Southgate Amateur Radio News

  • Bored of Directors, on Ham Radio Now

    David W0DHG and Gary KN4AQ catch up on the final details of all the proposals and revisions that are going into the ARRL Board of Directors meeting this weekend […]

  • Foundations of Amateur Radio - Episode 137

    Virtual Radio - There is a feeling of anticipation in the air, the year has started, there are so many different ideas bubbling through my mind that I feel like an excited puppy dog wagging its tail. I've been playing with a wonderful piece of software called GNU Radio […]

  • Noctilucent rocket fumes over Japan

    On Thursday, Jan. 18th, Japan's space agency JAXA launched a small rocket over the Pacific Ocean. It created a rare and amazing display of artificial noctilucent clouds […]

  • GPS lobby seeks block on use of nearby spectrum

    A GPS World article highlights the attempt by GPS interests to exclude other users from spectrum near 1575 MHz […]

  • Turn the bands green for St Patrick's Day

    In Ireland we traditionally celebrate St Patrick's Day on the 17th March. But with radio we go world wide by getting on air following the time zones as people celebrate across the globe from 12 noon on 16th March till 12 noon on the 18th Marc […]

  • Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

    Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low levels […]

  • DPØGVN WSPR Beacon in Antarctia is operational

    On January 15 in the afternoon hours, the multiband receiver of the new permanent WSPR beacon DPØGVN in Antarctica was put into operation. It is active from the German research station "Neumayer III" of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Researc […]

  • Modes used on air during 2017

    Michael Wells G7VJR has published a breakdown by mode of the amateur radio contacts uploaded to Club Log in 2017 […]

  • The English School, Nicosia students to have live discussion with astronaut in space

    On Wednesday, 24th January 2018 at 10:35:45 UTC, students of The English School in Nicosia, Cyprus will have the opportunity talk live to an astronaut in space. The astronaut will be on-board the International Space Station […]

  • 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 […]