Southgate Amateur Radio News Feed

Latest Amateur Radio News from around the world as compiled by the Southgate Amateur Radio Club web site.

Radio hams provided emergency comms during wildfire

The LAist reports volunteer radio operators are a lifesaver during emergencies in the San Bernardino National Forest

Homebrew wattmeter pays homage to sturdy original

If there's one instrument that hams and other radio enthusiasts covet, it's the venerable Bird 43 Thruline wattmeter. The useful RF tool has barely changed in the nearly 70 years since it was first introduced, and they’re built like a tank

2022 SARL Contest Manual

The SARL Contest Working Group invites Clubs and individuals to submit ideas for new contests or propose changes to the current contests and General Rules for the 2022 SARL Contest Manual

Bouvet Island DXpedition update

The following news was posted on the 3Y0J FaceBook page on September 22nd


The International DX Association (INDEXA) will be supporting the upcoming 3Y0J DXpedition with a grant of 15,000 USDs which is equal to the largest grant ever provided by INDEXA

Belgian special event

Special callsign OT5IDPD will be on the in observance of the 'International Day of Disabled Persons' (IDPD) between November 3rd and December 3rd

5 MHz propagation study award

Four logs received for the 5 MHz SARL Worked All ZS Award met the criteria to be considered for the propagation study

The latest edition is out now!

The latest episode of our amateur radio podcast - Southgate Vibes - is out NOW!