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.

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News for Thursday 23 June

Training scouts in amateur satellite communications
Members of Indonesia’s national amateur radio society ORARI recently trained scouts in amateur satellite communications

Distance Learning for Full Amateur Radio Licence Exam
Since 2011, the Bath Based Distance Learning team (BBDL) has helped over 900 students to obtain their Full Amateur Radio Licence, the next course starts in August – Book Now

Ham radio club holding demo Saturday
If you’re into electronics, interested in trying to contact people worldwide, or would like to help out in emergencies, stop by Randolph Park Saturday for New River Valley Amateur Radio Club’s demonstration exercise

ARDC Grant: Support for North Bay Area Mesh
The Marin County Sheriff Office’s RACES/ACS Unit is funding North Bay Area Mesh (NBAM) to support and promote digital communications, amateur radio, training, public service events and open access to all, especially Community Based Organizations (CBOs) and emergency communication organizations in Marin and Sonoma Counties

AMSAT Field Day 2022 on the Satellites
The Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation (AMSAT) promotes its own version of Field Day for operation via the amateur satellites, held concurrently with the ARRL event

Mark, KW4XJ, who previously operated as 9L1YXJ from Sierra Leone, has now moved on to Lesotho’s capital Maseru and is signing 7P8AB

GQRP Convention
The GI-QRP Convention will take place on Saturday the 25th of June at the Tandragee Golf Club. This event is supported by the G-QRP Club

Southgate Vibes Podcast #174
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 Wednesday 22 June

Tony’s 10m Band Report
The Italian DX team are active from the Is of Favignana with IF9IDT. Also much sought after was 9X2AW (Rwanda), Z21RU (Zimbabwe), CR5100TA (Portugal special). VK0MT (Macquarie Island) is bound to figure in this list sooner or later

Successful Morse code day in Open Air Museum Arnhem
VERON reports on June 12, radio amateurs gave information and demonstrations about ‘Morse code as a means of communication’ to the public of the Open Air Museum Arnhem

Fidelity Amateur Radio Club to participate in Field Day
Ham radio operators from the Fidelity Amateur Radio Club of Rhode Island will be participating in a national amateur radio exercise from 2:00pm on Saturday until 2:00pm on Sunday, June 25 – 26

Khalsa Television Limited has surrendered its licence
Khalsa Television Limited has chosen to surrender its licence. This means it is no longer licensed to operate the KTV channel which served the Sikh community in the UK

Keplerian data
Special thanks to for the following Keplerian data

Opening up more spectrum for satellite services
Ofcom is proposing to allow satellite operators to access more spectrum so they can provide a wider range of broadband services, including in hard-to-reach areas

Lenoir Amateur Radio Club Field Day this weekend
The Lenoir Amateur Radio Club (LARC) Field Day is this weekend, June 25-26, at Mulberry Recreation Center in Lenoir

EURAO Newsletter June 2022
EURAO Newsletter comes out quarterly, either in pdf format and as a website

IOTA News from the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
Weekly IOTA News – compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

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Reminder:  The BigIsland Amateur Radio Club (BIARC) will participate in the 2022 ARRL Field Day, 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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