Southgate Amateur Radio News

Amateur Radio Software Award

Claus, AE0S, reminds everyone that special event station K1A will be active for the 'Amateur Radio Software Award' between September 25th and October 4th, 2020. The special event station promotes innovative, free and open amateur radio software

RSGB release Board Proceedings for August

The RSGB has released the proceedings for the August 15 Board meeting where concern was expressed that just two Societies [RSGB and DARC] were providing about 50% of IARU Region 1 income

LOTW user guide

If you are a new user or planning to use "Logbook of The World" (LoTW), Gary, ZL2IFB, has put together an easy step-by-step guide or should we say manual (about 33 pages with pictures) to help you use LoTW

The Space Weather Woman

A Coronal Hole, A Bright Region and A Red Planet - The latest space weather forecast from Dr Tamitha Skov WX6SWW

TV set knocks out Openreach broadband

Openreach VDSL-2 broadband is known for causing interference to radio reception but in this case a TV set was knocking out the broadband and it took Openreach 18 months to resolve the problem

Copper Plated

'Following the French discovery of 7 MHz RF benefitting the growth of plants in last week’s news, we have more……..'

The Day of the YL's Memorial Contest (7th-8th November 2020)

This contest is in memory of Carine DUBOIS. F5ISY. She developed the YL contest and did not ever see it to the end. Carine F5ISY passed away November 3rd and we will remember her at the weekend of Saturday 7th November and Sunday 8th November

New multimode beacon network for South Africa

The VHF Working Group has been investigating digital options so that a reverse beacon network could be established to monitor the various propagation modes, such as tropospheric propagation and others

New JA RTTY sub-bands

Hide, JH8KYU/1, wants to remind everyone of the new JA RTTY sub-bands during the CQWW DX RTTY Contest (September 26-27th)

Ofcom fines Panjab Radio £30,000

Ofcom has imposed a £30,000 financial penalty on Panjab Radio for serious breaches of our broadcasting rules

SI9AM to close

The King Chulalongkorn Memorial Amateur Radio visitor's station SI9AM in Ragunda, Sweden, was established in 2000 but following of years of losses and the pandemic it is to permanently close down

DXCC Country/Entity Report

According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 13th September, through Sunday, 20th September there were 202 countries activeS