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 update  are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Accessed on 20 May 2022, 1319 UTC.

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News for Friday 20 May

AMSAT-UK Colloquium 2022 – Call for speakers
This is the first call for speakers for the AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium 2022 which takes place in Milton Keynes on October 8-9

Paper Published: Deep space reception of Tianwen-1 by AMSAT-DL using GNU radio
This paper by Daniel Estévez EA4GPZ, Mario Lorenz DL5MLO and Peter Gülzow DB2OS describes the reception of the Tianwen-1 Chinese Mars mission carried out by AMSAT-DL with the 20 meter antenna at Bochum Observatory (Germany)

NSWLC membership and activities
The National Short Wave Listeners Club has 83 members. Our weekly Zoom Sunday Socials continue to be popular with an average attendance of 35-40 members

Franklin Antonio, N6NKF, SK
Phil Karn, KA9Q writes: Last night I got the sad news that Franklin Antonio, N6NKF, one of the founders of Qualcomm and my boss for most of my 20 years there, has passed away

Ham radio and AMSAT-UK at EMFcamp 2022
The popular Electromagnetic Field event takes place June 2-5 at the Eastnor Castle Deer Park, Herefordshire, UK

4U, ITU Geneva
The sporadic operating from 4U1ITU will continue until June 3u

AMSAT-UK Space Colloquium
AMSAT-UK is very happy to announce the 2022 AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium will be held as part of the RSGB Convention on October 8-9 at the Kents Hill Park Conference Centre, Timbold Drive, Milton Keynes, MK7 6BZ

Man over-board
The NRRL News Bulletin details how a Norwegian radio amateur helped a sailor to be rescued

Founders’ Trophy award
Chairman of the ARRL RF Safety Committee Gregory D. Lapin, N9GL, Ph.D., P.E., will receive an award at the 2022 Dayton Hamvention from the Radio Society of Great Britain

DX News from the ARRL
The American Radio Relay League’s round-up of the forthcoming week’s DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Southgate Vibes Podcast #165
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 Thursday 19 May

Video: The importance of Ham Radio in disasters
Craig Fugate KK4INZ was FEMA Administrator during hurricane Katrina and saw firsthand how important radio amateurs are in a disaster

The 415 Amateur Radio Club announces Summer Field Day
The 415 Amateur Radio Club of Crystal Lake, IL will celebrate its 5th Anniversary by again participating in the ARRL’s 2022 Summer Field Day

ARISS contact is scheduled with students at Forum AccademicoItalianoe.V., Köln, Germany
The ARISS amateur radio ground station (telebridge station) for this contact is in Paardekraal, South Africa. The amateur radio volunteer team at the ground station will use the callsign ZS6JON, to establish and maintain the ISS connection

Amateur radio observations help monitor space weather
Amateur radio observations provide a new method for studying large-scale ionospheric disturbances and HF communication impacts, and are important applications in ionospheric space weather monitoring

Hamvention to kick off this weekend in Xenia; Thousands expected to attend
After nearly three years, Hamvention is back. The convention is the world’s largest amateur radio gathering at Greene County Expo Center, according to the event’s website

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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section


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