Southgate News Feed

Latest Amateur Radio News from around the world
  1. A new Australian amateur radio representative body has been formed - The Radio Amateur Society of Australia (RASA)
  2. The British Amateur Television Club report that in January, the ATV repeater GB3UT is being 'evicted' from its site at the University of Bath, along with FM repeater GB3UB and APRS digipeater MB7UB
  3. The Sentinel newspaper carried an advert for a job that might suit some radio amateurs - antenna rigger at the BBC Short Wave Atlantic Relay Station on Ascension Island
  4. The Polar Prince departed Victoria, British Columbia on December 8 and is currently sailing past Puerto Vallarta, Mexico on its way to Halifax via the Panama Canal
  5. Fifty years after the crash of an Aer Lingus Viscount airliner, registration EI-AOM, special event station EI5ØAOM remembers this tragic event and honours the 61 lives lost
  6. We are now entering the final 2 weeks of the WAW initiative, so please keep up the momentum that has been evident over the past couple of weeks
  7. According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 10th December, through Sunday, 17th December there were 217 countries active
  8. Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin
  9. Three crew members representing the United States, Russia and Japan are on their way to the International Space Station after launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 2:21 a.m. EST Sunday (1:21 p.m. Baikonur time)
  10. Patients at St. Joseph's Children's Hospital in Tampa were able to talk to Santa Claus in the North Pole over amateur radio