Southgate ARC

Latest Amateur Radio News from around the world
  1. Its that time of year again. Every January IECRO runs its membership drive campaign
  2. The Christchurch ARC (NZART branch 05) is pleased to announce an informal award to celebrate the club’s centenary
  3. Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) has received schedule confirmation for an ARISS radio contact with astronauts. ARISS is the group that puts together special amateur radio contacts between students around the globe and crew members with ham radio licenses on the International Space Station (ISS)
  4. In July 2020 Australia followed other countries and stopped forcing radio amateurs to change callsign every time they got a new qualification or moved to another part of the country
  5. The United Kingdom is somewhat unique in the world for requiring those households which view broadcast television to purchase a licence for the privilege
  6. Germany's Federal Network Agency BNetzA take radio interference seriously and in 2020 dealt with over 3,500 cases
  7. Frank Howell K4FMH of ICQ podcast is talking on this subject at the Denby Dale amateur radio club on Weds January 20th at 7.30pm (1930utc)
  8. Germany's amateur radio round table (RTA) has commented in a letter on the Federal Network Agency BNetzA draft plan for the year 2021
  9. Clint Turner, KA7OEI, is an experimenter, builder, and operator on all bands and modes
  10. In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard (M0TCH), Martin Rothwell (M0SGL), Ed Durrant (DD5LP), Frank Howell (K4FMH) and Bill Barnes (WC3B) to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and in this episode’s features How to improve your Handy Talkie