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Nunavut operation

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 16/07/2018 - 10:03
Mike will be active from Iqaluit, Nunavut as VY0BRR using all modes and all bands except 160m for several months, at least until Xmas 2018

ShakeMe

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 16/07/2018 - 10:03
ARN has launched interactive advertising technology 'ShakeMe' across iHeartRadio, via an audio ad format launched in December last year by Californian tech company AdsWizz

WRTC 2018

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 15/07/2018 - 11:57
cq contest cq test ... The contest has been running for some hours now and the competitors are wrestling each other for points. The bands are "very busy" and finding a free frequency is exhausting

ACMA 5-year spectrum outlook paper 'disappointing'

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 15/07/2018 - 11:57
WIA News reports on the draft 2018-2022 spectrum outlook paper published by the communications regulator ACMA

VK6WIA NewsWest

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 15/07/2018 - 11:57
It’s our NEW AMATEURS week, where we celebrate new, upgraded and returning calls. We’ll also discuss about gear and portable operations. Onno talks QRP and where you need to go, in order to obtain your license

QSO Today - David Finell - N7LRY

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 15/07/2018 - 11:57
David Finell, N7LRY described himself to his future wife as a mad scientist, coming from a ham radio family that encouraged deep learning of the subjects that interested him

The SARL Winter QRP Contest on Saturday

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 15/07/2018 - 11:57
The QRP contests are intended to be fun activities to promote QRP operation between radio amateurs

IARU HF Championship

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 15/07/2018 - 11:57
On behalf of Radio Amateurs of Canada I would like to wish Claude, VE2FK, Frank, VO1HP and Brent, VE9EX, good luck in the IARU HF Championship this weekend. Thank you all for carrying the RAC flag in this contest

The ZS2 Sprint on Sunday

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 15/07/2018 - 11:57
This is a fun activity to promote contacts between radio amateurs in the Eastern Cape and radio amateurs in Southern African countries and is on the air from 14:00 to 15:00 UTC on Sunday 22 July 2018

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 15/07/2018 - 11:57
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low levels

Foundations of Amateur Radio #162

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 15/07/2018 - 07:07
Programming Repeaters ... Revisited. It seems that when you categorically state something, like I did recently, you get emails and feedback, almost immediately, pointing out the folly of your assertion

Only 24 hours to work the special Y8 call signs

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 15/07/2018 - 07:07
The ex-DDR (East Germany) call-sign group from Y81A through Y89U, not used for 28 years, has been issued especially for the WRTC Championship in Wittenberg, Germany

Ham Talk Live! from WRTC

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 15/07/2018 - 07:07
Episode 123 of Ham Talk Live! hosted by Neil Rapp WB9VPG covers the World Radiosport Team Championship (WRTC) taking place in Germany

Tony's 10m Band Report

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 15/07/2018 - 07:07
Well it was good Friday to Sunday but I didn’t have chance to get going. Maybe next week. Most popular DX KH1/KH7Z

IRTS update proposed 40MHz and 60 MHz band plans

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 15/07/2018 - 07:07
Following an initial survey of Irish radio amateurs and interested parties, the Irish Radio Transmitters Society has now updated their proposed plans for the 40 MHz and 60 MHz bands

Shortwave radio links for financial trading

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 15/07/2018 - 07:07
Earlier this year Bob Van Valzah KE9YQ looked at the use of Shortwave Radio by Financial Traders for long distance, low latency links

A green flash on Mars

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 15/07/2018 - 07:07
The Red Planet is now so bright, it is experiencing forms of atmospheric optics normally reserved for objects like the sun and Moon

IARU HF Championship

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 15/07/2018 - 07:07
This weekend (July 14th-15th) there will be the IARU HF Championship. A good occasion to contact as many other amateurs, especially HQ stations from the IARU Societies, as possible around the world using all the HF amateur bands (except WARC) on SSB and CW

Ofcom Annual Report and Accounts 2017/18

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 15/07/2018 - 07:07
Ofcom has just published its 2017/18 Annual Report and Accounts, plus its Section 400 Accounts

Propagation de K7RA

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 15/07/2018 - 07:07
As of Thursday, July 12, there have been no sunspots visible for 16 days consecutively

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