Here’s the latest Amateur Radio News from the Southgate Amateur Radio Club.

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Accessed on 29 August 2021, 0646 UTC.

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News for Saturday 28 August

Foundations of Amateur Radio
Taking your shack mobile
When I first started in this hobby I found myself surrounded by other amateurs who all seemed to have a spare room in their house, or a spare building near their house, or even a property somewhere, dedicated to amateur radio. There was an endless parade of equipment, antennas, tools, workshops, spare parts and the like. Frankly it was overwhelming

DATV Contest Report August 2021
A good number of radio amateurs took part in the Reduced Bandwidth DATV contest held August 21-22 in the 50, 144 and 430 MHz bands

The 5 MHz Newsletter
The latest edition of The 5 MHz Newsletter (No 27 –Summer 2021) is now available for free pdf download

Huntsville Hamfest hosts 2021 ARRL Southeastern Division Convention
The annual Huntsville Hamfest this past weekend, August 21 – 22, served as host for the 2021 ARRL Southeastern Division Convention

VK6WIA NewsWest
NewsWest for Sunday 29th August 2021 has an open theme, so we’ve got a bit of several things for you today.

We remind you of a couple of contests coming up soon, including an encouragement from Ed for the Fox Mike Hotel Portable Operations Challenge

Solar Tsunami and CME
An explosion on the sun yesterday produced a massive ‘solar tsunami’ and a CME apparently heading for Earth

Propagation de K7RA
Sun watchers saw no days without sunspots this week. Average daily sunspot numbers rose from 17.7 last week to 21.7 this reporting week, August 19 through 25

Southgate Vibes Podcast #89
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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