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Hurricane Florence: ARRL Hurricanes page

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 14/09/2018 - 09:47
The ARRL 2018-Hurricanes page provides information and news summarizing the preparations and response by Amateur Radio volunteers who are supporting emergency communications

Radio Nepal back on short-wave

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 14/09/2018 - 09:47
Radio Nepal is back on short-wave after six years by adding 5005 kHz to augment its national transmission grid broadcasting on MW and FM. According to a station official, Radio Nepal resumed short wave broadcasts from 02.00 – 5.00 p m Nepali time using a 10 kw transmitter at Khumaltar, Lalitpur in Kathmandu

IARU's crucial work for Amateur Radio

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 14/09/2018 - 09:47
Geoff Emery VK4ZPP of WIA News gives his thoughts on the importance of the International Amateur Radio Union that has been meeting in Korea this week

W1AW suspending scheduled transmissions today

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 14/09/2018 - 09:47
As part of the ongoing communication efforts with Hurricane Florence, Hiram Percy Maxim Memorial Station W1AW will suspend its regular bulletin and code practice transmissions on Friday, September 14

DX News from the ARRL

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 14/09/2018 - 09:47
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Tony's 10m Band Report

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 13/09/2018 - 09:36
The most dead and damp week on Ten Metres. I migrated to 17 metres and 30 metres to get some activity

When where UK radio hams first licensed?

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 13/09/2018 - 09:36
Following a Freedom of Information request Ofcom revealed some statistics about current amateur radio licence holders

Satellite presenter surprises audience

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 13/09/2018 - 09:36
ARRL instructor Clint Bradford K6LCS had a little surprise for the Victor Valley (CA) Amateur Radio Club (VVARC) on September 11

CNN: Ham radio deployment for Hurricane Florence

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 13/09/2018 - 09:36
CNN reports the American Radio Relay League has sent seven ham radio kits to South Carolina to assist with emergency communication ahead of Hurricane Florence

IARU AC meeting focuses on WRC-19 and succession planning

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 13/09/2018 - 09:36
The Administrative Council (AC) of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) held its annual in-person meeting on September 8-9 2018 in Seoul, Republic of Korea, immediately prior to the IARU Region 3 Conference

Russia proposes to use DRM on 65.9-74.0 MHz

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 13/09/2018 - 09:36
On the 11th of September 2018, it was reported that the Russian Federation proposes to use the digital DRM+ standard for broadcasting on the the radio frequency bands 65.9-74 MHz and 87.5-108 MHz

Car remotes on inappropriate 433.920 MHz frequency malfunction

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 13/09/2018 - 09:36
Dozens of people have been locked out of their cars in the central business district of Invercargill New Zealand because poorly designed car remotes malfunctioned in the presence of nearby radio signals

Theme for World Amateur Radio Day

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 13/09/2018 - 09:36
The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) ha announced that the theme for World Amateur Radio Day, April 18, 2019, will be “Celebrating Amateur Radio’s Contribution to Society”

International Science Literature and Film Festival IISF 2018

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 13/09/2018 - 09:36
I am very much delighted to inform that the organisers are pleased to confirm our registration for the International Science Literature and Film Festival, IISF 2018 being held at Lucknow, India during 06-08 October 2018. Let us witness the Mega Scientific Event of 2018

Spectrum: Looking at Earth from above

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 13/09/2018 - 09:36
Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) featured in a Deutsche Welle (DW) broadcast

Moon bounce on a dipole

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 12/09/2018 - 09:19
On Saturday the 8th of September, the Essex Dx Group achieved a world first by making a moon bounce EME contact using nothing more than a dipole

IARUMS reports on broadcast intruders in ham radio spectrum

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 12/09/2018 - 09:19
IARU-R1 Monitoring System reports on interference in Primary 40m amateur radio band during the first 3 weeks of August from Radio Hargeisa, Republic of Somaliland 7120 kHz and Radio Ethiopia 7140 kHz

AO-92 to try imaging Hurricane Florence September 13-14

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 12/09/2018 - 09:19
AMSAT Vice-President of Operations, Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA says that the camera on AO-92 is planned to be used to try to image Hurricane Florence during North American east coast passes on Thursday, September 13, and Friday, September 14

EI8JK works Japan on 70cms Moonbounce for an EI first

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 12/09/2018 - 09:19
Working Japan on any band from Ireland is pretty good but what about doing it on 432 MHz? That's exactly what Tony EI8JK did on Monday the 10th of September 2018 when he worked Toshia JA6AHB by bouncing 70 cms signals off the moon!

NewsWest Special - Club activities around Australia

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 12/09/2018 - 09:19
NewsWest is the VK6 news which has been produced since 1931. We broadcast our programme to people across the globe and from time to time we cast our net beyond the VK6 borders. On September 30 we have a special bulletin which will be titled: Club Activities around Australia

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