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 16 August 2022, 2311 UTC.

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News for Tuesday 16 August

Lighthouse weekend imminent
This coming weekend, 20-21 August, is a great opportunity to chat to a lighthouse and work some rare DX

Press story on radio ham’s prostate cancer awareness campaign
Essex press report Andrew Brown M0ONH has been using a special amateur radio callsign GB8PCA to raise awareness for prostate cancer – after he was diagnosed with the disease himself

IARUMS newsletter – Over The Horizon Radars
IARU Monitoring System (IARUMS) Region 1 newsletter says in July, like every month for many years, Over The Horizon Radars were the most numerous transmissions causing interference to our HF amateur radio bands

ICQPodcast – International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend 2022
In this episode, Martin Butler (M1MRB) is joined by Caryn Eve Murray KD2GUT, Edmund Spicer M0MNG, Ed Durrant DD5LP and Chris Howard M0TCH to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin (M6BOY) rounds up the news in brief and in the episode’s feature Edmund Spicer M0MNG previews International Lighthouse and Lightships Weekend 2022

Wanted enthusistic amateurs for Full UK distance learning course
The Strangford High Frequency Enthusiasts Group are hosting a new Full UK Licence distance learning program starting September 12th via Google Meet

ARISS contact with students at Cambridge Public Library and Idea Exchange, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
The amateur radio ground station for this contact is in Cambridge, ON, Canada. Amateur radio operators using call sign VE3SWA, will operate the ground station to establish and maintain the ISS connection

Redcliffe and Districts Amateur Radio Club seeks new members
Zoom and Facebook may be all the rage these days, but this group is making waves with a much more traditional mode of communication

Wireless microphone marketer faces hefty fine
A Brooklyn, New York marketer of wireless microphones has been fined nearly $700,000 US by the US Federal Communications Commission for what the agency said is a decade-long practice of selling these devices, which are not RF-compliant

Young Amateurs Radio Club to host inaugural special event
The Young Amateurs Radio Club (YARC) will host their first annual youth-organized special event from September 1 – 15. Using their call sign, WY 4 RC, the event is known as ‘Worked All YARC Zones (WAYZ).’

Southgate Vibes Podcast #186
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’

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Reminder:  The Hawaii QSO Party is set for 26-28 August 2022.  You can get more information here:

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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