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 05 June 2022, 1327 UTC.

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News for Sunday 5 June

QSO Today – Tracy McKim, VE3TWM
Tracy McKim, VE3TWM, believes in the effectiveness of low power communications to communicate across town or around the World

Annual Amateur Radio Survey 2022
The annual amateur radio survey run by Essex Ham took a break during the pandemic, but now it’s back !

How to receive SSTV from the ISS
In this video Randy Hall K7AGE shows you how to receive Slow Scan TV (SSTV) pictures from the International Space Station, the next transmissions are expected on June 8-9

Samuel Morse gave the first public Telegraph demonstration 178 years ago
A neglected anniversary of sorts came and went May 24; it was the first public demonstration of Samuel F.B. Morse’s telegraph 178 years ago at B and O Mount Clare Station, today the home of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum

Ham Radio Emergency Communications Drill being held in South Jersey
The Gloucester County Amateur Radio Club will participate in the annual amateur radio Field Day on June 25 and 26 for the 63rd consecutive year from its club house grounds within the Gloucester County 4-H Fair Grounds in Mullica Hill

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

Southgate Vibes Podcast #169
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 Saturday 4 June

Foundations of Amateur Radio
It is in my nature to ask questions. It’s been hammered into me from an early age and it often brings me new friends, new ideas and new projects. After spending quite some time mulling over my understanding of radio, I came up with this question: ‘Is it possible to build a single radio transmitter that is capable of emitting a WSPR signal at the same time on all the HF bands?’

Bouvet Island DXpedition
In late April we successfully conducted a 4-day vessel inspection in Brazil that ended with a very good result. The inspection was carried out by a 3rd party vessel inspector and covered more than 105 checkpoints. The vessel inspection focused on safety equipment, instruments, navigation, engines/machinery, deck, tenders, fuel and fluids, interior, and exterior

Hams in US Virgin Islands will be active for Field Day
The St Thomas Source reports radio amateurs in the US Virgin Islands will be participating in an emergency readiness exercise – Field Day – on June 25-26

Central Coast ARC Weekly News
The club rooms at Kariong are open every Saturday

Keplerian data
Special thanks to AMSAT-NA (AMSAT.ORG) for the following Keplerian data

Propagation de K7RA
At 2335 UTC on June 2, the Australian Space Forecast Centre issued a geomagnetic warning

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News for Friday 3 June

GB70U: From Guernsey to space – and back again
Platinum Jubilee special event station GB70U is active on the amateur radio QO-100 geostationary satellite transponders

How to comply with FCC RF exposure rules
How to comply with FCC RF Exposure Rules Forum featuring Ed Hare, W1RFI at 2022 Dayton Hamvention

Essex radio amateur in Queen’s Birthday Honours List
Essex-based radio ham Tim Neobard M7TMN has received a British Empire Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List

ARISS contact is scheduled with the Matinecock District Boy Scouts, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) has received schedule confirmation for an ARISS radio contact between astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) and the Matinecock District Boy Scouts in Centerport, New York

The Space Weather Woman
Crescent Solar Storm Wanes While Fast Wind Builds – The latest space weather forecast from Dr Tamitha Skov WX6SWW

AMSAT-EA English language newsletter available
Spain’s amateur satellite organisation AMSAT-EA has released the English language PDF version of their newsletter for May 2022 for free download

VK6WIA NewsWest
NewsWest for Sunday 5th June 2022 is the Club Focus edition of NewsWest, and we have news from clubs as well as some excellent discussion topics. Originating in Perth Western Australia, NewsWest is produced by WA Amateur Radio News for listeners on-air, on-line and on-demand

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

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

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