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 23 August 2021, 1346 UTC.

Content supplied by the Southgate Amateur Radio Club.

Source:  http://www.southgatearc.org/

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News for Monday 23 August

Radio hams help locate Caldor fire evacuees
CBS News reports in El Dorado County, ham radio operators are using their skills and communications gear to assist deputies in the search for Caldor Fire evacuees

 

Radio ham constructs 40-foot rocket for daughter
The Bemidji Pioneer reports radio amateur Roben Beyer KG0OC constructed a 40-foot rocket as a send-off gift for his daughter

 

TV News: East Greenbush radio hams meet up
CBS 6 News reports a bunch of hams gathered in East Greenbush to celebrate their hobby — and by that, I mean amateur radio operators

 

SDR Radio Net livestreamed on YouTube
The South Dublin Radio Club HF net, which meets on Sunday mornings on 40 metres ahead of the radio news bulletin transmission, was livestreamed on Sunday last

 

FPGA HF radio on Hackaday
Traditional analog and an FPGA make this junkbox HF receiver a bit special

 

Student of ARISS educator wins scholarship
A student of ARISS educator Joanne Michael wins AIAA Kahn $10,000 scholarship

 

DX Féile 2021
Ireland’s DX Convention is confirmed to be going ahead at the Aran Islands Hotel on Inishmore, County Galway, this September 24th and 25th

 

Malaysian special event
To celebrate the 64rd anniversary of Malaysia’s independence (August 31, 1957), look for the following special event stations to be using the special prefix 9M64

 

DXCC Country/Entity Report
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 15th-August, through Sunday, 22nd-August there were 205 countries active

 

IOTA News from OPDX
Weekly IOTA News – compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW

 
 
 
Southgate Vibes Podcast #87
Steve Richards G4HPE is here with the latest edition of Southgate Vibes.
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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:  http://gridmadness.blogspot.com/p/home.html.

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

https://bigislandarrlnews.com