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 20 August 2021, 2106 UTC.

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News for Friday 20 August

RSGB resumes members’ free entry voucher for Bletchley Park
The RSGB is delighted that it can now resume its RSGB Members’ free entry voucher for Bletchley Park, which also gives entry to the RSGB National Radio Centre


ILLW 2021 this weekend
The 24th International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend (ILLW) will takes place between 0001z, August 21st and 2400z, August 22nd


The History of Single Sideband
Single sideband modulation revolutionized electronic communication, but where did the idea come from?


OMIK President Cliff Peoples KE8QR SK
ARRL reports the president of OMIK Amateur Radio Association, Cliff Peoples, KE8QR, of Clayton, Ohio, died on August 5


ARISS contact is scheduled for students at Carl Fuhlrott-Gymnasium, Wuppertal, Germany
This will be a direct contact via amateur radio between students at the Carl Fuhlrott-Gymnasium, and Astronaut Akihiko Hoshide, amateur radio call sign KE5DNI. Amateur radio operators, using the call sign
DN1CFG will operate the ham radio ground station for this contact


NASA seeks student tech ideas for suborbital launch
NASA is calling on all sixth through 12th-grade educators and students to submit experiments for possible suborbital flights as a way of gaining firsthand experience with the design and testing process used by NASA researchers


Stations without permission in Costa Rica
Since 2019, a group of radio amateurs from Costa Rica have put online a consultation website for all radio amateurs in the country and the world, so that they can verify the legal conditions of the operators with whom they communicate


Special event callsign for Malaysia Independence Day 2021
9M64MJ is special event callsign for Malaysia Independence Day 2021 (Johor State). This program is conjunction with Malaysian 64th Independence Day Celebration


YL in Uganda
YL Elvira, IV3FSG, will be active as 5X3R from Uganda between now and September 2nd


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 #87
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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Don’t forget these upcoming Hawaii Amateur Radio events:

The Hawaii QSO Party:  0400 UTC-28 August 2021 to 0359 UTC-30 August 2021.

The 8th Annual Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness VHF/UHF Simplex Event:  Sunday, 19 September 2021, 1300-1700 HST. You can find more information at this site:

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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