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 13 December 2021, 1903 UTC.

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News for Monday 13 December

60th anniversary of launch of first ham radio satellite
Inverse reports on the pioneering Amateur Radio satellite OSCAR 1, launched 60 years ago on December 12, 1961

New VHF/UHF high-speed data ham radio equipment
A broadband HAMNET access in the amateur radio VHF and UHF bands – ÖVSV and the Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien) are jointly developing new hardware and software

Transatlantic test discussion
DX Engineering (DXE) has an interesting discussion video by Frank Donovan/W3LPL, John Facella/K9JF and Tim Duffy/K3LR, on the ‘Transatlantic Test’ which took place this past Saturday, December 11th

DX Ultra-Marathon
The True Blue DXers Club is happy to announce the 2022 DX Ultra-Marathon

Italian special event
Members of the Italian Naval Old Rhythmers Club (INORC) [IQ1NM] will be active as II1TCWC until December 17th

Comoros postponed
Members of the F6KOP Radio Club that were planning to activate Comoros Islands (AF-007) sometime between mid-to-end January in 2022 have now postponed their operation due to current Covid situation

DXCC Country/Entity Report
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 5th December, through Sunday, 12th December there were 214 countries active

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

Southgate Vibes Podcast #119
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’

Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio news and information:

Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) will conduct Amateur Radio Technician License Classes via ZOOM, beginning 15 January 2022.  For details, please go here:

Steve Kawamae (KH6WG) will conduct one General and three Technician License Classes on five consecutive Mondays via ZOOM.  For details, please go here:

For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please check the blog sidebar and links.  Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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