Southgate Amateur Radio 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 update are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Accessed on 05 November 2021, 1333 UTC.

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News for Friday 5 November

New ham radio mock exam papers
The RSGB has released new Mock Exam Papers to help those studying for their UK amateur radio Foundation, Intermediate or Full exams

Special event callsigns for 75 years Belgian Air Force in Belgium
The BAFARA (Belgian Air Force Amateur Radio Association) has the great honour to participate in the 75th anniversary of the Belgian Air Force

CW Activity Week starts Nov 8
The CW activity week organised by the Essex CW Amateur Radio Club (ECWARC) starts on Monday, November 8

Cannibal CME sparks auroras in California
A rare ‘Cannibal CME’ struck Earth’s magnetic field yesterday. The ensuing strong (G3-class) geomagnetic storm sparked auroras in more than a dozen US states including southern parts of California

Ofcom statement on mobile phone repeaters
In early 2022 Ofcom will extend the type of licence-exempt mobile phone repeaters that people are allowed to install in their homes

Getting started with FT8
In this video Hayden VK7HH shows you how to get started with the popular digital mode FT8

Last issue of CQ-DATV published
The final edition of the free digital amateur televison magazine CQ-DATV is now available for download

Man reunited with mother with help of Nepal ham
Yesterday, Consulate General of Nepal Mr. ‘Iswar Raj Powdel’ felicitated our team West Bengal Radio Club at Embassy of Nepal for our Humanity service to release Mr. Dipak Joshi of Nepal who was in Dumdum Correctional Home, Kolkata more than 40 years and also reunited with his mother with the help of Nepal ham

Hassayampa Amateur Radio Klub hosting November events
The Hassayampa Amateur Radio Klub is hosting multiple events in November. After a year’s suspension, the annual ‘HARKfest’ Tailgate Hamfest, will be held on Saturday, Nov. 6, from 8 a.m. until noon at the North Ranch Escapees RV Park

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

Southgate Vibes Podcast #109
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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