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BATC CAT18

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 20/02/2018 - 10:23
This is advance notice that CAT18 and the BATC General Meeting will be held at the Midland Air Museum on the weekend of September 15th and 16th 2018

Kosovo operation comes to an end

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 20/02/2018 - 10:23
Pristina, Kosovo - Monday morning, February 19th, 2018 ES2RR, OG2M, OH1MA, OH2BH and Z62FB left Pristina and crossed the Albanian border at 2PM today on their way to their Albanian homes. They plan to work on antennas at ZA1EM and ZA1F tomorrow before finally heading to their respective countries on Wednesday

Z32ZM from Kosovo

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 20/02/2018 - 10:23
Mome, Z32ZM, informed OPDX that the next two weekends in Feb/March he will be active on all HF bands 160-10 meters using all modes (CW, SSB, RTTY, FT8 and JT65)

Pinoy students fail to reach astronauts at space station

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 20/02/2018 - 10:23
Getting to talk to astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) was supposed to be a first for Filipino students. But the live contact session on Saturday night didn’t work out as planned

Students' first entry in School Club Roundup competition

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 20/02/2018 - 10:23
The Reporter-Herald newspaper reports on the 90 Berthoud High School students who signed up to take part in the School Club Roundup February 12-16

Len Carrier, G3MAO, SK

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 20/02/2018 - 10:23
Len Carrier’s obituary is carried in this week's "Camden New Journal", under the title “Talented Len built up radio business”. The obituary is written by Dan Carrier

NARC Hamfest

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 20/02/2018 - 10:23
NARC Proposed Programme 2018 HB Hamfest. Date 7 April, Venue Napier Aero Club, Watchman Road, (Napier Airport), Napier, New Zealand

SpaceX to launch demo satellites for its high-speed internet project

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 19/02/2018 - 10:28
Elon Musk's SpaceX wants to deliver high-speed internet to the world using thousands of small satellites - and this week that plan is moving closer to reality

ICQ Podcast Episode 260 - Xiegu X108G Review

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 19/02/2018 - 10:28
In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Ed Durrant DD5LP to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episode’s feature is Xiegu X108G review by Ed Durrant DD5LP

IRTS Counties Contest

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 19/02/2018 - 10:28
A reminder that the IRTS 80 metres Counties Contest is on Tuesday next, 20th February

Geomagnetic storm in progress (G1-class)

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 19/02/2018 - 10:28
A G1-class geomagnetic storm is underway on Feb. 19th as Earth enters a stream of fast-moving solar wind

South Eastern Amateur Radio Group AGM

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 19/02/2018 - 10:28
A date for your calendar. The 2018 AGM of the group will take place on Monday the 26th of February 2018 in the Roanmore Social and Sports Centre, Cleaboy Road, Waterford, Ireland at 8.00 p.m. sharp

ARISS contact planned for school in Portugal

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 18/02/2018 - 08:48
An International Space Station school contact has been planned for Scott Tingle KG5NZA with Agrupamento de Escolas do Fundao, Fundao, Portugal

Essex Skills Night Monday

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 18/02/2018 - 08:48
Skills Night takes place at 7pm on Monday, February 19 in Danbury Village Hall, Essex, this free event is open to all

AMSAT Argentina balloon flight completes 2nd trip around the world

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 18/02/2018 - 08:48
AMSAT Argentina reports that their earth circling El PicoGlobo WSPR beacon balloon has now completed its 2nd lap around the world

Ham radio society looks to add millennials

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 18/02/2018 - 08:48
News Channel 6 TV reports Wichita Falls Amateur Radio Society consists mostly of people over age 40. So, they are making an effort to get young people involved

VK6WIA NewsWest

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 18/02/2018 - 08:48
Bob’s still out on the road on his way to the Wyong Field Day next weekend in VK2. It’s New Hams week, so Andrew shares with you what he would have liked to know starting out.. I’ll give you a quick overview on remote stations, and celebrate an upgraded license here in VK6

QSO Today Episode 185 - Mitch Gill - NA7US

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 18/02/2018 - 08:48
Mitch Gill, NA7US is the new editor of QRP Quarterly Magazine, the official journal of the QRP Amateur Radio Club International and a former columnist for both Popular Communications and CQ VHF

SatPC32 12.8d is released

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 18/02/2018 - 08:48
Amsat have announced that the English version of SatPC32 12.8d is now available for download on the author's web page

Numbers stations: The 'spy radio' that anyone can hear

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 18/02/2018 - 08:48
BBC News report that for decades, people around the globe have been able to listen in to mysterious spy broadcasts from all over the world with just a radio

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