Southgate Amateur Radio Club News


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

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Accessed on 31 May 2021, 1311 UTC, Post 2062.

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Linking La Crosse, Wisconsin and Ireland via Amateur Radio


La Crosse is a city on the Mississippi River, in western Wisconsin in the USA and this year in mid-August they will be holding their 16th annual Irishfest
IARU Region 2 Executive Committee Quarterly Meeting


The IARU R2 Executive Committee (EC) held its quarterly meeting on May 26 via Zoom
Finland’s SRAL 100th anniversary special activity and award


Just contact 100 (one hundred) of your OH friends during 2021 and 10 (ten) specially featured Finnish stations to earn the OH Northern Light 100-year certificate (OH-NL-100) and the featured story, explaining the magic of the OH-land and the Northern Lights
EASAT-2 and Hades launch delayed again


Spain’s URE reports the launch of EASAT-2 and Hades satellites have suffered another delay
Indonesian radio hams sign MOU with police


A Memorandum of Understanding between the East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) Regional Police and radio amateurs of NTT Regional ORARI should lead to establishment of an amateur radio station
MIR-SAT1, Mauritius first satellite to be launched on 3 June


Space in Africa report that Mauritius’s first satellite, MIR-SAT1, is scheduled to be launched on Thursday, 3 June, onboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launching the CRS2 SpX-22 mission to the International Space Station at 5:29 PM (UTC)
National Shortwave Listeners Club


The National Shortwave Listeners Club meets on the Zoom platform on Sunday nights and all shortwave listeners are invited to join in
Italian special event


Members of the 4U1GSC Amateur Radio Club are now active as 4U29MAY from the UN Global Service Center in Brindisi, Italy, until June 30th
SARL VHF Work Group


The SARL VHF Work Group had their monthly meeting on Thursday evening 27 May. The Bethlehem beacon ZS0BET is working very well and there are again interesting reports coming in about the performance of the beacon
Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP


Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low to moderate levels

Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

K6K King Kamehameha Celebration Special Event Station will be on-air, Friday, 11 June 2021, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. (HST).  More information is available here:

The Hawaii Island June Hamfest and ARRL Field Day Event is set for Saturday, 26 June 2021, at Laupahoehoe Point.  The Hamfest begins at 10 a.m. (HST), while Field Day Activities start at 8 a.m. (HST).  Talk-in on 442.550 MHz, PLL 110.9 Hz.

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section