Southgate Amateur Radio Club News


Here are the 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 16 February 2021, 0330 UTC, Post 1881.

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News for Monday 15 February

Get ready for 10 meters – cheap and effective
Tom (WA9TDD) and Quin (K8QS) explain how to get ready for 10-meter amateur radio operation, including propagation, equipment, antennas, and modes. When 10 is hot, it’s hot

‘Build-a-thons’ at the Next QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo
The March 13-14, 2021 QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo will offer an exciting “buildathon” of four (4) live virtual kit building workshops

Oscar and the Ham with Jean Shepherd K2ORS
Jean Shepherd, K2ORS, introduces PBS audiences to the world of amateur radio satellite communication back in 1975

ICQ Podcast – Joy of VHF and above
In this episode, Martin (M1MRB) is joined by Chris Howard (M0TCH), Martin Rothwell (M0SGL), Ed Durrant (DD5LP), Frank Howell (K4FMH) and Bill Barnes (WC3B) to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin (M6BOY) rounds up the news in brief and in this episode’s features is the Joy of VHF and Above with Tim Kirby (GW4VXE) followed by your listener feedback

Shannon Basin Radio Club lectures
The Shannon Basin Radio Club has been holding regular on-line talks, on a variety of topics, ranging from co-axial cable, QSLing to logging software

French National Society, REF, announce growth in licence holders
France’s National Amateur Radio Society, REF, recently reported on license figures for the last five years

Southgate Vibes podcast #33
Steve Richards G4HPE is here with the latest edition of Southgate Vibes
There’s two new episodes every week – one on Tuesdays and the other on Fridays – so stay tuned!

 

News for Sunday 14 February

Central Coast Amateur Radio Club
Last week the club announced the news that the 2020 Wyong Field Day would be postponed due to ongoing health concerns

QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo to include speaker track on amateur radio satellites
The QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo on March 13 – 14, 2021 will devote a speaker track to AMSAT and the world of Amateur Radio satellites

QSO Today with Patrick Stoddard WD9EWK
Patrick Stoddard, WD9EWK, is best known for his satelite QSOs using portable gear from grid squares all over the World. He documents and captures many of his contacts and the equipment that he uses on his website and YouTube Channel

Ham Radio’s SuitSat returns in short horror film
SuitSat loses its innocence in a new video short sci-fi thriller Decommissioned

Swains Island DXpedition news
Make a virtue of necessity….. Almost a year ago we were fully equipped and packed. Ready to go to Swains. The unfortunate COVID pandemic caused this plan to be postponed

French special event
Nicolas, F4HZS, will be active as TM150PAR from Berlancourt, France, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the popular uprising of 1871 called Paris Commune

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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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