Archive of old radio news posted on the LRS website

 

2017-07-22 Mystery 'Weird' signal from space is solved - it's not Aliens!

2017-07-13 Gigantic Sunspot Observed

2017-06-15 B.E.M. for Bob Glasgow GM4UYZ of the Cockenzie & Port Seton ARC for service to Amateur Radio, the community and charity in SE Scotland. Congrats from the LRS!

2017-06-14 LRS members in RSGB RadCom photos:

- July 2017 p.48 - Danny GM6CMQ & Chris MM0ZCT     at VHF NFD

   & p.58 - Pete GM4BYF at VHF Muster at Blackpool.  

2017-06-06 Riddle of 'Wow' UFO signal solved.

2017-06-02 Radio Shack Closing 1000 Stores in USA

2017-05-18 GM3HAM/P VHF NFD trophies Blackpool presentation photo in RadCom June 2017, p.7:

Also p.13: Mike GM8KCS & Ian GM3LGU (former member) at Vintage & Military ARS at Blackpool

2017-04-21 For sale: former radar station near North Berwick- only £3.5 million - needs some work.  

               

2017-04-14 Clockwork Doll from 1770(From Dave GM6KGZ).

2017-03-25 JayCee Electronics (Glenrothes) CLOSED.

2017-03-16 Chinese Radio Gun Shoots Down Drones  Click for 2nd article

2017-02-08 VHF/UHF DX Book 2017 Replica Edition free online.

2017-01-30 OFCOM Licensing System Update (via RadCom) 

2017-01-20 Photo exhibition in Edinburgh by Alan Dimmick GM0USI - 18 Feb-9 Apr.

2017-01-09 IHSG - International Ham Store Group formed by merger of Nevada Radio and Waters & Stanton, including JayCee Electronics, Glenrothes.

 

2015-12-15 The December gales got Alan GM3PSP's Cushcraft R-7000 vertical.

2015-12-15 Keep 7.095MHz clear for Philippines typhoon Melor traffic.

2015-12-12 Museum of Communication Christmas special talk "James Clerk Maxwell" with music and lunch is confirmed ON in spite of closure of Forth Road Bridge. 

2015-11-15 - GB7HM Digital Repeater stolen (N.Wales)  (Link includes eqpt serial nos).

2015-10-08 - Hedy Lamarr's 101st Birthday Video (Film Actress & Spread-Spectrum inventor)

2015-10-18 Keep 7.095MHz clear for Philippines typhoon Koppu traffic

2015-08-29 Keep 7.065 & 3.780MHz clear for Tropical Storm Erika traffic 

2015-08-18 GM8BJF Claims 1st GM-GW QSO on 24GHz

2015-08-06 2E0SDR QSO with ISS in Daily Telegraph

2015-08-05 OFCOM Document Scam

2015-05-12  Keep 14.205 & 14.215 MHz clear for new Nepal Earthquake Emergency (no link)

2015-04-29 Keep 14.205, 14.215, 21.360 all +/- 5 for Nepal Earthquake Emergency

2015-04-24 Keep 7.050, 14.250, 3.738 clear for Chile Volcano Emergency (no link)

2015-04-17 GB3ANG 70cm Beacon moved from 432.980 to 432.453MHz in new IARU R1 bandplan. (GB2RS).

2015-03-27 RSGB Eclipse Experiment yield data

2015-02-14-22 Secret War exhibition & lectures at MoF

2015-02-11 18-Year-Old Held Over Edinburgh Airport Radio Interference

2015-01-25 Marijuana Grow-Lights Cause Problems for Ham Radio Operators

2015-01-24 5-Year-Old Passes (US) Ham Radio Exam

2015-01-12 Terry Robinson GM3WUX is single-op winner, Homecoming Scotland 2014 Quaich (LRS VHF-NFD Op)

 

2014-12-24 Grimeton SAQ on 17.2kHz - tune-up 07:40z; message 08:00z 

2014-12-19 Videos of Amateur Radio  (Link to new LRS website section)

2014-12-14 Keep 7.115MHz clear for Cuban Rain Emergency

2014-12-05 OFCOM Announces Licence Review Decision

2014-12-05 Keep 7.095 MHz clear for Philippines Super-Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby)

2014-10-31 Keep 7.035 & 14.135 MHz Clear for Cyclone Nilofar (India)

2014-09-15 Keep 7.095 +/-5 Clear for Philippines Typhoon Emergency.

2014-07-22 Keep 144.0 - 144.1MHz clear for Commonwealth Games. 

2014-06-29 & 2014-07-02  SAQ Grimeton on 17.2kHz 

2014-05-28 MSF off-air 24 - 28 May 2014

2014-05-22 Keep 3760 kHz clear for Serbian flood emergency traffic

2014-02-04 Keep 3.601, 3.608, 3.617 & 3.644 MHz clear for Slovenia power emergency

2014-01-05 SAQ Grimeton 17.2 kHz transmission 24 Dec 2013 - Report