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FT8: Santa’s Radio Club Special Event Dec 1-8

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 29/11/2018 - 10:04
ARRL reports the annual Santa’s Radio Club Special Event from 200 km above the Arctic Circle will be on the air December 1-8 as OH9S - OH9Santa

Es'hail-2 update

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 29/11/2018 - 10:04
Es'hail-2 is still in a temporary GEO slot, according to the Keps at ~24°E. This is not the final location which planned to be at 26°E

Tony's 10m Band Report

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 29/11/2018 - 10:04
A very poor week, even the contest, a big one (CQ WW CW) didn’t manage to get 10m fired up till Sunday

AMSAT Symposium Highlights

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 29/11/2018 - 10:04
Randy Hall K7AGE has released an 8 minute video showing highlights of the AMSAT Symposium 2018

A hyperactive comet approaches Earth

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 29/11/2018 - 10:04
A small but hyperactive comet named '46P/Wirtanen' is nearing Earth for one of the 10 closest approaches by any comet of the Space Age

ISWL callsigns for December

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 29/11/2018 - 10:04
The following ISWL club callsigns will be used throughout the month of December 2018

New price cap on 118 numbers

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 29/11/2018 - 10:04
People who call directory enquiry services will be protected from high prices under a new price cap on 118 phone numbers, just announced by Ofcom

WAP - Worked all Postcodes

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 29/11/2018 - 10:04
The challenge is simple. Work as many postcodes as possible

NASA Television to air launch of next space station resupply mission

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 29/11/2018 - 10:04
NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is targeting 1:38 p.m. EST Tuesday, Dec. 4, for the launch of its 16th resupply mission to the International Space Station. Live coverage will begin on NASA Television and the agency’s website Monday, Dec. 3, with prelaunch events

First 'serious' FT8 contest this weekend

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 28/11/2018 - 10:38
ARRL reports a new contest - the FT8 Roundup - is set for the December 1–2 weekend

'Al-Farabi 2' nanosatellite

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 28/11/2018 - 10:38
Scientific-technological park of the Kazakh national university named after Al-Farabi (Almaty) in cooperation with the Association of the Amateur Radio Services of Kazakhstan invite all the radio amateurs of Kazakhstan and of other countries to take part in searching and receiving of the AL-FARABI-2 nanosatellite signals due to be launched into the orbit on November 29, 2018 at 00:32 of Astana time

First short wave trans-Atlantic contact made 95 years ago

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 28/11/2018 - 10:38
It was on the night of 27th November 1923 that the first Trans-Atlantic short wave radio contact was made. It took place between radio hams: Leon Deloy (8AB) in France and Fred Schnell (U1MO) in the USA

Santa's ISS Passes

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 28/11/2018 - 10:38
Watch Santa (the International Space Station) on his practice runs

SSO-A mission with Ham Radio satellites postponed

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 28/11/2018 - 10:38
The launch of Spaceflight’s SSO-A SmallSat Express mission, carrying many amateur radio satellites, on a SpaceX Falcon 9 from Vandenberg Air Force Base has been postponed, may launch December 1

Ham radio satellites launch from India Nov 29

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 28/11/2018 - 10:38
Satellites with Amateur Radio payloads are set to launch from India on an ISRO PSLV rocket at approximately 0400 GMT on Thursday, November 29, 2018

IOTA news from the DARC

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 28/11/2018 - 10:38
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

NASA InSight lander arrives on Martian surface to learn what lies beneath

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 27/11/2018 - 09:16
Mars has just received its newest robotic resident. NASA's Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander successfully touched down on the Red Planet after an almost 7-month, 300-million-mile (458-million-kilometer) journey from Earth

FCC send radio ham notice of unlicensed operation

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 27/11/2018 - 09:16
ARRL say the FCC Enforcement Bureau on November 7 issued a Notice of Unlicensed Operation (NoUO) to Technician licensee Daryl Thomas, KE6MWS, of Carmichael, California, for allegedly operating an unlicensed FM radio s

Android App connects to D-STAR

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 27/11/2018 - 09:16
David PA7LIM reports the Peanut App enables you to talk to radio amateurs around the world via an Android device. Some of the rooms are connected to D-STAR reflectors

Propagation de K7RA

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 27/11/2018 - 09:16
We saw sunspots return recently, but only for a week, November 13-19. From last week's bulletin, average daily sunspot number rose from 3.1 to 9.4, while average daily solar flux rose from 68.5 to 70.8

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