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Bulgaria to host Youngsters on the Air summer camp

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 09/01/2019 - 09:34
The ninth Youngsters on the Air (YOTA) summer camp will be held in Bulgaria, with the Bulgarian Federation of Radio Amateurs (BFRA) hosting the event

Bookings for the AMSATSA Space Symposium now open

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 09/01/2019 - 09:34
Book now for the 2019 AMSATSA Space Symposium on Saturday 16 March 2019 at the Accolade Conference Centre in Midrand

IOTA news from the DARC

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 09/01/2019 - 09:34
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

16th Antarctic Activity Week

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 09/01/2019 - 09:34
The 16th Antarctic Activity Week will take place between Feb. 10 and 24

Bouvet DXpedition (3Y0Z) - Options/instructions for REFUNDS of unused DXpedition funds

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 08/01/2019 - 09:42
Let me take this opportunity to thank you again for your financial support. The DXpedition team members are all extremely disappointed that we were not able to complete our mission

New ham radio General Class question pool released

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 08/01/2019 - 09:42
The ARRL reports the examination question pool with answers for the USA General class is now available for download

WIA highlights lack of young radio hams

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 08/01/2019 - 09:42
The Wireless Institute of Australia is concerned there are so few radio amateurs aged under 30

AMSATSA dual-band Yagi a big hit

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 08/01/2019 - 09:42
The AMSATSA 2 m/70 cm dual band Yagi launched last week is a big hit.

Your New Year's Resolution - Learn Morse Code!

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 08/01/2019 - 09:42
Now is the time to start! Morse classes commence at Danbury Village Hall at 7pm on Thursday, January 17, 2019

Ofcom’s proposed 2019/20 Annual Plan – reminder about public meetings

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 08/01/2019 - 09:42
Ofcom is holding public meetings in Belfast, Cardiff, London and Edinburgh this month to gain feedback on our proposed Annual Plan, which outlines our planned areas of work for the next financial year

Google Assistant available via Ham Radio

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 10:02
William Franzin VE4VR decided it would be particularly cool to make Google Assistant available over ham radio – and that’s exactly what he did

Special 80M News Bulletin on Sunday 20th January

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 10:02
50 years ago on the 19th January, the first IRTS Radio News broadcast was made by Bill McIlwaine EI9F (SK), who read the news bulletin using AM

ICQ Podcast - Workshop Projects

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 10:02
In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Edmund Spicer M0MNG and Bill Barnes N3JIX to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is Workshop Projects

CW Tests

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 10:02
CW testing will be carried out at the following Irish rallies over the coming months starting with Coolmine on February 17th, Limerick on March 10th and at the IRTS AGM in Athlone on April 14th

EIDX DXpedition to Togo

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 10:02
The EIDX Group who brought you 9N7EI and 7Q7EI earlier in 2018, are delighted to formally announce definite plans for their 2019 DXpedition to Togo

Guest instructor opening students’ eyes to amateur radio

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 10:02
Students at the South Side Middle School in Columbiana now have an opportunity to earn their amateur Federal Communications Commission (FCC) license

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 10:02
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 30th December, through Sunday, 6th January there were 213 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 10:02
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

Upcoming ARISS contact with Pembroke Junior Senior High School, Corfu, NY

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 06/01/2019 - 09:43
An International Space Station school contact has been planned with participants at Pembroke Junior Senior High School, Corfu, NY on 08 Jan

QSO Today - John Raifsnider - W8JER

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 06/01/2019 - 09:43
John Raifsnider, W8JER, shares his ham shack with this wife, Micky, KE8ASK, and likes to rag-chew on DX. His signal is boosted by a new 70 ft tower and Mosley beam antenna, allowing him to extend his amateur radio circle that he has built up through the years

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