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 shown 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. 

For further information, and to be added to the LRS meeting notices E-mailing list, whether you are a member or not, please contact Andy Sinclair MM0FMF, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Many thanks to Program Manager, James Gentles GM4WZP for compiling this program. 







11 Sept 2019

LRS Presidential Address

60 Years of Amateur Radio

Alan Masson GM3PSP

25 Sept 2019


Joint Meeting at MoC, Burntisland.

Use of Radar in the Union Chain Bridge Conservation

Dr Roland Paxton

& Dr Colin Stove

16 Oct 2019

Note - 3rd Wed.

Surplus Equipment Sale

St Fillan's Church, Buckstone

Pete Bates GM4BYF

Sunday 20 Oct 2019 

Galashiels Open Day & Rally

Volunteer Hall, St. John Street

Click for Video of 2018 Event 

Pete Bates GM4BYF

30 Oct 2019

Rehabilitating Communications in Afghanistan

Nick Peckett G4KUX/YA4F
Sat 2 Nov 2019


Scottish Microwave Round Table & Dinner, MoC, Burntisland 

Brian Flynn GM8BJF

Colin Wright GM4HWO

13 Nov 2019

SOTA & 13cms Escapades

Jack Hood GM4COX
27 Nov 2019

μBITX Radio Kit

John Innes MM0JXI 

11 December 2019


LRS Christmas Curry

Gurkha Cafe, Coburn St.

Colin Wright GM4HWO 
8 Jan 2020 

Video Night "The Cold War"  

Peter Dick GM4DTH
22 Jan 2020

Aircraft Scatter Communication & Useful Test Equipment For It.

Pete Bates GM4BYF 
12 Feb 2020

Robot Wars + Rampaging Chariots >£0.25m

Dr. Roger Hill 
26 Feb 2020 TBA   
11 Mar 2020

How not to sail to the Faeroes

Geoff Crowley MM5AHO 

Sat 14 Mar 2020


Goudie Lecture, MoC Burntisland: Writing in Iron - history of magnetic audio recording

by Terry Martini-Yates

See also LRS talk 24 Apr 2019


25 Mar 2020

Fun Ham Quiz Night

(joint with Kingdom ARS)

NOTE: date moved from 26 Feb.

Malcolm Hamilton GM4TAL  

Sat 4 Apr 2020

GMDX Convention & Dinner 

King Robert Hotel, Bannockburn

Rob Ferguson GM3YTS

8 Apr 2020

Date TBC

Surplus Equipment Sale at St Fillan's Church

Pete Bates GM4BYF


22 Apr 2020

Aerials: Vertical or Horizontal?

Malcolm Hamilton GM3TAL 

26 Apr 2020

Norbreck Rally, Blackpool


2-3 May 2020

RSGB Microwave Trophy  TBC

Pete Bates GM4BYF
13 May 2020

"What I brought tonight"

(5-minute talks)

Colin Murray GM4EAU
27 May 2020

D/F Hunt - 160m

Start at the TARDIS in Braid Hills Rd. 

Peter Dick GM4DTH
10 June 2020


Andy Sinclair MM0FMF

Sun 14 June 2020


ASRA Scottish R&E Convention


24 Jun 2020 - TBC

LRS Summer BBQ

at Bates Motel

Pete Bates GM4BYF
3-5 Jul 2020


at Gatehouse of Fleet

Pete Bates GM4BYF 
8 Jul 2020

Pub Night 1

at 'Wee' Bennet's Bar

Andy Sinclair MM0FMF 
22 Jul 2020

Pub Night 2

at 'Wee' Bennet's Bar

Andy Sinclair MM0FMF 
12 Aug 2020

Pub Night 3

at 'Wee' Bennet's Bar

Andy Sinclair MM0FMF 
Fri 14 Aug 2020

Cockenzie & Port Seton


26 Aug 2020

Pub Night 4 

at 'Wee' Bennet's Bar

Andy Sinclair MM0FMF 
Sat 7 Nov 2020


Scottish Microwave Round Table

MoC Burntisland

Brian Flynn GM8BJF

Colin Wright GM4HWO