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 03 September 2022, 0707 UTC.

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News for Saturday 3 September

Foundations of Amateur Radio
The third clause of the original Amateur’s Code reads: The Amateur is Progressive. He keeps his station abreast of science. It is built well and efficiently. His operating practice is clean and regular

Coastal Waves and Wires
The Coastal Waves and Wires YouTube Channel looks at the current state of Amateur Radio social media

Yes, amateur radio is still a thing: Here’s why
Electronics 360 have published an article by Seth Price N3MRA describing amateur radio

ARRL Foundation grants $270,000 to amateur radio clubs
The new ARRL Foundation Club Grant Program, funded by a generous grant from Amateur Radio Digital Communications (ARDC), has awarded $270,000 to radio clubs that participated in the first round of applications

Seminar on Revolutionary Alternatives in Sunspot Prediction available
Dr. Frank Howell K4FMH gave the kick-off seminar yesterday to the HamSCI group based on the two-part RadCom article published in July and August. It was titled, ‘Revolutionary Alternatives to Sunspot Prediction,’ and is described in the HamSCI announcement below. The group has published it to the HamSCI Youtube Channel

Radio DARC
Radio DARC on 6,070 KHz, every Sunday 0900 GMT: on September 04, 22 with ESA astronaut Matthias Maurer on the subject of amateur radio on the ISS with school stations

ARRL President Emeritus Harry Dannals, W2HD (SK)
Harry Dannals, W2HD, President Emeritus of ARRL The National Association for Amateur Radio, died on August 30. He lived in Charlottesville, Virginia

ISS cosmonaut talks to Bangladeshi radio amateur
The Business Standard newspaper reports on the Amateur Radio contact that Fazlay Rabby S21RC had with cosmonaut Yury Lonchakov RA3DT who was on the International Space Station

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

Southgate Vibes Podcast #191 Steve Richards G4HPE is here with the latest edition of Southgate Vibes. Click the ‘Play’ button to listen to the latest episode
Or.. ask your smart-speaker to ‘Play The Latest Southgate Vibes Podcast’


News for Friday 2 September

New Zealand acts over importation of handheld transceivers
The Northern Advocate newspaper reports a Northland man who breached the Radiocommunications Act faces a fine of up to $30K

ARRL mourns loss of Caroline Kenney, QST Assistant Editor
ARRL, The National Association for Amateur Radio, mourns the passing of our colleague and friend Caroline Kenney. Kenney died August 18, 2022, after battling cystic fibrosis. She was 28 years old

Connacht Regional News Magzine
The September issue of the Connacht Regional News Magzine is avalable for download

VK6WIA NewsWest
NewsWest for Sunday 4th September is the Club Focus edition, where we make space for clubs to strut their stuff, and several clubs have indeed strutted
NewsWest is produced by WA Amateur Radio News for listeners on-air, on-line and on-demand.

The September-October 2022 SARC Communicator
We’re back with 130+ pages of projects, news, views and reviews

Radio Club of America announces 2022 award recipients and Fellows
The Radio Club of America (RCA) has announced its 2022 award recipients and Fellows, including amateur radio operator Edward M. Gable, K2MP

DX News from the ARRL
The American Radio Relay League’s round-up of the forthcoming week’s DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section


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