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.

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Accessed on 22 December 2020, 1417 UTC, Post 1780.


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News for Tuesday 22 December

ISS Slow Scan TV event 145.800 MHz FM
An ARISS Slow Scan TV (SSTV) event is scheduled from the International Space Station (ISS) for December 24-31

All new car radios to have digital terrestrial radio
From today, people purchasing new passenger vehicles across Europe will be able to benefit from the advantages of digital radio – greater choice, clearer audio and enhanced data services.

Steve Molo, KI4KWR, named CQ Awards Editor
Steve Molo, KI4KWR, of Madison, Alabama, has been named CQ magazine Awards Editor, CQ Editor Rich Moseson, W2VU announced today

Review of the 700 MHz clearance programme
The 700 MHz band had been used for digital terrestrial television and wireless microphones in the entertainment industry. The programme involved clearing the band so these airwaves can be used for mobile broadband from 2021

QSO Today with Michelle Thompson – W5NYV on Amateur Satellites
Michelle Thompson, W5NYV, is a third generation amateur, beginning her ham radio journey in elementary school

Radio hams honor local legend with car parade
TV broadcaster WHEC reports a parade of people within the local amateur radio scene offered a salute to a longtime friend Irv Goodman AF2K on Sunday morning, December 20

DX Ultra-Marathon
Dear fellow DXers — Like in the previous update, we are delighted to say that the Ultra-Marathon continues to attract an almost incredible interest.

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