Southgate Amateur Radio News


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

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News for Friday 29 October

Amateur Radio Emergency Service and SKYWARN respond to major nor’easter
The ARRL report a major nor’easter struck eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island this week, with ferocious winds stronger than those that Tropical Storm Henri brought to the region in August

History of the Ham Radio Callsign
In this video Mike Ritz W7VO looks at the history of amateur radio call signs in the United States

East Coast Amateur Radio Service offers support for amateur radio-related initiatives
The East Coast Amateur Radio Service, Inc (ECARS) has announced that it can provide financial support for worthy amateur radio related initiatives

This evening is the AM ARS Online Club Night!
Tonight, Friday 29th October is our monthly online club night of the recently formed Amplitude Modulation Amateur Radio Society!

BACAR due to fly tomorrow
The Secunda Amateur Radio Club will launch a Balloon Carrying Amateur Radio (known as the BACAR project) on Saturday 30 October

Telecoms regulation in the Hull Area
Ofcom has today published its decision on regulating wholesale fixed telecoms markets in the Hull Area from 2021 to 2026. This sets out how we will regulate KCOM during this period

Significant X-class solar flare
There was a global eruption on the sun today. It started with a powerful X1-class solar flare from sunspot AR2887

You can now order pizza with Morse Code
For the first time ever, popular pizza delivery chain Papa John’s is offering its customers the chance to order pizza via Morse code to celebrate its partnership with Call of Duty® and the new World War II game, Vanguard

The National CW Speed Week wraps up tomorrow
The National CW Speed Week which started at 04:00 UTC (06:00 CAT) last Sunday 24 October, will end at 16:00 UTC (18:00 CAT) tomorrow, Saturday 30 October. So, if you fancy taking part, then you haven’t got long, so you’d better get your skates on!

Manawatu Amateur Radio Society Annual Table Sale 2021
Hi Everyone, due to New Zealand’s Covid-19 restrictions and the lack of bookings we have decided to cancel our Annual Table Sale

ARRL Foundation Scholarship Program to accept applications starting on November 1
The ARRL Foundation will start accepting applications for its 2022 scholarship program on November 1. The submission deadline is December 31. More than 100 scholarships ranging from $500 to $25,000 will be awarded in 2022

DX News from the ARRL
The American Radio Relay League’s round-up of the forthcoming week’s DX activity on the amateur radio bands

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Southgate Vibes Podcast #107
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’

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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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