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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

Video of VK2FUNK SDR talk at DEF CON 25

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 06/11/2017 - 10:03
Balint Seeber VK2FUNK gave a presentation 'Hacking the Wireless World: Software Defined Radio Exploits' at the DEF CON 25 event in Las Vegas

Burundi DXpedition starts today

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 06/11/2017 - 10:03
Members of the Mediterraneo DX Club will be active as 9U4M between November 6-17th

News from the land of Santa Claus, OH9SCL

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 06/11/2017 - 10:03
Meet the Christmas spirit also on 2017! Santa's own radio amateur station has been active since December 1986 from Finnish Lapland. Mostly the activations has been above the Arctic Circle

Geomagnetic storm predicted (G1-Class)

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 06/11/2017 - 10:03
On Nov. 6th, Earth will cross through a fold in the "heliospheric current sheet"--a vast system of electrical currents that ripples through interplanetary space

SDR workshop in Gauteng on 18 November

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 06/11/2017 - 10:03
The SARL has again joined forces with AMSAT SA to present another workshop in the SDR series. It will be held at the NARC on Saturday 18 November 2017

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 06/11/2017 - 10:03
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 29th October, through Sunday, 5th November there were 230 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 06/11/2017 - 10:03
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

Getting ready for RadFxSat (Fox-1B)

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 05/11/2017 - 10:12
RadFxSat (Fox-1B) is scheduled for launch on November 10, 2017. RadFxSat is one of four CubeSats making up the NASA ELaNa XIV mission, riding as secondary payloads aboard the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS)-1 mission

Ofcom and Ham Radio repeater abuse

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 05/11/2017 - 10:12
A Freedom of Information (FoI) request was used to ask Ofcom what action they take against Amateur Radio Repeater Abusers

Chelmsford Talk: Urban Noise and SDRs

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 05/11/2017 - 10:12
On Tuesday, November 7, William Poel G8CYK will give a talk about the growing problem of RF noise pollution to the Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society, the meeting is open to all

New radio frequency plan still held up by Ministry

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 05/11/2017 - 10:12
SARL News reports the allocation for access to the portion of the 5 MHz amateur secondary allocation as agreed at WRC-15 is contained in the revised band plan, submitted by ICASA to the Minister of Telecommunication and Postal Services (DTPS) for approval

VK6ARN NewsWest

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 05/11/2017 - 10:12
In this broadcast: It’s our CLUB FOCUS week, and we’ll hear from Ham College, the RATOC, the Bunbury Radio Club, F-Troop, and of course – what we’re up to at WA Amateur Radio news

Is worldwide DX moving to microwave EME?

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 05/11/2017 - 10:12
Contrary to the myth that Microwave equipment is too expensive, a modern trend is developing where DX operation is slowly shifting to the Microwave frequencies where there are already a lot of Microwave activities in the rest of the world

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 05/11/2017 - 10:12
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at very low levels

HamRadioNow: ICOM Stuns, Kills DMR

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 04/11/2017 - 10:22
Gary Pearce KN4AQ leads this episode with a note from ARRL HQ responding to our Force of Two episode about ham radio's part in Puerto Rico's recovery from Hurricane Maria

Morse Code prevents yacht grounding

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 04/11/2017 - 10:22
Yachting Monthly reports the use of Morse Code and an Aldis lamp by a National Coastwatch Institute (NCI) watchkeeper has been credited with averting a possible grounding off The Lizard in Cornwall

Low Pass Filter Kit

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 04/11/2017 - 10:22
SOTABEAMS has introduced a new low pass filter kit. Low pass filters are an essential part of any transmitter and also have applications in receivers

Build a 160/80 Meter Magnetic Loop Antenna - Part 1

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 04/11/2017 - 10:22
Amy (AI6ZU) and I build a magnetic loop antenna for 160 and 80 meter amateur radio

Foundations of Amateur Radio #126

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 04/11/2017 - 10:22
Hearing very weak signals This week I'm going to talk about a Digital Mode you can use with any Amateur License, or even without an Amateur License. You can set-up your radio, hook it to a computer and the Internet and after installing some software, you can join the Weak Signal Propagation Reporters

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