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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 03 June 2021, 1323 UTC, Post 2065.

Source:  http://www.southgatearc.org/

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News for Thursday 3 June

ANATEL discusses online exams with Brazil’s radio hams
Brazil’s communications regulator ANATEL requested a meeting with the national amateur radio society LABRE to discuss the conduct of the country’s online exams

IARU continues World Radiocommunication Conference 2023 preparations
IARU Region 1 Spectrum Affairs Chair Barry Lewis, G4SJH, reports that efforts continue in defending the interests of amateur radio during preparations by CEPT — the European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations — for World Radiocommunication Conference 2023 (WRC-23).

CW Field Day
IRTS CW Field Day takes place this weekend the 5th and 6th of June. This contest is for portable stations and is on the CW contest preferred segments of the contest bands from Top Band to 10 metres. It runs for 24 hours from 1500 UTC on Saturday 5th June and there is a 24 hour section and a restricted 6 hour section

Tony’s 10m Band Report
A week of three halves. It started well and ended well but the middle was a tad short on activity. Nevertheless I had to increase the contacts to 6 to get into the list.
The sought after stations were YL21ICE (Latvian ice hockey special), 3Z1921PS (Poland special), IU5GBQ (Italy), D4Z (Cape Verde contest), E77A (Bosnia and Herzegovina

Contest University and Hamvention Forums 2021 now on YouTube
If you missed the Contest University 2021 on May 20th and the Hamvention Forums on May 21st, they are now available online. The complete program is about 8 hours and 15 minutes long

Online Amateur Radio Community event
Members of the ‘Online Amateur Radio Community’ (OARC, callsign M0OUK) are now active as GB1ORC (until June 20th) and GB0ARC (until June 24th) to celebrate the one year anniversary of their organization

Covid-19 special event
To pay tribute to the individuals (YL and OM) who have suffered, those who are currently suffering or have passed (SK) as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, look for the special event callsign TM57COV to be used between June 15-29th

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

Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

The K6K King Kamehameha Celebration Special Event Station will be on-air, Friday, 11 June 2021, 6 a.m. (HST) to 10 a.m. (HST).  For more information, please go here:  https://sites.google.com/view/k6khawaii

The Hawaii Island Hamfest and ARRL Field Day Event will be held at Laupahoehoe Point on Saturday, 26 June 2021.  The Hamfest starts  at 10 a.m. (HST), while the ARRL Field Day Event begins at 8 a.m. (HST).  Talk-in on 442.550 MHz, PL 110.9 Hz.

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM).

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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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