October 22, 2020

Regulating video-sharing platforms: a guide to the new requirements

October 22, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Ofcom has today published a guide to the new regulatory requirements for UK-based video-sharing platforms (VSPs)

Radio at the Bend

October 22, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Members of the Lampasas Area Amateur Radio Klub (LAARK) will activate the special event station at the Colorado Bend State Park in Central Texas between January 29-31st, 2021

Moroccan special event

October 22, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Members of a Moroccan radio group will be active as 5E1EC to commemorate the 40th day since the passing of Boumehdi El Moujahid, CN8EC, between October 23-31st

Emergency radio exercise postponed to 2021

October 22, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Germany's DARC reports an amateur radio emergency exercise planned for November 13-15 has had to be postponed due to the Coronavirus pandemic

BATC CAT20

October 22, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - On Saturday (24 Oct) the British Amateur Television Club is hosting a virtual meet up to celebrate all things amateur television

Abraham Accords special event

October 22, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - More than 70 members of the Israel Amateur Radio Club (IARC) celebrate the Abraham Accords

IOTA News from the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

October 22, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

Tony's 10m Band Report

October 22, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Yet another fairly flat week although the weekend did improve things slightly. Best DX of the week probably FR4OO (Reunion), HI8AT (Dominican Republic), CE7VPQ, XR500M and XR33M (both specials from Chile) and V55JOTA (Namibia Scouts [and Guides, or are they all just Scouts in these days of political correctness?])

October 21, 2020

2021 Hamvention® Award Nominations Open on November 1

October 21, 2020 06:35 PM - ARRL -

Nominations for the 2021 Hamvention Awards will open on November 1. Hamvention will grant awards in the categories of technical achievement, special achievement, amateur radio operator of the year, and amateur radio club of the year.

The Technical Achievement Award recognizes important contributions toward technical excellence in the world of radio. Examples are inventions, processes, discoveri...

The Space Weather Woman

October 21, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - A Spectacular Solar Flare Fire Plume and New Bright Regions - The latest space weather forecast from Dr Tamitha Skov WX6SWW

Towards new amateur radio rules?

October 21, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - French national amateur radio society URC reports on a letter that has been sent to the Directorate General for Enterprise (DGE) calling for exam changes and a 3-tier license structure

Successful mine rescue special event

October 21, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Members of the Radio Club de Copiapo are now active as XR33M between now and November 13th. Activity is to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the successful rescue of the 33 miners in the "San José" mine in Chile

Radio hams participate in emergency exercise

October 21, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - The Fort Bragg Advocate-News reports more than 20 Mendocino County amateur radio operators participated in the Great ShakeOut exercise on Thursday, Oct. 15

FCC headquarters relocates

October 21, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - The ARRL reports the USA's communications regulator the FCC has relocated its headquarters

CQ WW DX SSB Contest

October 21, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - The CQ WW DX SSB Contest will dominate the weekend of 24 and 25 October

October 20, 2020

U.S. postal stoppage

October 20, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - The U.S. Postal Service is temporarily suspending international mail acceptance for certain destinations due to service impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic

UK's Remotely Invigilated Ham Radio Exam Success

October 20, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - The RSGB has announced on Twitter that since the introduction of Remotely Invigilated amateur radio exams that can be done from home 2,000 people have successfully passed their Foundation exam

Scouts tune in to amateur radio operation

October 20, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Members of Crystal Lake Troop 165 tuned into radio frequencies Sunday, Oct 18, to connect with fellow scouts and amateur radio operators from across the planet as part of Jamboree-on-the-Air (JOTA)

Rotuma Memorial DXpedition

October 20, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - It is reported while there, Tony will erect a monument on the island to his son, who drowned during his last visit to the island in January this year

Results of REF General Meeting released

October 20, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - French national amateur radio society REF held its General Meeting on Saturday, October 17

Malta added to CEPT Radio Amateur Licence

October 20, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - At the request of EURAO (European Radio Amateurs' Organization) this week it will be approved a modification of CEPT Recommendation T/R 61-01, also called CEPT Radio Amateur Licence, during the webmeeting WGFM#97

October 19, 2020

Robert Bankston, KE4AL, is New AMSAT President

October 19, 2020 10:59 PM - ARRL -

Robert Bankston, KE4AL, of Dothan, Alabama, is the new president of AMSAT. The AMSAT Board of Directors elected Bankston at its annual meeting on October 18, to succeed Clayton Coleman, W5PFG. Bankston has served as treasurer and Vice President of User Services. He is a life member of both ARRL and AMSAT. He volunteered to develop and launch AMSAT’s online member portal and chaired the 2018 AMS...

