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 22 August 2021, 1308 UTC.

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News for Sunday 22 August

AMSAT-EA GENESIS satellites may launch September
Spain’s national amateur radio society, the URE, report two AMSAT-EA GENESIS satellites are expected to be launched on September 2


QSO Today – Rene Lutz, HB9NBG
SOTA Operator Rene Lutz, HB9NBG, has the European Alps as his challenge to conquer every summit with his partner Carine, HB9FZC


Contacts over 5,000 km in 144 MHz opening
John EI7GL reports on the Trans-Atlantic opening on 144 MHz between amateur radio stations in the Canary islands and the Caribbean on August 20, 2021


Now over 4,000 ham radio repeaters in Germany
The DARC reports the online map of German repeaters now contains over 4000 entries


SARL 30 Metre Challenge
The SARL Council has decided that the 30 Metre Band Challenge will be held on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 September 2021 with the aim of working towards your 30 Metre Worked All ZS and 30 Metre Worked All Grid Squares Awards. It is not a contest!


41st ALARA Contest
A combined phone and CW contest run over 24 hours starting on Saturday 28th August at 0600 hours UTC and finishing Sunday 29th August at 0559 hours UTC


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

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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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

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