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Video of Summits On the Air talk

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 10:18
A video of the talk on Summits On The Air (SOTA) given by Michael Sansom G0POT to the Swindon and District Amateur Radio Club is available on YouTube

Foundations of Amateur Radio gets a new home

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 10:18
With the increase in popularity of the 'Foundations of Amateur Radio' weekly podcast, it's time to update the website and make it more accessible to mobile users

Build a Secret Radio Chat Device

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 10:18
An article in Raspberry Pi magazine MagPi by PJ Evans of Milton Keynes shows how you can build a 433 MHz radio chat device to send wireless messages without needing WiFi

FCC satellite related filings

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 10:18
For easier navigation of US FCC Satellite related filings Luke Rehmann has built an RSS feed of the FCC's ELS and IBFS systems

Licence to supply radio transmitting equipment

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 10:18
New Zealand's regulator, RSM, have issued the following statement regarding the import, supply or sale of radio transmitting equipment in New Zealand

Hackaday Superconference this weekend

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 10:18
The Hackaday Superconference is this weekend and it’s the greatest hardware con on the planet. Tickets are completely sold out, but you can still get in on the fun by watching the livestream and joining Supercon chat

IOTA news from the DARC

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 10:18
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

Radio Amateurs ready and on standby to render emergency communications as South African fires rage

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 31/10/2018 - 10:24
An intense heatwave and gale force winds in the Western Cape resulted in devastating run-away fires threatening the towns of George and Karatara in the Southern Cape Area since 24 October 2018

ARRL says manufacturers’ WPT-EV petition is premature

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 31/10/2018 - 10:24
ARRL is opposing a Petition for Rulemaking by some vehicle manufacturers which could result in pollution of the precious radio spectrum by Wireless Power Transfer for Electric Vehicles (WPT-EV)

Radio ham's book on India's space program

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 31/10/2018 - 10:24
A new book The Leapfroggers: An Insider’s Account of ISRO by radio amateur Ved Prakash Sandlas VU2VP (SK) tells the story of India’s success in the field of space science

BYLARA at Hamfest 2018

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 31/10/2018 - 10:24
ICQ Amateur Radio Podcast's Martin Butler M1MRB met members of BYLARA, the British Young Ladies Amateur Radio Association at the National Hamfest

AREDN: Mossel Bay Mesh Network assist in search for 2 people missing in fire-ravaged area of South Africa

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 31/10/2018 - 10:24
The Amateur Radio AREDN JOC received a written request on 30 October 2018 at 09h10 SAST to assist a frantic daughter in the search for her parents (Anton and Irana Murry) who recently moved from Gauteng to Karatara

Kingdom of Bhutan to be QRV for another week

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 31/10/2018 - 10:24
While the A5A CQWW team is leaving today (Tuesday), the station will remain QRV as A52BH until Monday next week. The activity will utilize the permanent A5A set-up with multiple beams plus verticals on 160M and 80M

ARISS receives Yasme Foundation grant

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 30/10/2018 - 09:54
The Board of Directors of The Yasme Foundation announces that it has made a significant grant to ARISS (Amateur Radio on the International Space Station), in support of the Critical Infrastructure Fund

NASA spacecraft makes record close approach to the Sun

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 30/10/2018 - 09:54
NASA's Parker Solar Probe is now closer to the sun than any other spacecraft in history

Ham radio satellites on 5 Euro coin

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 30/10/2018 - 09:54
The Bank of Lithuania (Lietuvos bankas) has released a commemorative gold 5 Euro coin featuring the amateur radio satellites LituanicaSAT-1 (LO-78) and LitSAT-1

RaDAR Challenge on 3 November

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 30/10/2018 - 09:54
The last South African RaDAR Challenge for 2018 takes place from 00:00 UTC to 23:59 UTC on Saturday 3 November 2018

ARISS contact with Tallmadge Community Learning Center, Lancaster, OH

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 30/10/2018 - 09:54
An International Space Station school contact has been planned with participants at Tallmadge Community Learning Center, Lancaster, OH on 31 Oct

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 30/10/2018 - 09:54
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels. Currently there are no sunspots visible

OP prefix for Belgian radio amateurs in November

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 29/10/2018 - 09:21
The UBA reports radio amateurs in Belgium can use the OP prefix during November as part of the 100th anniversary of WWI commemorations

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