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Foundations of Amateur Radio #167

Southgate ARC News - 3 hours 34 min ago
Getting Started - Don't get me started, Let's start this thing, Where do I start, Start me up, I could go on, but I have better things to do today, like starting a podcast

Raspberry Pi at Cray Valley ARS

Southgate ARC News - 3 hours 34 min ago
In his OneNewHam blog Andrew 2E0ONH writes about his visit to S.E London for a Raspberry Pi talk at the Cray Valley Radio Society given by Essex Ham's Pete M0PSX

ARISS contact planned for school in Parchim, Germany re-scheduled

Southgate ARC News - 3 hours 34 min ago
An International Space Station school contact has been planned for Alexander Gerst KF5ONO with Friedrich-Franz-Gymnasium Parchim, Parchim, Germany

Ham Radio Speaker Wire Antenna

Southgate ARC News - 3 hours 34 min ago
This video from Jerry KG6HQD shows you don't need an expensive antenna to get on-the-air

UK Amateur Radio Foundation syllabus changes

Southgate ARC News - 3 hours 34 min ago
Essex Ham have published their initial impressions of the new 2019 exam syllabus and how it may affect the teaching of the Foundation course

A large coronal hole turns toward Earth

Southgate ARC News - 3 hours 34 min ago
A large hole in the sun's atmosphere (a 'coronal hole') is turning toward Earth, spewing solar wind toward our planet

Portuguese lighthouses 'On The Air' for ILLW 2018

Southgate ARC News - 3 hours 34 min ago
Look for the following Portuguese Lighthouses to be on the air for the upcoming International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend (August, 18-19th)

Parachute Mobile Mission 32

Southgate ARC News - 3 hours 34 min ago
Two missions completed, two more to go. Come join us! Make a contact with a skydiver

KTVZ report on new ham radio emergency coordinator

Southgate ARC News - 3 hours 34 min ago
KTVZ TV News reports a new emergency coordinator has been appointed for the Deschutes County Amateur Radio Emergency Service (DCARES)

VK6WIA NewsWest

Southgate ARC News - 3 hours 34 min ago
In the bulletin this week we bring you news of a new FT8 mode, an update for micro-bit-x users, as well as updates from the ACMA, RASA, the NewsWest dinner and raffle and more

25th anniversary of 'Lighthouse Weekend'

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 17/08/2018 - 09:31
The International Lighthouse and Lightships Weekend is happening this weekend, August 18-19th. ILLW is one of the largest operating events in the amateur radio calendar, with more than 400 lighthouse/lightship activations in 40 countries, and tens of thousands of amateur stations wanting to work them

FT8CALL it's FT8 but with chat

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 17/08/2018 - 09:31
FT8Call is a derivative of the WSJT-X application, restructured and redesigned for keyboard-to-keyboard message passing. It is not supported by, nor endorsed by, the WSJT-X development group

RAC Amateur of the Year Award to be presented on September 11

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 17/08/2018 - 09:31
http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2018/august/rac-amateur-of-the-year-award.htm

New 10 watt 10 Band HF kit on the way from QRP Labs

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 17/08/2018 - 09:31
At the recent Youngsters on the Air event in South Africa, participants got to construct and build a new 10 watt 40m SSB/CW transceiver kit from QRP-LABS in the UK

Heavier duty guying accessories for lightweight telescopic masts

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 17/08/2018 - 09:31
Following on from the successful launch of the Tactical 7000hds telescopic mast, SOTABEAMS has designed some new guying hardware to compliment the mast

New Acting Section Manager for Saskatchewan: Dave Scarfe, VE5UO

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 17/08/2018 - 09:31
I am pleased to announce that Dave Scarfe, VE5UO, has accepted the role of Acting Section Manager of the Saskatchewan Section effective immediately. Welcome aboard Dave!

ARISS contact planned for school in Parchim, Germany

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 17/08/2018 - 09:31
An International Space Station school contact has been planned for Alexander Gerst KF5ONO with Friedrich-Franz-Gymnasium Parchim, Parchim, Germany. The downlink signals will be audible in Europe

Review of the 070 number range

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 17/08/2018 - 09:31
Ofcom has today published a draft statement on the regulation of telephone numbers beginning with 070, following a review of this market

Inverhuron ham radio club to activate lighthouse

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 17/08/2018 - 09:31
The Kincardine News report on plans to activate the Kincardine Lighthouse on Saturday, August 18 for International Lighthouse and Light Ship Weekend

DX News from the ARRL

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 17/08/2018 - 09:31
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

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