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 supplied by the Southgate Amateur Radio Club.

Accessed on 08 July 2021, 1349 UTC, Post 2123.


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News for Thursday 8 July

Tony’s 10m Band Report
Plenty of Football theme stations about still. Also American 13 Colony stations, K1A, K2F, K2P etc. Thursday and Friday were good for them. Also as extras were TM13COL and GB13COL

IARU Region 3 conference will be online
It had been planned to hold the IARU Region 3 conference in Bangkok in September but due to the pandemic it will now be held online

YOTA Contest
The Irish Radio Transmitters Society report that the second session of the 2021 Youngsters On The Air contest will take place on Sunday July 18th from 1000 to 2159utc. This is a change of date from the originally announced July 17th

W1AW/KL7 to serve as ARRL Headquarters station for IARU event
W1AW/KL7 will be in Alaska to serve as the ARRL Headquarters (HQ) station for the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) HF World Championship competition on July 10 – 11

AMSAT-SA slgns MoU with SpaceSoc
AMSAT-SA and SpaceSoc will cooperate in Satellite projects and will jointly identify and apply for launch opportunities

Update on Open Communications
Ofcom has today published an update on our consultation on ‘Open Communications’

Slovenian 30 Years of Independence Award
The Slovenian Amateur Radio Union will celebrate the country’s 30 years of Independence by issuing a special award. It will be eligible to all amateur radio enthusiasts all over the World

Ham Radio helps unite two long-lost colleagues
In the age of smartphones, two long-lost colleagues were united with the help of Ham Radio clubs after 44 years

Southgate Vibes Podcast #74
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’


News for Wednesday 7 July

New Ofcom EMF Regulation – Webinar on YouTube
The RSGB have made available the webinar given Monday, July 5, by EMC Chair John Rogers M0JAV titled Assessing your station against ICNIRP EMF levels

Lifetime Achievement Award for K5JIM
The Daily Journal reports Jim Buffington K5JIM of Aberdeen, Mississippi, has been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to amateur radio

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 July 18 – Register Now

Zodiacal light comes from Mars
NASA’s Juno spacecraft has made a surprising discovery. Mars appears to be leaking dust, filling a huge volume of interplanetary space with glowing debris

Amateur radio operators hold field day exercises
Licensed amateur radio operators, aka ‘hams,’ spent a recent weekend practicing community outreach, emergency preparedness and technical skills

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

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Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

The Big Island Amateur Radio Club will meet via the ZOOM conference protocol this Saturday (10 July 2021).  The BIARC Executive Board will meet at 1200 HST, while the general membership meeting will start at 1400 HST.

The  8th Annual Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness VHF/UHF Simplex Event is set for Sunday, 19 July 2021, from 1300 HST to 1700 HST.  For details, please go here:

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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