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 27 September 2022, 1401 UTC.

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News for Tuesday 27 September

Iran Drones (UAVs)
Andy, G0SFJ has made available public domain leaflets from Iran about the drones they sell

Sandton ARC Power Hour Tech Talk
You are reminded that the next Sandton ARC Power Hour Tech Talk will take place from 19:00 CAT on Thursday 29 September

Final Call for Papers
This is a call for papers for the 40th annual AMSAT Space Symposium

Mid Century Television – Live, Local and Unpredictable late 1950s television
In the late 1950s television networks ruled the airwaves from 7 to 11 PM, but outside of that timeslot television was live, local and unpredictable

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

Southgate Vibes Podcast #198
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 Monday 26 September

Proposed Next-Generation Radio Frequency Spectrum Policy
The South African Amateur Radio League (SARL) reports the Ministry of Communications and Digital Technologies has published a draft RF Spectrum policy document and comments are requested

How to build a ham radio HF dipole antenna
Electronics Notes describes how to build an HF dipole antenna for the amateur radio bands

LX9S Jamboree On The Air
LX9S will be on the air from Luxembourg as part of the 65th Jamboree On The Air (JOTA) on October 14-16

Winterthur: Build your own satellite ground station
As part of a move to reach out to the Maker community Switzerland’s national amateur radio society USKA is holding a build your own satellite ground station workshop

Radio Science 2.0: ham radio activities for kids in Romania
Fondul Stiintescu, started in April a program dedicated to the children and young people in order to experience applied science with the help of amateur radio

ICQPodcast – Tips from the Shack
Colin (M6BOY) rounds up the news in brief and in the episode’s feature Tips from the Shack

Reminder for Hawaii radio amateurs:

The ARRL Hawaii SET happens on Saturday, 01 October 2022, 0900-1230 HST. For more information, please go here:

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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