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Ham radio operators to monitor roadways

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 18/08/2017 - 10:59
Forty amateur radio operators will be providing three days of volunteer service beginning Saturday morning and concluding whenever Monday’s outbound traffic rush subsides following the Great American Solar Eclipse

Australia - Senate slams ABC cut to shortwave radio

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 18/08/2017 - 10:59
The ABC has been slammed by all sides of politics over its 'foolish' decision to cut the transmission of shortwave radio to remote Australia and the Pacific Islands

Icom Inc. announce dates for D-STAR QSO Party 2017

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 18/08/2017 - 10:59
We are pleased to inform you that Icom Inc. will be holding once again a D-STAR (Digital Amateur Radio) QSO party this year

AmateurLogic 12th Anniversary Sweepstakes

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 18/08/2017 - 10:59
It’s just about time to celebrate another birthday at ALTV. We’ve teamed up with Icom and MFJ for another great giveaway

Tony's 10 Metre Band Report

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 17/08/2017 - 10:02
Not a good week at all with Thursday being particularly poor

New owner for Practical Wireless and RadioUser magazines

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 17/08/2017 - 10:02
Practical Wireless and RadioUser magazines have been bought by Warners Group Publications, a Lincolnshire-based multi-million-pound turnover publishing company that specialises in producing magazines, websites and events for niche hobbies

Three ELaNa CubeSats delivered to Space Station

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 17/08/2017 - 10:02
NanoRacks reports on a delivery of payloads to the ISS including three CubeSats which are part of NASA's Educational Launch of Nanosatellites (ELaNa) mission

New predictions for the solar eclipse

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 17/08/2017 - 10:02
Next Monday, Aug. 21st, the Moon will pass directly in front of the sun producing an historic solar eclipse over the USA

Ofcom licensing issue - short call signs

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 17/08/2017 - 10:02
The RSGB reports that Ofcom has issued in error, a small number of two-letter suffix call signs

Blackburn stops Radio Rovers after 23 years

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 17/08/2017 - 10:02
The UK’s longest running annual RSL at Blackburn Rovers Football Club has ceased broadcasting this season

UK Amateur Radio Scout Active Support Unit

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 16/08/2017 - 09:50
The UK Scouts website reports they are recruiting for a Manager for the new Amateur Radio Scout Active Support Unit

WIA responds to future plans for use of 3.6 GHz band

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 16/08/2017 - 09:50
The WIA has lodged a submission responding to the ACMA's Options paper on the 'Future approach to the 3.6 GHz band', published in June, which would see another 25 MHz carved out of the 9 cm amateur band if plans proceed

Important update on election for RAC Director Ontario South Region

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 16/08/2017 - 09:50
The deadline for the return of ballots has been extended until Friday, September 29. Note: the following post includes a revised biographical sketch for Philip A. McBride, VA3QR/VA3KPJ

Solar Eclipse QSO Party sign-up has attracted more than 250 eclipse enthusiasts so far

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 16/08/2017 - 09:50
The ARRL report the Solar Eclipse QSO Party (SEQP) now is just under a week away - Monday, August 21 - and more than 250 radio amateurs in the US and elsewhere already have signed up to take part

SARL HF Digital Contest next Sunday

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 16/08/2017 - 09:50
The second of the three SARL HF Contests, the HF Digital Contest, is on the air next Sunday afternoon, 20 August, from 13:00 to 16:30 UTC with PSK and RTTY activity on 20, 40 and 80 metres

Friedrichshafen SDR Academy talks

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 16/08/2017 - 09:50
Videos of the Software Defined Radio Academy talks at the Friedrichshafen Ham Radio 2017 event are now online

Panama Canal lighthouse on air for ILLW

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 16/08/2017 - 09:50
Panama hams will activate 3E1L Miraflores Lighthouse for International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend (ILLW) August 19.20, 2017

Parachute Mobile - Mission 28

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 15/08/2017 - 10:27
Parachute Mobile is a unique combination of skydiving and ham radio

ICQ Podcast team interviewed at YOTA

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 15/08/2017 - 10:27
Pete M0PSX of Essex Ham caught up with Martin M1MRB and Martin M0SGL from the ICQ Podcast at the YOTA 2017 event in Gilwell Park

AMSAT Phase 4 Groundstation

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 15/08/2017 - 10:27
AMSAT Phase 4 Ground will next present at the GNU Radio Conference in September, in San Diego, CA

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