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ARISS contact planned for Mackay, Australia

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 25/10/2017 - 09:55
An International Space Station ARISS contact has been planned for astronaut Paolo Nespoli IZØJPA with Beaconsfield State School, Mackay, Queensland, Australia

U.S. special event station K8R

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 25/10/2017 - 09:55
Athens County Amateur Radio Association and the Athens County Red Cross Amateur Radio Service are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Red Cross of Southeastern Ohio (formerly Athens County Red Cross) with special event station callsign K8R

Jordan’s first satellite – JY1-SAT

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 25/10/2017 - 09:55
During the final satellite integration training for Jordan’s first satellite, JY1-SAT, the team was supported for the final stages of integration by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II

International Space Station astronauts are calling CQ students

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 25/10/2017 - 09:55
The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) program is seeking proposals from U.S. schools, museums, science centers and community youth organizations to host radio contacts with an orbiting crew member aboard the International Space Station (ISS) between July 1 and December 31, 2018

September RSGB Board Proceedings

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 25/10/2017 - 09:55
The RSGB Board Proceedings for September 15, 2017 have been released, they report the new edition of Radcom Plus, now available as a convenient PDF, has been extensively downloaded

IARU Monitoring System slides available

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 24/10/2017 - 09:45
Peter Jost HB9CET has created an excellent presentation about the structure and work of IARU Monitoring System (IARUMS) Region 1 which was given at Landshut 2017

QRZ DX and The DX Magazine publisher Carl Smith, N4AA (SK)

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 24/10/2017 - 09:45
QRZ DX and The DX Magazine Publisher and Editor Carl Smith, N4AA, of Asheville, North Carolina, died on October 20. An ARRL member, he was 77 and had been a radio amateur and DXer for more than 6 decades

St Brandon DXpedition news

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 24/10/2017 - 09:45
Our last communication goes back to several months but we didn't stay inactive! All tasks are going as scheduled. The logistical operations are going on and will soon be finalized. Transport to St. Brandon has been secured by a 50% deposit. It will be a 24h journey by boat between 3B8 and 3B7

ISWL Callsigns for November

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 24/10/2017 - 09:45
The following ISWL club callsigns will be used throughout the month of November 2017

Ultra-wideband licence exempt proposal

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 24/10/2017 - 09:45
Ofcom has published a proposal to license exempt ultra-wideband equipment (UWB)

Amateur Radio is back to the young generation

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 24/10/2017 - 09:45
Mathrubhumi reports 'ham radio, the predecessor of telecommunications, is being explored by this young generation'

G0SFJ at ESA's open day in Noordwijk

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 24/10/2017 - 09:45
Here's a new video released by ESA that includes audio from NA1ISS and W0PD/N0PD

Geomagnetic storms likely this week

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 24/10/2017 - 09:45
A large hole has opened in the sun's atmosphere, and it is spewing a stream of solar wind toward Earth. Estimated time of arrival: Oct. 24th

IOTA news from OPDX

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 24/10/2017 - 09:45
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

Summary Record of IARU Administrative Council Meeting

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 23/10/2017 - 09:41
The IARU have released published a Summary Record of the 42nd meeting of the Administrative Council which note "...no agenda items for new or harmonized spectrum allocations should be sought at WRC-19"

Caution urged in using high duty cycle digital modes via satellite

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 23/10/2017 - 09:41
As a result of on-the-air observation other satellite users planning to try FT8 or MSK144 modes via satellite are encouraged use caution using these modes and possibly avoid their use completely in light of problems

Radio ham's HAARP experiment

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 23/10/2017 - 09:41
The IEEE Spectrum reports on the Slow Scan Television (SSTV) transmissions made from Alaska's HAARP facility by radio amateur Chris Fallen KL3WX

ICQPODCAST – G8BBC the official launch

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 23/10/2017 - 09:41
In this special episode, Colin M6BOY, Chris M0TCH and Martin M0SGL visit Broadcasting House in London for the official launch of G8BBC

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 23/10/2017 - 09:41
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 15th October, through Sunday, 22nd October there were 230 countries active

Bad weather prompts GB1BSW postponement

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 23/10/2017 - 09:41
As you're probably aware, a large chunk of North Wales was subjected to the remnants of Hurricane Brian yesterday!

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