Southgate Amateur Radio News


Here’s the latest Amateur/Ham 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 23 October 2021, 1240 UTC.

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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

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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

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