ARRL Logbook of The World Harmonizes Designation of FST4 Protocol

October 19, 2020 10:50 PM - ARRL -

The Logbook of The World (LoTW) Committee worked with WSJT-X developer Joe Taylor, K1JT, to harmonize the designation of FST4 among WSJT-X, the ADIF standard, and LoTW. At present, FST4 is only supported in a recently released beta version of WSJT-X. The committee’s action was to avoid the sort of confusion that cropped up among LoTW users logging contacts in FT4 when that protocol was first in...

FCC Headquarters Relocates

October 19, 2020 10:39 PM - ARRL -

FCC Headquarters has moved. The new address is 45 L St. NE, Washington, DC 20554. The change is effective immediately. The FCC announced plans to move last spring, but the transition was delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The FCC, like many federal agencies, has its own zip code, so there will be no disruption in mail delivery sent by USPS to the former address. The FCC still prohibits the delive...

ARRL Executive Committee to Meet on October 22

October 19, 2020 10:36 PM - ARRL -

The ARRL Executive Committee will meet at 1800 UTC on October 22 in closed virtual session. The panel’s primary agenda item is arrangements for the Board of Directors’ January 2021 meeting. The panel also will hear from Chief Executive Officer David Minster, NA2AA, and Washington Counsel David Siddall, K3ZJ.

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

October 19, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels

The Reverse Beacon Network

October 19, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - The Reverse Beacon Network or RBN is a service that is invaluable to CW operators. It is made up of dozens of dedicated receiving stations who report on all signals heard, both signal strength and CW speed. It is especially useful as a propagation tool. Just call CQ and see where and how well you are being heard

RASA writes to IARU President over 40m QRM

October 19, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - The Radio Amateur Society of Australia (RASA) wrote to the President of the IARU on the 1st of October over the chronic interference to the 40m band in Region 3

It came from Outer Space

October 19, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - A Hackaday article Listening to the Deep Space Network by Adam Zeloof KD2MRG describes the work of radio amateur David Prutchi N2QG

DXCC Country/Entity Report

October 19, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 11th October, through Sunday, 18th October there were 212 countries active

Investigation into BT's compliance with its obligations as a broadband universal service provider

October 19, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Ofcom has opened an investigation in relation to BT’s compliance with its obligations as a broadband universal service provider

AMSAT Board of Directors elects Robert Bankston, KE4AL, President

October 19, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - At its annual meeting, the AMSAT Board of Directors elected Robert Bankston, KE4AL, of Dothan, AL, President, succeeding Clayton Coleman, W5PFG

Japan’s first QSO between two unlicensed guest operators

October 19, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - 8J1YAB, 7-CALL Amateur Radio Club Experience station started its operation on 11th October, 2020

IOTA news from OPDX

October 19, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW

October 18, 2020

Television program in Peru highlights the role of amateur radio

October 18, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - IARU Region 2 reports the Radio Club Peruano got some good publicity for amateur radio in a TV news item produced by EFE

Ofcom EMF ham radio licence change proposal

October 18, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Essex Ham interview Leslie Butterfields G0CIB who's been looking into Ofcom's proposal to require UK radio amateurs to complete risk assessments on their transmissions regarding exposure to electromagnetic fields

IARUMS: New Coordinator and Vice-Coordinator

October 18, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - The IARU Monitoring System in Region 1 (Europe/Africa/Middle East) has a new Coordinator and and Vice-coordinator

IARU Region 1 Virtual General Conference closes

October 18, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - At the close of the IARU Region 1 Virtual General Conference on Friday, October 16, the President Don Beattie G3BJ challenged member societies, to increase their focus on “tomorrow” issues

AmateurLogic 148: 15 Years of AmateurLogic

October 18, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Celebrating 15 Years of AmateurLogic. Peter, VK3PB joins for an update. Tommy is Getting Started With The IC-705. George has some Simple and Useful Transistor Projects. Emile Calibrates With WWV Until It Hertz

117 South Africans receive their ham radio licences

October 18, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - SARL report all licences for candidates who passed the August RAE have been issued by the communications regulator ICASA

October 17, 2020

Reconstruction of Flanders Fields

October 17, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - To bring “Phoenix 2020 - The Great Reconstruction after the First World War in the Westhoek in Belgium” to worldwide attention, the radioamateurs of the UBA sections ARA from Gullegem and IPR from Ypres are joining forces

Foundations of Amateur Radio

October 17, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Recently I made a commitment to building a crystal radio. That started a fevered discussion with several people who provided many helpful suggestions. This is the first time I'm building a crystal radio and to make things interesting I'm selecting my own components, and circuit diagram. What could possibly go wrong?

