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Enigma Reloaded

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 24/09/2018 - 10:22
The main goal of the enigma event is to promote as much amateur radio activity as possible all over the world, celebrating the history of the Enigma cipher machine and its crucial role in the outcome of World War II, and spreading the knowledge of those key people who contributed to its decryption

Irish National DMR net

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 24/09/2018 - 10:22
Steve, EI5DD of the IECRO radio club in Mullingar in Ireland, is planning to hold a National DMR net tonight, Monday the 24th of September at 8:30 pm sharp on the Ireland Calling Channel TG 2722

Importance of Amateur Radio

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 24/09/2018 - 10:22
During a natural disaster when the power is out and the phone towers are down, how can first responders communicate? By using ham radios!

Vi Barrett W6CBA - 70 years a radio ham

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 24/09/2018 - 10:22
One of the FBI’s first female dispatchers continues to bust stereotypes from her Fullerton living room

AMSAT President upcoming Ham Nation interview on Sept 26th

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 24/09/2018 - 10:22
AMSAT President Joe Spier, K6WAO will be featured on Ham Nation's September 26th episode #369

IberRadio 2018

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 24/09/2018 - 10:22
IberRadio is the most important ham radio fair in Spain. Fernando, EC1AME has photographed the event

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 24/09/2018 - 10:22
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 16th September, through Sunday, 23rd September there were 214 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 24/09/2018 - 10:22
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

Foundations of Amateur Radio #172

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 23/09/2018 - 11:03
Antenna Polarisation and you - The first time I came across the concept of antenna polarisation was a decade before I became a radio amateur. To connect to the internet while driving around Australia I became the proud owner of a portable satellite dish. Portable in the broadest sense of the word, 150 kilos with a dish that's 2.4m high, 1.8m wide, steel base, electronics, power and patience to erect and point

Minnesota's last ham radio store to close

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 23/09/2018 - 11:03
Fox TV news report on the closure of Radio City the last amateur radio store in Minnesota

Ten new BATC videos

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 23/09/2018 - 11:03
Ten videos of interest to amateur television and satellite enthusiasts have been uploaded to the British Amateur Television Club's (BATC) YouTube channel

dogparkSDR Version 1.13 released

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 23/09/2018 - 11:03
Dog Park Software is pleased to announce that version 1.13 of dogparkSDR has been released

QSO Today - Ray Poularas - VK2GRP

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 23/09/2018 - 11:03
In addition to his many hobbies and interests, Ray Poularas, VK2GRP, restores vintage military surplus radios back to new condition by carefully tearing down the chassis to the bare metal and rebuilding, sometimes re-manufacturing the parts by casting, milling, or 3-D printing

Japanese robots land on near-Earth asteroid

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 23/09/2018 - 11:03
Yesterday, the Japanese space agency made history by landing a pair of robots on diamond-shaped asteroid Ryugu

2018 CQ WW RTTY Contest next weekend

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 23/09/2018 - 11:03
The 2018 CQ WW RTTY Contest starts at 00:00 UTC on 29 September and ends at 23:59 UTC on 30 September with activity on 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 metres

VK6WIA NewsWest

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 23/09/2018 - 11:03
In this week’s Contesting edition of NewsWest, we promote contests that are coming up next month, including the non-contest JOTA.

New Inrad Desk Microphone

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 18/09/2018 - 10:54
We are pleased to introduce to the UK, the new DMS-629 Desk Microphone from Inrad USA. The DMS series of desk microphones are compatible with most makes of Transceiver

2018 AMSAT Board of Directors election results

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 18/09/2018 - 10:54
As a result of the 2018 Board of Directors Election, Tom Clark, K3IO; Mark Hammond, N8MH; and Bruce Paige, KK5DO; will serve on the board for two years

NASA names Holly Ridings new Chief Flight Director

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 18/09/2018 - 10:54
NASA has named Holly Ridings its new chief flight director, making her the first woman to lead the elite group that directs human spaceflight missions from the Mission Control Center at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston

Robin Banks RIP

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 18/09/2018 - 10:54
Hans Knot has today reported on Facebook - 'Just received a sad message that this afternoon around 2.25 CET Robin Banks passed away after a long period of illness due to kidney cancer.'

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