Here’s the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news compiled by 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 10 February 2021, 1223 UTC, Post 1871.

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News for Wednesday 10 February

Amateur radio in GISuser
GISuser
 magazine asks is it time for Ham Radio to acknowledge the Hacker Community?

Ham Radio forms a planet-sized space weather sensor network
EOS reports for researchers who monitor the effects of solar activity on Earth’s atmosphere, telecommunications, and electrical utilities, amateur radio signals a golden age of crowdsourced science

Is there any good year for DAB?
Christer Hederström says in this recent Radio World article that DAB supporters have ‘exaggerated’ DAB success

Finnish Amateur Radio League SRAL celebrate 100 years
The Finnish Amateur Radio League, SRAL, was founded one hundred years ago in 1921 and today caters for around three and a half thousand members

3D printer makes ham antenna portable
You don’t normally think of a 3D printer as a necessity for an antenna project. However, if you are interested in making a handy portable antenna, you might want to melt some plastic

IOTA News from the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
Weekly IOTA News – compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

Danish special event
The Amateur Radio Club OZ3EDR celebrates the 50th year of Hjalmar Roesen’s/OZ3ZJ chairmansip with the callsign OZ50SOUND until the end of the year

 

News for Tuesday 9 February

Austrian Telecommunications Act – Radio hams respond
Austria’s national amateur radio society ÖVSV has published its opinion of the draft of the amendment to the Telecommunications Act 2020 (TKG 2020)

Monthly performance of 8J17CALL for December, 2020-January, 2021
Please be advised that monthly performance of 8J17CALL, 7-CALL 30th Anniversary Special station for December, 2020-January, 2021 (23rd December, 2020 to 22nd January, 2021) are as follows

Radio Caroline North
It’s time for another Radio Caroline North broadcast over the weekend of 13th-14th February

Science confirms: Earth has more than one ‘moon’
Two massive clouds of dust in orbit around the Earth have been discussed for years and finally proven to exist

Request for nominations for IRTS Awards
The Irish Radio Transmitters Society Awards Committee is seeking nominations for “Awards for Services to the Society or to Amateur Radio” and for “Awards to IRTS Members for other achievements”

VHF/UHF virtual workshop
The SARL and AMSATSA will join forces on Saturday 20 February 2021 to present a virtual VHF/UHF workshop using the BlueJeans platform

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