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Here are today’s top Amateur/Ham Radio news stories from the UK-based Southgate Amateur Radio Club. Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
News for Sunday 20 May
Ham radio heads to the Moon DSLWP is a lunar formation flying mission led by Harbin Institute of Technology for low frequency radio astronomy, amateur radio and education. It consists of a pair of 47 kg microsatellites, to be launched into a lunar transfer orbit UTC this Sunday evening, and finally enter a 300 x 9000km lunar elliptical orbit
Historic entry for ILLW
25 years ago on 28th August 1993 the very first Northern Lighthouse Weekend Activity took place managed by Mike Dalrymple GM4SUC of the Ayr Amateur Radio Group
Foundations of Amateur Radio #154 How does a waterfall display work? With computers becoming more and more ensconced within the confines of our radio shack the variety of information available is increasing regularly. The introduction of a waterfall display has dramatically simplified the process of detecting what the activity level is on a particular band
Tony’s 10m Band Report Back to the olden, golden days of 4 or 5 years ago. Although conditions had dipped when the weekend arrived.
Most popular DX, TZ4AM (Mali), OZ18ICE (Denmark), 9X9PJ (Rwanda) and many others I worked Algeria and Oman using FT8.
We are now busy preparing for the visit of the Australian branch of the family
Essex Skills Night Monday
Hosted by the Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society Training Team, Skills Nights are Inter-Club events attended by amateurs and SWL’s from across Essex and beyond. They provide an opportunity to try something new, share ideas, get help and advice, and socialise with others interested in the hobby
Study of ham radio in Sweden
A study of the distribution and usage profiles of Amateur Radio stations in Sweden written in English is available for download
‘Hams’ hail from around the globe
Traveling from across the country and around the world, thousands of amateur radio operators or “hams” braved the rain at the Greene County Fairgrounds May 18 for the first day of Hamvention
During the current Kilauea volcano eruption and ongoing lava flow emergency, Hawaii radio amateurs should monitor the VOAD Repeater on Mauna Kea (146.72 MHz, 100 Hz tone) and the interisland 40 meter frequency (7.088 MHz–LSB). These frequencies can be used to send emergency traffic. The Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency sends updated eruption information to Hawaii Island broadcast stations and social media.
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