Southgate Amateur Radio Club News


Here are the latest Amateur Radio news, events, and commentary compiled by the UK-based Southgate Amateur Radio Club.

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Accessed on 17 July 2022, 2103 UTC.

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QSO Today – Frank Roman, KC8VKA


Frank Roman, KC8VKA, was born in Puerto Rico, grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, enlisted in the Navy, and served in Vietnam
Iceland provides practical training for new radio hams


The national amateur radio society of Iceland, the IRA, held an ‘open day’ on Saturday, July 16, to help those who had just passed their ham radio exam
TF1A will be operating portable on QO-100


The IRA report Ari Johannesson TF1A plans to operate portable using the QO-100 geostationary satellite amateur radio transponder from various locations in Iceland over the summer months
Grant: Scholarships for Hampton University students


Amateur Radio Digital Communications say: Hampton University is a comprehensive institution of higher education, dedicated to the promotion of learning, building of character and preparation of promising students for positions of leadership and service
Interference causes EV makers to drop AM radio


Radio World reports the Electromagnetic Interference generated by Electric Vehicles is causing some EV automakers to drop AM (medium wave) radio
Cinema film has CW message


The recently released and praised biographical film ‘Explorer’ of Sir Ran Fiennes life has a fair number of clips of HF radio operations, with his late Wife, Ginny, and Laurence (Flo) GM4DMA now KL7L included
The ZS2 QSO Party this afternoon


The ZS2 QSO Party is a fun activity to promote contacts between radio amateurs in the Eastern Cape and radio amateurs in Southern African countries


Jim, W6PQL, will once again be active as CT8/W6PQL from Pico Island (HM58rn) between July 14th and September 6th
40th Annual AMSAT Space Symposium and General Meeting announced


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 levels

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

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