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Southgate Amateur Radio News

Here are the latest Amateur/Ham Radio News Stories compiled by 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 07 August 2020, 2130 UTC, Post 1575.

Source:  http://www.southgatearc.org/

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News for Friday 7 August

RSGB online ham radio exams
Most of the available slots for the online RSGB amateur radio Foundation and Intermediate exams in September are already booked

New 2700km+ IARU Region-1 tropo record on 23cms between Ireland and the Canary Islands
On the 17th of July 2020, there was a tropo opening between the Canary Islands and the UK & Ireland on the VHF & UHF bands

UK Intermediate
With 775 students at time of writing, my online Intermediate course has taken off and gaining interest

STEM clubs connecting students with space with ham radio
The Ramona Sentinel reports school students are preparing for their upcoming contact with the International Space Station via amateur radio

DX News from the ARRL
The American Radio Relay League’s round-up of the forthcoming week’s DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Your daily Amateur Radio & Communications website

 

News for Thursday 6 August

Tony’s 10m Band Report
A slack week on ten metres especially Thursday and Friday.

Top DX? It’s hard to say. OY6BEC/B (Faroe Is) maybe, VO1FOG (Canada) maybe, love his QRZ page, YP0C (Romania) maybe, or OZ1D (Denmark) perhaps

VK amateurs get 2 X 1 contest callsigns
As part of their recent changes to the Australian callsign template, the Australian Radio Regulator, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) have approved the issue of 2 x 1 contest callsigns with VJ, VK and VL prefixes

Brazil: 430-450 MHz and 1240-1350 MHz
Brazil’s national amateur radio society reports on the announcement of the National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) regarding the 430 and 1240 MHz bands

This Project has been reincarnating various retired consumer electronics as musical instruments
‘ELECTRONICOS FANTASTiCOS!’ project has been reincarnating various retired consumer electronics as musical instruments such as Electric Fan Harp, CRT-TV Drums, Air Conditioner Harp etc

Media Nations 2020: lockdown leads to surge in TV screen time and streaming
A surge in screen time during lockdown saw UK adults spend 40% of their waking day watching TV and online video services, Ofcom has found in its annual study of the nation’s media habits

Two Sprints next weekend
The second leg of the SARL YL Sprint takes place on Sunday 9 August, which is National Women’s Day. The second leg of the SARL Youth Sprint takes place on Monday 10 August, which is a public holiday. International Youth Day is on 12 August    

AMSAT SA virtual Space Symposium
AMSAT SA has converted its annual Space Symposium into a live online event to take place from 10:00 to 15:00 CAT on Saturday 22 August with a lunch break to have your sandwiches at home

 

News for Wednesday 5 August

Call sign changes in Australia
Australia’s radio amateurs are no longer forced to change call sign when they upgrade to a higher level of licence or move to a different part of the country

BBC programme on pirate radio
In the 1980s a new generation of pirate radio stations exploded on to Britain’s FM airwaves. Unlike their seafaring swinging 60s forerunners, these pirates broadcast from London’s estates and tower blocks to create a platform for black music in an era when it was shut out by legal radio and ignored by the mainstream music industry

Canadian Amateur Radio Hall of Fame
Radio Amateurs of Canada recognizes deserving Amateurs by appointments to the Canadian Amateur Radio Hall of Fame

Smartphone app helps identify unknown data modes
There’s an incredible amount of radio signals. It’s impossible to know them all, let alone recognize them. So why not get help from SignalID?

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

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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

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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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