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RSGB YOTA 2017 YouTube Daily Diary

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 13:45
YOTA 2017 UK kicked off with 80 young radio amateurs coming to Gilwell Park from 26 countries to enjoy a week of amateur radio

Ham radio training for young vedic scholars

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 13:45
In a unique initiative, the National Institute of Amateur Radio (NIAR), Hyderabad organised a week long amateur radio training programme for 40 young vedic scholars of Jeeyar Integrated Vedic Academy (JIVA), Shamshabad

ICQPODCAST - Friedrichshafen Ham Radio 2017 Round-Up released

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 13:45
In this episode, Martin M1MRB/W9ICQ is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Ed Durrant DD5LP to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episode’s feature is Friedrichshafen Ham Radio 2017 Round-Up

Foundations of Amateur Radio - Episode 112

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 13:45
It might surprise you to learn that some radios contain moving parts, even the solid-state one that's sitting in my shack

Digital Mobile Radio Workshop

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 13:45
The SA Digital Repeater Sub-Committee (SADRS) is running an event at the South Africa's National Amateur Radio Centre from 10:00 to 17:00 CAT on Saturday 26 August 2017. This is a free event for SARL members and kits will be available for purchase

Solar Cycle 24

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 13:45
Jim Kennedy, KH6/K6MIO reports that the current Solar Cycle 24 is continuing its downward trend

Radio hams assist first responders

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 13:45
Shore News Today reports amateur radio operators are on the same wavelength as first responders

WIA trial exams undergo further development

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 13:45
The WIA (Wireless Institute of Australia) trial theory assessments available online since May this year requires a simple registration process, and the feedback has been that they exceeded the expectations of those who have used the exams

Date change for the ZS9V Robben Island DXpedition

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 13:45
Due to a series of unexpected complications, the 2017 ZS9V Robben Island DXpedition has been moved from 9 to 13 August to the International Lighthouse weekend of 19 and 20 August

Rob Noakes, VE3PCP, to operate VA3RAC for RAC Canada 150

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 13:45
Rob Noakes, VE3PCP, one of our newest RAC members, will be operating the VA3RAC station on International Youth Day this Saturday, August 12 as part of the RAC Canada 150 Award

New cheap transceiver from QRP Labs

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 06/08/2017 - 09:56
New monoband 5W CW transceiver kit from QRP Labs. Easy to build, single-board design, 10 x 8cm, all are controls board-mounted Professional quality double-sided, through-hole plated, silk-screen printed PCB Choice of single band, 80, 40, 30, 20 or 17m

Thornbury teenager represents UK at YOTA 2017

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 06/08/2017 - 09:56
The Gazette newspaper reports on Peter Barnes 2E0UAR who is attending Youngsters On The Air 2017 at Gilwell Park

Return of Experimenter's Wednesday to AO-85

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 06/08/2017 - 09:56
With the recent popularity of Slow Scan Television (SSTV) from the ISS, AMSAT Operations is bringing back Experimenter’s Wednesday to AO- 85

Phone outage is 'wake-up call'

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 06/08/2017 - 09:56
CBC News says some amateur radio operators are hoping a massive phone outage in Atlantic Canada inspires people to be more prepared for emergency situations

The Foundation licence, how did we get here?

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 06/08/2017 - 09:56
WIA News reports, about 14 years ago, with the change of minimum qualifications for Amateur radio by the IARU, in Australia we went from five, to two licence categories

Ham radio in Denmark

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 06/08/2017 - 09:56
Denmark has three levels of amateur radio license, a CEPT Class 1 equivalent, a CEPT Novice equivalent and a 50 watt Entry Level VHF/UHF license

Radio Society of Great Britain hosts international youth event including contact with the International Space Station

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 05/08/2017 - 09:33
Eighty young people from 26 countries are coming to the UK for a week to take part in the seventh prestigious YOTA (Youngsters on the Air) summer camp

The historic Project Earhart flight ends

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 05/08/2017 - 09:33
After a two month commemorative flight taking in 20 countries, pilot Brian Lloyd WB6RQN was to finally reach Texas, where it all began

Satellite has deployable VHF crossed Yagi antenna

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 05/08/2017 - 09:33
Radio amateurs Sean Hum VA3SHV and Jeff Nicholls VA3NGJ worked on the design for a deployable VHF crossed Yagi antenna on the recently launched NORsat-2

RSGB Club Press Release Template

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 05/08/2017 - 09:33
The RSGB have made available a template of a press relese for clubs and regional teams to use to promote their YOTA events to local press

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