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 21 November 2021, 2243 UTC.

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News for Sunday 21 November

QSO Today – Michael Johnson, WO9B
Michael Johnson, WO9B’s ham radio career has evolved through a number of phases over the last 50 years that now include CW and QRP operation, with his dog, during CWOPs weekly tests from local parks in Milwaukee

Haiti International Friendship ARC to set up emergency communications network
ARDC grant will enable the club to set up HF stations to provide emergency communications to remote areas cut off by the August 2021 earthquake

Dayton Hamvention is a ‘Go’
Dayton Hamvention 2022 is not just going to be a premier hamfest but a reunion, as organizers prepare for the first gathering at the Xenia Fairground and Expo Center in Ohio after two years of cancellations

French HQ station wins IARU HF World Championship
The REF HQ station TM0HQ has achieved first place in the IARU Headquarters Stations contest for the 6th time, the UK entry GR2HQ finished 7th

Ham radio exams in Belgium cancelled
The COVID pandemic in Belgium has caused the communications regulator BIPT to cancel all amateur radio examinations

URE report on IARU-R1 workshop
Spain’s URE says vision of recent IARU-R1 workshop is ‘By 2031, amateur radio will be booming throughout Region 1. It will have evolved into one of the leading expert communities for science and technology enthusiasts’

Talking Tech Power Hour
In South Africa, this month’s Talking Tech Power Hour has special guest Eddie, ZS6BNE and he will be sharing interesting and entertaining insights into Rapidly Deployable Amateur Radio stations (RADAR) and ultra-portable stations

Radio Caroline – 30 years ago
On 19th November 1991, a fierce storm broke the anchor chain on the Ross Revenge. Battered and bruised and without power she drifted 17 miles until she ran aground on the notorious Goodwin Sands. In the early light of the morning her crew was helicoptered off and she was left alone to succumb to nature

YOTA Month
December is YOTA Month when several youngsters from Member Societies will become active on the air with YOTA as suffix in the call signs

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low levels

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’

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

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