Southgate News Feed

Latest Amateur Radio News from around the world
  1. CQ magazine has just announced the induction of three new members to the CQ Contest Hall of Fame, which honors those contesters who not only excel in personal performance but who also 'give back' to the hobby in outstanding ways
  2. Exploration of the edge of space, first by astronaut Jordan Kittinger in Project Highman, began Bill Brown’s, WB8ELK’s, fascination with, adaptation of amateur radio to high altitude weather balloons and later to smaller pico balloons
  3. Essex Ham have launched their annual Amateur Radio Survey. It is open to everyone regardless of where they live
  4. The Sydney Conference is now less than a week away. As part of the conference weekend the WIA AGM will be held on the Saturday morning. The agenda for the AGM was in the March /April edition of AR magazine
  5. The RAC Board of Directors is pleased to welcome two new officers to the RAC Executive: Doug Schultz, VE1IOU and Al Masse, VE3CWP
  6. Hams in New Zealand know it as the longest-standing amateur radio contest held by the New Zealand Association of Radio Transmitters
  7. Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels
  8. We’ve posted a number of photos of two engineering prototypes of the new Elecraft K4 direct-sampling SDR on the SWLing Post
  9. In this edition of NewsWest, we turn our attention to newcomers to the hobby, both to welcome them and to give some helpful hints to get them on their way
  10. The Orkney islands were selected for the BBC’s broadcast radio and broadband access trial because the region has poor digital radio coverage and limited fixed and mobile broadband connectivity