Here’s the latest Amateur/Ham Radio News compiled by the UK-based Southgate Amateur Radio Club.
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Accessed on 23 October 2021, 1240 UTC.
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- Foundations of Amateur Radio
- Failed Russian satellite crashes back to Earth over the US and Canada
- Fireball over Michigan likely dead Russian satellite reentry
- National Argentine Radio Amateur Day
- Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP
- Propagation de K7RA
|Foundations of Amateur Radio
How to run an SSB contest without using your voice … As you might know, I consider myself a contester. I derive great pleasure from getting on air and making noise during a contest. It gives me a wonderful opportunity to test my station, hone my skills and work on learning something new every time I participate
|Failed Russian satellite crashes back to Earth over the US and Canada
A fireball that blazed a slow trail across the skies above Michigan and other nearby states and provinces Tuesday night wasn’t a meteor but instead a spacecraft making an unexpected homecoming
|Fireball over Michigan likely dead Russian satellite reentry
The American Meteor Society (AMS) received several reports of a fireball seen over Michigan and surrounding US states on October 20, 2021. It was likely the reentry of a defunct Russian satellite known as Kosmos-2551. Watch this Space.Com video
|National Argentine Radio Amateur Day
Radio has the charm of being a traditional means of communication, which despite all the new technologies, connects with the public using only one resource: voice
|Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low levels
|Propagation de K7RA
Solar activity declined last week, and on one day (October 17) there were no sunspots at all. Most days this week had the minimum non-zero sunspot number, which is 11, indicating a single sunspot group containing a single sunspot