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More ARRL contest award certificates now available for download

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 21/07/2018 - 09:49
The ARRL Contest Branch has announced that more contest award certificates are now available for download from the ARRL website in PDF and JPEG formats. Just enter the call sign used

Spiders and space weather

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 21/07/2018 - 09:49
Did you know that spiders can fly? New research shows that arachnids can launch themselves into the air using electric fields as a form of propulsion

France to slash public broadcasting budgets by €190m

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 21/07/2018 - 09:49
The French government said Thursday that it would demand 190 million euros of spending cuts

Norfolk Island operation

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 21/07/2018 - 09:49
Operators Takao JO7GVC and Hirokazu JK7LXU will be active as VK9/homecall from Norfolk Island (OC-005) between October 9-14th

Mayotte DXpedition

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 21/07/2018 - 09:49
Members of the Czech DXpedition team (CDXP) will be active as TO6OK from Mayotte (AF-027) between September 20th and October 6th

Propagation de K7RA

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 21/07/2018 - 09:49
Over three weeks of blank sun! Spaceweather.com reported 22 consecutive days with no sunspots as of Thursday, and there is nothing to indicate when sunspots will return

VERON: WiFi interference allegations are Fake News

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 20/07/2018 - 10:16
VERON report the help desk of the Netherlands cable operator Ziggo inferred a radio amateur could be the cause of WiFi interference. VERON describe this as Fake News

New HAMKit VMAC PiHat v2 ATV/DATV Controller

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 20/07/2018 - 10:16
Following in the success of the original HAMKit VMAC PiHat, coupled with the developer interest in the new v2, the design has been finalised and the production VMAC PiHat v2.4 PCB is in fabrication

Amateur radio innovation is alive and well

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 20/07/2018 - 10:16
The RSGB announces "Amateur research and innovation is far from over; indeed, we may well be at the dawn of its greatest era"

National VOA Museum of Broadcasting to host 'Rock the Radio' fundraising gala

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 20/07/2018 - 10:16
Event to be held on 74th anniversary of VOA-Bethany Station dedication. Whether you engaged in dance parties in the 50s, sock-hopped through the 60s, or grooved to music of the 70s, chances are that radio provided the music of the moment

May/June AMSAT-NA Journal PDF available

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 20/07/2018 - 10:16
Because a number of copies of the May/June AMSAT Journal were misprinted AMSAT-NA have made the PDF freely available for download

NASA launches channel for Roku

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 20/07/2018 - 10:16
There’s a new way for people to learn about NASA’s exciting missions and thought-provoking discoveries: The agency now has a channel for Roku digital media streaming devices

RSGB Examination Standards Committee report released

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 20/07/2018 - 10:16
he ESC report on amateur radio exams held during 2017 show that the number doing Foundation has fallen to its lowest ever level

Debutante lighthouses for ILLW

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 20/07/2018 - 10:16
The 2018 International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend has brought with it quite a few “Debutante” Lighthouses or those that have never been in the event previously

Ham radio club prepares for disaster

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 20/07/2018 - 10:16
The Effingham Daily News reports the Clay County Area Amateur Radio Club are prepared for emergency communications

Grassy Island Range Lights

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 20/07/2018 - 10:16
Members of the 'Green Bay Mike and Key Club' will be activating Lighthouses #334 and #339, in Green Bay, WI, otherwise known as the Grassy Island Range Lights on August 4th, between 1400-1800z

DX News from the ARRL

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 20/07/2018 - 10:16
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Google Maps pricing changes threaten APRS site

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 19/07/2018 - 09:55
The popular amateur radio APRS tracking site aprs.fi run by Heikki Hannikainen OH7LZB is threatened by changes to the Google Maps pricing model

AmateurLogic 119: Field Day 2018

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 19/07/2018 - 09:55
Join the AmateurLogic crew for Field Day 2018. We assembled and raised a Hex Beam, Cobweb, and Off Center Fed Dipole this year

RadioShack is back

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 19/07/2018 - 09:55
ARRL reports RadioShack 'Express Stores' are to open in HobbyTown USA locations

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