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Ham radio society looks to add millennials

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 18/02/2018 - 08:48
News Channel 6 TV reports Wichita Falls Amateur Radio Society consists mostly of people over age 40. So, they are making an effort to get young people involved

VK6WIA NewsWest

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 18/02/2018 - 08:48
Bob’s still out on the road on his way to the Wyong Field Day next weekend in VK2. It’s New Hams week, so Andrew shares with you what he would have liked to know starting out.. I’ll give you a quick overview on remote stations, and celebrate an upgraded license here in VK6

QSO Today Episode 185 - Mitch Gill - NA7US

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 18/02/2018 - 08:48
Mitch Gill, NA7US is the new editor of QRP Quarterly Magazine, the official journal of the QRP Amateur Radio Club International and a former columnist for both Popular Communications and CQ VHF

SatPC32 12.8d is released

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 18/02/2018 - 08:48
Amsat have announced that the English version of SatPC32 12.8d is now available for download on the author's web page

Numbers stations: The 'spy radio' that anyone can hear

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 18/02/2018 - 08:48
BBC News report that for decades, people around the globe have been able to listen in to mysterious spy broadcasts from all over the world with just a radio

SARL President to meet Bouvet DXpedition team in Cape Town

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 17/02/2018 - 11:17
SARL President, Nico van Rensburg ZS6QL will meet with the crew of the Bouvet Island DXpedition in Cape Town today during a function arranged by the local radio amateurs

Ham radios offered lifeline to Puerto Rico after Maria

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 17/02/2018 - 11:17
WESH News reports on the Orlando HamCation and the key role amateur radio played in the aftermath of hurricane Maria

Foundations of Amateur Radio #141

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 17/02/2018 - 11:17
What do you know now that you would have liked to have known when you started in amateur radio?

Students to use ham radio to link to ISS

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 17/02/2018 - 11:17
The Centre Daily Times reports on Bellefonte Area Middle School students who are working on an out-of-this-world project

Propagation de K7RA

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 17/02/2018 - 11:17
Solar activity increased over the last reporting week (February 8-14). Average daily sunspot number rose from 10.3 to 24, while average daily solar flux increased from 72.5 to 77.4. Geomagnetic indicators were quiet, with average planetary A index changing from 4.4 to 4.1, and average mid-latitude A index going from 3.6 to 3

SARL Digital Contest next Sunday

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 17/02/2018 - 11:17
The aim of the SARL Digital contest on Sunday 25 February is to establish as many contacts as possible between radio amateurs in Southern Africa using the FT8 / RTTY modes

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 17/02/2018 - 11:17
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Friday, 9th February, through Friday, 16th February there were 227 countries active

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 17/02/2018 - 11:17
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels

A44A cancels youth participation in CQWW 160m contest

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 16/02/2018 - 09:47
The IARU Region 1 site reports the Royal Omani Amateur Radio Society (ROARS) has canceled the youth participation in the CQWW 160m contest

Ada Lace book features ham radio

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 16/02/2018 - 09:47
Emily Calandrelli's latest book aimed at young people Ada Lace, Take Me to Your Leader, features amateur radio

Upcoming ARISS contact with University of the Philippines Integrated School, Quezon City, Philippines

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 16/02/2018 - 09:47
An International Space Station school contact has been planned with participants at University of the Philippines Integrated School, Quezon City, Philippines on 17 Feb

EURAO Newsletter February 2018

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 16/02/2018 - 09:47
EURAO Newsletter comes out quarterly, either in pdf format and as a website. Spread the word!

DX News from the ARRL

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 16/02/2018 - 09:47
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Tony's 10m Band Report

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 15/02/2018 - 10:17
Any contacts have been really difficult to discover. This week’s prize DX 3Y0Z (Bouvet Is, well sort of), HP1ELV (Panama, who spent some time spotting, thank you.) Z60A (Kosovo), YT8A (Serbia), TZ4AM (Mali) and T88RF (Palau)

K7AGE Quartzfest Video

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 15/02/2018 - 10:17
Randy Hall K7AGE talked to Jeri Ellsworth AI6TK and Amy Herndon AI6ZU about their amateur radio projects at Quartzfest 2018 in Arizona

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