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 update are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content provided by the Southgate Amateur Radio Club.

Source:  http://www.southgatearc.org/

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News for Monday 6 September

Special event – Transatlantic Tests of 1921
Mark your calendar. 2021 marks the 100th year anniversary of the historic Trans-atlantic Tests where radio amateurs using the callsign 1BCG were responsible for the first successful radio communication across the Atlantic Ocean on ‘short waves’

Central Coast Amateur Radio Club News
With public health restrictions currently in force, the Clubrooms are currently closed; The club continues to monitor the ongoing public health situation, hopeful that the doors can reopen again soon

SDR Live Stream
On Tuesday, the 7th of September 2021, from 2000 local time, the South Dublin Radio Club EI2SDR will host a Live Stream and Virtual Open Night. There will be two complimentary elements to this event

2021 Review of the RFinder B1
Dating back to April 2017 with the release of the M1, Bob Greenberg’s RFinder product line has both been around for a while and worked daily to create an ‘ease of use’ DMR Radio for Amateur Radio Operators

Brazil’s Independence Day special activation
CQ 7SEP September 7 – Brazil’s Independance Day Special activation of ECRA’s PR7CP station

New draft band plan for New Zealand
New Zealand’s NZART has published a new draft amateur radio band plan and comments are invited up until October 10

DXCC Country/Entity Report
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 29th August, through Sunday, 5th September there were 203 countries active

Southgate Vibes Podcast #91
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’

Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

The 8th Annual Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness VHF/UHF Simplex Event is set for Sunday, 19 September 2021, 1300-1700 HST.  For more information, please go here:  https://gridmadness.blogspot.com/p/home.html.

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

https://bigislandarrlnews.com

Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amateur (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.

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Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amateur (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.

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