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1. RADIO NEWS ITEMS (Click on for full info).

2021-07-04 SAQ Annual Alexanderson Day Transmission on 17.2kHz 

Photo courtesy SAQ.

2021-06-19 MoC Goudie Lecture The Fishwives of Fisherrow, Simon Fairnie, Musselburgh Museum.

2021-06-09 Barnton Quarry Nuclear Bunker given Category A Listed Building Status.

Photo courtesy EEN.

2021-05-27 GM3HAM/P participation in RSGB VHF-NFD - 2-4 July - planning started - Pete GM4BYF.

2021-05-23 RSGB video: 2020, a year like no other

2021-05-22 Sunspot causes blackouts up to 20MHz.

2021-05-21 Scientists find source of Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs) being sent to earth.

2021-05-14 -16 Our GM3HAM/P contest group were at Gatehouse of Fleet on 14-16 May for the RSGB 2m spring contest. Report includes photos from Colin GM4HWO & Peter GM4DTH and several audio recordings of QSOs. Click for full report (in prep).

Also includes report from Brian GM4DIJ/A on his operation from caravan near Stranraer on the Sunday.

- GM3HAM/P log submitted: 131 QSOs, Claimed Score 2,481,592, Best Dx F6DKW @ 808km nr Paris.

 

Peter GM4DTH & Brian GM4DIJ at Gatehouse.

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2021-05-10  NASA spacecraft hears ‘hum’ outside our solar system.

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LRS MEETINGS ARE POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE BUT WE DO HAVE OUR "LRS VIRAL NET" EACH WEDNESDAY AT 8-9pm ON 144.350MHz SSB. (Reports on this page).    ALL WELCOME.

And if you miss it, each net is recorded by Peter GM4DTH. Click on link at the bottom of each report.

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Don't forget the RSGB GB2RS NEWS BROADCAST is available every Sunday morning in the Edinburgh area at 09:30h from LRS member Peter GM4DTH on 70.425MHz FM, 145.525MHz FM, 433.525MHz FM, followed by call-in to Peter at 10:00h usually on 145.575MHz. with several LRS members often there.

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2. SILENT KEYS (Click item for full SK). 

 

3. ITEMS FOR SALE  (Click item for details)

2021-06-12 Tecsun S8800 Multiband radio - only £150  for sale by  Dave GM6KGZ 

2021-06-09 For sale by Bob GM4CMI: 4m 4-element  70 MHz Beam, commercial spec, made by Pye Telecom Dublin, belonged to a Radio Ham from Cheshire and has not been used outside – loft use only. VGC. £25. Contact Robert  0131 654 1926 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2021-06-08 Items for sale at reduced prices by Dave GM6KGZ 0131 539 2858:

- iPhone 6s - 16Gb  - £50

- Canon EOS 4000D  DSLR Camera  with 18-55        Zoom Lens - £120

- Tascam DR60 MKII Portable 4 Track Recorder - £50 

- Tecsun  PL-990x  Multi-Band Portable Radio - £85

2021-04-03 For sale by Norrie GM1CNH (April List).

2021-03-31 - 150 MHz VHF 2m folded dipole with a 1.2 metre boom fully tested and fitted with a coaxial tail with N type socket ready to use - for sale - £15 - Colin GM4HWO.

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 4. ITEMS WANTED 

5. NEW ON LRS WEBSITE 

2021-06-01 GM4DIJ/P in 2mAC from Luce Bay.

2021-05-23 - RSGB Videos on YouTube.

6. COVID-19: Click for Special Instructions.

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