Cosmic ray balloons photograph a megafire

October 17, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Cosmic ray balloons launched almost every week to the stratosphere over California are capturing unique views of the historic Creek Fire, currently burning more than 300,000 acres of Sierra National Forest

CATSync QO-100 Edition - the new CAT control tool for QO100 satellite WebSDRs

October 17, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Here comes a newly published special edition of the CATsync CAT control tool adding CAT control to web SDR receivers

A Video History of Ham Radio Print Publications

October 17, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Ham Radio Perspectives on YouTube has posted the first history of ham radio print media, from QST and CQ magazine to callbooks, manuals, catalogs, and even fiction

October 16, 2020

Florida ARES Group Publishes After-Action Book

October 16, 2020 02:05 PM - ARRL -

A new paperback aimed at the Amateur Radio Emergency Service Community, Power Out! After-Action Report and Improvement Plan by Susan Halbert, KG4VWI; Leland Gallup, AA3YB, and Gordon Gibby, KX4Z, is available on Amazon. The $5.99 paperback chronicles the after-action report of a fun and whimsical deployment exercise conducted by the Alachua County (Florida) ARES® group.

“We have actually publish...

The K7RA Solar Update

October 16, 2020 09:30 AM -

Warning issued over possible 2.8 tonne space junk collision

October 16, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - There is up to a 20 per cent chance of a major collision between two pieces of space junk on Friday afternoon, a US company that monitors space junk from New Zealand is warning

Revised proposals on regulating the transition from copper to fibre networks

October 16, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Ofcom has today published revised proposals on how our regulation of Openreach’s copper network should evolve as the company rolls out new fibre broadband services

QNews: Welcome the young into amateur radio

October 16, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - In the latest edition of QNews Geoff Emery VK4ZPP says for the technologically savvy young person, there should be a welcome entry into a technological pursuit such as amateur radio

The special event call OR39CLM (edition 2020) in Belgium

October 16, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - In Knokke-Heist (Belgium), the liberation in 1944 by Canadian troops, is commemorated annually with various ceremonies, the high point being the 'Canadian Liberation March'.

VK6WIA NewsWest

October 16, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - This week we have a silent key tribute for John VK6HZ/VK6XX, and then we’ll be delving into the history of Amateur Radio, with some extracts from the Australian Amateur Radio Magazine in 1950, and a newspaper item from 1913 about the establishment of early ship to shore radio in Western Australia

European Commission Electromagnetic Compatibility Consultation

October 16, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - IARU Region 1 report they have been engaged with the European Commission Published Initiative on “Electromagnetic Compatibility - evaluation of the EU Rules” since its announcement in February 2020

DX News from the ARRL

October 16, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

October 15, 2020

Now Open! The 15th Annual ARRL Online Auction

October 15, 2020 02:00 PM -

US school ham radio balloon approaching Greece

October 15, 2020 09:15 AM - Southgate ARC - ARRL reports on the progress of amateur radio APRS balloons launched by 11 US schools on October 9 with the aim of flying around the world

Radio ham attacked while operating near Cheltenham

October 15, 2020 09:15 AM - Southgate ARC - The Gloucestershire Echo reports a radio amateur was attacked by four men while operating from Aggs Hill, Cleeve Common, near Cheltenham

ARRL comments in Orbital Debris Mitigation proceeding

October 15, 2020 09:15 AM - Southgate ARC - In comments to the FCC, ARRL targeted two specific areas of concern regarding a Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (FNPRM) in IB Docket 18-313 - mitigation of orbital debris in the new space age

JOTA2020 from GB2GP - Gilwell Park

October 15, 2020 09:15 AM - Southgate ARC - It's Jamboree on the Air time again this weekend (17/18 Oct) and even with the restrictions in place at the moment, GB2GP - Gilwell Park - hope to be on air, albeit with a smaller event

IARU Virtual General Conference - 3rd Day

October 15, 2020 09:15 AM - Southgate ARC - The IARU Region 1 Virtual General Conference continued October 13 with three more sessions

Behind the scenes at the RSGB Convention

October 15, 2020 09:15 AM - Southgate ARC - The RSGB have released a video giving a behind the scenes view of the popular RSGB Convention that was held on October 10

Tony's 10m Band Report

October 15, 2020 09:15 AM - Southgate ARC - A very strange week with Tuesday bringing out a lot of stations from north and south America, Europe, south Africa the middle east and elsewhere. I’m still looking for 2 US states to get my Worked all States badge

October 14, 2020

Jamboree on the Air Takes Place this Weekend

October 14, 2020 07:39 PM - ARRL -

Scouting’s Jamboree on the Air (JOTA) and concurrent Jamboree on the Internet (JOTI) will be held Friday, October 16, through Sunday, October 18. A new US JOTA-JOTI website has details. Participants can register as individuals or as a group on the World JOTA-JOTI website. The page includes a directory of all who have already registered.

