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9M61, Malaysian special event

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:38
Look for the special event callsigns with the prefix '9M61' to be active (as of August 1st) through September 1st

WIA sponsor special event callsigns

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:38
The Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) is sponsoring several special event callsigns that will be available between now and the end of 2018. There are time slots available for operators to make use of the callsigns to commemorate the special events

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:38
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 29th July, through Sunday, 5th August there were 211 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:38
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

Youngsters On The Air kicks-off this Wednesday

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 05/08/2018 - 09:06
28 teams from various countries in IARU Region 1 as well as one young radio amateur from Region 2 will be arriving in South Africa for the start of YOTA 2018 on Wednesday 8 August

Australia: 83% support 50 watt Foundation

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 05/08/2018 - 09:06
WIA News reports results of the amateur radio license survey which show 83% supported increasing Foundation power level from 10 watts to 50 watts

AMSAT-DL announces IARU coordinated frequencies for P4-A, Es'hail-2

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 05/08/2018 - 09:06
Es'hail-2 is a commercial geostationary broadcasting satellite which will also provide the first amateur radio Phase 4 transponders. The satellite will be positioned at 26 degrees east

SARL HF Phone Contest this afternoon

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 05/08/2018 - 09:06
The SARL HF Phone Contest will be run from 14:00 to 17:00 UTC this afternoon with activity between 14 125 and 14 300 kHz; 7 063 and 7 100; 7 130 and 7 200 kHz; 3 603 and 3 650 and 3 700 and 3 800 kHz

QSO Today - Jim Forkin - WA3TFS

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 05/08/2018 - 09:06
Jim Forkin, WA3TFS, started contributing to QST and Ham Radio Magazine as far back as 1983 with his series on A Modular Two Band Receiver

VK6WIA NewsWest

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 05/08/2018 - 09:06
It’s our CLUB FOCUS week, and we’ll hear from clubs around VK6 including Ham and of course – what’s been going on at WA Amateur Radio news

HRN 399 7/8 ZumSpot Setup

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 05/08/2018 - 09:06
Darren and David setup a ZumSpot. We also made some changes in the studio in order to bring you better audio. This is the first episode to use the Wirecast Rendezvous feature, and it worked great!

Are you planning to communicate with a small satellite or CubeSat?

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 05/08/2018 - 09:06
Australia's communications regulator ACMA have released a self-help guide, aimed at people and organisations without amateur radio licences who wish to develop or communicate with a satellite

Wisconsin residents embrace Amateur Radio hobby

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 05/08/2018 - 09:06
US News reports amateur radio is more than a hobby — it's a professional relationship built on camaraderie

CQ. CQ. CQ. GB5RC calling!

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 05/08/2018 - 09:06
If these letters make sense to you along with QRM and QRT and 73's (means best regards) then you have some insight in to amateur radio. Thus you will also know what a SINPO is and that the best one of these comes in at 55555

Launch announced for Es'hail-2 carrying ham radio transponders

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 04/08/2018 - 10:03
Es'hailSat has tweeted their geostationary satellite Es'hail-2 is expected to be launched by SpaceX in the 4th quarter of 2018

Foundations of Amateur Radio #165

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 04/08/2018 - 10:03
It's been raining around here for a while now. Not in the order of 40 days and 40 nights, but significant. Mind you, I have lived in a place where it rained every day for 57 days, but I digress

Sunspot Cycle more intricate than previously thought

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 04/08/2018 - 10:03
Scientific American magazine reports sunspot cycles are not just every 11 years but also every 88, 200, and 2,400 years

NASA assigns crews to first test flights, missions on commercial spacecraft

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 04/08/2018 - 10:03
NASA introduced to the world on Friday the first U.S. astronauts who will fly on American-made, commercial spacecraft to and from the International Space Station – an endeavor that will return astronaut launches to U.S. soil for the first time since the space shuttle’s retirement in 2011

BIRDS-2 CubeSats to deploy from ISS August 10

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 04/08/2018 - 10:03
Masa JN1GKZ reports JAXA has announced three BIRDS-2 CubeSats with APRS digipeaters will deploy from the International Space Station on August 10

Nominations for the RAC Amateur of the Year Award

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 04/08/2018 - 10:03
To qualify for the title Amateur of the Year, an individual should have made an outstanding contribution to Amateur Radio in the past year, or have contributed consistently to the welfare of Amateur Radio over several years

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