The IRTS Radio News Service

News Bulletins

The IRTS Radio News Service News bulletins are broadcast each week by the Society as a service to all radio amateurs, experimenters and shortwave listeners.  Times (local time) and frequencies are shown in the table belowopposite.

amateur radio pic

Signal reports are welcomed by the newsreaders after the bulletins, as are reports from SWLs - who can send an email to

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where they will be read out during and after the news.
Members are asked to contribute to the news service by passing on items of interest to the IRTS News Service.  In particular, club secretaries are asked to keep the News Service informed of events run by their clubs.

Schedule of Bulletins

LocationTimeFreq MHz (Repeater)Mode
Mayo21:00145.600 (EI2TGR)FM
Tipperary (trial basis)21:30145.450FM
Cork20:00145.750 (EI2MGR)FM
Limerick20:00145.725 (EI2REG)FM
Southern Region20:00SIRN RepeatersFM
Northeast20:00145.675 (EI2CCR)FM

The times shown above are local times

The 40m news service is currently running with a rota of newsreaders. To see the rota please check the calendar located on the IRTS page.

Updated 26/11/2023

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