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ARRL Headquarters closed on Good Friday, Mar 30

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 29/03/2018 - 09:14
ARRL Headquarters will be closed on Good Friday, March 30. There will be no W1AW bulletin or code practice transmissions and no ARRL Audio News on that day

Ofcom 2018/19 Annual Plan

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 29/03/2018 - 09:14
Ofcom has published its 2018/19 Annual Plan, which confirms their areas of work for the next financial year

ISS SSTV active on 145.800 MHz FM in April

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 28/03/2018 - 09:49
The International Space Station (ISS) amateur radio Slow Scan Television (SSTV) transmissions on 145.800 MHz FM are expected to be activated over several days in April

LF/MF mode with Synchronous Decoder

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 28/03/2018 - 09:49
A new version of WSQCall, a specially designed 'chat' mode for LF/MF has been released

HamRadioNow on the road to the race

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 28/03/2018 - 09:49
The l atest edition of Ham Radio Now show features an interview with John Rosica KA2FND of NVIS Communications

Powerpole adapter for the FT-817/818

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 28/03/2018 - 09:49
The FT-817 is one of the most popular HF radios ever made. It does have some weaknesses though and in particular the DC power socket is prone to failure

ISWL callsigns for April

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 28/03/2018 - 09:49
The following ISWL club callsigns will be used throughout the month of April 2018

AMSAT-UK Colloquium call for speakers

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 28/03/2018 - 09:49
This is a call for speakers for the AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium 2018 which, will be held this year on 13-14 October, in conjunction with the RSGB Convention at Kents Hill Park Conference Centre, Milton Keynes, MK7 6BZ, United Kingdom

Youngsters display amateur radio DF transmitters

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 28/03/2018 - 09:49
Randy Hall K7AGE video from Quartzfest 2018 in which students from the local school display and describe their direction finding transmitters

Local radio stations fined for using FM

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 28/03/2018 - 09:49
The Radio NYTT site reports the Norwegian Media Authority has fined two local radio stations because they have continued broadcasting in FM

IOTA news from the DARC

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 28/03/2018 - 09:49
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

ARISS contact with schools in Freeport, NY, USA

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 27/03/2018 - 09:05
As already announced, an International Space Station school contact has been planned for Scott Tingle KG5NZA with Freeport Public Schools, Freeport, NY, USA

China's doomed space station returns to Earth this week

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 27/03/2018 - 09:05
China's Tiangong-1 space station is about to return to Earth - as a massive fireball

Rule changes to protect consumers and aid enforcement

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 27/03/2018 - 09:05
New rules announced today will strengthen Ofcom’s powers to deal with companies that ‘persistently misuse’ the telephone numbers that we allocate to them

7Q, Malawi

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 27/03/2018 - 09:05
By the time you read this, members of the EIDX Group will be active as 7Q7EI from the shores of Lake Malawi until April 2nd

NASA TV to air launch of next space station resupply mission

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 27/03/2018 - 09:05
NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX now is targeting its 14th resupply mission to the International Space Station for no earlier than 4:30 p.m. EDT Monday, April 2. Live coverage will begin on NASA Television and the agency’s website Sunday, April 1, with pre-launch events

SolderSmoke Podcast

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 27/03/2018 - 09:05
Episode 203 of the amateur radio podcast SolderSmoke is now available

Central Kiribati Islands

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 27/03/2018 - 09:05
Members of the 'Rebel DX Group' will once again be active as T31T from Kanton Island (OC-043) starting sometime in May

WWII role of the RSGB and Voluntary Interceptors

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 26/03/2018 - 09:38
A new RSGB web page highlights the role of Voluntary Interceptors in the Second World War and the crucial involvement of the Society

Ham College 39

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 26/03/2018 - 09:38
General Amateur Radio Exam questions part 10. Digital Modes pt 2, Interference

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