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CommsDay pick-up on WIA disappointment

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 23/07/2018 - 09:57
The professional web e-zine Communications Day has picked up the news story from the WIA that expressed disappointment with ACMA's response to implementation of the Five Year Spectrum Spectrum Plan for amateurs

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 23/07/2018 - 09:57
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 15th July, through Sunday, 22nd July there were 205 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 23/07/2018 - 09:57
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

Thailand 3rd largest ham radio nation

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 22/07/2018 - 09:19
As of February 2018, Thailand had the third highest number of licensed radio amateurs in the world with a total of 101,763

IARU Region 3 Conference documents available

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 22/07/2018 - 09:19
The 17th IARU Region 3 Conference takes place in Seoul, Korea, September 10-14. The agenda and some discussion documents are now available for download

Upcoming ARISS contact with Shinoda Elementary School, Izumi City, Japan

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 22/07/2018 - 09:19
An International Space Station school contact has been planned with participants at Shinoda Elementary School, Izumi City, Japan on 23 July

VK6WIA NewsWest

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 22/07/2018 - 09:19
Welcome to NewsWest for 22nd July 2018. In this Contesting edition we’ll tell you about contests coming up, remind you about the ‘NewsWest Dinner on the Hamfest weekend, in fact we’ll be reminding you ABOUT Hamfest

QSO Today - Mike Mussler - AI8Z

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 22/07/2018 - 09:19
Mike Mussler, AI8Z, is one of the early pioneers in the 630 Meter band experimental trials in 2007 that resulted in the band being opened for amateur radio exploration much later

Scotland site selected as launch base for Lockheed Martin, Orbex

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 22/07/2018 - 09:19
Two companies — U.S. aerospace giant Lockheed Martin and British start-up Orbex — seeking to carve out a share of the burgeoning small satellite launch market, plan to fly their rockets from a remote site on the northern shore of Scotland, British government and industry officials announced Monday

RAC President attends annual ARRL Board meeting: July 21-22

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 22/07/2018 - 09:19
The annual Board of Directors meeting of the American Radio Relay League (ARRL), is underway in Windsor, Connecticut and will conclude today, Sunday, July 22

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 22/07/2018 - 09:19
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low levels

Essex Heights Primary School ISS contact

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 21/07/2018 - 09:49
Former WIA Director Robert Broomhead VK3DN reports on the contact between the ISS and students at the Essex Heights Primary School in Melbourne

Foundations of Amateur Radio #163

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 21/07/2018 - 09:49
If you've been part of the amateur community for a while and have heard me talk on matters of contesting, you'll know that I'm an avid contester and that for me, it's better than sliced bread. Of course, I'm me and you're not

More ARRL contest award certificates now available for download

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 21/07/2018 - 09:49
The ARRL Contest Branch has announced that more contest award certificates are now available for download from the ARRL website in PDF and JPEG formats. Just enter the call sign used

Spiders and space weather

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 21/07/2018 - 09:49
Did you know that spiders can fly? New research shows that arachnids can launch themselves into the air using electric fields as a form of propulsion

France to slash public broadcasting budgets by €190m

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 21/07/2018 - 09:49
The French government said Thursday that it would demand 190 million euros of spending cuts

Norfolk Island operation

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 21/07/2018 - 09:49
Operators Takao JO7GVC and Hirokazu JK7LXU will be active as VK9/homecall from Norfolk Island (OC-005) between October 9-14th

Mayotte DXpedition

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 21/07/2018 - 09:49
Members of the Czech DXpedition team (CDXP) will be active as TO6OK from Mayotte (AF-027) between September 20th and October 6th

Propagation de K7RA

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 21/07/2018 - 09:49
Over three weeks of blank sun! Spaceweather.com reported 22 consecutive days with no sunspots as of Thursday, and there is nothing to indicate when sunspots will return

VERON: WiFi interference allegations are Fake News

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 20/07/2018 - 10:16
VERON report the help desk of the Netherlands cable operator Ziggo inferred a radio amateur could be the cause of WiFi interference. VERON describe this as Fake News

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