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 21 August 2021, 1224 UTC.

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Foundations of Amateur Radio


What’s in a unit? – In our hobby we use kilohertz and megahertz enthusiastically. Sometimes even gigahertz.

ESA LEDSAT competition closes August 24


ESA Education asked radio amateurs to listen out for the LEDSAT CubeSat, launched August 16, and they are holding a competition that runs until August 24

Survey: 2×1 call sign allocation


We are aware of interest in the amateur community for the issue for 2×1 callsigns for use in amateur radio contests

Learning Morse Code


Al Williams WD5GNR writes on Hackaday about learning Morse code the Ludwig Koch way

VK6WIA NewsWest


NewsWest for Sunday 22nd August 2021 is the New Amateurs edition

Hikers in Liechtenstein


Fred DL5YM and his XYL Tina DL5YL will once again be active as HB0/DL5YM and HB0/DL5YL, respectively, from Masescha (Chalet Wanni) between September 5-28th



Takashi ‘Tony’, JH1FFW, will once again be active as JD1/JH1FFW from Ogasawara (AS-031) from today, August 21 until August 25th

Aland Islands


Members of the Barlinecki Klub Krotkofalowcow PZK (called the SP1KRF Team) will be active as OH0KRF from Aland Island (EU-002) between August 23-29th

Propagation de K7RA


Weak solar activity persists, but with just one spotless day in the current reporting week, August 12 to 18, on Friday, August 13. Last week we reported four days with no sunspots in the previous seven days

Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

The 2021 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.  For details, please go here:

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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