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ICQPODCAST - Youth on the Air (YOTA) 2017 released

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 15/08/2017 - 10:27
In this extra episode, Martin M1MRB / W9ICQ and Martin Rothwell M0SGL visit the YOTA 2017 event at Gilwell Park to talk to the participants, organisers and volunteers at this year's event

Cuban hams gather for ILLW

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 15/08/2017 - 10:27
Cuban operators will be active as T45FM from the Faro Puta Maya Lighthouse (ILLW CU-005, WW Loc. EL93cd) during the International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend (ILLW) between August 19-20th

W4DXCC DX and Contest Convention (13th year)

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 15/08/2017 - 10:27
Dave Anderson, K4SV, reports: The W4DXCC DX and Contest Convention is located at the MainStay Suites in Pigeon Forge, TN, September 22-23rd 2017

Bouvet Island DXpedition receives largest-ever NCDXF grant

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 14/08/2017 - 09:31
The 3Y0Z team is extremely grateful to the Northern California DX Foundation for their $100,000 contribution to our Bouvet Island DXpedition. We are honored and privileged to receive the largest grant even given by NCDXF

Book now for RSGB Convention and AMSAT-UK Colloquium

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 14/08/2017 - 09:31
This year the AMSAT-UK International Space Collqouium will be incorporated into the RSGB Convention Milton Keynes on October 14-15

HamRadioNow: It Ain't Parity Until We Say It's Parity

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 14/08/2017 - 09:31
The Amateur Radio Parity Act drew plenty of critics in its original form (HR 1301, the early days) from hams who thought the government shouldn't stick its nose into private contracts

Huntsville Hamfest 2017 webcast

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 14/08/2017 - 09:31
Tom Medlin W5KUB will be live streaming the Huntsville Hamfest again this year. This will be the 15th year to stream

12-year-old radio amateur completes Wainwright Challenge

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 14/08/2017 - 09:31
The Westmorland Gazette reports 12-year-old radio ham Lauren Richardson M6HLR is the youngest to make contact from all Wainwright summits

AmateurLogic 107: FT8, Scope Kit, Pi Zero W

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 14/08/2017 - 09:31
Peter operates the new FT8 Digital Mode from Joe Taylor. Tommy builds the DSO138 Scope Kit. George discusses the Raspberry Pi Zero W. Wayne build an Antenna Tripod

IARUMS: Eritrea and Ethiopia still in 40m ham radio band

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 14/08/2017 - 09:31
The IARU-R1 Monitoring System newsletter reports Radio Eritrea and Radio Ethiopia are still operating in the 40m band on 7150 and 7175 kHz

BBC to switch off AM local radio transmitters

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 14/08/2017 - 09:31
It is reported the BBC will be closing a number of AM local radio stations from January 2018

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 14/08/2017 - 09:31
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Networkfor for the week of Sunday, 6th August, through Sunday, 13th August there were 211 countries active

JOTA 2016 saw 400% increase in ham radio stations

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 13/08/2017 - 10:43
Richard Hooper, ZS6RKE, the National JOTA/JOTI Coordinator for Scouts South Africa told SARL News that Jamboree On The Air 2017 is being held from October 20-22

The Australian Travellers Net

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 13/08/2017 - 10:43
To provide safety for radio amateurs travelling long distances often in remote areas, or being marine mobile, is the Travellers Net on air 365 days of the year

NASA TV to air six-hour spacewalk at ISS

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 13/08/2017 - 10:43
Two Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station Thursday, Aug. 17, to deploy several nanosatellites, collect research samples and perform structural maintenance

The ACMA to look at its handling of interference

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 13/08/2017 - 10:43
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has issued a discussion paper on its Interference Management Principles

D-Star QSO Party - 2017

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 13/08/2017 - 10:43
The dates for the 2017 D-Star QSO Party have been announced

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Southgate ARC News - Sun, 13/08/2017 - 10:43
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Solar Eclipse - Ham Radio Science Citizen Investigation

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 12/08/2017 - 09:47
The New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) in Newark will carry out amateur radio citizen science experiments during the Solar Eclipse on August 21

Building an SWR / Relative Power Bridge

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 12/08/2017 - 09:47
In these videos Randy Hall K7AGE builds an SWR / Relative Power Bridge based on a circuit from the blog of Don Cantrell ND6T

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