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 16 January 2022, 1333 UTC.

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News for Sunday 16 January

Hadrian’s Wall Special Event Station
We have just had the callsigns issued for two Special Event Stations to commemorate 1900 years since Hadrian’s Wall was built, the northern frontier of the mighty Roman Empire and which was the inspiration for the Wall in George R.R. Martin’s Game of Thrones…

QSO Today – Geoffrey Mendenhall, W8GNM
Geoffrey Mendenhall, W8GNM‘s early interest in electronics, germanium transistors, and later high power triodes led him to a career, as an engineer, designing, building, and managing broadcast transmitters projects for Gates Radio and later Harris Broadcast

Amateur Radio and After-School Program
The Fauquier 4-H Ham Radio Club provides local youth with opportunities to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math through amateur radio communications and electronics projects

Undersea volcanic eruption seen from space
Japan’s Himawari-8 weather satellite recorded dramatic footage of volcanic exhaust emerging from the waves as well as an atmospheric shock wave rippling away from the blast site

2022 SARL National Convention
The 2022 SARL National Convention will be held virtually on Saturday 9 April and Saturday 23 April 2022. On 9 April, the Amateur Radio Technology In Action Symposium and on 23 April, the Annual General Meeting and the SARL Awards and Trophies

International CQ Pride contest June 4-6
International CQ Pride contest will run through the first weekend of June to celebrate Pride Month in 2022

German North Pole DXpedition
Operators Martina DF3TS and Thomas DC8TM will activate Svalbard (EU-026) as JW/homecalls to start their DXpedition between April 9-12th. Activity will be on SSB and FT8

Chris, WA7RAR, posted the following on Hello from Beautiful Barbados — Spending some time here to escape the cold, rain and snow of January in Oregon

Old QSL card collection
Jean Michel, F6AJA, wants to remind every-one to visit the Les Nouvelles DX (LNDX) Web page to see more than 19,500 old QSL cards in several different albums/galleries

Southgate Vibes Podcast #129
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’

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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