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.

Accessed on 09 September 2021, 1441 UTC.

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News for Thursday 9 September

Award of IARU Region 1 Medals announced
IARU Region 1 President Don Beattie G3BJ reports IARU-R1 are awarding Medals to six radio amateurs

 

Bilsdale transmitter fire: People still without terrestrial TV
The Northern Echo reports the MP for Stockton North, announced that he had written a letter to Ofcom calling for a full inquiry into, what he called, the ‘wholly inadequate’ response from site operators Arqiva

 

More on Type Approval Draft Regulations
The SARL had more discussions with ICASA this week and is now preparing a further response to the Draft Regulations and the outcome of the recent public hearing. Home built amateur radio equipment will, under the new regulations, once promulgated, not require notification

 
 
 

Tony’s 10m Band Report
You think things are improving then it all goes downhill. I thought Friday to Sunday would have been good with massive field day activity. But no, just Sunday was good.
From our point of view, the WAEDCs are significant landmarks in the yearly contest calender, providing highest level radiosport for serious contesters and fun for part time entrants and DXers alike

 
 
 

Urban Delta YOFF-0028 activation
On Saturday September 11, 2021, YO3HJV and YO3HEX will activate YOFF-0028 – Vacaresti Natural Park. This is a very interesting protected area just in the middle of Bucharest

 

Chamber announces Ham Fest Breakfast canceled
Trigg County Chamber of Commerce officials in Cadiz, Kentucky, have announced that due to rising COVID cases in the county, the annual Ham Festival Breakfast has been canceled

 

Statement: On-demand programme services – who needs to notify to Ofcom?
Ofcom has today published new guidance to help providers self-assess whether they meet the expanded definition of an on-demand service (ODPS) provider and so need to notify to Ofcom, following changes to statutory rules

 

SARL National Field Day
The second leg of the SARL National Field Day runs from 08:00 UTC (10:00 CAT) on Saturday 11 September to 06:00 UTC (08:00 CAT) on Sunday 12 September 2021

 

Saudi Amateur special event
By the time you read this, special event stations 7Z91ND8Z91ND and HZ91ND will be active to celebrate the 91st anniversary the ‘Unification Day for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’ and ‘Saudi National Day’ (September 23rd)

 

Oceania DX Contest
The WIA along with the NZART are the major sponsors to the Oceania DX Contest which is on again in about 5 weeks time

 
 
 
Southgate Vibes Podcast #92
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