Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Latest Amateur Radio News from around the world
  1. The ARRL report the Caribbean Emergency and Weather Net (CEWN) activated this week on 3.815 MHz for Tropical Storm Harvey, located in the Eastern Caribbean
  2. The Government of Canada has just released a consultation document to implement the changes from World Radio Conference 2015 (WRC-15) including 60 metres. Note that these are in addition to continuing the domestic allocation of five channels congruent with the United States
  3. The second of the three SARL HF Contests, the HF Digital Contest, is on the air this afternoon, 20 August, from 13:00 to 16:30 UTC with PSK31 and RTTY activity on 20, 40 and 80 metres
  4. Keith, G6NHU reviews three popular methods of transmitting WSPR on his blog
  5. The topic of this week's video is automatic link establishment or ALE. This time I'm presenting an ALE compatible Broadband terminated dipole antenna
  6. The results are in and SmartSDR V2.0 is a huge success! We excited to see that a significant percentage of customers have already upgraded to the new version in less than a month. The release has been one of our most successful yet, despite being one of the biggest
  7. Amateur radio experts, engaged by security agencies to monitor cross-border radio chatter in the Darjeeling Hills region, have helped in the detection of at least 4 transceivers operating in the Hills illegally
  8. Plenty of people attending Hamfest 2017 at the Painted Hand Casino had talked to George Williams before, but they might know him by another name. He would be better known by his call sign VE5GTW, or “Great Tasting Whiskey.”
  9. Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low to moderate levels
  10. The revised NCVEC Form 605 must be used at exam sessions starting on August 21. Both the new FCC and NCVEC forms ask applicants if they have been convicted of a felony in any state or federal court. This conforms with FCC requirements to evaluate an applicant's qualifications to hold any FCC-issued license