26 Sep 2016
September 26, 2016

The Royal Deeside Railway

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Railways on the Air GB2RDR Operated over the weekend 24th and 25th of September 2016 The Royal Deeside Railway is located at Milton of Crathes, Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 5QH We had a very successful weekend operation with the backdrop of the SALMON steam engine at the edge of the grounds of Crathes Castle on the banks of Royal Deeside.. read more →

The 2015 International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend took place at Walker Park adjacent to Girdleness Lighthouse re-activating callsign GB2GNL. This year, the Aberdeen Amateur Radio Society used their Kenwood TS-590 with a GM4OBD’s home brew 40m loop and GM3WIJ’s dipole for 80m, 40m and 20m. Logging and DX cluster using the club PC running Ham Radio Deluxe. This.. read more →

20 Jul 2015
July 20, 2015

RSGB QRP CW Contest 2015

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A rushed change of location after Aberdeen Walker Park became unavailable at short notice A few pictures from Craigindarroch Car Park near Rhynie on Sunday the 19th of July 2015 can be seen at our Flickr page. GM3BSQ Flickr page link read more →

The 2012 International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend took place at Walker Park adjacent to Girdleness Lighthouse re-activating callsign GB2GNL. This year, the Aberdeen Amateur Radio Society used their TS-850 with a nested dipole fir 80m, 40m and 20m. Logging and DX cluster using the club PC running Ham Radio Deluxe. This proved a successful setup for.. read more →

21 Feb 2010
February 21, 2010

Guides at Aboyne 2010

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Guides Brownies and Cubs were present to achieve their communications badges on a cold snowy day on 21st February 2010 Pictures on Flickr depict the setting up of the VHF and HF stations. the dipole antenna trap can just be seen against the clear blue sky. Setting up is always the hardest part of any.. read more →

The 2009 International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend took place at Walker Park adjacent to Girdleness Lighthouse re-activating callsign GB2GNL on the15th and 16th of August 2009 Two stations in the tent this year.. Alan Duncan’s Elecraft K3 with Winkey keyer, SD logging and his Expert 1K-FA Linear Amplifier into a YP3 Yagi for 17 and 20M. The.. read more →

19 Jul 2009
July 19, 2009

QRP Feild Day 2009

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Aberdeen Amateur Radio Society took part in this years RSGB Low Power Contest 2009. This a serious event for the QRPer, providing a choice of fixed station operation or outdoor fun. Held on Sunday 19th July 2009 btween 0900 – 1200 UTC and 1300 – 1600 UTC Frequencies: 3510 – 3580 KHz and 7000 – 7040 KHz.. read more →

Aves Island Expedition 2006 – Venezuelan IOTA islands to celebrate their Navy Day and participated in important international constests in the multioperator – multitransmitter category.   Talk on the YX0A DXpedition to Aves presented by YV5EED Ramon, the expedition group leader and MD hosted at our AARS HQ in Oakhill Crescent Lane.   Flickr Photos,.. read more →

16 May 2008
May 16, 2008

Benholm Mill 2008 – GB2BMJ

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A few pictures from 2008 Mills on the Air weekend at Benolm Mill near Johnshaven, Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th May 2008. All pictures and narrative available via the following link which contains 85 photos and 9 videos. Flickr Photos, Benholm Mill 2008 read more →

60 Years of Aberdeen Amateur Radio Society – GB6TAA Aberdeen mateur Radio Society is sixty years old and to celebreate we applied for a special callsign. We were not premitted to use GB60AA so the nearest we could get was GB6TAA (GB 6 Tay Aberdeen Ameteurs) Ian Fraser GM8MHU was on hand with his camera.. read more →