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 20 November 2021, 1237 UTC.

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News for Saturday 20 November

Foundations of Amateur Radio
The Rebirth of Homebrew
On the 12th of December 1961, before I was born, before my parents met, the first amateur radio satellite was launched by Project OSCAR. It was a 10 kilo box, launched as the first private non-government spacecraft. It was a 10 kilo box, launched as the first private non-government spacecraft

ISS SSTV Dec 1-2 145.800 MHz FM
Russian cosmonauts on the International Space Station (ISS) are planning to transmit Slow Scan TV images on 145.800 MHz FM using the SSTV mode PD-120

New RAC Web Contest Log Submission System
The Radio Amateurs of Canada Contests and Awards Committee (RAC-CAC) is pleased to announce the implementation of a new contest log submission system for the RAC Canada Day Winter Contest: December 18

Visualizations show the extensive cloud of debris Russia’s anti-satellite test created
It’s going to be a problem for years, if not decades
Satellite trackers have been working overtime to figure out just how much dangerous debris Russia created when it destroyed one of its own satellites early Monday — and the picture they’ve painted looks bleak

VK6WIA NewsWest
NewsWest for Sunday 21st November 2021 is the New Amateurs Edition, where we welcome newcomers to the hobby and hand out a bit of gratuitous advice

We have stories containing useful information for Amateurs new and old

ARRL announces Director election results
The ARRL New England and Roanoke Divisions will have new Directors on January 1. The results of these three-way contested elections for Director were announced on November 19, after ballots were tallied at ARRL Headquarters

Ofcom fines two phone companies £35,000 for ‘slamming’
Ofcom has fined Guaranteed Telecom and Met Technologies a combined total of £35,000 after we found they took over the home phone services of more than a hundred people in total without their permission

Propagation de K7RA
New sunspots appeared on November 14 and 16, but solar activity was lower and geomagnetic activity as well

Southgate Vibes Podcast #113
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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