Southgate Amateur Radio News

Foundations of Amateur Radio #180

When failure doesn't matter ... The other day I read a message from Theodore KS5I who has been around the block a couple of times. He recalls the excitement he experienced when he was first licensed in 1967, the year I was born

Essex Skills Night November 19

Skills Night takes place Monday, November 19 at Danbury Village Hall in Essex, this free event is open to all

Ham radio operators tune in

The Hindu reports radio amateurs have been asked to set up an emergency communications link in preparation for Cyclone Gaja

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

Tony's 10 Metre Band Report

A very odd week with all the real action being at the weekend, unsurprising some would say. LU9DCE (Argentina) is to be congratulated for being top DX for quite a few days and top spotter too! Other DX, YL100s (Latvia specials) 9X9PJ (Rwanda) and others,

HB9Q with LFA Yagis make EME possible to small antenna stations

Are you that guy that tells everyone 'you work the World on a wire and don't need a Yagi' ? In most cases, it is the Yagi belonging to the guy at the other end of the QSO that is doing all the work, pushing and pulling on your behalf otherwise, that QSO might not happen

Radio hams assist vessel with ill crew member

ARRL reports Amateur Radio operators associated with the Maritime Mobile Service Network (MMSN) played a significant part in summoning medical assistance on November 9

SpaceChain Foundation advances Blockchain-based satellite network

SpaceChain Foundation (Singapore), a non-profit organization combining space and blockchain technologies to build the world's first open-source blockchain-based satellite network, has announced the successful launch of its second-generation blockchain node nanosatellite

Dxpedition team heading for Chad

The Italian Dxpedition Team is pleased to announce their next operation will be from Chad, in March 2019

French Special Event

Members of the 'Radio Club of Nice' will be active as TM8AB from Nice (south France) between November 24th and December 12th

Fox-1Cliff launch – your help is needed!

Following the successful launch and deployment of Fox-1Cliff, all amateur radio satellite enthusiasts can play an important part in the commissioning of the new satellite

Top 10 DX of the Year contest

Top DX Radio Club's annual contest is from 1 December 2018 (Saturday) 00:00 UTC to 31 December 2018 (Monday) 24:00 UTC