Southgate Amateur Radio Club News


Here’s the latest Amateur Radio news and information 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 13 August 2021, 2102 UTC.

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News for Friday 13 August

QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo is less than 1 day away!
The QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo is almost here!
Festivities kick off Friday night August 13, at 6:00 PM PDT (14-Aug 0100 UTC), with some great broadcasts from Ham Radio Workbench, Ham Radio 2.0, and the RATPAC

 

GB1EAA – International Air Ambulance Week 2021
This year’s International Air Ambulance Week will take place between 4th – 12th September 2021, with the focus on supporting and generating donations for flying medical services around the world

 

EI6JK is the leading EI operator in WRTC standings
The Irish Radio Transmitters Society report the World Radiosport Team Championship was conceived as an Olympic style competition among radio contesters, where teams of two compete from the same locations using identical stations, thereby being a true test of operator skills

 
 
 

VK6WIA NewsWest
NewsWest for Sunday 15th August 2021 is the History Edition, and because this weekend is the Remembrance Day Contest weekend, we’re taking a look at the resumption of Amateur Radio in Australia after World War Two ended. There’s also a story out of Tasmania about the RD contest in 1954

 
 
 

Spanish special event
Members of the URE Burgos are now active with the special callsign AM1CCB to mark the 800th anniversary of the Burgos Cathedral of the laying of its first stone

 

NASA, Boeing to provide update on Starliner’s Orbital Flight Test-2
NASA and Boeing are continuing discussions on the status of the Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) mission, and will host a joint media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT, Friday, Aug. 13, to discuss the second uncrewed flight of Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft to the International Space Station, as part of the agency’s Commercial Crew Program

 

Amateur Radio Club competes in global Field Days
The Madison County Amateur Radio Club conducted Field Day exercises at the Deercreek Township Hall in Lafayette. The exercise involves setting up temporary radio stations and, over a 24-hour period, contacting other amateur stations across the country

 

DX News from the ARRL
The American Radio Relay League’s round-up of the forthcoming week’s DX activity on the amateur radio bands

 
 
 
Southgate Vibes Podcast #85
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’

Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

The 8th Annual Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness VHF-UHF Simplex Event will be held on Sunday, 19 September 2021, 1300-1700 HST.  For details, please go here:  https://gridmadness.blogspot.com/p/home.html.

The Hawaii QSO Party is set for 0400 UTC-August 28 through 0359 UTC-August 30.

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

https://bigislandarrlnew.com

Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amateur (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.

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Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amateur (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.

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