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: 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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2016-2017

LOTHIANS RADIO SOCIETY

PROGRAM

DATE

SUBJECT

SPEAKER / ORGANIZER

3-4 September 2016

RSGB 2m Trophy Contest

GM3HAM/P Gatehouse of Fleet

Peter Dick GM4DTH

14    September 2016     

Presidential   Address: What’s in the Box?” (The home router)

Andy Sinclair MM0FMF

28    September 2016     

Talk “Admiralty Research Station,

Hawkcraig Point, Aberdour in WWI”

at Museum of Communication, Burntisland

Diana Maxwell

 

   Sat 15 October               2016

JOTA - GB0BSS at Bonaly Scout Camp

John Cooke GM8OTI

   19 October 2016

        

Autumn Surplus Equipment Sale,

 St. Fillan's Church.

Pete Bates GM4BYF

  23 October 2016

Galashiels Radio & Computer Rally

Galashiels & DARC

26 October 2016

Aerial Photography

James Gentles GM4WZP 

  9 November 2016

RAYNET FEEDNET Experiments Past, Present & Future

Charlie Duncan GM6MUZ

 Sat 12 November 2016

Scottish Microwave Round Table

GMRT at MoC Burntisland

 Brian Flynn GM8BJF

John Cooke GM8OTI

23 November 2016

Valves, Tubes & Bottles

Malcolm Hamilton GM3TAL

 14 December 2016

  

LRS Christmas Curry 

Himalaya Tandoori Restaurant

 

Mike Burgess MM0MLB

11 January 2017

Video Evening at ECVS - The Dish

with technical intro by Pete Bates GM4BYF

Peter Dick GM4DTH

25 January 2017

"How Theo 
Williamson's Amplifier Changed the Sound of Music"

Prof Joe McGeough 

8 February 2017

James Clerk Maxwell

- Man of Science, Poetry & Music

  Prof Tom Stevenson, MoC 

 

22 February 2017

"1948-1968 - 20 years with the Post Office Engineering Dept in the Highlands "

John Macdonald GM4XZN 

8 March 2017

"Playing Radio with the Raspberry Pi"

 John Cooke GM8OTI

22 March 2017

RADAR

Jim Forbes

   1 April 2017        

GMDX AGM & Convention

King Robert Hotel, Bannockburn

  Gavin Taylor GM0GAV

  5 April 2017

NOTE – 1st Wed

Spring Surplus Equipment Sale 

St Fillan's Church, Buckstone Dr.

Pete Bates GM4BYF 

9 April 2017

Norbreck (Blackpool) Rally

Norrie Stewart GM1CNH

26 April 2017

"Enigma - the Unsung Heroes"

Pete Bates GM4BYF 

7 May 2017

10:00-14:00

Scottish Radio and Electronics Convention

Braehead Arena (Foyer), Glasgow

Incl. Building Event for the Young

using the BBC Micro:Bit

Glasgow & Clyde RAYNET

10 May 2017

Radio in WWI

Malcolm Fergusson 

24 May 2017

D/F Hunt

Peter Dick GM4DTH

14 June 2017

LRS Annual General Meeting

Mike Burgess MM0MLB

   28 June 2017 

LRS Summer Barbecue

Pete Bates GM4BYF

     1-2 July 2017

RSGB VHF NFD GM3HAM/P,

Gatehouse of Fleet

Pete Bates GM4BYF

     12 July 2017

Informal Pub Night 1 at "wee" Bennet's Bar

Mike Burgess MM0MLB

     26 July 2017

Informal Pub Night 2 at "wee" Bennet's Bar

Mike Burgess MM0MLB

    9 August 2017

Informal Pub Night 3 at "wee" Bennet's Bar

Mike Burgess MM0MLB

   Fri 11 Aug 2017 

Cockenzie Mini-Rally

Colin Wright GM4HWO

   23 August 2017

Informal Pub Night 4, "wee" Bennet's Bar

Maxwell St, Morningside Station

Mike Burgess MM0MLB

     2-3 Sept 2017

GM3HAM/P - RSGB 2m Trophy Contest, Gatehouse of Fleet

 GM4BYF

     

2017-18

LOTHIANS RADIO SOCIETY

PROGRAM

DATE

SUBJECT

SPEAKER / ORGANIZER

13 Sept 2017

Presidential Address

'Frequency Standards'

Brian Flynn GM8BJF

27 Sept 2017

'From Holyrood to Hollywood - a Technical Career in Motion Pictures with Kodak'

Museum of Communication, Burntisland

Alan Masson GM3PSP

18 Oct 2017

Note 3rd Wednesday

Surplus Equipment Sale

St Fillans Church

Pete Bates GM4DTH
Sun 22 Oct 2017 Galashiels Radio & Computer Rally

Galashiels & DARC

25 Oct 2017 DXpeditions

Tom Wylie GM4FDM 

8 Nov 2017 Talk - title TBA

James Gentles GM4WZP

Sat 11 Nov 2017

Scottish Microwave Round Table

GMRT, at MoC Burntisland

Brian Flynn GM8BJF
22 Nov 2017

Aerial Modelling

Brian Howie GM4DIJ

6 Dec 2017

Note 1st Wednesday

LRS Christmas Curry

Himalaya Tandoorie Restaurant

Colin Wright GM4HWO
10 Jan 2018

Video Evening

Edinburgh Cine & Video Society

Peter Dick GM4DTH

24 Jan 2018

TBA

 
14 Feb 2018

TBA

 
28 Feb 2018

TBA

 
14 March 2018

TBA

 
28 March 2018

TBA

 
XX Apr 2018

Norbreck (Blackpool) Rally

 
11 Apr 2018

Surplus Equipment Sale

St Fillans Church

Pete Bates GM4BYF
25 Apr 2018

TBA

 
5-6 May 2018

RSGB Microwave Trophy Contest

GM3HAM/P at Gatehouse of Fleet

 
XX May 2018

Scottish Amateur Radio &  Electronics Convention, Glasgow TBC

ASRA
10 May 2018

TBA

 
24 May 2018

D/F Hunt

Peter Dick GM4DTH

XX June 2018

Livingston Mini-Convention TBC

Livingston & DARC

14 June 2018

LRS Annual General Meeting

Mike Burgess MM0MLB

28 June 2018 - TBC

LRS Summer Barbecue

Pete Bates GM4BYF

2-3 July 2018

RSGB VHF NFD - GM3HAM/P

Gatehouse of Fleet

TBD

11 July 2018

Informal Pub Night 1

Wee Bennett's Bar

Mike Burgess MM0MLB

25 July 2018

Informal Pub Night 2

Mike Burgess MM0MLB

8 August 2018

Informal Pub Night 3

Mike Burgess MM0MLB

10 August 2018

Cockenzie Mini-Rally TBC

Colin Wright GM4HWO

22 August 2018

Informal Pub Night 4

Mike Burgess MM0MLB

 

Update 28 July 2017 - psp