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New for 2018!

Southgate ARC News - 11 hours 43 min ago
Following on from their successful LFA-Q compact quads, InnovAntennas are adding a more traditional looking quad to their range, which boasts two of the features of the LFA-Q

Video: HamCasters on Ham Radio Now

Southgate ARC News - 11 hours 43 min ago
The name HamCasters was created when Gary used it to label a new Reddit sub designed to be a place for ham radio podcasters, YouTubers, bloggers and media creators in general to announce their work, and for the audience to comment on it

Farnham WebSDR changes URL

Southgate ARC News - 11 hours 43 min ago
Noel G8GTZ reports the popular LF/VHF/UHF/uW web based software defined radio at Farnham near London has changed its URL

Ballots counted in 2017 Director, Vice Director elections

Southgate ARC News - 11 hours 43 min ago
The votes are in, and the ballots have been tallied at ARRL Headquarters in contested Director and Vice Director elections

Kerry Science Festival a great success for the Kerry Amateur Radio Group

Southgate ARC News - 11 hours 43 min ago
Saturday 18th November saw the Kerry Amateur Radio Group exhibit at the Kerry Science Festival. This was a great success with much interest being shown in the club stand by the many visitors to the STEM Showcase

Michigan Section Manager appointment begins on January 1

Southgate ARC News - 11 hours 43 min ago
Jim Kvochick, K8JK, of Brighton, Michigan, has been appointed as Michigan Section Manager for the first half of next year. His appointment will begin on January 1, 2018, and will continue through June 30

Interstellar asteroid 'like nothing seen before'

Southgate ARC News - 11 hours 43 min ago
Last month, telescopes around the world rushed to observe an asteroid from interstellar space as it raced through our Solar System

HamRadioNow: HamSCI / Eclipse - 2017 DCC

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 20/11/2017 - 10:13
In this video Nate Frissell W2NAF and team talk about the scientific work carried out by radio amateurs during the 2017 solar eclipse

37th Chelmsford Amateur Radio Foundation Course

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 20/11/2017 - 10:13
The Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society (CARS) will be holding their 37th Foundation training course starting Thursday, January 18 - Book Now

Australian Amateurs do first HamTV telebridge outside of Europe

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 20/11/2017 - 10:13
Led by Shane, VK4KHZ in Queensland who handled the audio on 2m. and video for a telebridge contact between the ISS and 3 Italian schools on 11 Nov. Four stations across Australia joined together to 'chain' the live video coming down from the ISS on 2.4 Ghz

Voodoo Contest Group in Suriname

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 20/11/2017 - 10:13
Members of the Voodoo Contest Group will be active as PZ5V from Paramaribo during the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 25-26th) as a Multi-2 entry

A sign of hope from Argentina’s vanished submarine: Seven mysterious signals

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 20/11/2017 - 10:13
A sign of hope from Argentina’s vanished submarine: Seven mysterious signals The Argentine government was trying to determine whether the signals could be used to pinpoint the sub

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 20/11/2017 - 10:13
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 12th November, through Sunday, 19th November there were 232 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 20/11/2017 - 10:13
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

RadFxSat launched, designated AMSAT-OSCAR 91 (AO-91)

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 19/11/2017 - 09:20
The Delta II rocket carrying RadFxSat (Fox-1B) launched at 09:47:36 UTC on November 18, 2017 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California

Australian ham radio license numbers stagnant

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 19/11/2017 - 09:20
WIA News reports amateur radio license numbers are stagnant despite lapsed licensees returning to the hobby in significant numbers

The South African Radio League discussed type approval at a meeting with the regulator ICASA

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 19/11/2017 - 09:20
This week the quarterly ICASA/SARL liaison meeting spent most of the two-hour long meeting discussing type approval and how to overcome the legal obstacles that require all equipment using the frequency spectrum to be type approved

VK6ARN NewsWest

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 19/11/2017 - 09:20
In the news this week, a monster edition of Roy's Helpline, activation of a special callsign to commemorate the birth and work of 'Father of Wireless Communication' - plus lots more..

Ofcom fines True Telecom £300,000 for mis-selling

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 19/11/2017 - 09:20
Ofcom has fined communications provider True Telecom Limited £300,000 after an investigation found the company mis-sold landline telephone services to over a hundred people

PCB prices to rise on copper foil shortage, says broker

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 19/11/2017 - 09:20
A shortage of copper and copper foil for use by the printed circuit board (PCB) industry is likely to send prices higher according to Raymond Goh, COO of Elmatica AS (Oslo, Norway), a PCB broker

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