Archive of old radio news posted on the LRS website


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


2017-09-26 Beautiful ISS Aurora Video (Video now timed-out).

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)