Here’s 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.

Content supplied by the Southgate Amateur Radio Club.

Source: http://www.southgatearc.org/

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News for Sunday 6 March

QSO Today – Rod Fritz, WB9KMO
Rod Fritz, WB9KMO, is a fixer and builder, who is a pioneer in amateur television, amateur television repeaters in the UHF and microwave bands, and now the Amateur Television Network, a combination of amateur analog and digital television, over RF links and the Internet

Netherlands: Results of Novice and Full ham radio exams
VERON reports on the results of the exams for the amateur radio Full (F) and Novice (N) licenses held on March 2 in Nieuwegein, Netherlands

Online training for ham radio exam in Spain
Online training is growing in popularity in Spain, URE Malaga has started online tutorials on the Amateur Radio Exam Book through the Jitsi Meet platform

Feedback from Sandton Amateur Radio Club
South Africa’s Sandton Amateur Radio Club has posted the following update:

What your next amateur radio project should be
The following are six suggestions on what your next amateur radio project should be presented by some of ham radio’s best ‘Elmers’

AMSAT receives $93,795 ARDC grant for 3U spaceframe development
AMSAT has just received a generous grant from Amateur Radio Digital Communications (ARDC) for the development of a 3U spaceframe with deployable solar panels. This standardized 3U CubeSat space frame will serve as the mechanical platform for AMSAT’s GOLF series of satellites as well as a new generation of low earth orbit FM satellites. The spaceframe design will be available to the public under an open access agreement

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

DXCC Country/Entity Report
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 27th February, through Sunday, 6th March there were 211 countries active

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

Southgate Vibes Podcast #143
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’

Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

The Amateur Radio Emergency Service-ARES-needs licensed Ham Radio Operators to participate in the April 16th Kawailani ‘Ino Hawaii statewide Emergency Communications Exercise.  Sign up here: http://www.hawaiiares.net/

Russ Roberts

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