Southgate Amateur Radio Club News


Here’s the latest Amateur Radio News compiled by the UK-based Southgate Amateur Radio Club.

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Accessed on 26 September 2021, 1231 UTC.

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Repeaters: how they are built, planned, commissioned


The RSGB’s Tonight @ 8 webinar on Monday, September 27, features RSGB ETCC Data Manager Steve Morton G8SFR describing how repeaters are built, planned, commissioned and used

The Simplest FT8 Transceiver You’ll Ever Build


Probably the most interesting facets of amateur radio in 2021 lie in the realm of digital modes

ZS1 Sprint this afternoon


The very first ZS1 Sprint is on the air this afternoon 26 September from 14:00 to 15:00 UTC (16:00 to 17:00 CAT) using CW and phone

SARL Beacon Fund breaks the R30 000 mark


Two donations of R1 000 each took the SARL Beacon Fund to R30 150, reaching halfway to the target of R60 000

AWA Valve QSO Party


The AWA Valve QSO Party is a phone only contest on 40 and 80 metres using AM and SSB. Preferably valve radios or radios with valves in them should be used. No linear amplifiers may be used

CQ Hou Koers and Jamboree on the Air


During the weekend of 16 and 17 October 2021, South Africa will have many young voices on the air for CQ Hou Koers and Jamboree on the Air

Maldives op


Nobby, G0VJG, will once again be active as 8Q7CQ between September 28th and October 13th. This will be his third trip there, but this time he will be active from the Island of Innahura (AS-013)

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP


Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low to moderate levels

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