LRS Meetings are arranged by James Gentles GM4WZP and are normally held on the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of the month at 7:30 for 8:00 pm at the Braid Hills Hotel, 134 Braid Road, EH10 6JD.

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 Subject title of past meeting for full report with photographs. 

"LRS Nets" are being held on the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays (non-Meeting Weds) at 8:00-9:00pm on 144.350MHz SSB.

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. 

2023-24

LOTHIANS RADIO SOCIETY

PROGRAM

DATE

SUBJECT

SPEAKER / ORGANIZER

13 Sept 2023

Presidential Address

"VHF and UHF Contesting

-  Past and Present"

Colin Wright   GM4HWO

20 Sept 2023

(3rd Wed) 

Visit to the Museum of Communication, Burntisland

"The Analogue BBC 1.01"

James Gentles

GM4WZP

27 Sept 2023

LRS Net #133

Colin Wright GM4HWO

4 Oct 2023

LRS Net #134

Colin Wright   GM4HWO

11 Oct 2023

"The First Restricted Service Licence - Personal Experiences"

Peter Laverock GM8GHQ

18 Oct 2023

 

Surplus Equipment Sale

St Fillans Church

Pete Bates GM4BYF

22 Oct 2023

Galashiels Rally

G&DARS

25 Oct 2023

LRS Net #135

Colin Wright  GM4HWO

1 Nov 2022

LRS Net #136

Colin Wright  GM4HWO
8 Nov 2023

"Sophie the Strutter"

Aircraft reconstruction.

Gerard Lohan

11 Nov 2023

Saturday

GMRT

Scottish Microwave Round-Table

MoC Museum of Communication

Burntisland

Pete GM4BYF

Brian GM4DIJ

15 Nov 2023

LRS Net #137

Colin Wright   GM4HWO

22 Nov 2023

"Borders Amateurs Secret Contribution to Bletchley Park"

Bruce McCartney GM4BDJ

John Struthers GM8CVN

29 Nov 2023

LRS November Pub-Night

James Gentles   GM4WZP

29 Nov 2023

LRS Net #138

Colin Wright GM4HWO
6 Dec 2023

LRS Net #139

Colin Wright  GM4HWO

13 Dec 2023

LRS Christmas Curry

Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant

Colin Wright   GM4HWO

20 Dec 2023

LRS Net #140

Colin Wright  GM4HWO

27 Dec 2023

LRS Net #141

Colin Wright   GM4HWO
   2024  
3 Jan 2024 LRS Net 142 Colin Wright  GM4HWO

10 Jan 2024

 

LRS Video Night 2024 

Edinburgh Cine & Video Society

"The Boat That Rocked"

Peter Dick      GM4DTH

17 Jan 2024

LRS Net #143

Colin Wright  GM4HWO

24 Jan 2024

SOTA & the QRP Lab QCX HF Transceiver

Andy Sinclair  MM0FMF
31 Jan 2024

LRS January Pub-Night

James Gentles   GM4WZP
31 Jan 2024

LRS Net #144

Colin Wright GM4HWO
7 Feb 2024

LRS Net #145

Colin Wright  GM4HWO
14 Feb 2024

Understanding Baluns

Brian Flynn     GM8BJF
21 Feb 2024

LRS Net #146

Colin Wright  GM4HWO
28 Feb 2024

 47 Years and Counting -

the story of Voyager 1 & 2

John Cooke     GM8OTI

James Gentles GM4WZP

6 Mar 2024

LRS Net #147

Colin Wright  GM4HWO
13 Mar 2024

Running HF stations off-grid.

Malcolm Hamilton GM3TAL
20 Mar 2024

LRS Net 148

Colin Wright  GM4HWO
27 Mar 2024

          Talking Transmitters         

Mini-talks: 

Brian Flynn GM8BJF,

Colin Wright GM4HWO

et al.

3 Apr 2024

LRS April Pub-Night James Gentles   GM4WZP

3 Apr 2024

LRS Net #149 Colin Wright GM4HWO

Sat 6 Apr 2024

25th ANNUAL GMDX CONVENTION AND DINNER

(Incl. Rockall report)

  King Robert Hotel, Stirling 

GMDX

10 Apr 2024

Date TBC

Surplus Equipment Sale

St Fillans Church

Buckstone Drive

Pete Bates      GM4BYF

17 Apr 2024

LRS Net #150

Colin Wright GM4HWO 

Sun 21 Apr 2024

Norbreck (Blackpool) Rally

Norrie Stewart GM1CNH

24 Apr 2024

"Contest coaching -Tips & Tricks to contest operation"

Pete Bates      GM4BYF

1 May 2024

LRS Net 151

Colin Wright  GM4HWO

4-5 May 2024

RSGB 432MHz Contest & 432MHz-245GHz Contest Weekend.

TBD
8 May 2024

RAYNET - Recent Events & Technology Deployment

RAYNET 

Representative 

15 May 2024

LRS Net 152

Colin Wright

GM4HWO

17-19 May 2024 

 144MHz May Contest GM3HAM/P Gatehouse of Fleet 

(19 May > 144MHz Backpackers' Contest)

Norrie Stewart

GM1CNH 

Sun 19 May 2024

Braehead Rally, Glasgow

RAYNET

22 May 2024

LRS 160m D/F Hunt

Fox: Peter Dick GM4DTH

29 May 2024

LRS May Pub-Night

James Gentles   GM4WZP

29 May 2024

LRS Net #153

Colin Wright GM4HWO

5 June 2024

LRS Net 154

Colin Wright  GM4HWO

12 June 2024

LRS AGM

Andy Sinclair  MM0FMF

19 June 2024

LRS Net 155

Colin Wright  GM4HWO

26 June 2024 - TBC

LRS Summer BBQ

at "Bates Motel"

Pete Bates      GM4BYF

5-7 July 2024

RSGB VHF-UHF NFD

GM3HAM/P Gatehouse of Fleet

Colin Wright GM4HWO,

Pete Bates

GM4BYF 

10 July 2024

 Pub Night 1, Wee Bennet's Bar

Andy Sinclair  MM0FMF

17 July 2024

LRS Net 156

Colin Wright  GM4HWO

24 July 2024

Pub Night 2, Wee Bennet's Bar

Andy Sinclair  MM0FMF

31 July 2024

LRS Net 157

Colin Wright  GM4HWO

7 Aug 2024

LRS Net 158

Colin Wright  GM4HWO

14 Aug 2024

Pub Night 3, Wee Bennet's Bar

Andy Sinclair MM0FMF 

9 Aug 2024 (Fri)

Cockenzie & Port Seton

Mini-Rally

http://cpsarc.com/
21 Aug 2024

LRS Net 159

Colin Wright  GM4HWO

28 Aug 2024

Pub Night 4, Wee Bennet's

Andy Sinclair MM0FMF  

4 Sep 2024

LRS Net 160

Colin Wright  GM4HWO

6-8 Sept 2024

RSGB 2m Trophy - GM3HAM/P 

Gatehouse of Fleet

 

4 Sept 2024

LRS Net 161

Colin Wright  GM4HWO

2024-2025

START NEW LRS CLUB YEAR

James Gentles GM4WZP

11 Sept 2024

LRS Presidential Address

TBD!