Southgate Amateur Radio Club News


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.

Content supplied by the Southgate Amateur Radio Club.

Accessed on 19 April 2021, 1326 UTC, Post 1990.

Source:  http://www.southgatearc.org/

Please click link or scroll down to read your selections.

News for Monday 19 April

Ham radio mentors sought in Switzerland
Swiss national amateur radio society USKA is looking for people willing to be mentors to help newcomers to amateur radio

More radio amateurs in the Virgin Islands
The emergency communications capabilities of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) have been strengthened by the addition of two licenced amateur radio operators

Add amateur radio to your disaster toolkit
The Islands’ Sounder reports on an upcoming amateur radio course in Washington State and the role ham radio can play in a disaster

Wanted: DX Editor for Echo Ireland
Echo Ireland Editor Veronica Holohan is still seeking a volunteer to fill the role of DX correspondent for the quarterly IRTS publication

Mexican special callsigns
Members of the Association of Radio Amateur of the Mexican Republic (ARARM) will activate three special callsigns to celebrate their club’s 61st anniversary

KARG participate as official award station in IMD 2021
Members of Kerry Amateur Radio Group will be QRV for International Marconi Day on Saturday April 24th as an IMD Award station, using the call EI6YXQ from Ballybunion, County Kerry

IOTA news from OPDX
Weekly IOTA News – compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW

DXCC Country/Entity Report
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 11th April, through Sunday, 18th April there were 209 countries active

Southgate Vibes Podcast #51
Steve Richards G4HPE is here with the latest edition of Southgate Vibes. There’s two new episodes every week – on Tuesdays and Fridays – Click the ‘Play’ button to listen to the latest episode

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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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