Southgate Amateur Radio News

ISS Slow Scan TV June 5-6

A Russian MAI-SSTV event is planned from the International Space Station for Wednesday, June 5 from 12:00-16:00 GMT and June 6 from 11:30-15:30 GMT

New book on the Icom IC-7300

I am pleased to announce that my new book, 'The Radio Today guide to the IC-7300' is now available from Amazon, Kindle, and the RSGB bookshop. In Amazon just search for ‘IC-7300 book’. Before you buy a copy, check out the reviews on Amazon

VK6WIA NewsWest

In this Contesting edition of NewsWest, we have information on the Trans-Tasman, the IARU HF, the Winter VHF/UHF field day, the VK Shires, Remembrance Day and the International Lighthouse lightship weekend, a full bag

ESEO satellite update

AMSAT-UK reports their amateur radio payload on the ESEO satellite has been activated

Springtime Section Manager election results announced

In the only contested Section Manager election this spring, ARRL members in Utah have re-elected Mel Parkes, NM7P, as Section Manager for a new 2-year term of office that starts on July 1

Radio interference from solar panels

VERON reports the Netherland's communications regulator Agentschap Telecom has given tips on preventing interference from solar panels

Radio News magazine reports Radio News was an American monthly technology magazine published from 1919 to 1971

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

Tony's 10m Band Report

Not a bad week at all. Still the Spanish AM70 stations are dominating things. I’m up to 65 th in the UK, still needing AM70L and AM70P on ten metres (on FT8 of course). A couple of weeks to go yet. Just got my Gold certificate, some way to go for the Platinum!

Moonraker becomes MFJ distributor

Moonraker is pleased to announce that it has secured an agreement with MFJ Enterprises to distribute its products in the UK and Europe

Polar Mesospheric Summer Echoes

Around the Arctic Circle, VHF radio signals are starting to echo from Earth's upper atmosphere--a phenomenon called 'Polar Mesospheric Summer Echoes.'

ARISS school contact with Costa Rica web streamed

The contact will be a telebridge between OR4ISS and IK1SLD, located in northern Italy. The contact will be audible in Europe on 145.800 MHz. Moreover, the event will be web streamed by the telebridge station