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 23 January 2022, 1304 UTC.

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News for Sunday 23 January

QSO Today – Chip Lohman, NN4U
Chip Lohman, NN4U, was introduced to amateur radio during an early stint as a US Marine stationed next to an Army MARS station

AMSATSA announces annual conference date
AMSATSA has announced the date for the association’s 2022 Space Symposium. It will be held on Saturday 23 July 2022. The current planning is to present it as a virtual event on the Blue Jeans platform

AFRICUBE launch application
AMSAT SA, in partnership with the UCT Space and Astronomy Society, have applied for a sponsored launch to the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) for their Access to Space for All programme

The Tuscon Amateur Packet Radio Club, TAPR, is a well known organization that pioneered packet radio. Today, they are still at the bleeding edge of data transmission in amateur radio

FM VHF/UHF Contest
South Africa’s national society SARL are holding an FM contest on the VHF/UHF bands to boost activity and enable newcomers to get experience of contest operating

Visit AMSAT at Orlando Hamcation
Hamcation 2022 is scheduled for February 11 – 13, 2022 at the Central Florida Fairgrounds and Expo Center in Orlando, FL

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

Southgate Vibes Podcast #131
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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