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Upcoming ARISS contact with Space Port Area Conference for Educators (SPACE), Kennedy Space Center, FL

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 18:06
An International Space Station school contact has been planned at the Space Port Area Conference for Educators (SPACE), Kennedy Space Center, FL with participating students from Burns Science and Technology Charter School in Oak Hill, FL. on 13 July

A few weeks to go - YOTA ZS!

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 18:06
With only a few weeks to go to YOTA 2018 in South Africa, the SARL Events Team is hard at work to conclude preparations for a 7 day programme filled with a range of amateur radio related activities, excursions and lots of fun!

GET YOUR PARK ON!

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 18:06
Announcing GET YOUR PARK ON! A new North America WWFF Park Event. Three WWFF countries have joined together for Get Your Park ON!, a North America WWFF parks event that coincides with Earth Science Week activities around the globe

FCC Small Satellites Licensing Procedures - Responses online

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 18:06
The ARRL and Open Research Institute (Bruce Perens K6BP) are among those who have filed comments on FCC Docket No. 18-86 Streamlining Licensing Procedures for Small Satellites

NASA names six new flight directors to lead Mission Control

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 18:06
NASA has selected six women and men to join the elite corps of flight directors who will lead mission control for a variety of new operations at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston

AMSAT-NA files comments on FCC Docket

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 10/07/2018 - 10:28
On July 9, 2018, AMSAT filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission on their Notice of Proposed Rulemaking In the Matter of Streamlining Licensing Procedures for Small Satellites (International Bureau Docket #18-86)

Emergency Communications Meeting - Friedrichshafen 2018

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 10/07/2018 - 10:28
IARU Region 1 Emergency Coordinator Greg Mossup G0DUB has posted a report on the Emergency Communications Meeting held at Friedrichshafen

Aviation radiation: New results from the South Pacific

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 10/07/2018 - 10:28
On the heels of a new study showing that flight attendants have an elevated risk of cancer compared to the general population, Spaceweather.com and the students of Earth to Sky Calculus recently boarded a plane to New Zealand carrying an array of cosmic ray sensors

Tropical storm Chris: Possible threat to the Maritimes and Newfoundland

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 10/07/2018 - 10:28
Tropical storm Chris is currently meandering off the Carolinas, but has a track for a direct hit on the Maritimes and Newfoundland for late Wednesday for the Maritimes and early Friday for Newfoundland. I will monitor its progress during the coming week and provide updates

BBC: 'shortwave radio listening continues its steep decline'

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 10/07/2018 - 10:28
Figures published by the BBC show more people are listen directly to World Service English via the internet than by any other method

Essex CW ARC CW Boot Camp

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 10/07/2018 - 10:28
The next CW Boot Camp takes place on 27 October at the 3rd Witham Scout and Guide HQ, rear of Spring Lodge Community Centre, Powers Hall End, Witham. Essex CM8 2HE

University of Manitoba wins 4th CSDC!

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 10/07/2018 - 10:28
Congratulations to the University of Manitoba team, which earned First Place in this fourth offering of the Canadian Satellite Design Challenge!

Registration for JOTA JOTI 2018 now open

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 10/07/2018 - 10:28
The time has come for registration of each Scout Group for the largest Scouting event of the year. Registration can be done at the worldwide site

434 MHz balloon launch from Goonhilly

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 10/07/2018 - 02:37
Phil M0DNY is planning to launch a balloon or two on Tuesday, July 10 from Goonhilly Earth Station on the Lizard in Cornwall, nearby to the Marconi Wireless Testing Station

RADIO DARC special coverage of WRTC 2018

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 10/07/2018 - 02:37
With 300kW from Wittenberg via Vienna to North America On the occasion of WRTC 2018 RADIO DARC will broadcast two special programs

ILLW gathering pace

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 10/07/2018 - 02:37
Entries for the 2018 International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend, ILLW, are on schedule with 250 being listed so far

Kingstown Regatta Centenary

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 10/07/2018 - 02:37
In the late 19th century the Kingstown Regatta was a big annual social event in Dublin. Wireless telegraphy was in its infancy when in July 1898 the Dublin Express newspaper invited Marconi to set up a wireless station aboard the Flying Huntress anchored at the race finish line

HF spectrum pollution: IEEE publish paper

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 10/07/2018 - 02:37
The IEEE have published 'Measurement Methology and Results of Measurements of the Man-made Noise Floor on HF in The Netherlands'

ICQ Podcast - Network Radio

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 10/07/2018 - 02:37
In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Matthew Nassau M0NJX and Ed Durrant DD5LP to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is Network Radio

YOTA 2018 - a few weeks away

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 10/07/2018 - 02:37
With only a few weeks to go to YOTA 2018 in South Africa, the SARL YOTA Events Team is hard at work to conclude preparations for a 7-day programme filled with a range of amateur radio related activities, excursions and lots of fun!

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