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Take 5 Challenge

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 25/07/2018 - 10:45
Tonight 25 July... the Take 5 experiment. 9PM eastern / 0100 UTC. How many stations can we work? Can we work 30 states? More?

Two Ham Radio events conducted in Western India

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 25/07/2018 - 10:45
To popularise Ham Radio in western India, two events were conducted back to back recently by Rajesh Vagadia VU2EXP Regional Coordinator, AMSAT-INDIA

LED lights jam shipping Automatic Identification System

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 25/07/2018 - 10:45
VERON report investigators from the Netherlands Radiocommunications Agency have discovered RF Pollution emitted by LED lights caused the loss of AIS shipping signals around 162 MHz

Android Satellite Tracking Applications

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 25/07/2018 - 10:45
In his blog Peter 2M0SQL looks at satellite tracking Apps for Android devices

New Datamodes programme on BC bands

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 25/07/2018 - 10:45
Starting today, Wednesday 25th of July 2018 at 1830 UTC, there will be a new 30 minute programme featuring various datamodes, such as SSTV and some of the more complex and interesting PSK modes

Vanished airwoman Amelia Earhart’s haunting final distress calls revealed

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 25/07/2018 - 10:45
The Metro report the haunting final distress calls of vanished airwoman Amelia Earhart have been pieced together for the first time

RSGB IOTA Contest

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 25/07/2018 - 10:45
The upcoming weekend will see this year's edition of the RSGB IOTA Contest. Click here for a link to NG3K's comprehensive list of participating stations

Dutch spectrum regulator opens new customer portal

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 25/07/2018 - 10:45
The Dutch radio frequencies regulator, Agentschap Telecom has opened a new customer portal. Amateur radio users and maritime permit holders can use the site to register their details

Lunar eclipse and Martian conjunction

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 25/07/2018 - 10:45
Friday, July 27th, is a big night for astronomy. Mars will be at opposition, making a 15-year close approach to Earth

IOTA news from the DARC

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 25/07/2018 - 10:45
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

ILLW reaches 300

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 24/07/2018 - 10:20
Almost right on schedule the 300th entry for this year’s International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend event came in from Germany, (DD5LP), for the lighthouse on the West Mole at Lindau on Lake Constance

Time travel with software defined radio

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 24/07/2018 - 10:20
At HOPE XII, Thomas Witherspoon gave a talk called “Creating a Radio Time Machine: Software-Defined Radios and Time-Shifted Recordings”, an overview of the work he’s been doing recording and cataloging the broadcast radio spectrum

SARL HF Phone, Digital and CW contests in August

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 24/07/2018 - 10:20
The aim of the SARL HF Contests is for participants to contact as many amateurs in Southern Africa as possible on the 20, 40 and 80 metre amateur bands

QRP by the Bay

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 24/07/2018 - 10:20
If you're into QRP, home brewing and HF antennas don't miss Melbourne's QRP by the Bay. Enthusiastic amateurs will gather on Chelsea beach and show off projects, demonstrate antennas and swap experiences

Youngsters-on-the Air features satellite operation

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 24/07/2018 - 10:20
The YOTA event is scheduled for August 8-15, 2018 in South Africa. Events include a high altitude balloon launch, building a model CubeSat and instruction on working amateur satellites

Supporting investment in full-fibre networks

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 24/07/2018 - 10:20
Ofcom has today outlined a package of proposed measures to support long-term investment in full-fibre networks

International Convention of CW Operators

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 23/07/2018 - 09:57
The U-QRQ-C are holding an ' International Convention of CW Operators' on August 24-27, 2018 near Moscow, Russia

DXpedition team hit multiple snags

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 23/07/2018 - 09:57
The V6J team in Micronesia report: You may have already noticed that V6J suddenly went to QRT last night around 14 GMT

Large hole in the sun's atmosphere faces Earth

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 23/07/2018 - 09:57
A large hole has opened in the sun's atmosphere and it is spewing a stream of solar wind toward Earth

An American in Dublin

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 23/07/2018 - 09:57
Jarad KE8GBF from Northern Michigan will be visiting Dublin and surrounding areas. He would like to talk over the airwaves to as many hams in the country as possible

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