Southgate Amateur Radio Club News


Here’s 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 provided by the Southgate Amateur Radio Club.

Accessed on 06 December 2020, 0234 UTC, Post 1757.

Source:  http://www.southgatearc.org/

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News for Saturday 5 December

Foundations of Amateur Radio
2m reciprocity and other assumptions
Over the past nine and a half years I’ve been hosting a weekly radio net for new and returning amateurs. Called F-troop, it runs every Saturday morning at 0:00 UTC for an hour. Feel free to join in. The website is at http://ftroop.vk6flab.com

‘Get on the air to care’ campaign wins international award
We’re delighted that this year’s Amateur Radio Newsline’s International Newsmaker of the Year Award has been presented to the ‘Get on the Air to Care’ project operated jointly by the Radio Society of Great Britain and the UK’s National Health Service

WIA responds to ACMA statement
The WIA has issued a reply to the comments concerning respect and courtesy made by the communication regulator ACMA

Belgium: Ham radio operator certificate in bank card format
Belgium’s communications regulator the BIPT has announced an amateur radio operator certificate in bank debit card format will soon be sent to all radio amateurs

ARISS contact scheduled for students at Athlone Community College, Athlone, Ireland
Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) has received schedule confirmation for an ARISS radio contact with astronauts. ARISS is the group that puts together special amateur radio contacts between students around the globe and crew members with ham radio licenses on the International Space Station (ISS)

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

Friday’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
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To listen on your smart speaker – just say..
“Alexa play Southgate Vibes podcast”

 

News for Friday 4 December

FCC to require email addresses on applications
Amateur radio licensees and candidates will have to provide the FCC with an email address on applications, effective sometime in mid-2021

UK Amateur Radio Full Licence Study Group
The Online Amateur Radio Community (OARC) hosts a full licence study group within its community that is open to all

MacLoggerDX Version 6.31 released
Dog Park Software is pleased to announce that version 6.31 of MacLoggerDX has been released

Amateur Radio Remote Courses – Info For Tutors
With more and more clubs gearing up to offering online training, Essex Ham has released some notes for tutors on how their online courses and webinars are structured

December GEO Newsletter available for free download
The December PDF of the GEO Newsletter weather satellite publication produced by the Group for Earth Observation is now available for free download

RAC Affiliated Club Insurance
Radio Amateurs of Canada is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications from Amateur Radio clubs across the country for our Liability Insurance Program for 2021

Ofcom publishes list of applications for small-scale DAB multiplexes
Ofcom has published a full list of applications received in the first round of small-scale DAB multiplex licensing

For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please visit this blog daily.  Our news feeds are updated daily and weekly.  Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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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