Southgate Amateur Radio Club News


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

Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio News update are those of the reporters and correspondents.

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News for Monday 22 August

Meet the 13-year-old restoring old Soviet tech in Georgia
Mariam Ben Nakhi is not your usual teenager. Unlike most 13-year-old girls, she has a passion for fixing phones and computers. After school, Mariam can be found tinkering away in her family’s workshop in Tbilisi

EDR’s OZ magazine available
The August 2022 edition of OZ magazine published by Denmark’s national amateur radio society EDR is available as a free PDF

Norway: Poor attendance at NRRL AGM
Norway’s national amateur radio society NRRL report at its recent AGM there weren’t many online attendees and even fewer attended in-person

9Y60TT – Trinidad and Tobago independence anniversary
Trinidad and Tobago celebrates the 60th Independence Anniversary, the Diamond Jubilee on August 31, 2022

Central Coast Amateur Radio Club News
The club has resumed ‘show and tell’ days on the last Saturday of each month

Scheduled ARISS contacts
Hospital School Program in partnership with Seacrest Studios at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN., direct via N4FR

Two South African Radio League contests next weekend
The fourth leg of the Saturday 40 m Club Contest will be run from 14:00 to 15:00 UTC on Saturday 27 August and will give you a chance to work more grid squares for your ZS Worked All Grid Squares Award

DXCC Country/Entity Report
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 14th-August, through Sunday, 21st-August there were 218 countries active

Southgate Vibes Podcast #187
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 Sunday 21 August

QSO Today Joe Long, WA2EJT
Joe Long, WA2EJT, has been a frequent contributor to ham radio magazines for decades including 73 and Electric Radio magazine

Ham radio operators honored by state, county leaders
Lt. Gov. Randy McNally and state Rep. John Ragan, both Oak Ridge Republicans, attended the Anderson County Commission meeting Monday night to present Senate Joint Resolution No. 1646, honoring amateur radio operators and their service across the state

1240 MHz band: Switzerland’s USKA attends meeting
Switzerland’s USKA took part in the three day CEPT ECC-SE40 meeting at Swiss communications regulator OFCOM

Can you host a Flight Aware receiver
The CIO of Cemair (a radio amateur) has contacted the SARL for assistance with a project

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at moderate levels

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section


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