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ARISS contact planned for DLR school in Braunschweig, Germany

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 09/08/2018 - 09:51
An International Space Station school contact has been planned for Alexander Gerst KF5ONO with DLR_School_Lab Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany.

FCC admits it lied about being 'hacked'

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 09/08/2018 - 09:51
The FCC and its Trump-appointed Chairman Ajit Pai admit they lied when they claimed that the comment submission form was taken down by 'hackers' during the debate about repealing Net Neutrality, but Ajit Pai blames Obama

Radio hams assist in California fire response

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 09:38
Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES) volunteers have pitched in to assist where needed to provide or support communication as catastrophic wildfires have struck California

ILLW Entries Countdown

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 09:38
With 10 days to go 355 entries for the 2018 International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend amateur radio event have been received

Hamvention officials: No new building for 2019

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 09:38
CQ Magazine report there will still be tents for some commercial exhibitors at next year's Dayton Hamvention

New 144 MHz Meteor Scatter record

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 09:38
It looks like a new record for a 144 MHz Meteor Scatter contact was set by Fernando EA8TX and Dieter DJ6AG on August 6, 2018

More Newcomers on 5 MHz – Ecuador and Bosnia-Herzegovina

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 09:38
The Ecuadorian telecoms regulator, ARCOTEL, has authorized operation on 5 MHz under the new WRC-15 Secondary Allocation 5351.5 – 5366.5 kHz with a maximum power of 25W EIRP

Radio DJ shot inside community radio station

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 09:38
It was radio silence for nearly 6 hours at a Madison, Wisconsin community radio station after one of the DJs was shot early Monday morning

Indonesia - Lombok Earthquake

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 07/08/2018 - 10:16
As Radio Amateurs in Indonesia respond for the second time to an Earthquake in the Lombok area, please take care to avoid causing QRM to their activities on 7.110 MHz and emergency activities on satellite IO-86

IARU speaks for the Region’s amateur radio community

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 07/08/2018 - 10:16
Don Beattie G3BJ reports the past three months have been a busy time for IARU’s Region 1 team involved in spectrum issues of interest to the Amateur Radio service, as we work towards the ITU World Radio Conference 2019

The Perseid meteor shower is underway

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 07/08/2018 - 10:16
Earth is entering a stream of debris from giant comet 109P/Swift-Tuttle, parent of the annual Perseid meteor shower

Low-Speed Binary Telemetry System RS41

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 07/08/2018 - 10:16
Mark Jessop VK5QI reports the RS41 mode offer significant benefits for amateur radio balloon flights achieving around 6dB better packet-error-rate performance than RTTY

Amateur radio operators play key role in triathlon

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 07/08/2018 - 10:16
KRTV reports on the amateur radio operators whose job is to provide communications during the Race Montana Triathlon in Great Falls

INDEXA 2018 Summer Newsletter

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 07/08/2018 - 10:16
John Scott, K8YC, INDEXA V.P. and Editor, reports that "the following URL link will allow you to read and/or download the Summer 2018 issue of the INDEXA newsletter (#122)

Indonesia Special Event

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 07/08/2018 - 10:16
Members of the Organisasi Amatir Radio Indonesia will activate the following callsigns from 10 different call areas between August 10-17th. Activity is to celebrate the 73rd anniversary of the Republic of Indonesia, and the 18th Asian Games Jakarta Palembang 2018

Broadcast-quality audio processor donated for news

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 07/08/2018 - 10:16
Those of us working in the Broadcast world know the name 'OPTIMOD.' Well now Orban Labs, has donated a state-of-the-art audio processor - the all-digital 9300 OPTIMOD-AM - to the ARRL

EI3KD works Cape Verde Islands on 144 MHz to set new DX record

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:38
On Sunday the 5th of August 2018, Mark Turner EI3KD managed to work D4Z on the Cape Verde Islands off the coast of of Africa on 144 MHz, a distance of some 4163 kms

VP6D Ducie Island 2018 DXpedition

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:38
We are honored to have received a grant from the ARRL's Colvin Award Committee. The Colvin Award is funded by an endowment established by Lloyd D. Colvin, W6KG (SK)

VOACAP propagation prediction wheel returns

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:38
VOACAP (Voice of America Coverage Analysis Program) is free professional high-frequency (HF) propagation prediction software from NTIA/ITS, originally developed for Voice of America (VOA)

Swedish national societies make magazines available

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:38
Sweden's societies the SSA and ESR both make older issues of their magazines available for free download

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