Southgate ARC

Latest Amateur Radio News from around the world
  1. The K9YA Telegraph is a free, monthly, general interest amateur radio magazine read by hams in more than 100 countries
  2. The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club has been holding Ham Jam sessions to help nearly licensed amateurs get started
  3. There is a huge amount of terminology and jargon associated with electronics and also in our case ham radio. As always happens many people get hold of the jargon and use it at every opportunity to sound knowledgeable or to fill some technical literature, etc
  4. Ydun's Medium Wave Info carries a report from Vincent F4HPZ that Medium Wave broadcasts from Belgium on 621 kHz will cease on December 31
  5. Ofcom has announced new annual licence fees for mobile operators, £1.093m per MHz at 900 MHz, £0.805m per MHz at 1800 MHz and £0.358m per MHz for 3.4 GHz
  6. UK amateur radio dealer Moonraker has announced a fun award that aims to increase activity on the 70/144/430 and 1296 MHz bands
  7. Mobile and broadband coverage are improving in the UK, but too many rural areas still get a poor signal – according to Ofcom’s annual Connected Nations report, published today
  8. The 100th entry for the 2019 International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend, ILLW, has just been received from DL1SWB who will be operating from Dahmeshoved Lighthouse in Germany
  9. Part 2 of George’s enhanced DTMF Radio Control and Monitoring project. Tommy’s quick and easy PiStar hot spot build instructions. Emile celebrates Skywarn Appreciation Day. Mike’s back with his Photoshop collection and a holiday ALTV Retrospect
  10. We are pleased that we can now offer refunds to ALL those that helped support the 2018 Bouvet DXpedition (3Y0Z)
  11. The South African state-owned power company has given an undertaking that there will be no rolling blackouts until the New Year (03 January 2019). This means that ZT1T will be onperating as usual between Xmas and New Year without the threat of power being switched off without warning mid-operation!
  12. On December 26th 2018 to January 8th 2019, Asfalttelegrafen is back on air on 1476 kHz with 330 watt with plenty of rock music in a medium wave radio near you!
  13. The latest version of the LoTW's Trusted QSL program (TQSL v2.4.3) is now available
  14. I am proud to announce that student registration is now open for the 2019 Dayton ConTest University ("CTU") to be held all day on Thursday May 16, 2019 at the Crowne Plaza in Dayton, Ohio.This is the day before Hamvention opens in Xenia, Ohio
  15. Please note that due to unforeseen circumstances, the date of the next IRTS Committee meeting has been changed to 19th January 2019