James Gentles GM4WZP gave a repeat on Zoom of his talk from 8th Nov 2017 on the history of pirate radio in the UK in the 1960s and 70s. There was an excellent participation of 19 LRS members and visitors.  

Click for report on 2017 presentation.

This presentation was video-recorded. Click to view.

Viral Net #85 - Wed 5th Jan 2022

Participants: Colin GM4HWO (c), Pete GM4BYF, Norrie GM1CNH, Mike GM8KCS, Briain GM8PKL, Melvyn GM4HYR, Peter GM4DTH. 

Audio tnx Peter GM4DTH:


Wed 29th Dec 2021 - LRS Viral Net 84

"Even cheerier with six people":

Colin GM4HWO (c), Pete GM4BYF, Peter GM4DTH, Mike GM8KCS, Briain GM8PKL, Melvyn GM4HYR.

Audio tnx Peter GM4DTH:

Wed 22nd Dec 2021 - LRS Xmas Net 83

"A cheery net with four people":

Colin GM4HWO (c) – Briain GM8PKL – Mike GM8KCS – Peter GM4DTH

Audio tnx Peter GM4DTH: 


15th December 2021 - LRS Christmas Curry - also celebrated the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Lothians (Amateur) Radio Society in Nov 1946.

First some beers at the Booking Office bar.


Then dinner at the  Gurkha Cafe, in Cockburn St.

(Tnx Colin GM4HWO for organizing).

Wed 8th Dec 2021 - LRS Viral  Net 82

Participants: Pete GM4BYF (con), Briain GM8PKL, Brian GM8BJF (Peebles), Mike GM8KCS, Peter GM4DTH.

Audio tnx Peter GM4DTH:


1 Dec 2021 - LRS Viral Net 81

Participants (8): Pete GM4BYF (con), Peter GM4DTH, Mike GM8KCS, Briain GM8PKL, John GM8OTI, Melvyn GM4HYR, Norrie GM1CNH, Brian GM4DIJ.

Audio tnx Peter GM4DTH:



Wed 24th November at 8:00pm - PUB NIGHT 

"Wee" Bennet's Bar, 1 Maxwell St, Morningside. 

John GM8OTI, Alan GM3PSP, Peter GM4DTH - just three from a cast of thousands who attended the Pub Night.