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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

QSO Today - Bernie McClenny - W3UR

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 12/09/2018 - 09:19
As an eleven year old, watching his dad put pins in a World map while working DX, Bernie McClenny, W3UR, became hooked on ham radio and working his own DX

MacLoggerDX Version 6.20 released

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 12/09/2018 - 09:19
Dog Park Software is pleased to announce that version 6.20 of MacLoggerDX has been released

IOTA news from the DARC

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 12/09/2018 - 09:19
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

Foundations of Amateur Radio #170

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 11/09/2018 - 10:05
How can I talk to my friend? A recurring question for people who are not yet, or newly licensed is something along the lines of: I have a friend who is 400 kilometres away, can I talk to them on my hand-held 2m radio?

IRTS response to ComReg consultation

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 11/09/2018 - 10:05
IRTS have responded to ComReg's Radio Spectrum Management Strategy consultation with a request for Amateur Radio access to sub 8.3 kHz spectrum and spectrum above 50 GHz

Geomagnetic storm watch (G2-class)

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 11/09/2018 - 10:05
NOAA forecasters have issued a watch for G2-class (moderately strong) geomagnetic storms on Sept. 11th when a fast-moving stream of solar wind is expected to hit Earth's magnetic field

IARU Region 3 Conference is underway

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 11/09/2018 - 10:05
The 17th IARU Region 3 Regional Conference, hosted by the Korean Amateur Radio League (KARL), is taking place September 10-14 in the PJ Hotel in Seoul, Korea

Introduction to Amateur Digital Television

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 11/09/2018 - 10:05
Jim KH6HTV has released a new book titled Introduction to Amateur Digital Television

Remote station operation

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 11/09/2018 - 10:05
This week on Amateur Radio Roundtable, Sept 11 at 8:00 PM central time on W5KUB.COM. Dan Toma YO3GGX will be with us live from Bucharest, Romania

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 11/09/2018 - 10:05
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 2nd/September, through Sunday, 9th/September there were 206 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 11/09/2018 - 10:05
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

New antenna system for school amateur radio club

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 07/09/2018 - 09:45
Nevada were delighted to recently assist the Sandringham School Amateur Radio club, Hertfordshire, (courtesy of Roger G3SXW), by supplying a Yaesu Rotator for their beam antenna

Ham radio at World Maker Faire

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 07/09/2018 - 09:45
The ARRL reports amateur radio will be represented at 9th Annual World Maker Faire in New York City, September 22-23, that is expected to attract 90,000 attendees

Quantum Technology Club at EMF Camp

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 07/09/2018 - 09:45
Alison M6COV, Rebecca M6BUB, David M3LFC and Derek G7LFC from the Quantum Technology Club attended EMF Camp 2018 in Herefordshire and promoted amateur radio to the 2,500 attendees

TM64YL achieves 5,000 contacts

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 07/09/2018 - 09:45
A DXpedition by 14 women notched up 5,000 contacts using the callsign TM64YL from the island of Noirmoutier IOTA EU-064

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