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Foundations of Amateur Radio #155

Southgate ARC News - 12 hours 31 min ago
How to find other Amateurs on Air - Where are all the Amateurs is a question that I am asked regularly by new entrants into our community

Breakthrough Starshot video

Southgate ARC News - 12 hours 31 min ago
In Zurich on May 9, 2018, radio amateur Zac Manchester KD2BHC gave a presentation on Breakthrough Starshot to the WORLD.MINDS MOBILITY conference

GDPR: Closure of AuroraWatch UK email alert system

Southgate ARC News - 12 hours 31 min ago
The popular AuroraWatch email alert system has closed with immediate effect, the EU GDPR data regulations and the significant financial penalties are given as a reason

GDPR: Amateur radio wiki site forced to close

Southgate ARC News - 12 hours 31 min ago
One of the casualties of GDPR on May 25 was the popular amateur radio site Amateurfunk-wiki

Jellyfish sprites over Oklahoma

Southgate ARC News - 12 hours 31 min ago
On Thursday night in Oklahoma, a swarm of jellyfish sprites flashed above an intense thunderstorm approaching Oklahoma City

Propagation de K7RA

Southgate ARC News - 12 hours 31 min ago
Sunspot activity resumed this week, after no sunspots for seven consecutive days. Average daily sunspot number was 7.7, rising from 6.4 in the previous reporting week. Average daily solar flux was 70.1, changed little from 70.2 last week

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Southgate ARC News - 12 hours 31 min ago
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Friday, 18th May, through Friday, 25th May there were 222 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Southgate ARC News - 12 hours 31 min ago
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

HAMNET amateur radio network is growing

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 25/05/2018 - 10:22
Hamnet is a high-speed digital radio network that interconnects automated ham radio stations and its services, such as Packet Radio, Allstarlink/Echolink/ IRLP, APRS, Paging and Amateur Television using radio links on the higher bands like 13 cm, 6 cm and 3 cm

Radio hams head to Kosovo and Albania

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 25/05/2018 - 10:22
DARC reports Martti, OH2BH / Z68BH, and Pertti, OG2M / Z68MM are traveling to Kosovo this week

EmComm antenna supports mounted at Wahkiakum HS

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 25/05/2018 - 10:22
Monday afternoon the County Sheriff's Department of Emergency Services teamed up with the Wahkiakum School District, Wahkiakum County PUD and the Wahkiakum Amateur Radio Club to get us one step closer to being able to deal effectively with "the big one."

Lunar eclipses and climate change

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 25/05/2018 - 10:22
Strange but true: You can learn a lot about climate change by watching lunar eclipses

DX News from the ARRL

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 25/05/2018 - 10:22
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

New Section Managers elected in five ARRL sections

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 24/05/2018 - 09:58
Five new ARRL Section Managers have been declared elected to begin their first terms of office on July 1

Amateur Radio transponders on planned Chinese satellites to include HF

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 24/05/2018 - 09:58
China's Amateur Radio Satellite organization, CAMSAT, has released some details of three new Amateur Radio satellites that could be launched as early as September. Two of the satellites, CAS-5A and CAS-6, will carry transponders, and one of them will have HF capability

Tony's 10m Band Report

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 24/05/2018 - 09:58
Another good week with Monday being top day. Most sought after DX was Z64EEF, Z68AA, Z61KR all from Kosovo plus others including EA9KB (Ceuta and Melilla).

ARRL Articles Of Association and By Laws

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 24/05/2018 - 09:58
ARRL has released a 'white paper' that provides some context to explain proposed alterations to the Articles Of Association and By Laws that the Executive Committee (EC) of the Board of Directors recommended for full Board passage at its April 21 meeting

DKARS Magazine April/May 2018

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 24/05/2018 - 09:58
The DKARS (Dutch Kingdom Amateur Radio Society) issues its own free PDF Magazine once every month

Brown University CubeSat now in space

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 24/05/2018 - 09:58
WPRI TV reports the EQUiSat satellite built by students at Brown University in Rhode Island has been launched to the International Space Station

Ham kids build, learn tech skills

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 24/05/2018 - 09:58
The Xenia Gazette reports young people were taught how to solder and built their own technology kits at Hamvention

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