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 supplied by the Southgate Amateur Radio Club.

Accessed on 21 June 2021, 0314 UTC, Post 2096.


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News for Sunday 20 June

Don Keith N4KC speaks at Denby Dale amateur radio club
The next online meeting of Denby Dale Amateur Radio Club features Don Keith N4KC. Don is talking about Amateur radio acronyms and jargon

New WSPR rowing Atlantic Ocean!
New start for Guirec…. After Canaries isl to Caribbean St Barth on rowing boat, second leg from US to France…. Brittany… back home

Digital interference in the 40m phone segment
At its meeting on 9 June, the South African Radio League Council discussed the matter of interference by digital modes in the phone segment of the 40 m band. Council is aware that the digital segments in IARU Region 2 and 3 and the phone segment in Region 1 overlap

Palms West Radio Club to take part in Field Day
Members of the Palms West Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the national amateur radio Field Day exercise on Saturday, June 26 and Sunday, June 27 at Preservation Park near the Royal Palm Beach Recreation Center

SARL survey still active
The SARL would like to know how long the average Amateur has taken to amend their legacy licence

Ham radio operators on the air for nationwide event June 26 – 27
Ham radio operators from the Ole Virginia Hams Amateur Radio Club in Manassas, Virginia will be participating in a national amateur radio exercise from 2:00 p.m. on Saturday until 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 26 – 27

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

Southgate Vibes Podcast #69
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 Amateur Radio operators will participate in the 26-27 June ARRL Field Day.

The first group will activate a remote site on Maunakea, off the Mana Road.  For details, contact Roy Kunishige at

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