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434 MHz balloon launch from Goonhilly

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 10/07/2018 - 02:37
Phil M0DNY is planning to launch a balloon or two on Tuesday, July 10 from Goonhilly Earth Station on the Lizard in Cornwall, nearby to the Marconi Wireless Testing Station

RADIO DARC special coverage of WRTC 2018

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 10/07/2018 - 02:37
With 300kW from Wittenberg via Vienna to North America On the occasion of WRTC 2018 RADIO DARC will broadcast two special programs

ILLW gathering pace

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 10/07/2018 - 02:37
Entries for the 2018 International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend, ILLW, are on schedule with 250 being listed so far

Kingstown Regatta Centenary

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 10/07/2018 - 02:37
In the late 19th century the Kingstown Regatta was a big annual social event in Dublin. Wireless telegraphy was in its infancy when in July 1898 the Dublin Express newspaper invited Marconi to set up a wireless station aboard the Flying Huntress anchored at the race finish line

HF spectrum pollution: IEEE publish paper

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 10/07/2018 - 02:37
The IEEE have published 'Measurement Methology and Results of Measurements of the Man-made Noise Floor on HF in The Netherlands'

ICQ Podcast - Network Radio

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 10/07/2018 - 02:37
In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Matthew Nassau M0NJX and Ed Durrant DD5LP to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is Network Radio

YOTA 2018 - a few weeks away

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 10/07/2018 - 02:37
With only a few weeks to go to YOTA 2018 in South Africa, the SARL YOTA Events Team is hard at work to conclude preparations for a 7-day programme filled with a range of amateur radio related activities, excursions and lots of fun!

When No News Means Good News

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 10/07/2018 - 02:37
We're in touch with DX Foundations we have applied to (eg. NCDXF, Indexa). We have received a big number of questions out of their application forms we had to answer to in details. We understand all of that, of course. The most recent project didn't succeed and they're simply cautious

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 10/07/2018 - 02:37
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 1st July, through Sunday, 8th July there were 211 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 10/07/2018 - 02:37
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

ISS SSTV transmissions continue

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 08/07/2018 - 10:15
SSTV transmissions from the Russian Service module on the International Space Station started June 29 on 145.800 MHz FM and they are still continuing

CubeSats to deploy from ISS July 13

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 08/07/2018 - 10:15
Masa JN1GKZ reports JAXA has announced that nine CubeSats will deploy from the International Space Station on Friday, July 13

QSO Today - Rick Tavan - N6XI

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 08/07/2018 - 10:15
Rick Tavan, N6XI, is a Silicon Valley high-tech veteran who loves to contest from his two Northern California contest stations, one in the “valley” and the other in the Sierra Nevada mountains near Lake Tahoe

Codec2 HF digital voice at 450 bps

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 08/07/2018 - 10:15
David Rowe VK5DGR reports Thomas Kurin, a student at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, has developed a version of Codec2 that encodes speech at just 450 bps

The RaDAR Challenge next Saturday

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 08/07/2018 - 10:15
The RaDAR Challenge is a unique event aimed at promoting the use of Rapidly Deployable Amateur Radio stations

IARU HF Championships and WRTC-2018

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 08/07/2018 - 10:15
The IARU HF Championships and the WRTC-2018 will be on the air from 12:00 UTC Saturday 14 July and ending at 11:59 UTC Sunday 15 July 2018

VK6WIA NewsWest

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 08/07/2018 - 10:15
Spies, Lies and Callbooks, Letters, Linear Amplifiers, The Top of the Wazza Radio, bequests, radio knobs are all part of this week's History Edition of the news looking back at 50 years

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 08/07/2018 - 10:15
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low levels

Australian ham radio exam system under review

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 07/07/2018 - 16:12
WIA Director Greg VK2GPK describes how changes proposed by regulator ACMA may impact the AOCP amateur radio exam process and callsign management

Powerpole Adapters for the Elecraft KX2 and KX3

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 07/07/2018 - 16:12
Most radio amateurs are aware of the advantages of Powerpole connectors for DC distribution

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