Southgate Amateur Radio Club News


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 10 March 2022. 1328 UTC.

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News for Thursday 10 March

Tony’s 10m Band Report
Another strange week. Monday was big, Tuesday and Wednesday poor, Thursday and Friday very good but the weekend with a contest was colossal

5 opportunities to increase your knowledge of software defined radio
SDR or Software Defined Radio is the technology that now drives amateur radio. Here are 5 ways to increase your understanding of “SDR” from these amateur radio pioneers and experts

Disaster communications and leadership imperatives for radio amateurs
Last summer Vince d’Eon VE6LK gave a presentation on Disaster Communications and Leadership Imperatives for Radio Amateurs which is available on Vimeo

Ofcom enforcement action 2016-2021
Freedom of Information request (FoI) regarding number of raids and prosecution of unlicenced broadcast radio stations in London in the past 6 years

SARL Field Day
The first leg of the SARL Field Day takes place from 08:00 UTC on Saturday 12 March to 10:00 UTC on Sunday 13 March 2022 with phone and CW activity on 160 to 10 metres

Former ARRL Eastern Pennsylvania SM, traffic handler Joe Ames, W3JY, SK
Former ARRL Eastern Pennsylvania Section Manager Joseph A. ‘Joe’ Ames, W3JY, of Paoli, Pennsylvania, died on March 5

St Patricks Day Award
Many people worldwide, annually celebrate St Patrick’s Day by going green, with many amateurs running special event stations as part of the festivities

Southgate Vibes Podcast #144
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’

The Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) needs licensed Ham Radio Operators to participate in the April 16 Kawailani ‘Ino Hawaii statewide Emergency Communications Exercise. Sign up here:

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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