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DXCC Country/Entity Report

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 15/07/2018 - 07:07
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Friday, 6th July, through Friday, 13th July there were 201 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 15/07/2018 - 07:07
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

ILLW and old lighthouses

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 13/07/2018 - 15:04
A recent entry from a German amateur, DL1BWU, related to what could possibly be the oldest lighthouse entered in the International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend, ILLW since its inception 21 years ago

ARRL urges regulatory regime to keep non-amateur satellites off amateur spectrum

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 13/07/2018 - 15:04
ARRL wants the FCC to facilitate bona fide Amateur Satellite experimentation by educational institutions under Part 97 Amateur Service rules, while precluding the exploitation of amateur spectrum by commercial, small-satellite users authorized under Part 5 Experimental rules

IARUMS reports on intruders in ham radio spectrum

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 13/07/2018 - 15:04
IARU-R1 Monitoring System reports Iranian radars continue to intrude in the Amateur Radio primary 28 MHz band and a digital signal from Sevastopol, Crimea causes interference on 7032 kHz

Coverage set for departure of US cargo ship from ISS

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 13/07/2018 - 15:04
Nearly two months after Orbital ATK, now part of Northrop Grumman, delivered several tons of supplies and scientific experiments to the International Space Station aboard its Cygnus cargo spacecraft, the spacecraft is set to depart the orbiting laboratory Sunday, July 15. Live coverage of unberthing and release will air on NASA Television and the agency’s website

Delay in delivery of The Canadian Amateur : July-August 2018

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 13/07/2018 - 15:04
The distribution of the print version of the July-August 2018 issue of The Canadian Amateur magazine has been unexpectedly delayed

IARU HF Championship

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 13/07/2018 - 15:04
This weekend July 14-15 the IARU HF Championship takes place

DX News from the ARRL

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 13/07/2018 - 15:04
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

CubeSats to deploy from ISS today

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 13/07/2018 - 15:04
Masa JN1GKZ reports JAXA has announced that nine CubeSats will deploy from the International Space Station today, Friday, July 13

Ham Radio Social Evening

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 13/07/2018 - 15:04
A few radio hams living in and around the Rayleigh area thought it might be a nice idea to organise a Ham Radio social evening

Ham radio technology used in Thailand cave rescue

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 12/07/2018 - 10:00
UK radio amateur John Hey G3TDZ (SK) designed the special low frequency radio equipment, the Heyphone, used in the recent cave rescue in Thailand

WRTC call sign mystery revealed

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 12/07/2018 - 10:00
A well kept secret of the WRTC-2018 to be held in Germany next weekend finally was revealed last night. Some minutes after midnight local time, the German regulatory authority BNETZA (similar to the OFCOM in the UK) published an official statement concerning the assignation of special callsigns to the participants of the competition

KiwiSDR TDoA Direction Finding now freely available

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 12/07/2018 - 10:00
An online network of KiwiSDR radios enables you to pinpoint the location of stations using Time Difference of Arrival (TDoA) direction finding techniques

Students review Yaesu FT-25E ham radio handheld

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 12/07/2018 - 10:00
Norwegian student amateur radio club Akademisk Radioklubb has published a review of the Yaesu FT-25E 144 MHz FM handheld transceiver

Tropical storm Chris reaches hurricane status

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 12/07/2018 - 10:00
Possible threat to the Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador Hurricane Chris continues to track northeast at 37 kilometres per hour with sustained winds of 165 kilometres per hour and is due to make landfall on the Avalon Peninsula late Thursday night as a post-tropical depression

WRTC kicks off on July 12

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 12/07/2018 - 10:00
Events around the World Radiosport Team Championship begin on the 12th of July. Participants from all over the world will meet in Germany and enter the contest, which is the best team of 2 operators

IOTA news from the DARC

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 12/07/2018 - 10:00
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

New Australian amateur radio representative body

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 18:06
The Radio Amateur Society of Australia Inc. (RASA). was formed in March 2018 to promote the hobby and represent amateurs to the Government regulator

RSGB: OAS to replace AROS

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 18:06
Following an extensive review of the Amateur Radio Observation Service (AROS), the Society has decided to create a new service to provide guidance to operators who experience misuse of the amateur bands by others

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