Southgate Amateur Radio Club News


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 summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Accessed on 26 April 2022, 2338 UTC.

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News for Tuesday 26 April

Tony’s 10m Band Report
Yet another good week on Ten Metres.

The most consistently sought after DX was probably TX5N (Raivavae, Austral Islands), followed by VK9DX (Norfolk Is), VP8VPC (Falkland Is) and YB0AZ (Indonesia). There were so many others it is difficult to pick out just a few.

There were several WARD (World Amateur Radio Day) stations

Caister Marconi radio station contacts more than 160 amateurs in 25 countries
Radio hams at Caister Lifeboat in Norfolk managed to contact 162 other radio amateurs in 25 different countries on Saturday 23rd April 2022 when they took part in the annual International Marconi Day (IMD) event to mark the inventor’s birthday

24 hours under the scoreboard in Athens, Georgia, USA-N1D
Join the Athens Radio Club (Georgia, USA) in our celebration of Ham Radio support of the Number One Dawgs (University of Georgia Bulldogs won the National College Football Championship in 2021)

Morning sky show – Venus and Jupiter converge this week
This is a great week to wake up early and look at the planets

Robert Wassili SOTA MG
Robert Wassili, M0RWX, from Wiltshire, has become a SOTA Mountain Goat for reaching 1000 activator points

Learning Electronics By Just Doing It
Learning anything new, especially so broad and far reaching as electronics, can be hard. [IMSAI Guy] knows this because he gets asked regularly ‘how do I learn electronics?’

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

Southgate Vibes Podcast #158
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’


News for Monday 25 April

Ham radio network online talk – KW Electronics
This evening, Monday, April 25, there will be an online Zoom talk on the History of KW Electronics by Steve Shorey G3ZPS, all are welcome to join

Amateur radio is more than just a cool hobby
Seth Conkin is studying for his amateur radio license and has written about the hobby in the Kingsport Times-News

Online UK Full ham radio licence course starts May 3
The Online Amateur Radio Community M0OUK have tweeted that their next training course for the UK Full licence starts on May 3 – places still available

AMSAT Hamvention update
The Dayton Hamvention is four weeks away! It is time to be creating your shopping list and making your travel plans. AMSAT’s presence will be felt with eight adjoining booths in Building 1

ICQPodcast Episode 375 – The Fed Files
In this episode, Martin Butler (M1MRB) is joined by Dan Romanchik KB6NU, Edmund Spicer M0MNG and Ed Durrant DD5LP to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin (M6BOY) rounds up the news in brief and in the episode’s feature The Fed Files

DXCC Country/Entity Report
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 17th April, through Sunday, 24th April there were 225 countries active

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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

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