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 11 July 2021, 1231 UTC, Post 2128.


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News for Sunday 11 July

Swiss radio amateurs face fee to use QO-100
The Swiss communications regulator OFCOM charges £55 (CHF 70) to issue radio amateurs with special permits to use the QO-100 amateur satellite transponders

Strong support for this year’s ILLW
Set for 21 and 22 August, the 24th annual International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend (ILLW) will be back, despite the disruption of the global COVID-19 pandemic

Hidden radios in home devices (IOT)! The next cyberthreat
Did you know that your IOT devices are secretly communicating with each other? This includes IOT devices that are not in your home. Did you know that what your IOT devices do may be transmitted to third parties? Did you know that your TV may also have the capability and may currently be transmitting your activity far and wide?

Janet K0JE and Janice K0JA – ham radio twins
Minnesota’s Star Tribune reports on radio amateur twins – 86 year-old Janet K0JE and Janice Robidoux K0JA

Sydney Hunt G3YQ SK at 108
The Grimsby Telegraph reports Sydney Hunt G3YQ, who passed away aged 108, lived an incredible life and built one of the first TVs ever used in Grimsby

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

Southgate Vibes Podcast #75
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;

The 8th Annual Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness VHF/UHF Simplex Event is set for Sunday, 19 September 2021, 1300-1700 HST.  For more information, please go here:

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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