Meetings are normally held on the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of the month at 7:30 for 8:00 pm in the Library at the Braid Hills Hotel, 134 Braid Road, Edinburgh, EH10 6JD, except where indicated in RED.

Braid Hills Hotel website with map:

Rallies, conferences, contests and other events of interest to LRS members are indicated in BLUE.

Click on underlined Subject title of past meeting for full report with photographs. 

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2017-18 Dates See LRS Archive Alan Masson GM3PSP
1-2 Sept 2018

RSGB 144MHz Trophy Contest

Norrie Stewart GM1CNH
12 Sept 2018

LRS Presidential Address

Personal Beacons -

Arduinos & Others

Brian Flynn GM8BJF

26 Sept 2018


Joint Meeting at MoC, Burntisland.

        Karl WeiBye - "The X Factor"
A presentation of the all-singing, all-dancing Linux computer operating system and its relationship to OS-X, Unix and Microsoft X. 

Colin Wright GM4HWO 

17 Oct 2018

Surplus Equipment Sale

Pete Bates GM4BYF

Sunday 21 Oct 2018 11:15am 

Galashiels Open Day & Rally 

Volunteer Hall, St John St

24 Oct 2018

"Let's Talk Technical" (Q&A)

David Stockton GM4ZNX 
Sat 3 Nov 2018

GMRT - Scottish Microwave Round Table and Dinner, Burntisland 

Click for report on GMRT website.

Brian Flynn GM8BJF

Colin Wright GM4HWO

14 Nov 2018

'R V Jones' Most Secret War'

Prof Joe McGeough 
28 Nov 2018

RSGB Convention Videos

Brian Flynn GM8BJF 

12 December 2018

LRS Christmas Curry Colin Wright GM4HWO 
9 Jan 2019 

Video Night, Edinburgh Cine

& Video Society

Peter Dick GM4DTH
23 Jan 2019

1. Modern Roll-Your-Own PCBs

2. Receiving the AMSAT Es'hail-2 Geostationary Satellite

Brian Flynn GM8BJF 
13 Feb 2019

Munros on the Air (MOTA?)

 James Gentles GM4WZP 
27 Feb 2019

Amateur Radio Operating

in Colombia

Norrie Stewart


13 Mar 2019

Phantasmagoria -

Traditional Magic-Lantern Show

Winnie Stevenson 
27 Mar 2019

Renewable Energy 

- Our Salvation

Prof Win Rampen

University of Edinburgh 

Sat 6 Apr 2019

GMDX Convention & Dinner 

King Robert Hotel, Bannockburn

Rob Ferguson GM3YTS
10 Apr 2019

Surplus Equipment Sale at St Fillan's Church

Pete Bates GM4BYF


24 Apr 2019

'Writing in Iron'

(Magnetic sound recording)

Terry Martini-Yates 

Ferrograph World

Sunday 5 May 2019 (only)

RSGB Microwave Trophy  Lauder Common

Norrie Stewart GM1CNH-
8 May 2019

"What I brought tonight"

James Gentles GM4WZP 
Sunday 19 May 2019 (only)

           RSGB 2m Contest            Lauder Common

Norrie Stewart GM1CNH
22 May 2019

D/F Hunt

Peter Dick GM4DTH
12 June 2019


Mike Burgess MM0MLB

16 June 2019


ASRA Rally


26 Jun 2019 - TBC

LRS Summer BBQ

RSVP by 24th June to Sec.

Pete Bates GM4BYF
5-7 Jul 2019


at Gatehouse of Fleet

10 Jul 2019

Pub Night 1

at 'Wee' Bennet's Bar

24 Jul 2019

Pub Night 2

at 'Wee' Bennet's Bar

Fri 9 Aug 2019

Cockenzie Mini-Rally

14 Aug 2019

Pub Night 3

at 'Wee' Bennet's Bar

28 Aug 2019

Pub Night 4 

at 'Wee' Bennet's Bar