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 13 June 2021, 2043 UTC, Post 2085.


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News for Sunday 13 June

QSO Today with Frank Kollins WA9CWX
Frank Kollins, WA9CWX, loves to operate CW from multiple operating positions, from restored vintage to the most modern rigs

The Future of Amateur Radio workshop
On June 12 the IARU Region 1 Workshop on the Future of Amateur Radio continued with a session addressing Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats

Hammies Sprint this afternoon
The Hammies Sprint is a fun activity to promote contacts between Hammies and radio amateurs in Southern African countries with an emphasis on ZU stations and runs from 14:00 to 15:00 UTC (16:00 to 17:00 CAT) this afternoon, Sunday 13 June 2021

ZS4BFN from the Franklin Game Reserve
The Franklin Game Reserve (ZSFF-0127) is located on Naval Hill in the centre of Bloemfontein and is the only game reserve to be found in the middle of a city

RTÉ essential maintenance
RTÉ will carry out essential maintenance of the Long Wave (LW) transmitter in Clarkstown, Co. Meath from 15th June 2021 for two months during which period RTÉ Radio 1 will not be available on LW 252

Does the future of CW look like this?
Tired of trying to learn Morse code? Searching for a state-of-the-art decoder/encoder companion for your station that keeps right on working when the band gets noisy, and doubles as a portable QRP transceiver? Stop looking! It’s here!

Fly me to the moon
The first Bitcoin transaction using the moon was conducted in April when Brazilian researchers sent morse code radio signals to deflect off the moon down to Earth, and completed a Bitcoin transaction

WA3RNC’S TR-25 and upcoming TR-45L transceiver kits
Here is a compact but powerful 2-band CW transceiver kit that uses no tiny pushbuttons, and without those seemingly endless and hard-to-remember back menus. There is a knob or a switch for every function!

The Space Weather Woman
The latest space weather forecast from Dr Tamitha Skov WX6SWW

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

Southgate Vibes Podcast #67
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
Or.. just ask Alexa to ‘Play Southgate Vibes Podcast’

Hawaii Island Amateur Radio News:

Two groups of Hawaii Island radio amateurs will participate in the upcoming ARRL Field Day Event, 26-27 June 2021.

One group will operate from a remote site on Maunakea, just off Mana Road.  For details, contact Roy Kunishige

A second group will operate a Field Day Station and Hamfest at Laupahoehoe Point, Saturday, 26 June 2021.  Field Day activities begin at 8 a.m. (HST), while the Hamfest starts at 10 a.m. (HST).

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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section



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