Archive of old radio news posted on the LRS website


2018-12-08 - Sat - 11:30am MOC Christmas Lecture: 'Finding Robinson Crusoe' by Dr David Caldwell. Followed by festive lunch. RSVP to Dorothy Brankin. Click text for details.

2018-11-26 at 19:00 GMT - Live NASA-TV of Cubesats Martian landing

2018-10-23 Birth of the Internet

                  Aha! So this is how it all got started! 

2018-08-25 GMRT (3rd Nov at MoC) Booking Forms now available (Click) 

2018-10-23-31 Hurricane Willa (Mexico) emergency nets: pse avoid 7.060, 7.130 & 14.120 (Spanish).

2018-10-27 James Clark Maxwell, Man of Science, Poetry & Music, lecture with music at the Dynamic Earth by Prof Tom Stevenson, Sat 27th October.

2018-10-21 (Sunday) at 11:15am - Galashiels Open Day & Rally, Volunteer Hall, St John St, Galashiels.

2018-09-25 Decoding an Enigma machine (video)

2018-09-15 Barnton Secret Bunker open to public on 29-30 Sept.


2018-09-11 Scientists discover dozens of signals 'from alien galaxy' 3Bn light years away.

- Photo courtesy London Evening Standard.

2018-09-02 - Saturn's Auroras - courtesy BGR

2018-09-01 Petition launched to save WWV and WWVH from closure in 2019

2018-08-22 - ISS Solar Transit -


2018-08-21 - Cabrach Cold War Listening Post: (Contains other similar links).


2018-08-17 - GM3HAM/P RSGB VHF-NFD Restricted Section overall winner (Martlesham Trophy) and Leading GM (Cockenzie Quaich). Also winner of 50MHz and 70MHz band awards. Photo & note in RadCom Oct 2018. 


2018-08-17 - Large Coronal Hole to Earth may cause Aurora Aug 20-21


2018-08-13 - Successful Transmissions on 17.1kHz from SAQ Grimeton on Alexanderson Day:

2018-08-12 New RAE syllabus to be published soon by RSGB

2018-11-03 GMRT Scottish Microwave Round Table & Dinner - Date: Sat 3 Nov 2018 at MoC Burntisland 

2018-06-25 Bletchley Park Bombe, Heath Robinson & Colossus computers moved to National Museum of Computing, also at BP. (Tnx Tom Stevenson). 

(Photo courtesy Science Photo Library)

2018-06-24 Maplins Haymarket Store Finally Closed


2018-06-21 Sunspot AR2715 compared with Earth 

(Scary) photo courtesy


2018-06-03 Schoolboy makes silicon chips at home


2018-05-27 Bletchley Park could crack codes again 

2018-05-18 Maplin website closed; stores still open.

2018-05-05 Eta Aquiroids meteor shower this weekend. (Debris from Halley's comet).

2018-02-28 Maplins Closing


2018-02-20 Himalaya Tandoori Restaurant closed (venue for LRS Xmas Curries)              

2017-11-13 Bombshell - the Hedy Lamarr Story                                                                                                        - new movie about the actress/inventor of spread-spectrum radio transmission

2017-09-21 New RSGB Region 1 Manager is Tony Miles MM0TMZ (photo courtesy


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)