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: www.braidhillshotel.co.uk

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

2019-20

LOTHIANS RADIO SOCIETY

PROGRAM

DATE

SUBJECT

SPEAKER / ORGANIZER

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

    GMRT

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

RSGB Convention Video Lecture:

Amateur Radio & the Raspberry Pi

Mike Richards G4WNC 
11 Mar 2020

How NOT to sail to the Faeroes

Geoff Crowley MM5AHO 

Sat 14 Mar 2020

11:30am

CANCELLED

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

by Terry Martini-Yates

See also LRS talk 24 Apr 2019

Tom Stevenson

MoC-

Sun 22 March 2020

POSTPONED

CW Boot Camp

Throsk FK7 7NP

Stirling & DARS

25 Mar 2020

POSTPONED

Fun Ham Quiz Night

(joint with Kingdom ARS)

Malcolm Hamilton GM4TAL  

Sat 4 Apr 2020

POSTPONED

GMDX Convention & Dinner 

King Robert Hotel, Bannockburn

Rob Ferguson GM3YTS

8 Apr 2020

POSTPONED

       Surplus Equipment Sale      St Fillan's Church, Buckstone

REPLACED BY LRS VIRAL NET Every Wed 20:00a 144.350MHz

Pete Bates GM4BYF

 

22 Apr 2020

POSTPONED

Aerials: Vertical or Horizontal?

Malcolm Hamilton GM3TAL 

26 Apr 2020

CANCELLED

Norbreck Rally, Blackpool

 

2-3 May 2020

CANCELLED

RSGB Microwave Trophy

(Single ops only permitted)  

Pete Bates GM4BYF

13 May 2020

POSTPONED

"What I brought tonight"

(5-minute talks)

REPLACED BY LRS VIRAL NET

Colin Murray GM4EAU

27 May 2020

POSTPONED

D/F Hunt - 160m

Possible re-sked to August.

REPLACED BY LRS VIRAL NET

Peter Dick GM4DTH

10 June 2020

POSTPONED

AGM

REPLACED BY LRS VIRAL NET

Andy Sinclair MM0FMF

Sun 14 June 2020

CANCELLED

 

ASRA Scottish R&E Convention

Glasgow

ASRA

24 Jun 2020

POSTPONED

LRS Summer BBQ

at Bates Motel

Pete Bates GM4BYF

3-5 Jul 2020

LRS entry cancelled 

RSGB VHF NFD

Pete Bates GM4BYF

8 Jul 2020

CANCELLED

Pub Night 1

at 'Wee' Bennet's Bar

Andy Sinclair MM0FMF 

22 Jul 2020

CANCELLED

Pub Night 2

at 'Wee' Bennet's Bar

Andy Sinclair MM0FMF 

2 Aug 2020

CANCELLED

Crianlarich Radio Rally

 

 

12 Aug 2020

CANCELLED

Pub Night 3

at 'Wee' Bennet's Bar

Andy Sinclair MM0FMF 

Fri 14 Aug 2020

CANCELLED

Cockenzie & Port Seton

Mini-Rally

C&PSARC

26 Aug 2020

CANCELLED

Pub Night 4 

at 'Wee' Bennet's Bar

Andy Sinclair MM0FMF 

4-6 Sept 2020

PREPARATIONS UNDER WAY

RSGB 2m Trophy 

LRS - GM3HAM/P

Gatehouse of Fleet

Colin Wright GM4HWO

25 Oct 2020

CANCELLED 

Galashiels Rally   

Sat 7 Nov 2020

CANCELLED

GMRT

Scottish Microwave Round Table

MoC Burntisland

Brian Flynn GM8BJF

Colin Wright GM4HWO