Southgate Amateur Radio Club News


Here’s the latest edition of the Southgate Amateur Radio Club News.

Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content supplied by the UK-based Southgate Amateur Radio Club.

Accessed on 06 December 2020, 1409 UTC, Post 1758.

Source:  http://www.southgatearc.org/

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News for Sunday 6 December

Introducing the MBF-705 desktop holder for the IC-705
The Icom MBF-705 is a really neat desktop holder for the all new IC-705 QRP SDR transceiver

YOTA month in Namibia
On Saturday December 5, Youngsters On The Air (YOTA) month started in Namibia with an introduction to a group of youngsters in Swakopmund

South African radio hams sign MoU with Kenya
The South African Radio League (SARL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Radio Society of Kenya (RSK) regarding the radio amateur examination

Press report on Indian radio ham’s award
Newspaper reports radio amateur Jose Jacob VU2JOS has received an award from the DX Clube Sem Fronteiras (DXCSF)

Sweden: SSA cancels Annual Meeting planned for April
As a result of the pandemic the November 24 board meeting of Sweden’s national society SSA took the decision to cancel the in-person Annual Meeting at Östersund planned for last weekend of April 2021

VK6WIA NewsWest
December 2020 is the Club Focus edition, and we have a healthy crop of contributions from clubs. Last week I said that if we receive a lot of club news, we’d bump some other stuff

Well we did, and we have, but it’s still a bumper edition. Well done those clubs who made the effort

REF President reflects on 2020
Jean-Louis Truquet F5DJL, President of French national amateur radio society REF, has shared his thoughts on 2020 in his latest editorial on the REF site

Canada’s public broadcaster announces new cuts to Radio Canada International
Officials at CBC/Radio-Canada announced a fresh round of cuts at Radio Canada International (RCI) on Thursday as part of a “major transformation” of the beleaguered international service of Canada’s public broadcaster

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low to moderate levels.

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