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The first 'nation in space' has officially left Earth

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 15/11/2017 - 09:53
An Orbital ATK Antares rocket carrying a cubesat named Asgardia-1 launched from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia early Sunday. The milk carton-sized satellite makes up the entirety of territory of the self-proclaimed "Space Kingdom" of Asgardia...

Satellites made simple!

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 15/11/2017 - 09:53
On Wednesday 22nd of November, Keith EI5KJ will give a talk and a small demonstration about working Amateur Radio Satellites titled 'Satellites made simple!' at the Wexford Wireless Club EI2WWC

Guinea Bissau DXpedition

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 15/11/2017 - 09:53
The Italian DXpedition Team are active as J5T from Bubaque Island (AF-020) this week between until November 26th

All WX Solar Powered Amateur Radio Field Station

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 14/11/2017 - 10:26
In today's video I'd like to discuss the concept of a solar-powered field station for amateur radio emergency communications

German radio hams get 5 MHz band and 50 MHz extension

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 14/11/2017 - 10:26
The DARC report that effective November 11, 2017 radio amateurs in Germany were permitted to use the new 60m band and an extended 6m band

ARISS contact rescheduled

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 14/11/2017 - 10:26
An ARISS educational school contact is scheduled for for Paolo Nespoli IZØJPA with Carmelita Manara, Milano, Italy and I.C. “Pascoli Forgione”, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy

SDR pioneer Dr. Vanu Gopal Bose dies at 52

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 14/11/2017 - 10:26
Software Defined Radio pioneer Dr. Vanu Gopal Bose passed away on November 11, 2017 aged 52

Australian presented with Yasme Foundation Excellence Award

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 14/11/2017 - 10:26
These prestigious awards, which began in 2008, recognise individuals and groups who have made a significant contribution to Amateur Radio

This Amateur Radio Direction Finding is a lil different..

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 14/11/2017 - 10:26
Australia's famous TARC Monster Xmas Lights Tour is on again, happening Friday evening December 15th

RadFxSat (Fox-1B) Telemetry Reception Challenge

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 13/11/2017 - 09:59
Get FoxTelem set up and ready to go on Tuesday! The first amateur radio operator that successfully receives RadFxSat (Fox-1B) telemetry and uploads it to the AMSAT server will receive a commemorative 3D printed QSL card

AmateurLogic 111: Some Fella with Blue Teeth

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 13/11/2017 - 09:59
Tommy builds a dummy load with a scope sample port. Peter controls an Arduino from his phone with Bluetooth. George experiments with LED current draw. Emile’s got a new tuner

New allocations for Colombian radio hams

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 13/11/2017 - 09:59
Radio amateurs in Columbia have been granted the 2200, 630 and 60m bands

ICQPODCAST Episode 253 - Using PSK31

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 13/11/2017 - 09:59
In this episode, Martin is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Edmund Spicer M0MNG, and Bill Barnes N3JIX to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episode’s feature is Using PSK31

December YOTA event

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 13/11/2017 - 09:59
Once again, it's time for the IARU Region 1 December YOTA event when several youngsters from Member Socities will become active with YOTA as suffix in the call sign

Rotuma Island DXpedition

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 13/11/2017 - 09:59
Operators Tony/3D2AG, Heye/DJ9RR, Erno/ DK2AMM, Hans/DL6JGN and Ronald/PA3EWP will be active as 3D2EU from Rotuma Island (OC-060) between February 23rd and March 16th, 2018

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 13/11/2017 - 09:59
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 5th November, through Sunday, 12th November there were 224 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 13/11/2017 - 09:59
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

Dutch regulator takes Enforcement Action

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 12/11/2017 - 10:07
The Netherlands regulator Agentschap Telecom reports radio amateurs failing use their call sign correctly have been fined or issued with formal warnings

Iceland plans to end ham radio call sign discrimination

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 12/11/2017 - 10:07
On November 9, 2017 Iceland's Ministry of Transport and Local Government has published draft changes to the Radio Regulations for comment

AMSAT RadFxSat/Fox-1B launch delay

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 12/11/2017 - 10:07
United Launch Alliance (ULA) announced on November 6 that the launch of the Delta II rocket carrying RadFxSat has been delayed due to a faulty battery on the booster. The launch is now scheduled for Tuesday, November 14th at 09:47 UTC

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