News for Scotland – 4 June 2023

| June 2, 2023

On Wednesday, from 8pm to 9pm, George, MM0JNL will be hosting his DR16 Support Net via the GB3BT repeater. The net is open to anyone, within range, who has any radio-related issues and needs assistance or guidance, and as an open session with the local RSGB representative for Members and non-Members alike.

On Monday and Thursday evenings, Michael, GM5AUG provides GB2CW slow Morse for the Glasgow area on 144.600MHz FM from 8 to 9pm. All are welcome to join in. For more information email

Glenrothes and District Radio Club’s Tuesday and Thursday multi-speed CW practice sessions and natter nets continue at 7.30pm on 145.425MHz FM. Listen out for the club’s military-style radio station located at Scotland’s Secret Bunker. Eric, GM4FQE, 01333 450 753

And now for details of regular events:

The Online Radio Club has a virtual radio club night at 7.30pm every Thursday via Zoom. It is suitable for all radio enthusiasts regardless of individual skill level. Go to the website for the meeting link.

Ham Radio Network has a talk on the theme of An Evening with… on Monday. See the website for details.

The Online Amateur Radio Community runs a 40m slow-to-medium speed CW net every Monday evening at 7pm. All are welcome to join in. For more information see On the first and third Saturdays of the month, the group holds a virtual social night called ‘The Rubber Duck’ on Zoom. For more information, see

Aberdeen Amateur Radio Society next has a meeting on Thursday 15 June and a natter net via Zoom on alternate Thursdays. Fred, GM3ALZ, 01975 651 365

Ayr Amateur Radio Group meets on alternate Fridays at Prestwick Community Centre from 7.30pm. The next club meeting will be held on Friday 16 June. On alternate Fridays there is a Zoom natter. Derek, MM0OVD, 0742 899 4614

Cockenzie and Port Seton Amateur Radio Club usually meets on the first Friday of the month for a club night in the lounge bar of the Thorntree Inn. The next club night will be held on Friday 7 July. Bob, GM4UYZ, 01875 811723,

Caithness Amateur Radio Society has club nets at 2pm on Wednesday and Saturday on 3.740MHz. There are club meetings on Thursdays in the Skirza Clubhouse, near John O’Groats. Nigel, MM7BWT,

Dundee Amateur Radio Club holds open nets on Sundays and Wednesdays from 7.30pm via the GB3AG repeater. Further details are available on the events page of the club website. The club welcomes visitors. Martin, 2M0KAU, 07763 708 933.

The DV Scotland Phoenix Monday Night Net operates every Monday from 8pm to 9.30pm with MM3XGP. This is via all DV Scotland Phoenix Repeaters on Talk Group 23556, time Slot 2. In addition, via Allstar HUB 53937, D-Star reflector XLX600D and System Fusion Reflector 0-DVSPh. The Coast-to-Coast Net takes place on Saturdays, from 9 to 10pm, with GM5DVS. Details of how to connect are available on the website

On Monday, Edinburgh and District Amateur Radio Society has its club net on 433.525MHz from 8pm. On Saturday, there will be a club meeting and social evening. Norman, GM1CNH, 0774 094 6192

Galashiels and District Amateur Radio Society meets in the Focus Centre, Livingstone Place, Galashiels at 8pm on Wednesdays. Jim Keddie,

The Glasgow University Wireless Society net will take place on Monday evening on 145.525MHz from 6pm. Michael, GM5AUG,

On Wednesday, Inverness and District Amateur Radio Society will be on the air from 8pm via GB7BI or on BI Chat 475 if Highlands and Islands is busy.

On Sundays, Kilmarnock and Loudoun Amateur Radio Club has an SSB net on 3.720MHz from 2pm, followed by a quiz on 145.475MHz from 7.45pm. On Monday, there will be a radio question and answer night on Zoom from 7.30pm. On Tuesday, the club will be having a natter night at its clubhouse from 7.30pm.

Kingdom Amateur Radio Society has nets on Sundays, Tuesdays and Fridays from 7pm on 144.750MHz. Steve, MM0SKX, 0771 105 9343

Livingston and District Amateur Radio Society has a club night at Crofthead Centre on Tuesday from 7pm. On Thursday, there is a net on 145.575MHz at 7.30pm. All are welcome to join in. Cathie, 2M0DIB, 01506 433 846

Largs and District Amateur Radio Society meets on the third Tuesday of the month. The next meeting will be held on Tuesday the 20th of June in the Largs Museum, 2 Manse Court, Largs, KA30 8AW James, GM0GMN, QTHR

On Wednesday, Lothians Radio Society has its Viral Net on 144.350MHz USB at 8pm. Andy Sinclair, MM0FMF,

Lomond Radio Club meets each Thursday evening in the club rooms at the John Connolly Centre in Renton at 7.30pm. Simon, MM0XME,

Mid Lanarkshire Amateur Radio Society has a ragchew on talk group 23550 from 8pm to 10pm on Wednesday. On Thursday, there is a net on 70.425MHz from 8pm. Friday sees the club meeting at Newarthill Community Education Centre, Newarthill, ML1 5JU from 7pm. Simon, 2M0LSG,

On Tuesday, Moray Firth Amateur Radio Society will be meeting at 7.15pm at the Reserve Centre, Elgin. Tea and coffee are available and visitors are welcome. GM8HWZ/MM0TQH, visit the website to find out more,

Paisley Amateur Radio Club holds a net on Mondays from 8pm on 144.550MHz and on Zello. Tuesday sees a DMR net in room 4415 from 8pm. On Thursday, there is an FM net on 144.550MHz and on Zello from 7.30pm. Stuart, MM0PAZ, 0742 665 0757

Stirling Amateur Radio Society meets at the Club House, Throsk, FK7 7XY at 7pm on Thursday. The club is open for projects and operating on Sundays from 10am.

On Friday, Strathclyde Park Amateur Radio Club has a net from 7.30pm on 145.400MHz, and in addition on the BATC channel from 8pm. Bill, MM0SFB,

West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society will have its usual Solder Group meeting from 6pm on Wednesday. The club will be meeting at 8pm on Friday at its Rose Street club rooms. For more information check out the Club’s website Jack, GM4COX,

Wigtownshire Amateur Radio Club, together with Dumfries and Galloway RAYNET group, has an open net on GB3DG every day at noon. All are welcome. There is also a net on the GB3DG repeater every Thursday from 7.15pm, then joining via Zoom from 8pm. On Tuesday 11 July there will be a Wigtownshire Amateur Radio Club special event in-person meeting at The Mull of Galloway Gallie Craig Café .This will be a lunchtime and afternoon meet-up. Oli, MM0YOS,

To have your net listed on the West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society’s website, or to report any changes, contact Tony, MM0TMZ by email via Please also keep GB2RS updated via email to

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