Welcome to the website of the Leicester Radio Society

We are an amateur radio club based in Leicester with over 100 years of history, please take a look around. Current and previous members are encouraged to create an account by clicking on the "Sign up" link on the right hand side of the page. If you are considering joining us (or are just interested in amateur radio), you are welcome to sign up and use the shoutbox where many club members are active.

We are also trying to build a comprehensive gallery of LRS contests and special event stations over the years so if you have any pictures, please contact our webmaster who will be pleased to receive them.

Below you will find upcoming events and announcements from the committee.


Many thanks to Dave G8PGO for organising a fantastic construction evening.

The project was an Arduino based CW keyer and was an interesting build for beginners and experts alike. 

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To view all pictures, click here

Monday 17 June 201919:0022:00Inter-club Quiz night
Monday 24 June 201919:0022:002nd Construction night
Monday 01 July 201919:0022:00Start of GH5EHL special event
Monday 08 July 201919:3022:00Quarterly Open Meeting
Monday 15 July 201919:0022:00Talk by John Alexander G7GCK "Crypto Pairs"
Saturday 20 July 201900:0000:00Anniversary of moon landing GB5EHL
Monday 22 July 201919:0022:00More data modes by Mike G4SJX
Monday 29 July 201919:0022:00Night on the air

Regulars (check main events page for any changes):

Morse classes with Sandra G0MCV most Mondays from 7-7.30 and 'drop-in' from 12-5 on the last Thursday of the month with Alex G8FCQ.

As part of the improvement works at LRS, we have nearly finished the kitchen and it is looking great!

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There is still lots more work to in other parts of the building do but members should be proud of what we have achieved so far!

To view galleries of all recent working parties, please click here

If you haven't already renewed your Leicester Radio Society subscription for 2019, now is the time to do it.

Click HERE to renew using Paypal

On 16th July 2018, Chris G0WUS gave members his second talk on DMR, a video of which is available to watch below



We started a Foundation course on Wednesday 3rd April for 6 weeks (7pm - 9pm) exam on 15th May.

 

The Intermediate course started on Wednesday 20th February for 12 Weeks. (7pm - 9pm) With the exam on Wednesday 15th May

 

The books for the courses are available from the RSGB (Radio Society of Great Britain)

 

For information go to Training section

On 26th March, Chris G0WUS gave members an introduction to DMR, a video of which is available to watch below


Thanks Chris for a very informative talk and we look forward to the second installment where a more in-depth discussion of specific aspects of DMR will be covered.

TX Factor is a series of high definition TV shows covering all aspects of the hobby of amateur radio, the latest episode is below.


TX Factor episode 22 is now live.

This episode features two new exciting radios. There’s a sneak preview of the Yaesu FTdx 101 hybrid transceiver and a comprehensive overview of the high-performance Icom IC-R6800 general coverage receiver. Pete Sipple M0PSX visits the 2018 RSGB Convention.

We chat with Graham Shirville G3VZV with an update on the latest news from AMSAT-UK including what to expect when the geostationary satellite Es’hail-2 is in full operation. And more down to earth, Bob Mccreadie G0FGX ventures into the controversial world of Network Radio!

http://www.txfactor.co.uk

Previous episodes are available to view here