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QSO Today - Alex Grimberg, PY1AHD

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 15/05/2018 - 08:47
From his QTH in Rio De Janeiro, Alex Grimberg, PY1AHD, has mastered the art of the portable magnetic loop antennas for QRP use in the field

Low-latency shortwave link for trading?

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 15/05/2018 - 08:47
Writing on Hackaday Jenny List G7CKF highlights a recent blog post by Bob Van Valzah KE9YQ speculating on use of shortwave to link Chicago Mercantile Exchange with the London financial center

Hamvention 2018 live stream

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 15/05/2018 - 08:47
Streaming starts on Wednesday May 16 at around 13:00 UTC with our 550 mile drive to Dayton, which takes about 10 hours

Japanese Frequency Allocation Table

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 15/05/2018 - 08:47
Japan's Frequency Allocation Tables, in English, can be downloaded from the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications website

SOTA-LINK

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 15/05/2018 - 08:47
SOTA-LINK is an experimental back-channel to support SOTA (Summits on the Air) activations, and facilitate group chats between SOTA enthusiasts all over the world

Bouvet Island DXpedition news

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 15/05/2018 - 08:47
Following our previous announcement we have received a huge number of requests and suggestions to make our project better and more successful. We REALLY appreciate and consider them all

39th Annual KC DX Club CW Pileup Competition

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 15/05/2018 - 08:47
Bill K0VBU, reminds everyone: Don't forget the 39th Consecutive Kansas City DX Club Annual Dayton CW Pileup Competition on *Saturday night* in Dayton!

DR@F respond to DGE consultation

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 15/05/2018 - 08:47
The French amateur radio society DR@F has published its response to the Directorate General for Enterprise (DGE) consultation on interconnection

John Dorr, K1AR, named CQWW DX Contest Director

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 15/05/2018 - 08:47
Former CQ magazine Contesting Editor, CQ Contest Hall of Famer and longtime CQ World Wide DX Contest Committee member John Dorr, K1AR, has been named Director of the CQ World Wide DX Contest, CQ magazine Publisher Dick Ross, K2MGA, announced today

Lost asteroid returns to Earth

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 15/05/2018 - 08:47
Eight years ago, astronomers lost a near-Earth asteroid. They just found it. The space rock, named 2010 WC9, is approaching Earth for a close encounter on Tuesday, May 15th

Annual Dayton K9PG Hooters Party for Contesters

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 15/05/2018 - 08:47
Paul, K9PG, states : Thursday, May 17th, 5pm (Hooters Happy Hour is from 4-6pm;(or maybe it's 3 to 6?)... I believe they have discounted pitchers of beer and appetizers, feel free to show up earlier and to warm yourself up

Hamvention 2018 Marathon webcast

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 14/05/2018 - 09:20
We will be webcasting over 48 Hours of live video from Hamvention. We will also have many special guests plus prizes for our viewers all day on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Astronaut Douglas Wheelock, joins us again for the 5th year as a co-host

Essex Skills Night on May 21

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 14/05/2018 - 09:20
Skills Night takes place at 7pm on Monday, May 21 in Danbury Village Hall, Essex, this free event is open to all

ICQPodcast - Good Set of Headphones

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 14/05/2018 - 09:20
In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Ed Durrant DD5LP to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. This episode’s feature is - A good set of Headphones

Prince Edward Island lighthouse on-air May 18-20

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 14/05/2018 - 09:20
Members of the Maritime Lighthouse Amateur Radio Group will set up a number of radios and antennas at the Wood Islands lighthouse in Canada on May 18

Amateur satellite operation from Islay

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 14/05/2018 - 09:20
The AMSAT News Service reports members of Camb-Hams operating GS3PYE/P will be active on the amateur radio satellites from Islay between May 13-18

ICASA new automatic licencing system soon

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 14/05/2018 - 09:20
SARL President, Nico van Rensburg, ZS6QL and SARL Regulatory Affairs Manager, Hans van de Groenendaal, ZS6AKV met with the ICASA CEO Willington Ngwepe and some of his senior staff to discuss several long outstanding issues that could not be resolved by the liaison committee

Work the AMSAT Hamvention Demo Station!

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 14/05/2018 - 09:20
As previously announced, AMSAT will have it's traditional presence at Hamvention this year, including a satellite demo station. The demo station will operate under the AMSAT club callsign W3ZM/8

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 14/05/2018 - 09:20
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 6th May, through Sunday, 13th May there were 214 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 14/05/2018 - 09:20
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

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