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Ham Radio in Sunday Times Home Help

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 10/04/2018 - 09:47
The April 8 Sunday Times newspaper Home Help section featured Amateur Radio, but not in a flattering way

World Amateur Radio Day

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 10/04/2018 - 09:47
Every April 18th, radio amateurs worldwide take to the airwaves in celebration of World Amateur Radio Day

Free IARU Monitoring System newsletter

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 10/04/2018 - 09:47
The IARU-R1 Monitoring System newsletter reports on reception of Over The Horizon Radar (OTHR) from the Far East in the new 5 MHz (60m) allocation

MUARC on-the-air from historic Navan Fort

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 10/04/2018 - 09:47
Following on from our recent exam successes the Mid Ulster Amateur Radio Club continues with the promotion, education and enjoyment of amateur radio

Broadcasting pioneer Clyde Haehnle dies at 95

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 10/04/2018 - 09:47
The eyes of broadcast engineer Clyde Haehnle always glowed like an old radio tube when he talked about the Voice of America complex on Tylersville Road or WLW-AM's unprecedented 500,000-watt transmitter under WLW's tower down the road

Russian SSTV event to celebrate Cosmonautics Day

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 09/04/2018 - 10:22
ARISS Russia is planning a special Slow Scan Television (SSTV) event from the International Space Station in celebration of Cosmonautics Day

Tracking aircraft with a Raspberry Pi

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 09/04/2018 - 10:22
Essex Ham describes how to turn the RaspberryPi with a £10 USB dongle into a receiver capable of decoding live transponder data from nearby aircraft and showing them on a map

Jeri Ellsworth AI6TK will be AMSAT/TAPR Banquet Speaker

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 09/04/2018 - 10:22
Entrepreneur and electrical engineer Jeri Ellsworth AI6TK will be guest speaker at the AMSAT/TAPR banquet which takes place during Hamvention 2018 in May

Space lightning over Europe

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 09/04/2018 - 10:22
Red sprites (a.k.a. "space lightning") are dancing over thunderstorms in Europe

The secret of success on VHF, UHF and microwaves

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 09/04/2018 - 10:22
We could learn from radio astronomy when, after the war, the first large 76 metre parabolic dish was constructed at Jodrell Bank in the UK

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 09/04/2018 - 10:22
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 1st April, through Sunday, 8th April there were 226 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 09/04/2018 - 10:22
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

Special callsigns mark year of tragedy and bravery

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 08/04/2018 - 09:45
1968 was a tragic year for New Zealand shipping, with the loss of the ferry Wahine and the grain ship Maranui plus a fire at sea aboard the liner Gothic

VK6WIA NewsWest

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 08/04/2018 - 09:45
Welcome to NewsWest. It’s been a week since we devoured more hot cross buns and easter eggs than were good for us. Doesn't time fly?

Germany - up to 10 million people could be hit by threatened radio shut down

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 08/04/2018 - 09:45
The airwaves across many parts of Germany could fall silent next week due to a financial dispute between radio stations and an FM broadcasting provider

QSO Today Fred Cady KE7X

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 08/04/2018 - 09:45
Fred Cady, KE7X, took his love of radio and electronics as far as he could go - that was to a PHD in Electronic Engineering where he settled into teaching at Montana State University

Fair Lawn Amateur Radio Club to partner with the National Park Service for amateur radio special event station W2E

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 08/04/2018 - 09:45
The Fair Lawn Amateur Radio Club (FLARC) will partner with the National Park Service with a special event amateur radio station to be held at the Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park in Paterson, NJ

SARL Electronic Voting System now available to test

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 08/04/2018 - 09:45
The new SARL Electronic Voting System is now online and available for testing by SARL members

5G is coming

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 08/04/2018 - 09:45
BBC Click reports that the next generation of wireless technology will give us self-driving cars, smart cities and could even teach you to score a goal like Messi

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 08/04/2018 - 09:45
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at very low levels

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