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ICQPODCAST Episode 253 - Using PSK31

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 13/11/2017 - 09:59
In this episode, Martin is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Edmund Spicer M0MNG, and Bill Barnes N3JIX to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episode’s feature is Using PSK31

December YOTA event

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 13/11/2017 - 09:59
Once again, it's time for the IARU Region 1 December YOTA event when several youngsters from Member Socities will become active with YOTA as suffix in the call sign

Rotuma Island DXpedition

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 13/11/2017 - 09:59
Operators Tony/3D2AG, Heye/DJ9RR, Erno/ DK2AMM, Hans/DL6JGN and Ronald/PA3EWP will be active as 3D2EU from Rotuma Island (OC-060) between February 23rd and March 16th, 2018

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 13/11/2017 - 09:59
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 5th November, through Sunday, 12th November there were 224 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 13/11/2017 - 09:59
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

Dutch regulator takes Enforcement Action

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 12/11/2017 - 10:07
The Netherlands regulator Agentschap Telecom reports radio amateurs failing use their call sign correctly have been fined or issued with formal warnings

Iceland plans to end ham radio call sign discrimination

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 12/11/2017 - 10:07
On November 9, 2017 Iceland's Ministry of Transport and Local Government has published draft changes to the Radio Regulations for comment

AMSAT RadFxSat/Fox-1B launch delay

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 12/11/2017 - 10:07
United Launch Alliance (ULA) announced on November 6 that the launch of the Delta II rocket carrying RadFxSat has been delayed due to a faulty battery on the booster. The launch is now scheduled for Tuesday, November 14th at 09:47 UTC

AU2JCB special event call-sign from India

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 12/11/2017 - 10:07
AU2JCB is a special event call-sign to commemorate the birth date (30 NOV) and to pay homage and to to tell about the great Indian scientist Acharya JAGADISH CHANDRA BOSE

VK6ARN NewsWest

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 12/11/2017 - 10:07
This weekend we paused to remember those who suffered or perished through wars. The 11th November marks the end of World War One, the Great War, ninety nine years ago

2017 Makrothen RTTY Contest - Results posted!

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 12/11/2017 - 10:07
Pizza Lovers 259 is pleased to announce the completion of scoring and posting of final results of the 2017 running of the Markrothen RTTY Contest

Australian Amateur Radio Callbook 2018

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 12/11/2017 - 10:07
This WIA publication is expected to be in sale in early November, with final pre-press work having been under its Editor Peter Freeman VK3PF and in the final printing and binding stages. The Callbook is produced each year with the agreement of the Australian Communications and Media Authority

Students' amateur radio balloon launch

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 12/11/2017 - 10:07
The Chicago Tribune reports students with ham radios and GoPro cameras tracked balloons into Ohio

Caroline 648 testing

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 12/11/2017 - 10:07
A test signal with continuous music and announcements reported today

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 12/11/2017 - 10:07
Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at very low levels

New product for antenna testing

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 11:02
SOTABEAMS has released details of latest addition to their antenna testing system, the WSPRlite Flexi, today. Building on the success of the WSPRlite Classic, the Flexi increases coverage from 6 metres through to 630 metres

Foundations of Amateur Radio

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 11:02
What did you hear last week? Last week I spent a little time talking about the Weak Signal Propagation Reporters network, or WSPR, pronounced Whisper. You might remember that I set up my radio to receive these signals to see what I could learn. Turns out, I learnt quite a bit

G2BVN Memorial Trophy awarded to OE1WHC

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 11:02
Professor Wolf Harranth OE1WHC CEO of the Research and Documentation Center for the History of Radio Communications and the Electronic Media (DokuFunk) has been awarded the Roy Stevens G2BVN Memorial Trophy

Propagation de K7RA

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 11:02
No sunspots are visible so far in November, and as of November 9 we have seen nine days of blank Sun. But the past few days had strong geomagnetic activity, with planetary A index on November 7-9 at 36, 47 and 20, and so far on early November 10, at 21. 28 is the predicted planetary A index for November 10

20th anniversary of BBC News website

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 10/11/2017 - 10:08
Twenty years ago this week, the BBC News website was launched. What was reported about amateur radio in those early years?

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