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 19 July 2021, 0423 UTC, Post 2140.


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News for Sunday 18 July

Electronics Notes Virtual Vintage Radio Museum and Directory
In recent weeks at Electronics Notes, we have started adding a virtual museum and directory of various vintage radios of all sorts from old crystal antiques radios to vintage valve / tube radios, ex-government communications radios, ham radio equipment through to early transistor radios and the like

Radio amateurs respond to flooding in Western Europe
IARU Region 1 Emergency Communications Co-Ordinator Greg G0DUB reports on the Amateur Radio response to the flooding in Western Europe

Scouts doing the Class B RAE course
Richard Hooper, ZS6RKE the Troop Scouter of the Sandringham Scouts told SARL News that the Sandringham Scout Group, ZS6SSG will be running a Class B RAE course for Scouts, starting on Saturday 31 July

WIA Board announces new President
The Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) board of directors convened their first meeting after the 2021 AGM, which is when the President and Vice President are appointed and all new directors are welcomed to the board

The week of no WIA broadcasts
Almost 50 years ago, in 1971, there was a week when there were no WIA broadcasts from any state of Australia

QSO Today – Chip Angle, N6CA
Chip Angle, N6CA, harnessed an early interest in the bands, VHF to microwave, as a passion that continues to this day

Changes to calculating broadband USO quotes
Ofcom has today published a consultation on modifying our universal broadband service rules, to clarify how BT should provide quotes to customers who have applied to be connected under the scheme

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

Southgate Vibes Podcast #77
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/Ham 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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