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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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


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 

     6-7 May 2017

RSGB Microwave Trophy Contest GM3HAM/P, Gatehouse of Fleet



7 May 2017


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

RSVP Mike MM0MLB by 26 June

Pete Bates GM4BYF

     1-2 July 2017


Gatehouse of Fleet

Pete Bates GM4BYF

     12 July 2017

Informal Pub Night at "wee" Bennet's Bar

Mike Burgess MM0MLB

     26 July 2017

Informal Pub Night at "wee" Bennet's Bar

Mike Burgess MM0MLB

    9 August 2017

Informal Pub Night at "wee" Bennet's Bar

Mike Burgess MM0MLB

   7 Aug 2017 TBC

LRS Table at Cockenzie Mini-Rally

Colin Wright GM4HWO

   23 August 2017

Informal Pub   Night at "wee" Bennet's Bar

Mike Burgess MM0MLB

     2-3 Sept 2017

RSGB 2m Trophy Contest, Gatehouse of Fleet


participation TBC