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Southgate Amateur Radio Club News

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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 04 October 2022, 1348 UTC.

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News for Tuesday 4 October

TM1EFU Special callsign
TM1EFU Special callsign from the Pont Canal du Center crossing the Loire (71). From 30/10/2022 to 14/11/2022

Amateur Radio on the International Space Station  Contact Opportunity
The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) Program is seeking formal and informal education institutions and organizations, individually or working together, to host an Amateur Radio contact with a crew member on board the ISS

Central Coast Amateur Radio Club News
We start this week with the sad news of a Silent Key. Long time member Ross Mudie passed on September 23 leaving behind his wife Sue, sons Sam and Peter, and grandchildren Cameron, Emily and Hamish

Ofcom Business Update
Call for expressions of interest in FM sound broadcasting licences
Cyber Smart Week 2022 is coming…

Swiss ban on the sale of Anytone transceiver
Switzerland’s USKA reports the AnyTone AT-D878UV Plus transceiver has been added to OFCOM’s list of Prohibited Devices

Two new Spanish amateur radio satellites are now in orbit
Spain’s national amateur radio society URE reports two new Spanish amateur radio satellites are now in orbit

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Southgate Vibes Podcast #200
Steve Richards G4HPE
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News for Monday 3 October

Foundations of Amateur Radio

The Amateur’s Code for future generations…

Over the past while I’ve been discussing the Amateur’s Code and its place in our community. I’ve shown that it was published in 1927, despite credits to the contrary and it’s possible that it existed since 1923. I’ve discussed the original code, how it evolved and what changes have been made across the decades since.

Norwegian radio hams help at marathon

Radio amateurs provided communications support for the Oslo Marathon on September 17

Radio amateur awarded IVA gold medal

Peter SM4KEL has been awarded a gold medal by the Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA)

October edition of the Connacht Regional News Magazine

The Connacht Regional Newsletter is a Free E-Radio Magazine which is inclusive, unbiased and primarily written for the local Clubs and Groups in the Connacht Region – Galway Digital Radio Group, Galway Radio Club, Galway VHF Group, Marconi Radio Group, Mayo VHF Group, Mayo Radio Experimenters Network and Shannon Basin Radio Club.