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 02 January 2021, 1415 UTC.

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News for Sunday 2 January

Celebrations to mark the BBC’s Centenary began at midday (1/1/2022) via shortwave radio
BBC Radio 4 announcer/newsreader, Jim Lee, launched special event amateur radio station GB100BBC, from the BBC’s Broadcasting House, in London, at exactly midday yesterday

QSO Today – Charlie Brown, NJ7V
Charlie Brown, NJ7V, is twice a mountain goat, a title that comes from many SOTA activations

SARL Trophies and Awards
On 2 November 2021, a SARL Communication was sent to members with information about the SARL Trophies and Awards, a call for motions for the 2022 AGM and nominations to serve on Council

The CQ DX Marathon
The CQ DX Marathon is a year-long DX hunt, with participants competing to see who can work the greatest number of countries (‘entities’) and CQ zones during the calendar year

Czech radio switches off MW and LW as 2022 starts
Prague (dpa) – Radio reception on medium wave (MW) and long wave (LW) has been history in many parts of Europe for years

New low power limit for ARRL HF contests
The ARRL has set a new standard for what counts as low power for ARRL-sponsored HF contests

Rotary and Ham Radio, a winning combination that goes back years
1921 saw many demonstrations of broadcasting

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

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’


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