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 01 January 2021, 1402 UTC.

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News for Saturday 1 January

Foundations of Amateur Radio
The other day I came across a how to video on becoming a radio amateur. It’s a recurring kind of publication, the kind that I’ve contributed to in the past

Essex Ham 2021 review video
Among their many activities in 2021 the volunteers at Essex Ham ran 24 online amateur radio training courses catering for a total of 2,422 students

Pandemic Project: Trailer for extended emergency radio assistance
The pandemic project of Frank Hutchison AG7QP started with a question: how could he better help communities during emergencies like natural disasters?

Amateur Radio Magazine
What a year weve just had. Covid on the march and morphing into Delta then to Omicron. Lurching through lockdowns and lockouts; restrictions imposed and then lifted then slammed on, again

Southgate Vibes Podcast #125
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’


News for Friday 31 December

3Y0J DXpedition to Bouvet Island updates its progress
The ARRL say two new team members of the upcoming 3Y0J DXpedition to Bouvet have come aboard to replace, in part, three operators who have determined they’d be unable to make the trip — Sandro Nitoi, VE7NY; Laci Radócz, HA0NAR, and Dimtry Zhikharev, RA9USU. Joining the 3Y0J crew will be Cezar Trifu, VE3LYC, and Otis Vicens, NP4G. A third replacement has not yet been named

Ofcom release amateur radio callsign database
In response to a Freedom of Information (FoI) request Ofcom have released the database of 149,483 Amateur Radio callsigns for the UK and Crown Dependencies for December 2021

Amateur photos of the James Webb Space Telescope
NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has crossed the orbit of the Moon as it sails toward its parking orbit nearly a million miles from Earth

VK6WIA NewsWest

NewsWest for Sunday 2nd January 2022 rings in the new year. Yep, it’s 2022, so Happy New Year everyone.

As we are looking forward to a new year, it’s fitting to kickstart the new year with a Club Focus edition of NewsWest

Pandemic project: Trailer renovation allows for extended emergency radio assistance
Frank Hutchison’s pandemic project started with a question: how could he better help communities during emergencies like natural disasters?

Discussion Point
Welcome to the New Year and may we all achieve those things that we aim for and have success during the incoming year

DX News from the ARRL
The American Radio Relay League’s round-up of the forthcoming week’s DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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