Southgate Amateur Radio News


Here is the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news from the UK-based Southgate Amateur Radio Club.

Views expressed in this post are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content supplied by the Southgate Amateur Radio Club.

Accessed on 29 July 2020, 2023 UTC, Post 1563.

Source:  http://www.southgatearc.org.  Please click link or scroll down to read your selections.

News for Wednesday 29 July

Tony’s 10m Band Report
During the week conditions were not so good. There was still some DX about for example D1DX (Russia), ER4DX (Moldova), W5W (USA, Buffalo Soldiers), NP3YL (Puerto Rico). I worked this one on FT8. And here is her picture!

ISWL callsigns for August 2020
The following International Short Wave League (ISWL) club callsigns will be used throughout the month of August 2020

IOTA News from the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
Weekly IOTA News – compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

The Space Weather Woman
A Solar Storm, A Fast Wind Chaser and NEOWISE Blows Us Away – The latest space weather forecast from Dr Tamitha Skov WX6SWW

News for Tuesday 28 July

ISS MAI-75 SSTV activity planned for Aug 4-5
It is planned Russian cosmonauts will transmit amateur radio Slow Scan Television (SSTV) images from the International Space Station (ISS) during August 4-5 on 145.800 MHz FM (likely using PD-120).

It should be receivable across the British Isles and Europe

Mid Ulster ARC Tuesday Night Lecture Series
This Tuesday 28th we have the RSGB President Dave Wilson M0OBW talking about life as the president of a radio society and the recent inclusion of online exams

 

News for Sunday 26 July

IOTA news from OPDX
Weekly IOTA News – compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

DXCC Country/Entity Report
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 19th/July, through Friday, 25/July there were 186 countries active.

Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

The monthly test of the Maunakea VOAD Repeater will happen on Saturday, 01 August 2020, from 1200 HST to 1300 HST.

Doug Wilson (KH76DQ) will begin his next virtual Technician License Class on 01 September 2020.  For details, go here:  douscelle@aol.com.

All radio amateurs are encouraged to participate in the Sunday, 20 September 2020, Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness VHF/UHF simplex contest.  The event runs from 1300 to 1700 HST. For details, go here:  https://gridmadness.blogspot.com.

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amateur (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.

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Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amateur (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.

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