisley Amateur Radio Club has a net on Mondays from 8pm on 144.550MHz and Zello. Tuesday sees a DMR net in room 4415 from 8pm. On Thursday there’s a net on 144.550MHz FM and on Zello from 7.30pm.

Livingston & District Amateur Radio Society has a net on Tuesdays from 7.30pm on 145.575MHz FM. Wednesday sees a net on DMR Scotland TG23550 from 8pm. Contact Cathie, 2M0DIB on 01506 433 846.

On Wednesday Lothians Radio Society has a net on 144.350MHz SSB from 8pm. Email

Caithness Amateur Radio Society has nets on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2pm on 3.740MHz LSB, ±QRM. Details are at

Lomond Radio Club has a net on Thursdays from 7.30pm using 144.9625MHz to the MB7IBH Gateway and also connected on EchoLink. Contact

On Friday Strathclyde Park Amateur Radio Club has a net from 7.30pm on 145.400MHz, and also on the British Amateur Television channel from 8pm. Details from Bill, MM0SFB, via email to

Cockenzie & Port Seton Amateur Radio Club is having a club night on Friday via Zoom. More information from Bob, GM4UYZ, on 01875 811 723.

Remember, if you wish to have your net listed on the WoSARS website or to report any changes to existing nets please contact Tony, MM0TMZ by email to  Remember also to keep GB2RS updated via email to  Please note that the deadline for submissions is 10am on Thursdays.

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