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IOTA news from the DARC

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 10/01/2018 - 09:45
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

HRN 379: One League Under the Siege

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 09/01/2018 - 09:28
In this episode we review what's been going on with the ARRL, from the Code of Conduct to the proposed revisions to the Bylaws and Articles of Association

Fox-1D scheduled to launch this week

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 09/01/2018 - 09:28
AMSAT’s next Fox-1 satellite, Fox-1D, is scheduled for launch on January 12, 2018 at 03:58 UTC from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, India

K6ANP power station with InnovAntennas Log Periodic

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 09/01/2018 - 09:28
This is our 13 element Log Periodic on an 11.5m boom (38’). The booms are 45mm across and thick-wall (3.2mm) which double up as feed lines for the elements

Essex Skills Night Monday

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 09/01/2018 - 09:28
Skills Night takes place at 7pm Monday, January 15 in Danbury Village Hall, Essex, the free event is open to all

ICQ Podcast - Setting up a second shack

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 09/01/2018 - 09:28
In this episode, Martin is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Ed Durrant DD5LP to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episode’s feature is Setting up a second shack

AU2WBR Ganga Sagar Mela 2018

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 09/01/2018 - 09:28
On January 14 radio amateurs from the West Bengal Radio Club will be providing communication support on Sagar Island during the festival of Makar Sankranti

Marion Island off the air

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 08/01/2018 - 10:05
Marion Island becomes rarer DX. Comments made regarding the amount of operation from 6O6O show that many hams do not consider the purpose of the visit to the country

The IARU watches WPT developments

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 08/01/2018 - 10:05
Widespread interest continues in Wireless Power Transfer (WPT) technology, reflecting the considerable concern about its potential to cause radio frequency interference

Bouvet Island DXpedition news

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 08/01/2018 - 10:05
All Dressed Up and a Place to Go. Here she is, the Betanzos, the ship on which we will begin our journey to Bouvet in just over two weeks

What’s the buzz? Ham radio fans fine-tune skills at Brookville

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 08/01/2018 - 10:05
For amateur radio enthusiasts gathered at a conference Saturday, January 6, in Brookville (Nassau County, New York), it was clear that their calling is a passion

Radio event aimed at young

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 08/01/2018 - 10:05
The Shropshire Star reports radio amateurs held a special event at Longdon-on-Tern to show the younger generation and parents what their hobby is all about

Battery powered 'smart bags' raise safety concern

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 08/01/2018 - 10:05
Remember the hazards caused by hover-boards, dodgy chargers and exploding mobile phones, all associated with lithium batteries and fires

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 08/01/2018 - 10:05
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 31st December, through Sunday, 7th January there were 222 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 08/01/2018 - 10:05
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

BBC TV to show Michael Portillo moonbounce

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 07/01/2018 - 09:45
BBC TV's Great British Railway Journeys is expected to show former MP for Enfield Southgate, Michael Portillo, using 5.6 GHz amateur radio to bounce a signal off the surface of the moon

Forthcoming PEARS National VHF and UHF Contest

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 07/01/2018 - 09:45
This is the only mid-summer VHF/UHF contest in South Africa when propagation via Tropo Scatter, Enhancement and Ducting should be at their best

VK6ARN NewsWest

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 07/01/2018 - 09:45
Happy New Year from the team at WA Amateur Radio News. Welcome to today’s NewsWest broadcast. I’m Glynn, VK6PAW, your lucky producer this week

Guess the day and win a prize

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 07/01/2018 - 09:45
A 9-ton Chinese space lab will fall out of the sky soon - and if you predict exactly when, you can win some swag

GOLF-TEE $15,000 Matching Funds President’s Challenge

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 07/01/2018 - 09:45
In October 2017 AMSAT announced the GOLF (Greater Orbit, Larger Foot-print) program. The first project of the GOLF program is a technology demonstrator named GOLF-TEE (Technology Evaluation Environment)

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