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.

Accessed on 01 August 2021, 2142 UTC, Post 2163.

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News for Sunday 1 August

Radio amateurs set out on 1,000 mile cycle ride
Kev G0PEK and Lauren 2E0HLR have set out on a 1640 km bicycle and radio expedition from Lands End to Cape Wrath and John o’ Groats

AMSAT SA Space Symposium videos available
Videos of the presentations given at the AMSAT SA Space Symposium held on July 10, 2021, are now available on YouTube

Chile’s Defense Minister recognises radio amateurs emergency role
Chile’s Minister of National Defense Baldo Prokurica CE1JIU has been a radio amateur since 1980

The Space Weather Woman
A Solar Storm Hits Head On – The latest space weather forecast from Dr Tamitha Skov WX6SWW

SARL Next Generation Beacon fund stands at R24 700
AMSAT SA started the crowdfunding initiative to collect funds for the SARL Next Generation Beacon programme. The R24 700 collected to date is far from the R60 000 target to finance a beacon in the Karoo and the Western Cape

The SARL HF Phone Contest this afternoon
The aim of the HF Phone Contest is for participants to contact as many radio amateurs in Southern Africa as possible on 20, 40 and 80 metres

Icom IC-705 Teardown
Opening the transceiver is very simple. To do this, you will need some good Phillips screwdrivers of different sizes, PH type. It is desirable to have a set

BT fined £42,500 for providing incorrect information to Ofcom
Ofcom has fined BT £42,500, after the company submitted incorrect information for our 2019 Connected Nations report, which analyses the availability of broadband and mobile services across the UK and each of its nations

NASA statement on GAO ruling regarding human landing system protest
The following is the NASA statement in response to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) decision released Friday on the human landing system protest

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

Southgate Vibes Podcast #81
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 The Latest Southgate Vibes Podcast’

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