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Ofcom kicks-off auction to improve mobile broadband and prepare for 5G

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 21/03/2018 - 09:27
Ofcom’s auction to release more airwaves for mobile broadband and future 5G services has just got underway

Licence Examination Report

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 21/03/2018 - 09:27
The IRTS Examination Board publishes reports from time to time, incorporating observations on the standard of answering in the HAREC exams, along with advice for those studying for future exams or tutoring exam candidates

Charleston's 'Hamfest' set for March 24

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 21/03/2018 - 09:27
The 34th Annual Charleston Area Hamfest and Computer Show is set for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at the Charleston Civic Center, WV

Search and Rescue exercise in Canterbury

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 21/03/2018 - 09:27
New Zealand Police report this weekend (24 and 25 March) Canterbury will be holding its District Search and Rescue (SAR) Exercise

NASA to launch parachute test off Virginia coast March 27

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 21/03/2018 - 09:27
NASA will test a parachute for possible future missions to Mars from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on Tuesday, March 27. Live coverage of the test is scheduled to begin at 6:15 a.m. EDT on the Wallops Ustream site

ZS6OTL Club to run field station at National Convention

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 21/03/2018 - 09:27
On Saturday 14 April, during the SARL National Convention, the ZS6OTL Club from Middelburg is planning a field station which will be situated at the entrance of the Lapa at the Farm Inn

St. Paul Island DXpedition

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 21/03/2018 - 09:27
Randy, N0TG, reports planing continues for activation August 1-9th. Details and updates are posted on the DXpedition Web site

IRTS Annual General Meeting

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 21/03/2018 - 09:27
IRTS AGM 2018 will be taking place on the 14th and 15th April in the Galway Bay Hotel. Lectures will be held on Saturday afternoon from 2pm

IOTA news from the DARC

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 21/03/2018 - 09:27
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

5Mhz band access trial

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 20/03/2018 - 09:26
NZART is pleased to announce that it has negotiated with RSM and the NZ Defence Force to obtain a licence to allow limited operation by ZL amateur operators on 60m on a trial basis

Arthur Collins W0CXX

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 20/03/2018 - 09:26
The Gazette looks back on the achievements of a Cedar Rapids inventor Arthur Collins W0CXX, who pushed communication boundaries and led a Fortune 500 company

AM and CW on ANZAC Day, 25th April 2018

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 20/03/2018 - 09:26
The traditional AM and CW event organised by Mike 'Banjo' Patterson VK4MIK and the Tablelands Radio Group of Far North Queensland, will again take to the air for the 8th year

Ogden named High Desert's 'Ham of the Year'

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 20/03/2018 - 09:26
KTVZ TV News reports John Ogden W9CZ has been awarded 'Ham of the Year' by the High Desert Amateur Radio Group

AMSAT at the 2018 Hamvention - Call for volunteers

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 20/03/2018 - 09:26
The 2018 Hamvention will be held on May 18-20, 2018 at Greene County Fairground and Expo Center in Xenia Ohio. Planning is under way for AMSAT's participation!

Crozet and Glorioso Islands will probably stay rare for now

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 20/03/2018 - 09:26
A letter written by Sebastien, F5UFX, was sent out to the media this past weekend explaining the status of Amateur Radio from the French overseas territories and their project for an expedition to Crozet and Glorioso Islands

Surprise geomagnetic storm

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 20/03/2018 - 09:26
On March 18th, an unexpected crack opened in Earth's magnetic field, sparking a brief but potent G2-class geomagnetic storm

HF Voyager

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 19/03/2018 - 09:36
Jupiter Research Foundation Amateur Radio Club (JRFARC) has integrated an HF transceiver with an autonomous ocean-going drone. Our mission is to deploy a ham radio station that roams the world's oceans while providing an opportunity for amateur radio operators everywhere to make contacts with rare locations

Two 9-year-olds complete Indonesian ham radio exam

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 19/03/2018 - 09:36
Two young people aged 9 where among the 291 people who took the amateur radio exam in Surabaya using the new online State Amateur Radio Examination (UNAR) and Licensing system

BBC to shelve FM switch-off plan

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 19/03/2018 - 09:36
The BBC has cancelled plans to switch-off FM radio broadcasts and force millions of listeners to tune into digital transmissions

ICQ Podcast Episode 262 - Upgrading to your next radio

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 19/03/2018 - 09:36
In this episode, Martin is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Dan Romanchik KB6NU, and Ed Durrant DD5LP to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. This episode’s feature is - Upgrading to your next radio by Chris Howard M0TCH

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