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Southgate Amateur Radio News Update

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Here are the latest Amateur Radio News and Events 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 21 February 2022, 2145 UTC.

Content supplied by the Southgate Amateur Radio Club.

Source: http://www.southgatearc.org/

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News for Monday 21 February

Tragedy in Petrópolis: Radio amateurs provide support
Brazil’s LABRE reports on the amateur radio response to the landslides and flash flooding that hit the Brazilian city of Petrópolis on February 15

Cuba’s communications regulator inspects FRC
The Cuba’s Ministry of Communications MINCOM held an inspection of the 16 branches of the national amateur radio society FRC from February 7-11

AAW 2022
The 19th Antarctic Activity Week (AAW) will take place this week between February 21-27th. All Radio Amateurs (OMs and SWLs) around the world, Clubs and Organizations as well as other important groups and individual operators World-Wide, are invited to join and share with them in this initiative

Homemade panadapter brings waterfall to old radio
Ham radio operators can be pretty selective about their gear. Some are old-school tube purists who would never think of touching a rig containing transistors, and others are perfectly happy with the small Software Defined Radio (SDR) hooked up to their PC

Crozet Island DXpedition
After the permission granted by the TAAF and the DXpedition announcement, time has come to gather the equipment and move forward with the preparations. As you can see on the picture below, talks are extensive!

South Gobi Region, Mongolia
Mats, RM2D (SM6LRR), will be active as JT4RR from South Gobi Region, Mongolia, between March 20th and April 5th. He also mentions that sometime in March-April and in July-August, he is planning a few days of activity as JT4RR/P from the South Gobi Desert

DXCC Country/Entity Report
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 13th February, through Sunday, 20th February there were 214 countries active

IOTA News from OPDX
Weekly IOTA News – compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW

Southgate Vibes Podcast #139
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)

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