Here’s the latest Amateur Radio News compiled by the UK-based Southgate Amateur Radio Club.

Accessed on 10 August 2021, 1314 UTC.

Content provided by the Southgate Amateur Radio Club.

Source:  http://www.southgatearc.org/

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News for Tuesday 10 August

100% success rate for top UK advanced Distance Learning Group
The Strangford High frequency Enthusiasts Group are now inviting enrolments for the next Advanced training cycle which will be commencing with a Google Meet session on Monday 13th September

Broadband rollout trial to target hard-to-reach homes through UK’s water pipes
Fibre broadband cables could be fed through the country’s water pipes as part of the government’s plan to speed up the nationwide roll out of lightning-fast broadband and mobile coverage in rural areas

Radio Caroline Annual Fundraiser
Join us on Friday, August 13th for our Four Day Annual Fundraiser, and get your hands on this great limited edition teeshirt

RSGB Online Convention Oct 9
The RSGB has Tweeted news of their 2021 Online Convention that will take place on Saturday, October 9

ARISS contact is scheduled for participants in the 1st Ono Group, Hyogo Council Scout Association, Ono, Japan
This will be a direct contact via amateur radio between scouts with the 1st Ono Scout Group, Ono, Japan and Astronaut Shane Kimbrough, amateur radio call sign KE5HOD

Raspberry Pi HF SDR Transceiver
Hackaday highlights an HF SDR transceiver based around the Raspberry Pi computer board

80 years of ham radio emergency communications
A Pittsburgh amateur radio group is celebrating 80 years of providing emergency communications during disasters

Local Amateur Radio Club works with Estes Park Schools
For more than 100 years amateur radio has allowed people from all walks of life to experiment with electronics and communications techniques, as well as provide a vital public service to their communities during disasters, all without needing a cell phone or the Internet

Rare naked-eye nova
Yesterday, a star in the constellation Ophiuchus exploded

Southgate Vibes Podcast #84
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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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

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