We would love to receive pictures and videos of you and yo...

2021 Edition of The ARRL Handbook and New Microcontroller Projects Book Available

October 14, 2020 12:44 PM -

Multiple Balloons Carrying Ham Radio Payloads Launched

October 14, 2020 11:10 AM - ARRL -

Eleven schools across the US launched helium-filled balloons carrying amateur radio payloads on October 9. The Smithsonian Air and Space Museum live-streamed the multiple launches. The balloons are trackable via ham radio on APRS (either 144.39 MHz FM or 144.34 MHz FM).

The lighter-than-air vehicles were intended to head east around the globe, although there’s no accounting for upper air current...

Northern New Jersey Section Manager Steve Ostrove, K2SO (SK)

October 14, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - ARRL Northern New Jersey Section Manager (SM) Steve Ostrove, K2SO, of Elizabeth, New Jersey, died on October 2. An ARRL Life Member, he was 74

Revised Australian Foundation amateur radio syllabus

October 14, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Australia's communications regulator, the ACMA, has announced changes to the Foundation licence syllabus, these reflect the removal of historic restrictions on Foundation licensees

Bob Buus, W2OD, appointed as Northern New Jersey Section Manager

October 14, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Bob Buus, W2OD, of Holmdel, has been appointed as Northern New Jersey Section Manager to succeed Steve Ostrove, K2SO (SK), who stepped down on September 22 due to failing health

IARU-R1 Virtual General Conference - 2nd Day

October 14, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - October 12 was the second full day of the IARU Region 1 Virtual General Conference opened with the first meeting of Committee C4 (HF)

Final call for Bath Based Intermediate Distance Learning

October 14, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - There are still some places available on the Bath Based Intermediate Distance Learning course which will run from November 2020 to March 2021

IOTA News from the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

October 14, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

October 13, 2020

ARRL Comments in Orbital Debris Mitigation Proceeding

October 13, 2020 08:55 PM -

AB1OC Wins the October 2020 QST Cover Plaque Award

October 13, 2020 08:53 PM -

Bob Buus, W2OD, Appointed as Northern New Jersey Section Manager

October 13, 2020 04:54 PM - ARRL -

Bob Buus, W2OD, of Holmdel, has been appointed as Northern New Jersey Section Manager to succeed Steve Ostrove, K2SO (SK), who stepped down on September 22 due to failing health. Buus will serve out the current term of office, which concludes on June 30, 2021. 

An ARRL Life Member, Buus had been serving as an Assistant SM and an Emergency Coordinator.  He is also an ARRL Volunteer Examiner and ...

IARU Administrative Council Addresses Wide-Ranging Agenda in Virtual Meeting

October 13, 2020 04:33 PM -

YOTA December 2020

October 13, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Ham YOTA reports that during the month of December youngsters will be active on-the-air from stations with a YOTA suffix in the callsign

Short-term restricted service licences – application window opens for 2021 period of high demand

October 13, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Ofcom has opened an application window for short-term restricted service licence applicants hoping to broadcast between 9 April and 14 May 2021 inclusive - an anticipated period of high-demand that also includes Ramadan

New tilt over mast for Limerick Clare Radio Club

October 13, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - LCARC took delivery of a tilt over mast from Air Mast on Saturday 3rd October. It is very well constructed with an excellent finish. The materials used are all top class

IARU Administrative Council addresses wide-ranging agenda

October 13, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - The Administrative Council (AC) of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) held its annual meeting (virtual) on October 8-10, 2020

Giving Back to the Birthplace of the Computer

October 13, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - The modern world has been shaped by what happened inside an English country house more than eight decades ago. It’s no exaggeration to say that at Bletchley Park, the era of the computer was born

First day of IARU Region 1 General Conference

October 13, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - IARU President Tim Ellam, VE6SH, formally opened the Region 1 Virtual General Conference on Sunday, October 11

Contact between Japanese ham radio experience stations

October 13, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - What is believed to be the Japan's first contact between two unlicensed people using amateur radio took place on October 11 between Experience Stations 8J1YAB/1 and 8J3YAA/3

October 12, 2020

Shop AmazonSmile on Prime Day, and Amazon Donates to ARRL

October 12, 2020 07:55 PM - ARRL -

Amazon Prime Day is Back! Deals start on Tuesday, October 13, and continue through Wednesday, October 14. Prime Day is one of the biggest shopping days of the year. As you browse the great deals and promotions available exclusively to Amazon Prime members, we invite you to shop at AmazonSmile, choosing the ARRL as your charity of choice.

