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An example of the broadness of amateur radio

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 15/02/2018 - 10:17
On his blog Sterling Coffey N0SSC writes about amateur radio posts on the Hackernews Forum

IARU secretary visits Cuba

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 15/02/2018 - 10:17
IARU Secretary Dave Sumner, K1ZZ, and his wife Linda, KA1ZD, visited the National Headquarters of the Federation of Radio Amateurs of Cuba (FRC)

Sunspot explodes, hurls CME at Earth

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 15/02/2018 - 10:17
On Feb. 12th, the magnetic canopy of sunspot AR2699 exploded - for more than 6 hours

NASA TV to air US spacewalk at the International Space Station

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 15/02/2018 - 10:17
Two astronauts will venture outside the International Space Station on Friday, Feb. 16, to move components for the station’s robotic system into long-term storage

ARISS contact for schools in Vilnius, Lithuania postponed

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 14/02/2018 - 09:21
The International Space Station school contact for Scott Tingle KG5NZA with Vilniaus Jono Basanaviciaus Gymnasium together with Vilniaus Jono Basanaviciaus Progymnasium, Vilnius, Lithuania on Monday had to be postponed. It is now been re-scheduled for Wednesday 14th February 2018 at approximately 12.37 UTC with Joe Acaba KE5DAR

Yaesu FT-891 unboxing and introduction

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 14/02/2018 - 09:21
For a little less than two weeks I've been testing the Yaesu ft-891 quietly here at my home qth. This rig was a natural progression and update for the solar powered Field Station

Storm Spotters brave elements to get a first look at severe weather

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 14/02/2018 - 09:21
Tornado sirens might send most Iowans scrambling for their basements, but they send Chuck Wagoner out to his pickup truck

Recyclo-Cantenna

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 14/02/2018 - 09:21
A recent article on the popular Hack-a-day website showed readers how to build a very simple ADS-B 'Cantenna' to use with their SDR USB dongle radio

VHF path between Australia and South Africa still the greatest challenge

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 14/02/2018 - 09:21
Many years ago, the first attempt was made by Bill Hosey, VK6ACY (now ZS6CCY), near Perth and Mike Bosch, ZS2FM, in Port Elizabeth, assisted by Andre ZS2ACP and the late Jim Frans, ZS2JF, to establish a two-way contact across the Indian Ocean

IRTS Annual General Meeting

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 14/02/2018 - 09:21
The IRTS AGM will be taking place in the Galway Bay Hotel overlooking the sea front and popular holiday resort over the weekend of 14/15 April 2018

East Belfast complex helped to crack coded Nazi radio messages

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 14/02/2018 - 09:21
The Belfast Telegraph reports on the investigation carried out by George Busby into the clandestine wireless station at Gilnahirk

SARL Special General Meeting

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 14/02/2018 - 09:21
The SARL Secretary has received a request for a Special General Meeting and the Council has decided that the SGM will be held at 08:00 CAT on Saturday 14 April 2018 at the Farm Inn Lodge in Pretoria

IOTA news from the DARC

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 14/02/2018 - 09:21
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

AmateurLogic 114: What’s New with Martin Jue, K5FLU

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 13/02/2018 - 10:38
Peter’s infrared experiments part 2. Tommy’s Active Antenna. Emile’s HF Loop part 1. George at the Capital City Hamfest with Martin Jue (MFJ) and Will Jourdain (Icom)

Radio Amateur named as next President of Harvard University

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 13/02/2018 - 10:38
Lawrence S. Bacow, KA1FZQ, of Brookline, Massachusetts, has been selected to become the 29th president of Harvard University

Radio ham brings her hobby to university

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 13/02/2018 - 10:38
Kettering University reports that student Ruth Willet KM4LAO brings her amateur radio expertise to campus

2018 Scientific Valentine's Day Cards

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 13/02/2018 - 10:38
Each year, Evil Mad Scientist Labs releases a set of 'Download and Print' cards for Valentine’s Day

Sony likely to cease production of shortwave radios

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 13/02/2018 - 10:38
SONY Japan declared in January that they ended the production of ICF-SW35 shortwave receiver. They also declared in February that they end the sales of another shortwave receiver ICF-7600GR at their on-line store. Probably they will declare the end of its production soon

EURAO Party - Winter 2018: discover the WARC bands: 17m

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 13/02/2018 - 10:38
The European Radio Amateurs' Organization announces a new party on the air, this time with the motto: 'discover the WARC bands: 17m'

FK, New Caledonia

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 13/02/2018 - 10:38
Operator Arnaud, JG1XMV, will once again be active as FK/JG1XMV from Grande Terre (OC-032) between February 17th and March 3rd

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