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Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 22/10/2017 - 10:07
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low levels

Tony's 10m Band Report

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 21/10/2017 - 10:33
A week on Fuerteventura for me and now we’re back. Best DX VK9XI (Xmas Is), S9YY (Sao Tome and Principe), XT2AW (Birkina Faso, SU/DM4DX (Egypt), PS300NSA (Brazil) and LZ105PBP (Bulgaria)

FCC scraps Telegraph regulations

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 21/10/2017 - 10:33
The FCC, continuing its drive to remove outmoded regulations and reduce the regulatory burden, has scrapped Telegraph regulations

Emergency Communications Committee minutes released

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 21/10/2017 - 10:33
A meeting of the RSGB Emergency Communications Committee meeting was held at the National Hamfest, Newark on September 29, 2017

Foundations of Amateur Radio #124

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 21/10/2017 - 10:33
What to pack for a Contest? In the past I've talked about what kind of station I have, how I tend to operate and what kind of tools I use in my day-to-day running of an Amateur Radio station. This week I want to take a closer look at what I do when I participate in a contest

Beginners Guide to Ham Radio, Make Your Own

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 21/10/2017 - 10:33
The Autodesk EAGLE PCB design software site has a great article promoting amateur radio

Getting Started with Satellites on Ham Talk Live

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 21/10/2017 - 10:33
Episode 86 of Ham Talk Live, broadcast October 19, featured Sean Kutzko KX9X talking about how to get started on the amateur radio satellites

Portuguese JOTA station list 2017 available

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 21/10/2017 - 10:33
A complete list of Portuguese stations that will be active during this weekend for the 60th Jamboree On The Air 2017 is now available

Science Discovery Day at Sandford Mill, Essex

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 20/10/2017 - 09:54
On Sunday, Oct. 22 the Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society will take part in Sandford Mill Science Discovery Day which has a space and communications theme: “Discover Space and Beyond”

New Scope Probe video

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 20/10/2017 - 09:54
Electronics Notes, the website created by Ian Poole G3YWX, and providing information, resources and articles about electronics and radio, has produced a new video about oscilloscope probes

HamRadioNow: State of Digital Voice - DCC 2017

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 20/10/2017 - 09:54
A 5-watt DMR radio could be replaced by a well implemented SDR running about 0.75 watts says Bruce Perens K6BP, watch this video of his DCC presentation

60th Jamboree-On-The-Air begins

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 20/10/2017 - 09:54
Today, Friday 20th October sees the start of an international event that attracts over 1 million participants from over 150 countries, the 60th annual Jamboree-On-The-Air. The Expeditionary Radio Team from the Kerry Amateur Radio Group will be assisting the Scout Group

FM satellite expected to launch in November

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 20/10/2017 - 09:54
Only three weeks remain until the next AMSAT Fox-1 satellite with 435/145 MHz FM transponder launches!

ARISS International Chair Frank Bauer, KA3HDO, wins G3AAJ Trophy

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 20/10/2017 - 09:54
ARISS International Chair Frank Bauer, KA3HDO, has been honored with the Ron Broadbent, G3AAJ, Trophy. The presentation came during the AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium this past weekend

DX News from the ARRL

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 20/10/2017 - 09:54
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

IOTA news from the DARC

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 20/10/2017 - 09:54
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

BBC Director General opens new amateur radio premises

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 19/10/2017 - 10:26
The amateur radio media were out in force on Wednesday, October 18 for the opening of premises for the new London BBC Radio Group G8BBC located on the roof of Broadcasting House

CAS-4A and CAS-4B amateur radio transponders activated

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 19/10/2017 - 10:26
On Wednesday, October 18, 2017 the amateur radio linear (SSB/CW) transponders on the CAS-4A and CAS-4B satellites were activated

New IARU Region 2 Band Planning Committee

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 19/10/2017 - 10:26
IARU Region 2 has formed a Band Planning Committee in order to coordinate all aspects of band planning and spectrum usage in the Americas

Counting down to participating in the 60th Jamboree-On-The-Air

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 19/10/2017 - 10:26
With only a few days left, the excitement is building in the 3rd Limerick Scout Group which will participate in the largest Scouting event in the world which sees over 1 million Scouts in over 150 countries coming together on the airwaves in the 60th Jamboree On The Air

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