Southgate Amateur Radio News

QSO Today - Burt Fisher - K1OIK

Burt Fisher, K1OIK, raised a stir and perhaps the ire of many hams with a 2008 YouTube video critical of amateur radio operators and their operating practices

Montana's Dept of Justice to issue 200 ham radios

The Havre Daily News reports Montana's Havre and Hill County Local Emergency Planning Committee intend to take up a Department of Justice offer of amateur radio equipment

Makrothen RTTY Contest

The Makrothen is coming! The Makrothen RTTY Contest is 1 month away! Originally conceived by Waldemar Kebsch, DK3VN and now sponsored by Pizza Lovers 259 (PL259), the contest takes place each year during the second full weekend in October

Practical Wireless 70MHz Contest

The Practical Wireless 70MHz Contest takes place on Sunday 22nd September 13:00 to 16:00 UTC

The SARL RF Noise Workshop 28 September

The workshop at the NARC on 28 September starts with a panel discussion about various ways to solve mains induced noise. The panel will present a case study and will show how, with a few simple measures, a reduction in mains noise can be achieved

Amateur Radio Is There When All Else Fails

Jefferson Public Radio (JPR) interviews Joe Bassett W1WCN and Steve Bosbach KW5V about the role of amateur radio in a natural disaster

FT4 Contest results released

The RSGB Contest Committee have released the results of the first 80m FT4 one hour contest

NO-104 camera will be 'live' this week

Controllers for NO-104 (PSAT-2) announced on September 13 that they have commanded the camera to take a picture and store it into memory every 10 minutes. This mode should last for 7 days or at least to next commanding session on Monday

Two contests this coming weekend

The second leg of the The South African Radio League (SARL) VHF/UHF Digital Contest is on the air from 10:00 UTC on Saturday 21 September to 10:00 UTC on Sunday 22 September 2019 with activity from 6 metres and up

Foundations of Amateur Radio

Planning for an outing - Recently I had the opportunity to use a new radio whilst I was far away from my shack. It wasn't unexpected, I took the radio with me, planned for the experience and packed light with intent

Taurus-1 with Codec-2 transponder launched

Taurus-1 (Jinniuzuo-1) carrying an amateur radio FM to Codec-2 transponder was launched on a CZ-4B rocket from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center on Thursday, September 12 at 0326 GMT

FCC seeks to streamline its hearings process

The FCC is asking for public comments on procedural changes that, if adopted, would streamline many administrative hearings under the Communications Act of 1934, as amended

The Space Weather Woman

Sound the All Clear After Aurora - The latest space weather forecast from Dr Tamitha Skov WX6SWW

Satellite, GNU Radio and SDR talks released

Mark M5BOP reports the complete set of amateur radio technical talks from this year's Martlesham Microwave Round Table is now available to watch on YouTube

SSTV on BBC's 'The Capture'

Whilst watching a recording of episode 2 of 'The Capture' on BBC 1 a couple of nights ago, I suddenly heard a familiar sound