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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 15 August 2022, 2315 UTC.

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News for Monday 15 August

Cambridge students to contact ISS astronaut
Ontario’s Cambridge Today interviews Scott Mitchell VA3GGT about the planned amateur radio contact between students and astronaut Kjell Lindgren KO5MOS on the International Space Station

Ham Radio for Papua New Guinea
On the GoGetFunding site Roly ZL1BQD describes his aim of getting new people licensed as amateur radio operators in the many nations in the Pacific region that have few or no radio amateurs

Radio ham who kickstarted the counterculture movement
The UK’s Far Out Magazine has published an article about the radio amateur who played a pivotal role in the 1960’s counterculture movement – Augustus Owsley Stanley III K6HEN

25th anniversary of International Lighthouse On The Air
Humber Fortress Amateur Radio Club (HFDXARC) are proud to have been invited back to Spurn Point Lighthouse by the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust for the 25th International Lighthouse On The Air event on Sat 20th August and Sunday 21st August 2022

Just how good is a tape measure antenna ?
Dan Maloney KC1DJT writes on Hackaday about a drawback of tape measure antennas

Dark plasma explosion on the sun
Earlier today, the sun hurled a plume of relatively cool, dark plasma into space

HAREC exams
The IRTS Examination Board are pleased to announce that the next HAREC examination will be held on Saturday, the 15th of October 2022 at 11:30, at both the Maldron Hotel, Tallaght, Dublin and the Clayton Silversprings Hotel, CorK

Southgate Vibes Podcast #185
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’

Reminder:  The Hawaii QSO Party is set for 26-28 August 2022.  For details, please go here:

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

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