Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Latest Amateur Radio News from around the world
  1. Special Slow Scan Television (SSTV) transmissions are expected to be made from the International Space Station on 145.800 MHz FM around the weekend of July 15
  2. The volunteer crew from the RNLI’s Barrow station were recently on hand to receive a large donation from members of the Furness Amateur Radio Society
  3. This is a fun activity to promote contacts between radio amateurs in Kwazulu-Natal and radio amateurs in Southern African countries
  4. In the news this week we take a closer look at contesting with information about the Trans Tasman Low Bands Challenge, the RD Contest, the International Museums Weekend, a contesting tip from Scott K9JY, and lots more..
  5. There are not many radio amateurs of whom it can be said that they defined First Class when it comes to CW operating. 'Joe' Poole was certainly one of the few
  6. Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low levels
  7. We are a student team launching our 2nd high altitude balloon flight on the 27th of this month, with the launch being timed for between 1100 and 1500 and the flight lasting between 2 and 3 hours
  8. Known as the ‘father’ of radio is Guglielmo Marconi. He died in July, 80 years ago. In the late 19th century Marconi was among a few keen people experimenting with waves that had been shown by German physicist Heinrich Rudolf Hertz
  9. Yes, we’re going into space and you can be part of it! AMSAT_ZL has reached a staging point in the development of their satellite project, KiwiSAT. We’re ready to go, ready to get up there!
  10. In May, the Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) began its trial of theory and regulation assessments on-line that have proved to be very popular with about 230 people accessing them