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CQ DX C4FM Party

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 28/10/2018 - 10:01
WIRESLINK-EA as Group of Friendly Stations C4FM of Spain organized the first Super Fiesta C4FM in the air, this time with : "DX en C4FM"

Ducie Island update

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 28/10/2018 - 10:01
We continue to operate on all bands that are are open - Earlier today we took the N1MM log, merged all the FT8 logs, and uploaded to our log server

Portuguese AM event

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 28/10/2018 - 10:01
The Portuguese Amateur Radio Association of Litoral Alentejano (ARLA) will sponsor its traditional AM event over the November 3-4 weekend

RAC monitoring Canada Post service interruptions

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 28/10/2018 - 10:01
Radio Amateurs of Canada is continuing to monitor the service interruptions to mail delivery as a result of the Canada Post strike action

Foundations of Amateur Radio #177

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 27/10/2018 - 09:50
Get on air and make some noise ... Get on air and make some noise is a phrase I use often to encourage amateurs to be active on-air and use the bands that are available to us

Introducing the Thermosphere Climate Index

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 27/10/2018 - 09:50
There's a new data feed on Spaceweather.com - -the daily Thermosphere Climate Index (TCI)

Keeping on top of interference

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 27/10/2018 - 09:50
WIA news carries a report by Chris Fosten, Manager, Communications Infrastructure, Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) on cases of interference

Ducie Island update/correction

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 27/10/2018 - 09:50
We made an error in yesterday's report. - DXA does catch up after a network outage, DXA is reflecting the N1MM log. There still may be some FT8 contacts that didn't get uploaded, this is work in progress

Logging presentation

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 27/10/2018 - 09:50
South Africa's Sandton Amateur Radio Club is giving a presentation on Logging. This presentation is aimed at all those who want to find out more about where and how to log those QSOs

Propagation de K7RA

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 27/10/2018 - 09:50
We saw no sunspots during the reporting week, October 18-24, so average daily sunspot number dropped from 12.6 to 0. The dearth of sunspots continued on Thursday, October 25

New sample edition of NZART Break-In magazine

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 27/10/2018 - 09:50
New Zealand's national amateur radio society, NZART, has made the Jan/Feb 2018 edition of their magazine Break-In available as a free PDF

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 27/10/2018 - 09:50
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Friday, 19th October, through Friday, 26th October there were 228 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 27/10/2018 - 09:50
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

ARISS and Amateur Radio in Raspberry Pi magazine article

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 26/10/2018 - 09:27
Radio amateur Dave Honess M6DNT is interviewed in the popular Raspberry Pi magazine MagPi about 'Taking Education to the Stars'

Channel292 tests

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 26/10/2018 - 09:27
The Amateur owned and run AM Short-wave broadcast station CHANNEL292 will be starting testing on their new 41 metre broadcast band frequency of 7440 kHz from this weekend onwards

France: Ham Radio exams and 60m band

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 26/10/2018 - 09:27
The French digital amateur radio society DR@F reports the Directorate General for Enterprise (DGE) intends to make changes to the amateur radio exams and permit the WRC-15 60m allocation

Charlie Tango DX Group forum changes

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 26/10/2018 - 09:27
You may have heard, or may have seen for yourself, that the old Charlie Tango DX Group forum has been taken over by a different forum host/provider

ISWL callsigns for November

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 26/10/2018 - 09:27
The following ISWL club callsigns will be used throughout the month of November 2018

70cm RB-TV beacon in Catalonia

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 26/10/2018 - 09:27
On October 23rd a 70cm RB-TV beacon was installed in Catalonia. The beacon is based on a remote controlled raspberry pi with F5OEO software, located at the top of Montjuïc mountain in Barcelona (JN11BI)

Galileo GPS - FCC to vote on use of signals in USA

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 26/10/2018 - 09:27
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has said it will vote in November on whether to allow U.S. GPS receivers to access the Galileo global navigation satellite system (GNSS)

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