With every qualifying purchase you make through AmazonSmil...

Tribute to Eddie van Halen

October 12, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - With the passing of Edward Lodewijk Van Halen, legendary guitarist of the band Van Halen, October 6th 2020, a special tribute event station will be on air as PA5150EVH between October 28th and at least until January 31st 2021, a few days after Eddie's birthday

Sale of amateur radio AMPRnet TCP/IP addresses raised $108 million

October 12, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - The President of Amateur Radio Digital Communications (ARDC) has announced they received $108 million from Amazon for 4 million amateur radio TCP/IP addresses

Orlando HamCation postponed

October 12, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - As the world's second largest hamfest, we pride ourselves on delivering a high-quality event to our attendees and would not want to put on a show that is anything less than what the ham radio community deserves

ICQPodcast - Massive DXing on 2m

October 12, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - n this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Edmund Spicer M0MNG to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s features is Massive DXing on 2m, an interview by Edmund Spicer M0MNG with Cesar Regalado Leon EA8CXN

DXCC Country/Entity Report

October 12, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - According to the AR-Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 4th October, through Sunday, 11th October there were 204 countries active

AMSAT-UK Online Colloquium video on YouTube

October 12, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - The video recording of the AMSAT-UK Online International Space Colloquium, held Sunday, October 11, 2020, is now available for everyone to view on YouTube

IOTA News from OPDX

October 12, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW

October 11, 2020

Two more astronauts earn Amateur Radio licenses

October 11, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - NASA ISS Ham Project Coordinator Kenneth Ransom, N5VHO, was able to work with all of the new astronaut-class graduates, as well as offer some refresher courses with already-licensed astronauts

RSGB Convention videos on YouTube

October 11, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - The video recordings from the RSGB Convention Online, held Saturday, October 10, are available to view on YouTube

Central Coast Amateur Radio Club

October 11, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Last week the club advised the success of their first HF operating night and would like to announce again the 2nd operating evening will be held on Tuesday 27th of October starting at 6:00 PM with clubroom doors to open from around 5:30 PM

BARC - October Virtual meeting

October 11, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Tools for Digital Amateur Radio Operation - Technical Talk by VU2GRM - Ram

AMSAT 2020 Virtual Symposium schedule announced

October 11, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - The 2020 Virtual AMSAT Space Symposium and Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday, October 17 from 9:00AM CDT - 5:00PM CDT. Symposium presentations will be a combination of pre-recorded and live video segments along with question and answer sessions held via a Zoom meeting

ICQ Podcast Episode 335 - Massive DXing on 2m

October 11, 2020 06:36 AM - ICQ Podcast -

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Edmund Spicer M0MNG to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s features is Massive DXing on 2m, an interview by Edmund Spicer M0MNG with Cesar Regalado Leon EA8CXN

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- Ofcom to introduce new spectrum licence conditions - French Investigation to 5G Risk - AO-27 satellite celebrates 27 years in space - New WSJT Candidate Release Features FST4 - Italy Adopts Remote Oral Amateur Radio Exams - Radio Signals from Mars - Belgium Suspends Ham Radio Exams - EANET Sprint Contest 2020 - Two Astronauts Achieve Amateur Radio Licenses

Cesar Regalado Leon EA8CXN YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqKCJjL_2fxxu79e5onsK6Q/featured

Cesar Regalado Leon EA8CXN Website - https://ea8cxn.es/

October 10, 2020

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

October 10, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels.

Waters and Stanton Discount Weekend

October 10, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - This weekend 9th - 12th October inclusive, Waters and Stanton are running a Discount Weekend to run alongside the RSGB 2020 Convention Weekend. There is a 5% Discount offer on all our products

VK6WIA NewsWest

October 10, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - In Newswest for Sunday 11th October 2020 we take a good look at contesting, including an analysis of how we went in the Remembrance Day Contest, and a look at contests coming up

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