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Canada - new 100w ham radio 5 MHz allocation

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 15/04/2018 - 10:03
Canada has updated its National Frequency Allocation Table to show a new 100 watt ERP 5351.5-5366.5 kHz allocation (WRC-15) but amateurs are not yet authorized to use it

Essex Skills Night Monday

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 15/04/2018 - 10:03
Skills Night takes place at 7pm on Monday, April 16 in Danbury Village Hall, Essex, this free event is open to all

VK6WIA NewsWest

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 15/04/2018 - 10:03
In this New Amateur edition of the news we look at getting on air, antennas, power connectors and learning the ropes. There's an update on HARGfest, some contest updates and more

HamRadioNow: Field Radio Podcast

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 15/04/2018 - 10:03
John Jacobs W7DBO from the Field Radio Podcast joins me to talk about his podcast, Comms to Go, and his other video offerings... The Field Radio Podcast comes out about every two weeks and is dedicated to amateur radio in the outdoors

HARS achievements

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 15/04/2018 - 10:03
During a Club meeting back in May 2017, several members of the Huntingdonshire Amateur Radio Society (HARS) got together as a small group and agreed to take part in the On-Line Bath Distance Learning Course to see if they could gain the next level of radio operator licence and be the holder of the elusive Mike Zero callsign

QSO Today - Vjollca Belegu, Z61VB

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 15/04/2018 - 10:03
Out of the ashes of ten years of ethnic repression and the Kosovo War in 1998, the amateur radio service in Kosovo was reborn in 2012

Two local SARL contests next weekend

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 15/04/2018 - 10:03
The Autumn QRP Contest runs from 12:00 to 15:00 UTC on Saturday 21 April 2018 with SSB and CW activity and power of 5 watts (PEP) output or less

World Amateur Radio Day

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 15/04/2018 - 10:03
Every April 18th, radio amateurs worldwide take to the airwaves in celebration of World Amateur Radio Day

14 April 1912 - RMS Titanic

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 15/04/2018 - 10:03
106 years ago: CQD, SOS transmitted by RMS Titanic. A memory through stamps and postcards from my blog 'La radio di carta'

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 15/04/2018 - 10:03
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at very low levels

YOTA Subregional Camp Italy 2018

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 14/04/2018 - 09:13
YOTA Italia as part of ARI, and local clubs based in Rome Region, is organising a YOTA Subregional Camp for up to 40 young people

Foundations of Amateur Radio #149

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 14/04/2018 - 09:13
Shakespeare and Coax Stub Filters - If you read it on the Internet, it must be true. but what happens if you read it and there are 700 different answers?

Ofcom publishes final results of spectrum auction

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 14/04/2018 - 09:13
Ofcom has published the final outcome of its auction to release more airwaves for 4G mobile and future 5G services

New matching SP-41 speaker for the IC-7610

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 14/04/2018 - 09:13
The SP-41 is a new matching external speaker for the IC-7610 SDR transceiver

Web stream of Microwave talks

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 14/04/2018 - 09:13
The talks given at the Martlesham Microwave Round Table on Sunday, April 15 will be streamed live to a global audience

An updated guide to making an APRS RX iGate using a Raspberry Pi and an RTL-SDR

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 14/04/2018 - 09:13
Back in early 2017, Keith G6NHU created an image that can be downloaded and written to a Raspberry Pi to make an APRS RX iGate. Since then, the image has been downloaded over 2,000 times

AnyTone AT-D868UV DMR Handheld review

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 14/04/2018 - 09:13
Essex Ham have published a review of the AnyTone AT-D868UV Dual-band DMR Handheld by Paul G7BHE who bought one at the Canvey Rally

WIA meets regulator ACMA

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 14/04/2018 - 09:13
At the beginning of April the Australian amateur radio society the WIA had one of their regular meetings with the Australian Communications and Media Authority

Ham Radio on BBC Wiltshire

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 14/04/2018 - 09:13
James Patterson M1DST was invited to talk about Amateur Radio with BBC Wiltshire presenter Graham Seaman on Friday, April 13

Variation to Absolute Radio’s national analogue licence

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 14/04/2018 - 09:13
Ofcom has approved a variation to Absolute Radio’s national analogue radio licence, following a consultation

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