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Southgate Amateur Radio Club News

Here’s the latest Amateur Radio News compiled by the UK-based Southgate Amateur Radio Club.

Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content provided by the Southgate Amateur Radio Club.

Accessed on 11 May 2021, 1205 UTC, Post 2032.

Source:  http://www.southgatearc.org/

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News for Tuesday 11 May

QSO Today- Larry Tyree N6TR
Larry Tyree, or ‘Tree’, as he is known in amateur radio circles, loves to operate contests, work DX on 160 meters, from his 28 hilltop acres in the Oregon forest, near Portland

Finland: SRAL Annual Report
Finland’s national amateur radio society, the SRAL, has made available their annual report for 2020

Ofcom may remove product listings from eBay
BBC reports the online sales platform eBay is handing Ofcom the power to remove listings, theoretically this could enable Ofcom to remove products that do not conform to EMC requirements

IRTS AGM rejects new licence level proposal
IRTS News reports that at the AGM, held April 24, a proposal to introduce a new licence level in Eire was defeated

The Sodium Tail of Mercury
Mercury has sprouted a tail. Intense sunlight is blowing material away from the planet, turning Mercury into a kind of oversized comet

ARISS contact is scheduled with students at Collège Descartes, Antony, France
Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) has received schedule confirmation for an ARISS radio contact with astronauts

DXCC Country/Entity Report
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 25th April, through Sunday, 2nd May there were 211 countries active

Japanese special event
The following special event station are now on the air to commemorate the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics until September 5th

AN5, Spanish Special Event
Members of the Torrent Digital Radio are now active with the special callsign AN5OKW until May 13th. Activity is to mark the 76th anniversary of the surrender of the Oberkommando der Wehrmacht ‘OKW’, and the end of the Second World War in Europe

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

Southgate Vibes Podcast #58
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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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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