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 new summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content provided by the Southgate Amateur Radio Club.

Accessed on 02 June 2021, 1403 UTC, Post 2064.


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News for Wednesday 2 June

RSGB GB2RS video
The RSGB has released a video about the GB2RS news service which is broadcast in many amateur bands and even via the QO-100 geostationary satellite transponder

Ofcom release amateur radio callsign database
In response to a Freedom of Information (FoI) request Ofcom have released the database of 147,877 Amateur Radio callsigns for the UK and Crown Dependencies for May 2021

Germany to resume ham radio exams
Germany’s communications regulator BNetzA had said Amateur Radio exams can resume with a reduced number of candidates per exam session

EURAO Newsletter June 2021
EURAO Newsletter comes out quarterly, either in pdf format and as a website. Spread the word!

More local digital radio stations to take to the airwaves
More local listeners will be able to tune into new digital radio stations, as Ofcom continues its roll-out of small-scale DAB

Spanish submarine special event
Members of the Radio Club of Torrevieja (EC5RKT) will participate in the Museum Ships Weekend 2021 from the submarine S-61 ‘Delfin’ in Torrevieja

IOTA News from the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
Weekly IOTA News – compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

Southgate Vibes Podcast #64
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


News for Tuesday 1 June

Register now for Free Foundation Online Amateur Radio Training course
The next free amateur radio Foundation Online training course run by volunteers from Essex Ham starts on June 6 – Register Now

Why I like Amateur Radio
The Cyprus Amateur radio Society (CARS) reports Demetris Themistocleous 5B4ALS has produced a new video that explains why he likes amateur radio

RSGB Spectrum Committee talk
The Mid Ulster Amateur Radio Club have released the video of the talk given by the Chair of the RSGB Spectrum Committee, Murray G6JYB

ARISS contact with students at The Father’s House Christian School, Morinville, Alberta, Canada
Contact via Amateur Radio between the ISS and students from The Father’s House Christian School

Radio Emma Toc World Service – Schedule Summary June 2021
Our programme is scheduled to be broadcast on the following stations – details, frequencies and times

Pride Radio Group
Pride report completing 320 contacts in their Midsumma VI 2021 PRIDE activation from April 19 to May 5 and on May 23

HamSCI science experiment
HamSCI is looking for ham radio operators to make recordings of time-standard stations during the June 2021 annular solar eclipse across the Arctic Circle as part of a citizen science experiment

IARU member-societies in Haiti and the Dominican Republic working toward closer ties
The first virtual rapprochement between the Radio Club Dominicano and the Radio Club dHaiti took place early May

Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

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

The Hawaii Island Hamfest and ARRL Field Day Event will be held at Laupahoehoe Point on Saturday, 26 June 2021.  Field Day begins at 0800 (HST), while the Hamfest starts at 1000 HST.

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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