Here are the latest Amateur Radio news, events, and commentary 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 25 April 2022, 0455 UTC.

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News for Sunday 24 April

QSO Today – Ed Wilson, N2XDD
Ed Wilson, N2XDD, discovered radio as a kid with a gifted four channel public safety scanner

Radio amateurs respond to earthquake in Bosnia and Herzegovina
IARU Region 1 Emergency Communications Co-Ordinator Greg Mossop G0DUB reports on the amateur radio response to the earthquake that struck Bosnia and Herzegovina on April 22

FCC has resumed processing license applications and exam session files
The ARRL Volunteer Examiner Coordinator (VEC) reports that the FCC Universal Licensing System (ULS) electronic batch filing (EBF) system is back online and functioning normally

Are decommissioned satellites susceptible to hackers?
At the start of the great space race, the USSR launched Sputnik into orbit. Watch this very interesting TV News video

Livestream today of UK Microwave talks
The Martlesham Microwave 2022 event will be streamed today via the BATC streamer

RSGB AGM video
The RSGB have made the video of their Annual General Meeting held on April 23 publicly available on their YouTube channel, the society reported strong membership figures

Netherlands: Report on VERON Annual Meeting held April 23
The annual meeting of the Dutch amateur radio society VERON was held April 23. Among issues covered in the speech given by the Chair Remy Denker PA0AGF were Membership Growth and articles for magazine

Michael Puttick G3LIK – SK
It’s rare to find someone that dedicated their life to communications. Mick did so after being introduced to radio at school. It would take him to many parts of the world and continue with him throughout both his career and home life. He won hundreds of awards for operation in amateur radio, particularly in the use of Morse

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

Southgate Vibes Podcast #157
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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