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New NCDXF record set

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 04/12/2017 - 09:38
WOW! $200,000+ in grants in 2017! Hats off to our NCDXF contributors ! The primary purpose of Northern California DX Foundation is to help fund well-organized DX-peditions to rare, difficult and expensive entities

Foundations of Amateur Radio

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 04/12/2017 - 09:38
Today I'm here to tell you that I'm in the process of writing a book, actually seven of them, and to be precise, there's more of editing than writing, since I'm putting together all of my podcast efforts over the past seven years. Nice how that works out, seven years, seven books

Radio amateurs to help police

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 04/12/2017 - 09:38
The Times of India reports "ham radio bounces back in new role to track criminals’ location"

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 04/12/2017 - 09:38
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 26th November, through Sunday, 3rd December there were 232 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 04/12/2017 - 09:38
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

FCC Chair quizzed about AM Radio Revitalization

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 03/12/2017 - 10:37
On Saturday, December 2, 2017 MSNBC TV host Hugh Hewitt had an exclusive interview with the FCC Chair Ajit Pai. It kicked off with the key issue of AM Radio Revitalisation

Upcoming ARISS contact with School of Telecommunications and Aerospace Engineering (EETAC), Castelldefels, Spain

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 03/12/2017 - 10:37
An International Space Station school contact has been planned with participants at School of Telecommunications and Aerospace Engineering (EETAC), Castelldefels, Spain on 04 Dec

SARL Digital Contest this afternoon

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 03/12/2017 - 10:37
This afternoon from 13:00 to 16:00 UTC, you can participate in the last digital contest as well as the last local contest of 2017

The Southern African Fauna and Flora programme

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 03/12/2017 - 10:37
Where are you going to for your December holiday? To one of the game parks or nature reserves in Southern Africa?

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 03/12/2017 - 10:37
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at very low levels

IARU notes progress toward 50 MHz Region 1 allocation

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 02/12/2017 - 11:32
Significant progress was made in preparing for the World Radiocommunication Conference in 2019 (WRC-19) at a two-week meeting at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in Geneva in November 2017

New Cuban movie features Ham Radio

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 02/12/2017 - 11:32
From December 7, Cuba will celebrate the Havana Film Festival, and one of the movies features a cuban amateur radio operator talking to the MIR space station

December YOTA Month 2017

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 02/12/2017 - 11:32
Youngsters On The Air (YOTA) month kicked off on Friday with GB17YOTA operating from Sandringham School in Hertfordshire

English edition of AMSAT-EA newsletter

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 02/12/2017 - 11:32
Spain's amateur satellite group AMSAT-EA have released an English language edition of their December newsletter

Propagation de K7RA

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 02/12/2017 - 11:32
We skipped last week’s bulletin due to the Thanksgiving holiday

SOTABEAMS have moved!

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 02/12/2017 - 11:32
As a result of expansion, UK amateur radio manufacturer SOTABEAMS has relocated

The brightest full Moon of 2017

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 02/12/2017 - 11:32
This weekend's full Moon is the biggest and brightest full Moon of 2017, almost 8% wider and 16% brighter than average

Radio Caroline - Reception reports round-up

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 01/12/2017 - 10:22
Thank you to everyone who has sent in reception reports. We have literally been inundated with them, and will try to reply to those who asked for replies over the coming weeks, but it will be a slow process

DX News from the ARRL

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 01/12/2017 - 10:22
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Scammer targets RSM radio users and licence holders on social media

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 01/12/2017 - 10:22
RSM has been made aware that a scammer is using a Facebook account claiming to work for New Zealand's Radio Spectrum Management and asking for personal information from licence holders and radio users

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