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 25 September 2021, 1535 UTC.

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Foundations of Amateur Radio
The sun shines on our hobby in unexpected ways
When you begin your amateur radio journey, one of the first things you learn about that’s not directly involved with radios and antennas is the ionosphere and its impact on long distance communications. Immediately after that you are more likely than not to be introduced to the biggest plasma experiment in our backyard, the Sun


IARU Region 3 Conference Report
The triennial conference of IARU Region 3 (Asia/Pacific), hosted by Thailand’s national amateur radio society RAST, took place September 20-22 in a virtual form using the Zoom platform


Open-source amateur satellite work not subject to export administration regulation
CEO Michelle Thompson, W5NYV, reports that Open Research Institute (ORI) received an advisory opinion from the US Commerce Department Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) on September 2


VK6WIA NewsWest
NewsWest for Sunday 26th September 2021 is the New Amateurs Edition, where we recognise newcomers to the hobby, and provide information that will be useful to those new to the hobby, as well as to those who’ve been around a bit


Register now for free Foundation Online amateur radio training course
The next free amateur radio Foundation Online training course run by volunteers from Essex Ham starts on October 3 – Register Now


The Space Weather Woman
Bright Regions Emerge Too Fast To Count – The latest space weather forecast from Dr Tamitha Skov WX6SWW


Listening to Military Aircraft via Satellite – Larry Van Horn N5FPN
Monitoring The Military From HF Through Satellites – “A Kawfee Tawk”


Russian Digital Radio Club invites you: AUTUMN 2021
Dear Fellow Radio Amateurs, we invite you to participate in the days of activity and contests of our club


A gigantic jet with fireballs
This week, a photographer in Puerto Rico watched a 50 mile long plume of plasma shoot from the top of a Caribbean thunderstorm. The towering form contained dozens of fireballs the size of football fields


Propagation de K7RA
Last week’s Propagation Forecast Bulletin ARLP038 reported a big increase in activity with the daily sunspot number going to 124, but by the end of that week all sunspots disappeared. The Sun was blank for several days, but sunspots returned on September 19

Southgate Vibes Podcast #97
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.. ask your smart-speaker to ‘Play The Latest Southgate Vibes Podcast’

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

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Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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