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Countdown to World Radiocommunication Conference 2019

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 09/11/2017 - 08:52
Bryan Rawlings, VE3QN, RAC Special Advisor, is in Geneva, Switzerland attending Preparatory Meetings for the 2019 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-19) until Friday, November 17

Argentine radio hams get 5 MHz and 472 kHz bands

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 09/11/2017 - 08:52
The Radio Club Argentino, IARU Member Society has succeeded with its petition to their local communications authorities gaining 630m and 60m bands and extension of 160m, 80m and 30m

ARI President Mario Ambrosi, I2MQP (SK)

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 09/11/2017 - 08:52
Associazione Radioamatori Italiani (ARI) President Pietro "Mario" Ambrosi, I2MQP, of Rodano, Millepini, Italy, died November 6 after serving for several decades at the head of Italy's national Amateur Radio organization and IARU member society

On air, in Thiruvananthapuram

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 09/11/2017 - 08:52
The Hindu newspaper reports amateur radio operators in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) tune in with their ever-lasting fascination for radio communication

Ofcom awards nine new community radio licences

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 09/11/2017 - 08:52
Ofcom has today announced the award of nine new community radio licences in England and Wales

IOTA news from the DARC

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 09/11/2017 - 08:52
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

RadFxSat launch delayed

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 08/11/2017 - 09:53
United Launch Alliance (ULA) announced Tuesday afternoon that the launch of the Delta II rocket carrying RadFxSat has been delayed due to a faulty battery on the booster

New Airspy HF+ SDR Receiver

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 08/11/2017 - 09:53
Moonraker UK Ltd are happy to announce the much anticipated HF receiver from the Airspy stable

Geomagnetic storm in progress

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 08/11/2017 - 09:53
As predicted, a solar wind stream engulfed Earth on Nov. 7th, but the geomagnetic storms it is producing are stronger than expected

2017 Portuguese National AM Day on a weekend again

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 08/11/2017 - 09:53
The Portuguese Amateur Radio Association of Litoral Alentejano (ARLA) will sponsor its traditional AM event over the November 11-12 weekend

RAC Canada 150 Award Operations

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 08/11/2017 - 09:53
Volunteers are needed to activate the 14 RAC stations for the RAC Canada 150 Award. The following schedule is as of November 7, 2017 and new volunteers will be added as the names are submitted

Wild Atlantic Way

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 08/11/2017 - 09:53
As we enter the last two months of the Wild Atlantic Way initiative to promote Amateur Radio, the number of requests to the WAW QSL manager has increased significantly - especially for Leitrim EI22WAW, Sligo EI33WAW, Mayo EI44WAW and Galway EI55WAW

WWII Commemorative DXpedition

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 08/11/2017 - 09:53
Operators Will/AA4NC and Ron/AA4VK will be active next year from the Pacific to commemorative WWII in the months of February and March

NCIS Newington on HamRadioNow

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 09:45
Last episode we had a little fun with some clips from a recent episode of NCIS, a popular and long-running crime drama on CBS. The episode titled "Trapped" had a significant amount of amateur radio in the plot

Advanced exam session in Essex

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 09:45
There is an opportunity to sit your Advanced amateur radio exam at Danbury Village Hall, Essex on Thursday evening, December 7

ARISS contact planned for Rutigliano, Terlizzi and Trani Italy

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 09:45
An International Space Station ARISS contact has been planned for astronaut Paolo Nespoli IZØJPA with Liceo Statale “Ilaria Alpi”, Rutigliano, Italy, I.I.S.S. “T.Fiore-C.Sylos”, Terlizzi, Italy, and Liceo Scientifico “Valdemaro Vecchi”, Trani, Italy

Canada C3 Expedition and RAC Canada 150 Awards

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 09:45
The voyage of the Polar Prince, circumnavigating Canada from Toronto to Victoria, British Columbia via the Northwest Passage, came to an end with the following post: "After 150 days, we made it to Victoria! Thank you for following our journey from coast to coast to coast.”

Decline in new radio hams in The Netherlands

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 09:45
The Dutch Radio Examination Foundation has released the number of applications and successful candidates for the Novice and Full radio amateur exams, they both showed declines

6th Staines Scout Group JOTA station in press

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 09:45
The Chertsey Radio Club got some good publicity for amateur radio in the Heathrow Villager newspaper published on November 4

NASA TV coverage of next resupply mission to International Space Station

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 09:45
NASA commercial cargo provider Orbital ATK is scheduled to launch its eighth mission to the International Space Station at 7:37 a.m. EST Saturday, Nov. 11 NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Live launch coverage will begin at 7 a.m. on NASA Television and the agency’s website

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