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 summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Accessed on 14 July 2022, 1516 UTC.

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News for Thursday 14 July

Radio hams needed for emergency communications
In June, the Upshur County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management held an amateur radio course over three four-hour blocks, all participants qualified for the 1.5 kW Technician licence

URESAT project receives award
The Salvatore 009 Association has awarded Spain’s amateur satellite URESAT with a grant which will go towards the development costs and launch of the satellite

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

Southgate Vibes Podcast #176
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 13 July

Peter Gülzow DB2OS receives Horkheimer Prize 2022
During the opening ceremony of HAM Radio 2022 in Friedrichshafen, Peter Gülzow, DB2OS, received the Horkheimer Prize 2022

IARU HF Contest: Log submission issue
IARU Region 1 reports that unfortunately there seems to have been a temporary issue with log submission on the ARRL web site

DX Marathon looking for volunteers
John, K9EL, announced the following: Several months ago, I announced that I was stepping down from managing CQ’s DX Marathon after the 2022 DX Marathon is scored

IARU Region 1 VHF+ meeting in Friedrichshafen
The SSA have published a report on the IARU Region 1 VHF and Above meeting held in Friedrichshafen in June

Tony’s 10m Band Report
It’s been a couple of weeks since I put out a Ten Metre Report, but the editor, G4TUT is back on the job so we can proceed

The past week the usual suspects have been active, WRTCs, 7Q5s FTDMCs and others. Saturday was a bumper day, not so Sunday.
My personal pick EF4HQ

IARU HF Championship – Log uploads have failed
ARRL has advised me that IARU HF Championship logs submitted between 0000 UTC Sunday, July 10 until 2000 UTC on July 10 have not been received correctly

YOTA in Croatia
The IRTS (Irish Radio Transmitter Society) is delighted to sponsor four young ops travelling to Croatia to participate in the YOTA summer Camp

United States Lighthouse op
Operators Geoff/W8GNM, Jay/K8CJY and Jon/KB8SRQ will be active as W8GNM/8 from the Port Clinton Lighthouse (WW Loc. EN81mm), Ohio, on Saturday, August 20th

New date for AMSAT SA Space Symposium
AMSAT SA has changed the date of its annual Space Symposium from Saturday 23 July to Saturday 10 September and the format to a hybrid symposium

July edition on the Connacht Regional Newsletter available for download
The Connacht Regional Newsletter has expanded to become a monthly magazine covering all aspects of the hobby including Amateur Radio, CB and PMR 446


News for Tuesday 12 July

IARUMS newsletter – Unknown intruder in 21 MHz band
IARU Monitoring System (IARUMS) Region 1 newsletter reports in June they received a new unknown signal in the 15m band. It was on 21003.5 kHz for several days with long-lasting transmissions, and also received several times around 21122 kHz

Online Talk: Impressions of Friedrichshafen 2022
On Wednesday, July 13, Denby Dale Amateur Radio Society will have a report and impressions of the largest amateur radio event in Europe, all are welcome to join the Zoom session

ARISS contact is scheduled with students at Il Cielo Itinerante in Matera, Italy
This will be a telebridge Contact via Amateur Radio allowing students to ask their questions of Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti, IZØUDF. The downlink frequency for this contact is 145.800 MHZ and may be heard by listeners that are within the ISS-footprint that also encompasses the telebridge station

Radio Caroline North July
Join us over the weekend of 16th-17th July for the next Radio Caroline North broadcast, live from our radio ship Ross Revenge

The Digital Ham Hack Chat
Join us on Wednesday, July 13 at noon Pacific for The Digital Ham Hack Chat with Rosy Schechter and John Hays

Pirate radio presenters from Caroline’s Mi Amigo era reunite
Presenters who played a key role in the survival of Radio Caroline in the 70s were reunited on board the ship for the first time in more than 40 years at the weekend

Reminder:  The Hawaii Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) urges licensed Hawaii Amateur Radio operators to participate in the Saturday, 16 July 2022 (0900-1200 HST) Makani ‘Ino Hurricane Emergency Communication Drill. For details, please go here:

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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