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 31 August 2022, 0103 UTC.

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News for Tuesday 30 August

Tony’s 10m Band Report
What a dismal week for DX and propagation. Saturday and Sunday were the only reasonably good days

QSO Today Bill Jordan AE4S
Bill Jordan’s, AE4S, love of electronics and radio paralleled his professional career as college professor

NASA to provide update on Artemis I Moon Mission status
NASA will hold a media teleconference at 6 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Aug. 30, to discuss the flight test of the agency’s mega Moon rocket and uncrewed Orion spacecraft

GB0DOD Special Event Station – 17th September
Paisley Amateur Radio Club will be operating the special event station GB0DOD

Central Coast Amateur Radio Club News
The club has resumed ‘show and tell’ days on the last Saturday of each month; with a very successful day last Saturday with members showing off some interesting gear

Introducing FISSURE: A Toolbox for the RF Hacker
No matter what the job at hand is, if you’re going to tackle it, you’re going to need the right kit of tools. And if your job includes making sense out of any of the signals in the virtual soup of RF energy we all live in, then you’re going to need something like the FISSURE RF framework

Mike, KN4PRE, is now active as Z6/KN4PRE

IOTA News from OPDX
Weekly IOTA News – compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW

DXCC Country/Entity Report
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 21st-August, through Sunday, 28th-August there were 215 countries active

Propagation de K7RA
On August 18 a new sunspot group emerged, another on August 21, then two more on August 23, and three more on August 25, when the sunspot number jumped to 94 from 46 the previous day. Total sunspot area more than doubled from Wednesday to Thursday

Southgate Vibes Podcast #190
Steve Richards G4HPE is here with the latest edition of Southgate Vibes, rather late this week as I have been in hospital Click the ‘Play’ button to listen to the latest episode
Or.. ask your smart-speaker to ‘Play The Latest Southgate Vibes Podcast’


News for Monday 29 August

My apologies for the lack of updates over the past few days. This was due to being hospitalised following an accident at home – Richard g4tut

Foundations of Amateur Radio
The second clause of the original Amateur’s Code reads: The Amateur is Loyal. He owes his amateur radio to the American Radio Relay League, and he offers it his unswerving loyalty

Essex Tabletop Sale
The great Essex Table Top Sale, hosted by Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society (CARS), returns to Danbury Village Hall CM3 4NQ, on Tuesday 6 th September

Brazil celebrates 200 years of independence
LABRE presents a new Award – WID (Worked Independence Day) – to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Independence of Brazil

Radio hams in Nuclear Power Plant Exercise
The ARRL reports the Ohio Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES®) just completed a dry-run exercise for the Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Lake County, Ohio

WRC23 preparatory activities are intensifying
The Chair of IARU Region 1 Spectrum and Regulatory Liaison Committee, Barry Lewis G4SJH, reports on the WRC23 preparatory activities

ICQPodcast – FT8 as a Messaging Network?
In this episode, Martin Butler (M1MRB) is joined by Frank (K4FMH), Chris (M0TCH) and Martin (M0SGL) to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin (M6BOY) rounds up the news in brief and in the episode’s feature FT8 as a Messaging Network

VK6WIA NewsWest
NewsWest for Sunday 28th August 2022 is the anything goes episode, where, well, anything goes.

We did invite the radioactive public to contribute, but it seems there’s more radio than active going on when it comes to sharing stories.

Dramatic aging of Swiss radio amateurs
USKA report at a recent Section Presidents conference only 25% expressed any concern about the undisputed dramatic aging of Switzerland’s radio amateurs

Races for Director and Vice Director Set in ARRL Southeastern Division
Members of ARRL, The National Association for Amateur Radio, in the Southeastern Division will choose among three candidates running for Director and four candidates for Vice Director. Those are the only contested races in this year’s election cycle for Director and Vice Director

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

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

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