Southgate Amateur Radio Club News


Big Island ARRL News, 07 February 2018, 1500 UTC, Post #451.


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Another great source of Amateur Radio news and information is the UK-based “Southgate Amateur Radio Club News”, which publishes articles usually not covered by news sources in the United States.  Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents unless otherwise stated. You can find news articles published by HQ ARRL in the right hand sidebar of this blog.

Here are today’s top Amateur Radio News Stories from “Southgate Amateur Radio Club News”:

RSGB Convention 2017 – Amateur deep space reception
When in January Scott Tilley VE7TIL / VA7LF discovered a signal coming from the “dead” IMAGE satellite, Paul Marsh M0EYT provided the first independent confirmation. In this video Paul talks about amateur deep space reception

Gordon Adams G3LEQ SK
Some sad news to relate – Gordon Adams G3LEQ became a Silent Key on Sunday afternoon 4th February surrounded by his family; his health had been deteriorating for some time

Kerry Amateur Radio Group AGM
The Kerry Amateur Radio Group held their AGM on Saturday 27th January in Castleisland, Co. Kerry

World Radio Day+Carnival 2018
This year, the theme of the Day, February 13, is:
Radio and Sports‘. 
As we are Radio too, we will celebrate again, but our way, being on the air with special callsigns the whole weekend from Friday 9 to Tuesday 13

Savudrija lighthouse – 200th anniversary celebration
Members of the Radio Club Croatian Flora Fauna will be celebrating 200th anniversary of the Savudrija lighthouse using the special callsign 9A200S

XX9B Macao DXpedition news
Dear colleagues — We are pleased to announce our band plan during the XX9B DXpedition to be on the air between March 9th and March 17th

IOTA news from the DARC
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

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Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section


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