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Bouvet Island DXpedition News

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 29/01/2018 - 11:45
As this was being written, the 3Y0Z team aboard the MV Betanzos has passed South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, and is half way between those islands and Bouvet Island. The following are from this past Saturday and Sunday's reports by two 3Y0Z team members

Essex CW Club Boot Camp – Video Review

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 29/01/2018 - 11:45
The Essex CW Amateur Radio Club (ECWARC) held their first CW Bootcamp at Witham on October 21, with people traveling from across Essex and beyond to take part in the event

Kosovo celebrates entry in DXCC list

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 29/01/2018 - 11:45
DXCC newest entity is very active on the bands to celebrate its entry on the DXCC list and celebrating Kosovo’s 10th anniversary of independence (February, 2008)

CTCSS changes in north Essex

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 29/01/2018 - 11:45
The Martello Tower Group have recently invested in new TSF2025 Simoco base stations to upgrade their three analogue voice repeaters, GB3TE on 2m (Thorpe-le-Soken), GB3CL (Clacton-on-Sea) and GB3CE (Colchester) on 70cms

Wyong Field Day 2018

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 29/01/2018 - 11:45
Why does the Wyong Field day take place each year? After 60 years of running the largest gathering of amateurs in the Southern Hemisphere, the Central Coast ARC could have got tired of all the work but.. the Wyong Field Day is part of Australian amateur radio's annual program

AWA CW Activity Day

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 29/01/2018 - 11:45
Sunday afternoon 4 February is the Antique Wireless Association CW Activity Day running from 15:00 to 17:00 CAT

EI100MCV

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 29/01/2018 - 11:45
EI100MCV is the call sign that has been issued by ComReg to the Maritime Museum Radio Club in Dúnlaoghaire, Ireland, for the year 2018

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 29/01/2018 - 11:45
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 21st January, through Sunday, 28th January there were 217 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 29/01/2018 - 11:45
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

VK6ARN NewsWest

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 28/01/2018 - 10:44
In the news this week we take a closer look at contesting, upcoming activities, how to operate, a tip from Scott K9JY and an update from Roy's Helpline. Bob hits the road on a grand tour of Australia with the first of his radio road reports and I take a look at what's involved in getting a WSPR station on the air

20m WSPR balloon travels around the world

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 28/01/2018 - 10:44
A 25 gram Pico Balloon, call sign LU1ESY, transmitting 25 mw WSPR on 14097.6 kHz USB is expected to complete its first circumnavigation of the Earth on January 28

Kristen McIntyre, K6WX, appointed ARRL Pacific Division Vice Director

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 28/01/2018 - 10:44
Kristen McIntyre, K6WX, of Fremont, California, has been appointed Pacific Division Vice Director, ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, has announced

ARISS School Contact Programme coordinated by Club

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 28/01/2018 - 10:44
The H.A.L. Scouts Group Amateur Radio Club (VU2LKO) is deeply devoted to explore the Amateur Radio activity among students

WIA seeks power increase

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 28/01/2018 - 10:44
Australia's national society the WIA are pushing their regulator the ACMA to increase power levels for all three classes of license

Calling for Contributions - NewsWest Club Focus

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 28/01/2018 - 10:44
The NewsWest Club Focus programme gives Amateur Radio clubs open slather to promote their club and it activities

South African Amateur Radio license fee increase

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 28/01/2018 - 10:44
ICASA has informed the The South African Radio League (SARL) that the Amateur Radio licence fee will be increased by 5,3% on 1 April 2018

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 28/01/2018 - 10:44
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at very low levels

Senator praises role of amateur radio operators

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 27/01/2018 - 09:59
US Senator Roger Wicker of Mississippi has highlighted the rapid response of amateur radio operators to Hawaii’s False Ballistic Missile Alert

Radio ham finds signal from 'dead' NASA satellite

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 27/01/2018 - 09:59
Scott Tilley VE7TIL / VA7LF discovered a signal from the IMAGE satellite that NASA lost contact with in 2005

TX Factor Episode 20

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 27/01/2018 - 09:59
At long last, TX Factor Episode 20 is on the air and you might notice it’s got a fresh new look for 2018! The show has been restyled with a new opening sequence and theme tune, but it’s still packed full of all the interesting features that you have come to expect

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