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ARISS-Russia FM transmissions from Space Station

Southgate ARC News - 10 hours 39 min ago
On June 20 and 21, the Tanusha satellites will be connected to an antenna on the ISS Russian Service Module and transmit voice messages on 437.050 MHz FM with 145.800 MHz FM relay

Dutch national societies meet regulator

Southgate ARC News - 10 hours 39 min ago
Twice a year the two national amateur radio societies in the Netherlands VERON and VRZA have a meeting with the Radiocommunications Agency

Students take ham radio exam to prepare for ISS contact

Southgate ARC News - 10 hours 39 min ago
Four students passed their amateur radio exams in preparation for a school contact with the International Space Station in August

Irish Islands IOTA Tour 2018

Southgate ARC News - 10 hours 39 min ago
A reminder that the EIDX Group has already begun to activate all Irish IOTA Groups. Using the 'Echo Juliet' prefix, EJ0DXG will be QRV from IOTA EU-006, EU-007, EU-103 and EU-121 this summer

SARL Top Band QSO Party

Southgate ARC News - 10 hours 39 min ago
The SARL Top Band QSO Party is a fun activity to promote contacts on 160 metres between radio amateurs in Southern African countries and to encourage radio amateurs to apply for the South African Radio League Top Band Award and it takes place from 00:00 UTC on Thursday 21 June to 00:00 UTC on Monday 25 June 2018

Coverage improvements and extensions for community radio services and licencing process update

Southgate ARC News - 10 hours 39 min ago
Ofcom is today giving existing community radio licensees an opportunity to apply to improve or extend their current licensed coverage area

The ZS SOTA Weekend

Southgate ARC News - 10 hours 39 min ago
Lucas Swart, ZS6ACT, has made arrangements that the SOTA team of Sid, ZS5AYC and Adele, ZS5APT Tyler and Lucas, ZS6ACT and Magda ZS6MMS Swart will be activating two summits in the Sani Pass area over the weekend of 28 June to 1 July

Designating a universal service provider for broadband

Southgate ARC News - 10 hours 39 min ago
Ofcom has today invited interested parties to express their interest as prospective universal service provider(s) for broadband

Use of shortwave radio by financial markets

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 19/06/2018 - 09:54
Bloomberg reports that financial market traders are using a super-charged version of techniques dear to amateur radio operators worldwide

Role of radio hams in Mumbai monsoons

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 19/06/2018 - 09:54
The Indian Express newspaper reports on the invisible warriors who battle Mumbai monsoons - Radio Amateurs

Assigning Kosovo Z6 call signs 'Unauthorized and Illegal'

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 19/06/2018 - 09:54
ARRL reports Kosovo, which won its battle to become a DXCC entity earlier this year, appears to have another fight on its hands

NASA Administrator statement on Space Policy Directive-3

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 19/06/2018 - 09:54
The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on Monday’s signing of Space Policy Directive-3 by President Donald Trump

Public demo of emergency communications June 22-23

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 19/06/2018 - 09:54
Despite the Internet, cellphones, email and modern communications, every year whole regions find themselves in the dark

TM2, French special event

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 19/06/2018 - 09:54
Members of the Radio Club Vendeen RCV (F6KUF) will be active with the special callsign TM2GGR for the 50th Golden Globe Race (a second race will start on the July 1st, from Les Sables d'Olonne) between June 21st and July 5th

Attendance dips at Friedrichshafen's HAM RADIO 2018

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 18/06/2018 - 09:43
Organizers of HAM RADIO 2018 June 1-3 in Friedrichshafen, Germany, report that attendance at this year's show was down slightly from 2017

AMSAT Field Day on the satellites

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 18/06/2018 - 09:43
It’s that time of year again; summer and Field Day! Each year the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) sponsors Field Day as a 'picnic, a campout, practice for emergencies, an informal contest and, most of all, FUN!'

ICQPodcast - Talking Youth at Ham Radio 2018

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 18/06/2018 - 09:43
In this special episode, Colin M6BOY and Chris M0TCH talk to a collection of people at Ham Radio 2018 about the state of Youth Amateur Radio and ways to promote new entries to the hobby

HRN398: Guess Who's Back

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 18/06/2018 - 09:43
I'm back with my new sidekick Gwen N6GMG (she's on a trial basis). This show I talked about how I got started as a Ham, ARES and some of the events we do, and about my multi-generational HAM family

KH1/KH7Z Baker Island DXpedition news

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 18/06/2018 - 09:43
Topband advice by George, AA7JV. Hello TopBanders --The KH1/KH7Z will be active on 160m from Baker Island from June 27 to July 6 (note that dates are tentative and may change)

VP6D Ducie Island DXpedition news

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 18/06/2018 - 09:43
The VP6D Ducie Island (OC-182) 2018 project is on schedule. At Visalia and Dayton we had the pleasure of meeting many of our supporters and equipment sponsors, including: DX Engineering, Elecraft, SteppIR and Arlan Communications (RadioSport headsets)

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