To promote and explore the hobby of amateur radio. Providing quality training for all amateurs and in all aspect of the hobby.
Subscribe to Southgate ARC News feed
Latest Amateur Radio News from around the world
Updated: 24 min 31 sec ago

New sample edition of NZART Break-In magazine

Sat, 27/10/2018 - 09:50
New Zealand's national amateur radio society, NZART, has made the Jan/Feb 2018 edition of their magazine Break-In available as a free PDF

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Sat, 27/10/2018 - 09:50
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Friday, 19th October, through Friday, 26th October there were 228 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Sat, 27/10/2018 - 09:50
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

ARISS and Amateur Radio in Raspberry Pi magazine article

Fri, 26/10/2018 - 09:27
Radio amateur Dave Honess M6DNT is interviewed in the popular Raspberry Pi magazine MagPi about 'Taking Education to the Stars'

Channel292 tests

Fri, 26/10/2018 - 09:27
The Amateur owned and run AM Short-wave broadcast station CHANNEL292 will be starting testing on their new 41 metre broadcast band frequency of 7440 kHz from this weekend onwards

France: Ham Radio exams and 60m band

Fri, 26/10/2018 - 09:27
The French digital amateur radio society DR@F reports the Directorate General for Enterprise (DGE) intends to make changes to the amateur radio exams and permit the WRC-15 60m allocation

Charlie Tango DX Group forum changes

Fri, 26/10/2018 - 09:27
You may have heard, or may have seen for yourself, that the old Charlie Tango DX Group forum has been taken over by a different forum host/provider

ISWL callsigns for November

Fri, 26/10/2018 - 09:27
The following ISWL club callsigns will be used throughout the month of November 2018

70cm RB-TV beacon in Catalonia

Fri, 26/10/2018 - 09:27
On October 23rd a 70cm RB-TV beacon was installed in Catalonia. The beacon is based on a remote controlled raspberry pi with F5OEO software, located at the top of Montjuïc mountain in Barcelona (JN11BI)

Galileo GPS - FCC to vote on use of signals in USA

Fri, 26/10/2018 - 09:27
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has said it will vote in November on whether to allow U.S. GPS receivers to access the Galileo global navigation satellite system (GNSS)

DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 26/10/2018 - 09:27
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Tony's 10m Band Report

Thu, 25/10/2018 - 10:13
Monday and Sunday were good days but the rest were sadly lacking. Best DX or most popular anyway, were 9Z4Y (Mark still hanging in there, Trinidad and Tobago), CE2WNW (Chile), P4/NT5V (Aruba), FY5KE (French Guiana) and quite a few others

UKube-1 falls silent

Thu, 25/10/2018 - 10:13
UKube-1, the UK Space Agency’s first CubeSat, was launched into space in July 2014. It completed its successful nominal mission fourteen month later in September 2015

Atmospheric radiation is increasing from coast to coast in the USA

Thu, 25/10/2018 - 10:13
So you thought Solar Minimum was boring? Think again New research shows that atmospheric radiation is increasing from coast to coast in the USA--an ironic result of low solar activity

ESEO's educational story continues

Thu, 25/10/2018 - 10:13
The European Student Earth Orbiter (ESEO) has concluded its test campaign. The ESEO student teams gathered in the Netherlands, October 18, for a last precious lesson before the satellite is launched

Armando M0PAM

Thu, 25/10/2018 - 10:13
After his nightmare neighbour experience, Armando, M0APM is preparing a legal challenge against a nuisance that anyone who takes up amateur radio as a hobby can experience: Unwanted attention from nightmare neighbours supported by council officials

Italy gains access to 60 metre band

Thu, 25/10/2018 - 10:13
It looks as if Italian radio amateurs have just been allocated a slice of spectrum on the 60 metre band

Tech On The Air Net

Thu, 25/10/2018 - 10:13
Tuesday, 30th October, is the fifth Tuesday of the month and that means only one thing in Townsville - The Tech On The Air Net will be happening from 7-30pm on the Townsville VHF Repeater, VK4RAT

ROTA Recipes On The Air

Thu, 25/10/2018 - 10:13
ROTA is the one and only World Wide Recipe Swapping Net

Mexico’s FMRE requests clear frequencies for Hurricane Nets

Wed, 24/10/2018 - 09:58
ARRL report the Federación Mexicana de Radioexperimentadores (FMRE), Mexico’s IARU member-society, is asking radio amateurs to avoid 7.060, 7.130, and 14.120 MHz, where Category 4 Hurricane Willa emergency nets are operating (in Spanish)