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 02 February 2021, 0049 UTC, Post 1856.

Source:  http://www.southgatearc.org/

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News for Monday 1 February

Register now for Free Foundation Online Training course
The next free amateur radio Foundation Online training course run by volunteers from Essex Ham starts on February 7

Amateur Radio License fee increase
ICASA has informed the SARL that amateur radio Licenses will increase by 3.3%. The new fees are published on the SARL website

ICQPodcast – QSO Today Expo
In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Edmund Spicer M0MNG to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and in this episode’s features is the QSO Show Expo

VHF online VHF/UHF workshop
SARL and AMSATSA will join forces on 20 February 2021 to present an online VHF/UHF workshop on the BlueJeans platform

Jerry Weisskohl, AC4BT
Jerry Weisskohl, AC4BT, always had a love of radio and short wave listening

Calling all clubs
Here is a challenge for you and your club. Phillip ZS6PVT and Danie plan to run a WRARC (ZS6WR) club station in the SARL FM VHF UHF contest on 6 February

 

News for Sunday 30 January

Central Coast Amateur Radio Club News 31 Jan 2021
The Club’s executive team is pleased to announce that the Clubrooms have reopened. Last week, some time spent hands-on getting back in touch with the experimental side of Amateur Radio along with a practical demonstration of waveforms, signals, and how to translate them on an oscilloscope

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

Australia’s Amateur Radio Exam / Callsign System
In this video Peter Parker VK3YE looks at the performance of the AMC and the massive backlog in the processing of Australian amateur radio callsign applications

Iceland to permit renewal of ham radio permits for 1.85 and 70 MHz
Iceland’s IRA received positive responses from the Post and Telecom Administration (PFS/PTA) in December to their request for renewal of amateur radio permits for 160 meters and 4 meters

Signals received from Taiwan’s CubeSats
The Taipei Times reports Amateur Radio operators have received signals transmitted by Taiwan’s two new CubeSats YuSat and IDEASSat launched by SpaceX on January 24

Tony’s 10m band report
What a strange week. Tuesday was full of stations but not for me. The rest of the week was fairly poor. I worked very little (on 10m)

Updated RSGB-Ofcom EMF Calculator
A revised version of the RSGB-Ofcom EMF calculator was released a few days ago, it addressed font/formatting issues

April RSGB Board Proceedings
The RSGB Board Proceedings for the April 22 meeting have been released, they provide an updated membership figureThe RSGB Board Proceedings for the April 22 meeting have been released, they provide an updated membership figure

TX Factor
All the very latest Amateur Radio news is now available via the TX Factor GB2RS weekly podcast

Six Nazi enigma machines discovered in the Baltic Sea
Archaeology enthusiasts scanning the Baltic Sea for lost treasures have stumbled upon six enigma machines which were used by Nazi Germany during World War II and were likely thrown overboard in a panic

Amateur Radio on Hackaday
Writing on Hackaday Jenny List G7CKF</strong> talks about one of her favorite things – Amateur Radio

Signals received from Taiwan’s CubeSats
The Taipei Times reports Amateur Radio operators have received signals transmitted by Taiwan’s two new CubeSats YuSat and IDEASSat launched by SpaceX on January 24

Radio hams offer network to help community
The Kamloops Amateur Radio Club in British Columbia is offering its expanding communication network to the Thompson-Nicola Regional District for use during emergencies like wildfires, landslides or floods

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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

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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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