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Propagation de K7RA

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 04/11/2017 - 10:22
Average daily sunspot number increased from 13.4 to 17.7 for the October 26 to November 1 period, compared to the previous seven days

Authorising 2 GHz base stations to allow aeronautical communications

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 04/11/2017 - 10:22
Ofcom has just published details of the technical conditions and fees for a form of licence for the operation of 2 GHz terrestrial base stations

Department of Defense nationwide blackout drill sparks social media frenzy

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 03/11/2017 - 10:09
WXYZ TV reports on hysteria that followed a press release from the Department of Defense about an emergency planning exercise involving amateur radio

ARRL Executive Committee udated on Entry-Level license

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 03/11/2017 - 10:09
The ARRL report their Executive Committee reviewed plans to implement recommendations of the Entry Level License Committee, when it met on October 14 in Hartford, Connecticut

New Digital modes changing complexion of bands and perhaps of Ham Radio

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 03/11/2017 - 10:09
The ARRL say the wave of software-based digital modes over the past several years has altered the atmosphere of the HF bands

RSGB Strategy video update

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 03/11/2017 - 10:09
The RSGB has released the first of its Strategy video updates. The RSGB launched its new five-year strategy in April 2017 and already it is having an impact on plans and activities across the organisation

RAC website update

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 03/11/2017 - 10:09
Radio Amateurs of Canada have been able to resolve the issue with the slow loading of posts and pages

ACMA Annual Report 2016-17 is released

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 03/11/2017 - 10:09
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has tabled its annual report, which includes references to its activities for radiocommunications services

Park radioactive Nov 25 and 26

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 03/11/2017 - 10:09
Are you new to the world of park activating and would like to try your hand at a portable activation? Perhaps you are one of the many park ‘die hards’ here in Australia. Either way, put Saturday the 25th and Sunday 26th November in your amateur radio diary

This weekend: EANET Sprint Contest 2017

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 03/11/2017 - 10:09
After the great welcome of the previous editions, it comes again the 'sprint contest' version of the EANET Award, devoted to the 'Radio Clubs of the World'

DX News from the ARRL

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 03/11/2017 - 10:09
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Tony's 10m Band Report

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 02/11/2017 - 09:25
Considering where we are in the sunspot cycle, this was an amazing week

BBC asks: Is amateur radio still relevant?

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 02/11/2017 - 09:25
The BBC World Service show Click interviews the Chair of the London BBC Radio Group Jim Lee G4AEH

Freeview blames air pressure for TV disruption

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 02/11/2017 - 09:25
BBC News reports Freeview has said that high air pressure is the cause of disruption being experienced by some of its users in England and Wales

ARISS contact planned for Lanusei, Sardinia

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 02/11/2017 - 09:25
An International Space Station ARISS contact has been planned for astronaut Paolo Nespoli IZØJPA with Istituto di Istruzione Superiore “Leonardo Da Vinci”, Lanusei, Italy. HamTV is planned for this contact

AmateurLogic 110: MFJ’s 45th anniversary

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 02/11/2017 - 09:25
It’s MFJ Enterprises 45th Anniversary. Join us in this bonus episode of ALTV for Interesting interviews, tours and fun

Update on problems with RAC website

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 02/11/2017 - 09:25
Due to recent changes to the WordPress software, we are continuing to experience issues with the RAC website and posts and pages can take up to a minute or more to load

Tin whisker

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 02/11/2017 - 09:25
This may resemble an alien landscape, but it is actually a microscopic view of tin used to solder electronic components

MRFX Design Challenge

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 02/11/2017 - 09:25
NXP Semiconductors has started a design competition around the new MRFX1K80H RF power transistor

The Rise of the Maker Movement

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 01/11/2017 - 09:16
In this episode, State of Electronics looks at the changes to hobby electronics and how that influences the broader view of the profession of electronic design and manufacture

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