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.
We would like to include a hamper as a prize for the Christmas raffle. If you have any spare tins of food or other suitable items, please consider donating them for this.
Please see Sandra G0MCV if you have something that you wish to donate.
All events start at around 7.30pm unless otherwise stated.
5th Is the LRS quiz night with our able quizmaster Pete (M1GAS). Entries from teams of all ages are welcome and there will be various prizes.
12th Is an informal night on the air. This will take place in the HF shack and everybody is welcome to have a go.
19th Our annual Christmas Bring & Share night. There will be a sheet on the notice board so you can tell us what food you are bringing.
28th and 29th we will be hosting the GB16YOTA event for both days and everybody is welcome. This is an all day event.
Tickets are now available
The prize is a Leixen VV-898 dual-band mobile transceiver
To be drawn at the Christmas Bring & Share
Please see Sandra G0MCV
Saturday 12th Novemer
LRS came 12th out of 54
Thanks to those members who came to the club Saturday night to support the GX2AA contest entry and our club members who operated from their homes and put their score towards the clubs entry
RSGB Club Calls Contest
1.8MHz AFS SSB
20:00 Hrs - 23 :00 Hrs GMT (local time)
We operated from Club HQ using GX2AA
David, Richard and James
on passing your Foundation Exam.
We look forward to working you all on air very soon
Also to Phil 2E0DSQ on passing your Advanced Exam. (now M0VSE)
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 13 is now live.
Bob gets to weigh up the latest offering of digital transceivers with Gary from ML&S.
We chat about the weather with two experts who always look on the bright side. Jim Bacon and Steve Nichols explain how we can work with the prevailing conditions to maximise our chances of good DX.
Previous episodes are available to view here