Southgate Amateur Radio Club News


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 supplied by the Southgate Amateur Radio Club.

Accessed on 07 April 2021, 1246 UTC, Post 1965.

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Friendship on the Air Award

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The RSGB is delighted to launch a new award that is designed to celebrate the friendship of amateur radio over the airwaves
DARC say CW is most popular mode

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Germany’s DARC have released statistics for 2020 showing the breakdown of the DARC Community Logbook (DCL) by mode, it says CW made up 51% of all contacts
Kanga Kits closes down, business up for sale

Posted:

We are now closed !!! We are sorry to say to our customers old and new that we have taken the decision to Retire
March the Month for Prostate Cancer UK – with a radio!

Posted:

Tom Read M1EYP, a keen SOTA activator from Macclesfield, has been finding alternative ways to get his walking + amateur radio fix during the Covid-19 Lockdown in England from January to March
April 18 is World Amateur Radio Day

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On April 18 we will celebrate World Amateur Radio Day (WARD). It was on that date in 1925 that the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) was formed in Paris
Holyland Contest 2021

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Welcome to the Holyland Contest 2021 on 16-17 of April starting at 21.00 UTC for 24 hours
Greek revolution special event stations

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Many special event stations and callsigns have already marked this historic event and continue to do so
IOTA News from the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

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Weekly IOTA News – compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
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Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

The Big Island Amateur Radio Club Executive Board will meet via the ZOOM conference protocol on Saturday, 10 April 2021, at 1200 HST.  That meeting will be followed by a general membership meeting at 1400 HST using the ZOOM conference protocol.

Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) will offer another free, online Technician License Preparation Class, beginning of 21 April 2021.  The class will us the ZOOM conference protocol.  For details, please contact Doug here:  douscelle@aol.com

Also, Doug conducts a CERT Radio Check Net on the 1st Saturday of each month at 0900 HST. For details, contact Doug at the above email address.

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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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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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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