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 24 July 2022, 1422 UTC.

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News for Sunday 24 July

QSO Today Dave Mackey, K1KA
Dave Mackey, K1KA, like many amateurs of his generation, was influenced by broadcast radio, broadcast hosts like Jean Shephard, and the magic of radio in the late 50’s and 60’s

144/430 MHz bands to be used for PMR during 2024 Olympics
France’s National Frequency Agency ANFR has announced the amateur radio 144 and 430 MHz bands will be used for PMR voice comms, 1240 MHz for PMSE and 2.3 GHz for video links during the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games

AM30FEDIEA+: 30 years of FEDI-EA
Federación Digital EA (FEDI-EA) celebrates thirty years since its founding (1992-2022) this July, specifically on the 25th

Satan turns hard drive cable into antenna to defeat air-gapped security
It seems like [Mordechai Guri]’s lab at Ben-Gurion University is the place where air-gapped computers go to die, or at least to give up their secrets

Al Eros, VE4ZB – RAC Scholarship Coordinator
Through the RAC Foundation, Radio Amateurs of Canada provides grants and scholarships to worthy community programs and to young Canadian Amateurs who are studying at the post-secondary level

ARRL recognises radio amateur
ARRL The National Association for Amateur Radio has recognized Dr. Ulrich L. Rohde, N1UL, as the 2022 recipient of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the IEEE, Photonics Society Engineering Achievement Award

New Direct-to-Full Exam feedback
Comments on the Essex Ham Direct-to-Full Exam page suggest the new exam starting in January 2023 is welcomed by many

Central Coast Amateur Radio Club News
The next General Meeting will be held at 1pm on Saturday, August 6; while the Annual General Meeting will be held at 1pm on Saturday, August 13. Details will be emailed to members

CME impact sparks auroras and STEVE
As predicted, a CME hit Earth’s magnetic field during the early hours of July 23rd. The impact sparked a display of photographic auroras over North America that reached as far south as Virginia

Southgate Vibes Podcast #179
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’

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

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