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 update are those of the reporters and correspondents.
Accessed on 18 May 2022, 2259 UTC.
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- Ham radio Moon bounce demonstration
- Ham radio at tunBasel on May 22
- Tony’s 10m Band Report
- John Birkett G8OPP SK
- Keplerian data
- Best and worst telecoms customer service revealed
- IOTA News from the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
|Ham radio Moon bounce demonstration
In this video Philippe F6ETI demonstrates an amateur radio activity known as Moon bounce (EME) which enables world-wide communications at VHF/UHF/Microwaves by bouncing the signal off the Moon
|Ham radio at tunBasel on May 22
Switzerland’s USKA reports amateur radio will be demonstrated at an interactive exhibition in Basel for young people aged 7-13
|Tony’s 10m Band Report
A good week in general with four contacts needed at the weekend to get into the lists. I did work Sri Lanka and the Falklands on Ten with Azerbaijan and Kenya on 20m. I chased 9N7CI (Nepal) for a while but no joy. Most sought after were 9N7CI (Nepal), VU4W (Andaman and Nicobar Islands), 5Z4VJ (Kenya) and plenty of others
|John Birkett G8OPP SK
John Birkett G8OPP passed away peacefully in the Lincoln County Hospital on the 30th April 2022, the funeral takes place on the 30th May
Special thanks to AMSAT-NA (AMSAT.ORG) for the following Keplerian data. Keplerian bulletins are transmitted twice weekly from W1AW
|Best and worst telecoms customer service revealed
Customers are experiencing hit-and-miss levels of customer service from major telecoms providers, Ofcom has found, as we shine a light on how firms perform and compare
|IOTA News from the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
Weekly IOTA News – compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club