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Inferior conjunction of Venus

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 23/10/2018 - 09:42
This week, something strange and wonderful is happening to the shape of Venus

Sinking of the S.S. Dundalk

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 23/10/2018 - 09:42
The Dundalk Amateur Radio Society are activating a Special Event Station EI100SSD to commemorate the sinking of the S.S. Dundalk which occured 14th Oct, 1918

Daring spies who broadcast from behind enemy lines

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 23/10/2018 - 09:42
An ITV News report says: Owning just one of them in World War Two carried the death penalty, but Ian Keyser, G3ROO has more than a dozen - ensuring a piece of secret history is brought out into the open. So what are they?

Montreal's 'radio doctor'

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 22/10/2018 - 09:20
CBC reports on Montreal's 'radio doctor', Joseph Hovsepian, who says he is part of the last generation that knows how to repair electronics

Scouts in Langley learn how to communicate during emergencies

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 22/10/2018 - 09:20
Weekend event at Camp McLean part of worldwide Jamboree On The Air and Jamboree On The Internet

Latvia's 100th birthday

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 22/10/2018 - 09:20
The special amateur radio callsign prefix YL100 has been created to celebrate Latvia's 100th birthday. Latvia will celebrate this centenary on 18th November 2018

Ducie Island report

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 22/10/2018 - 09:20
Good morning from Ducie Island. We are progressing well

Holy Land DX Group at Masada Fortress

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 22/10/2018 - 09:20
Members of the Holy Land DX Group will operate from the heart of 'Masada Fortress' as 4X0M (M=Masada) between January 4-6th, 2019

Bouvet Island DXpedition news

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 22/10/2018 - 09:20
This past week the Rebel DX Group announced their 3Y0I band plan – frequencies and modes they will use while operating from Bouvet Island

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 22/10/2018 - 09:20
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 7th October, through Sunday, 14th Oct there were 228 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 22/10/2018 - 09:20
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

Ham radio training - Assesors rule change

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 21/10/2018 - 08:45
WIA Director and Company Secretary Peter VK8ZZ reports on planned changes to the rules for amateur radio training assessors

JY1SAT pre-launch integration video

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 21/10/2018 - 08:45
JY1SAT is a one unit CubeSat, dedicated to the memory of His Majesty the late King Hussein, the first founder of the HAM Radio in Jordan and holder of call sign JY1. This will be Jordan's first satellite

South African Ham Radio exam results

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 21/10/2018 - 08:45
The results of the October 13, 2018 Radio Amateurs Exam (RAE) are now available on the South African Radio League (SARL) site. The exams are held twice a year, in May and October

QSO Today - Mark Rosenberg - 4X1KS

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 21/10/2018 - 08:45
While exposed to amateur radio at an early age, it was not until Mark Rosenberg, 4X1KS, got his first license and upgraded quickly within a few short months, in Memphis, Tennessee

Radio hams ready to respond in Alaska

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 21/10/2018 - 08:45
TV broadcaster KTUU reports a hobby that helped save Alaskans during the 1964 earthquake is still keeping communications online when natural disasters shut them down

Reciprocal ham radio callsigns in the UK

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 21/10/2018 - 08:45
In response to FoI request Ofcom released a list of Reciprocal amateur radio callsigns issued between January 2010 and December 2017, it included G4, G5+2 letters, G5+3 letters, G6, G8 and M0 calls

SSTV from space for JOTA and Space Station NA1SS active

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 21/10/2018 - 08:45
Adil Namakoe YD3HNL has released a video of the Slow Scan TV pictures he received during Jamboree On The Air from the amateur radio satellite IO-86

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 21/10/2018 - 08:45
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels

JOTA-JOTI FUNcube Challenge

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 20/10/2018 - 10:07
During Jamboree On The Air this weekend, a special, coded, Enigma message will be transmitted from the FUNcube-1 (AO73) satellite

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