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 19 June 2022, 1413 UTC.

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News for Sunday 19 June

QSO Today – Herb Goodluck, N7HG
Herb Goodluck, N7HG, is a member of the Navajo Nation and son of one of the famous World War 2 Navajo heroes called the Code Talkers

South Africa: Radio Amateurs Exam results
In South Africa the amateur radio Class A (HAREC) exam is only held twice a year, SARL News report on the results of the May exam

Pirate radio stations operating outside London
In a Freedom of Information request Ofcom were asked to provide details of pirate broadcast radio stations outside of London for the years 2021-2022

AMSAT-UK Space Colloquium
The weekend event attracts an international audience that ranges from those involved in building and operating amateur radio satellites to beginners who wish to find out more about this fascinating branch of the hobby

Central Coast Amateur Radio Club News
The club is running raffle which closes on June 30. For information on prizes and terms and conditions, please follow the ‘raffle’ link on the club web page

Requesting a ham radio callsign list from Ofcom
People are continuing to ask Ofcom for a list of Available amateur radio callsign but Ofcom can’t provide that, you need to ask a different question

40th Annual AMSAT Space Symposium and General Meeting
AMSAT announces the 40th Annual AMSAT Space Symposium and General Meeting will be held on Friday through Saturday, October 21 – 22, 2022 in Bloomington, Minnesota

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

Southgate Vibes Podcast #173
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 18 June

Foundations of Amateur Radio
How to isolate and by how much?
If you connect the antenna ports of two radios together and transmit from one into the other, that would be bad, right? Just how bad would it be and what could you do differently

Jasmine and José build a radio introduces school-age kids to the Science of Radio
ARDC grant will fund publication of the book, kits for 2,240 students, and a field trip for fourth-graders

Sable Island DXpedition news
Murray, WA4DAN, reports the following: Here is the latest update on the 2022 Sable Island CY0S DXpedition: Planning continues to go well for the October/November 2022 CY0S DXpedition

Russian Robinson Club’s celebration
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Russian Robinson Club’s RLHA (Russian LightHouse Award) program, look for the following special event stations to be active

Ham radio to the rescue
Forks Forum reports May 23rd could have turned into an emergency, but thanks to ham radio, Joe Wright KG7JWW, other amateur radio operators, and Ted Rasmussen, it turned out just fine

W4DXCC DX and Contest Convention
Hello Friends and Club Officials — Please pass along this W4DXCC Convention announcement to your club members and friends

Propagation de K7RA
Solar activity increased this week, which we were happy to see, with average daily sunspot number rising from 44.4 last week to 74.3 during this reporting week, June 9-15. Sunspot numbers rose all week, starting at 17 on Thursday, June 9 to 149 on Wednesday, June 15

Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

The Big Island Amateur Radio Club (BIARC) will participate in the 2022 ARRL Field Day Event on Saturday-Sunday, 25-26 June 2022, at Wailoa State Park in Hilo.

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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