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 summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Accessed on 06 December 2021, 1303 UTC.

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News for Monday 6 December

AMSAT-HB has been established
A new amateur radio satellite organisation AMSAT-HB was formed in Switzerland on November 26, 2021

Hungarian initiative
The presidency of the Hungarian Amateur Radio Association announces a tender for the lease of radio equipment

Bill Somerville, G4WJS – SK
I am very sorry to convey the sad news that Bill Somerville, G4WJS, died suddenly and unexpectedly a few days ago. He was only about 65 years old

Godfrey’s MH370 tracking gains expert support
Top German engineer Dr. Robert Westphal, who first put forward the idea of using WSPRnet to track MH370 has added his support to Richard Godfrey’s location research

Hoovers and Handhelds
The German Bundesnetz Agentur has banned the sale of TESVOR model6 robotic vacuum cleaners, because it not only used lasers to chase your cat or dog, it also sported a wireless link, complete with a networked remote control

Bouvet Island news
The following was posted on the ‘Rebel DX Group’s’ FaceBook page on December 1st

The Master Clock
VLF SWL will be familiar with the steadily pulsed signal on 77.5 kHz. DCF77 is a German longwave time signal and standard-frequency radio station

DXCC Country/Entity Report
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Networkfor the week of Sunday, 28th Novenber, through Sunday, 5th December there were 226 countries active

IOTA News from OPDX
Weekly IOTA News – compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW

Southgate Vibes Podcast #117
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

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