Southgate Amateur Radio News

FUNcube Data Warehouse URL change

Dave G4DPZ reports on a change to the URL used for Data Warehouse for the FUNcube amateur radio satellites

Making a simple AM Radio

Trainee electronics engineer Chelsea Back writes in Design Spark about her first experiences with radio frequency circuits

Ofcom consults on 3.4 GHz band changes

BT-EE, Hutchison-3, Telefónica-O2 and Vodafone asked Ofcom to vary their 3.4 GHz band licences, this includes higher total radiated power (TRP) in-block and out-of-block power limits

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

IARU argues for protection from WPT spurious emissions

IARU was again represented at the meeting last week in Ankara, Turkey, where committee SE24 (Short Range Devices) met to undertake further work on the Work Item concerning Wireless Power Transmission

Tony's 10m Band Report

Plenty of AM70s about from Spain but actually quite a good week with 3 reported contacts needed to get into the lists at the weekend

Eurovision Song Contest special event

The Israel Amateur Radio Club is going to activate the following special event callsigns around the 64th Eurovision Song Contest

Astronaut Owen Garriott, W5LFL - SK

It is with great sadness that the ARISS team recognizes the passing of our great friend and colleague Astronaut Owen Garriott, W5LFL (SK). Owen Garriott died at his home in Huntsville, Alabama on April 15, 2019

Azores celebrate World Amateur Radio Day

This year to celebrate World Amateur Radio Day, the Azores Amateur Radio Union (União de Radioamadores dos Açores) will be activating it’s Azorean township Certificate

ARISS contact for students in Quebec, Canada

An International Space Station school contact has been planned for David St-Jacques KG5FYI with Ecole internationale du Saint-Sacrement, Quebec City, Canada

DXpeditions on HamSphere 4.0

On virtual amateur radio we have also DX expeditions, IOTA, Castle on the air, Lighthouse on the air. On HamSphere 4.0 IOTA are IOHS (Islands on Ham Sphere) Castles are COHS (Castles on Ham Sphere) and Lighthouse are LOHS (Lighthouse on Ham Sphere)