Southgate Amateur Radio News

New HAMKit VMAC PiHat v2 ATV/DATV Controller

Following in the success of the original HAMKit VMAC PiHat, coupled with the developer interest in the new v2, the design has been finalised and the production VMAC PiHat v2.4 PCB is in fabrication

NASA launches channel for Roku

There’s a new way for people to learn about NASA’s exciting missions and thought-provoking discoveries: The agency now has a channel for Roku digital media streaming devices

Debutante lighthouses for ILLW

The 2018 International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend has brought with it quite a few “Debutante” Lighthouses or those that have never been in the event previously

Grassy Island Range Lights

Members of the 'Green Bay Mike and Key Club' will be activating Lighthouses #334 and #339, in Green Bay, WI, otherwise known as the Grassy Island Range Lights on August 4th, between 1400-1800z

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

AmateurLogic 119: Field Day 2018

Join the AmateurLogic crew for Field Day 2018. We assembled and raised a Hex Beam, Cobweb, and Off Center Fed Dipole this year

RadioShack is back

ARRL reports RadioShack 'Express Stores' are to open in HobbyTown USA locations

Tony's 10m Band Report

Top stations were RC18SR, RC18EK (both Russian World Cup), EF4HQ (Spain) and EM5HQ Ukraine). Obviously the world cup stations still prominent but with the HQ Head Quarters stations out in force on Sunday

Ham radio is socially useful

Outlook India magazine interviewed Ambarish Nag Biswas VU2JFA of the West Bengal Radio Club about how Amateur Radio is socially useful

NASA debuts Online Toolkit to promote commercial use of satellite data

While NASA’s policy of free and open remote-sensing data has long benefited the scientific community, other government agencies and nonprofit organizations, it has significant untapped potential for commercialization. NASA’s Technology Transfer program has created an online resource to promote commercial use of this data and the software tools needed to work with it

Rwanda DXpedition

Members of the Italian DX Team, who will be active as 9X0T between September 27th and October 10th, will use a second callsign, 9X0Y, on FT8 only in the DXpedition mode

VK9N, Norfolk Island

Operators Everett 'Ev' W6ABM, Joseph N7BF, Russ N7QR and Peter ZL2HM will be active as VK9EV, VK9BF, VK9QR, VK9PM, respectively, from Norfolk Island (OC-005) between October 10-19th