Southgate Amateur Radio Club News


Here are today’s top 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 18 November 2020, 0248 UTC, Post 1727.

Source:  http://www.southgatearc.org/

Please click link or scroll down to read your articles.

News for Tuesday 17 November

Clear frequencies requested for Caribbean Hurricane Emergency Traffic
The ARRL reports Stations handling emergency traffic during the response to Category 5 Hurricane Iota, just off the eastern coast of Nicaragua, are requesting clear frequencies

HAREC Examination Classes on Zoom
The first course on the Zoom platform run by IRTS volunteer tutors commences on Wednesday next

How ham radio has changed over the decades
On the DX Engineering blog Sean Kutzko, KX9X, describes some of the changes in amateur radio over the past 40 years

Ham radio VEC testing executed smartly
The American Legion reports 21 people took their amateur radio exam in the hall of Post 46 in Danville, Kentucky

IEEE: The 11 Greatest Vacuum Tubes You’ve Never Heard Of
IEEE Spectrum magazine aricle says for richness, drama, and sheer brilliance, few technological timelines can match the 116-year (and counting) history of the vacuum tube

South Dublin Radio Club video
South Dublin Radio Club has uploaded its latest video to the club’s YouTube channel. The video was created for Science Week in collaboration with Dublin Maker & Science Foundation Ireland and is called “Signals from Outerspace! Make your own antenna to get images from Weather Satellites”

Radio Caroline North broadcast
Tune in for more nostalgia with another Radio Caroline North broadcast this weekend 21st-22nd November

Tuesday’s episode is out now!
Steve Richards G4HPE
 is here with the latest news from Southgate Amateur Radio News.
Southgate Vibes is published twice weekly – on Tuesdays and Fridays
Click the ‘play’ button to listen

 

News for Monday 16 November

OH2BC installs large InnovAntennas 50MHz array
Every now and then, a really special antenna system gets installed and usually it is a result of desire, commitment and dedication of the station owner. Kari, OH2BC is one of these guys

Congratulations Kari, another Big Gun joins the 6m band party!

December 2020 Festival of Frequency Measurement
HamSCI (www.hamsci.org) is looking for amateur radio operators around the world to help collect propagation data during the December 14 eclipse. Data collection requires an HF radio connected to a computer

Introducing the Winter 2021 AM QSO Party
The ‘AM Amateur Radio Europe’ Facebook Group would like to introduce our second operating event! The AM QSO PARTY Winter 2021 

IARUMS October newsletter now available
The IARU Region 1 Monitoring System newsletter says on October 7, three intruding OTHRs were active right next to each other, plus an FSK, the interference covered almost 50 kHz of the 7 MHz amateur radio band

Tripura’s Ham Radio Club connects childhood friends after 39 years
India’s The Print reports Chandana Basu and Sabita Roy, two friends in Tripura who parted ways in 1981, were brought together again by the Tripura Ham Radio Club set up by police officer Biswajit Saha VU2LJB

Alan Turing: Stolen items to be returned to UK from US after decades
Items belonging to World War Two Bletchley Park code-breaker Alan Turing that were stolen from the UK decades ago are to be returned from the US

Jamboree on the Air in Borneo
The Borneo Bulletin reports on the successful 2020 Jamboree On The Air (JOTA) held in October at the Belait District Scout Association

DXCC Country/Entity Report
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 8th/November, through Sunday, 15th/November there were 212 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX
Weekly IOTA News – compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW

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.

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Amateur/Ham Radio, ARES, ARRL, Big Island ARRL News, Big Island of Hawaii ARRL info, Club Activities, Contests, DX-peditions
Site Administrator and PIO
Russ Roberts

Russ Roberts

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.

View Full Profile →

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 157 other followers

  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2291 for Friday September 24th, 2021 September 24, 2021
    - HOSPITALIZED CHILDREN CONTACT ISS VIA HAM RADIO - RESEARCHER BLAMES SATELLITES FOR NIGHT SKY 'POLLUTION' - ESSEX HAM SPECIAL EVENT SUPPORTS NEW HACKSPACE - NEW MICROCONTROLLER EDITOR AT CQ MAGAZINE - SILENT KEY: EAST COAST REFLECTOR'S RICK BEUTNAGEL, N3RRB - BOUVET 3Y0J TRIP GETS ARRL GRANT - NATIONAL HURRICANE CONFERENCE POSTED ON YOUTUBE - […]
    Kevin Trotman
  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2290 for Friday September 17th, 2021 September 16, 2021
    - COVID SPURS CANCELLATION OF TOKYO HAM FAIR - IARU REGION 3 OPTS FOR VIRTUAL CONFERENCE - AMSAT SYMPOSIUM MOVES FROM HOTEL INTO VIRTUAL MODE - SPACEX RECOVERY VESSELS NAMED FOR 'BOB AND DOUG' - SPECIAL EVENT CELEBRATES BIRTHDAY OF VOA RELAY STATION - ULTRA-TINY BATTERY SHOWS POWER AND PROMISE - SILENT KEY: CHARLIE BYARS, W5GPO, LONGTIME WEATHER SP […]
    Kevin Trotman
  • Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2289 for Friday September 10th, 2021 September 10, 2021
    - RADIO OPERATORS SUPPORT WILDFIRE ANIMAL RESCUE - GENESIS SATELLITES DESTROYED IN EXPLOSION - MEET ARRL MAXIM AWARD WINNER: KATHERINE FORSON, KT5KMF - US HAMS ACTIVATE THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL - LISATS HAM CLUB TO RETRANSMIT INSPIRATION4 LAUNCH - IN SWITZERLAND, HIGH-FLYING QSOS IN HOT AIR BALLOON - BBC INTERVIEWS DEVELOPER OF WORLD'S FIRST MICROSATELLITE […]
    Kevin Trotman
  • The K7RA Solar Update September 24, 2021
    Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: Last week, we reported a big increase in activity with the daily sunspot number reaching 124, but by the end of that week all sunspots had disappeared. The sun was blank for several days, but sunspots returned on September 19.Average daily sunspot numbers this week were 28.7, which was below the 58.3 average reported a week […]
  • Open-Source Amateur Satellite Work Not Subject to Export Administration Regulation September 23, 2021
    CEO Michelle Thompson, W5NYV, reports that Open Research Institute (ORI) received an advisory opinion from the US Commerce Department Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) on September 2. The letter confirmed that public internet posts regarding open-source amateur satellite communications work are not subject to Export Administration Regulation (EAR). ORI w […]
  • ARRL, RSGB Announce Joint Events to Celebrate Centenary of Ham Radio Transatlantic Success September 23, 2021
    ARRL and the Radio Society of Great Britain will jointly sponsor events to celebrate the achievement of transatlantic communications by radio amateurs 100 years ago.In December 1921, ARRL sent Paul F. Godley, 2ZE, as its representative to listen for amateur signals from North America during the Second Transatlantic Tests. Setting up his listening station in […]
Latest Amateur Radio Posts
Blog Stats
  • 24,321 hits
Post Archives
Follow me on Twitter
%d bloggers like this: