Here’s the latest Amateur Radio News from 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 20 December 2021, 0523 UTC.

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Southgate Amateur Radio News


UK Foreign Office proposal for amateur radio bands in BAT

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The British Antarctic Territory (BAT) is administered from London by the Polar Regions Department of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office. They recently announced plans to administer an amateur radio licence for the Territory (no licence has been available for the past 2 years)
Amateur Radio as a Vehicle for Technology Literacy

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Chris Burger ZS6EZ and Hans van de Groenendaal ZS6AKV have produced a paper ‘Amateur Radio as a Vehicle for Technology Literacy’ which looks at the situation in Africa
QSO Today – Jack Purdum, W8TEE

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Dr. Jack Purdum, W8TEE, licensed since 1954, is a prolific author of at least 17 books on computer programming languages and microprocessor projects for amateur radio and is now the Microcontroller Editor at CQ Magazine
Germany: Temporary permission for 1.8, 50, 70 MHz, 2.4 and 5 GHz

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German regulator BNetzA has extended temporary permission given to radio amateurs to operate in 1.8 MHz band at full power, also use of 50 MHz, 70 MHz and for Class E (CEPT Novice) the 2.4 and 5 GHz bands
ARISS contact scheduled for students at Berufliche Schule Direktorat

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This will be a telebridge contact via amateur radio and students in Nuremberg, Germany who will take turns asking their questions of Matthias Maurer, amateur radio call sign KI5KFH
Lamakaan Amateur Radio Convention is a success

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The Indian Express newspaper reports the 4th Lamakaan Annual Radio Convention (LARC-4) at the Muffakham Jah College of Engineering and Technology (MJCET) was attended by radio amateurs from across India
German regulator says Russian state media is broadcasting without a license

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German regulators have launched proceedings against Russian state-controlled media RT for broadcasting in the country without a valid license
The SARL President’s message for the festive season

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As we approach the Festive Season and 2021 draws to a close, I am sure we all experienced a year that turned out much differently than anybody could have envisaged. However, it is the time of the year to take that well deserved break and devote some time to our families and friends
SDR toolkit bends weather station to hackers whims

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We probably don’t have to tell most Hackaday readers why the current wave of low-cost software defined radios (SDRs) are such a big deal for hackers looking to explore the wide world of wireless signals
Echo India Flora Fauna

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EIFF, short for Echo India Flora Fauna, part of the the World Wide Flora Fauna program, are pleased to announce that from the 1st of January 2022 EIFF will be run by Jer, EI3HGB, and Declan, EI9HQ
SpaceX launches 52 Starlink satellites from California base

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A SpaceX rocket carried 52 Starlink internet satellites into orbit from California early Saturday
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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Officer
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section