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JOTA reports 36% growth in Scout participation

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 02/12/2018 - 08:52
ARRL say Scouting’s Jamboree on the Air (JOTA) 2018 reports that total USA Scout participation in the annual fall event jumped by 36% from 2017

SARL meets ham radio regulator ICASA

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 02/12/2018 - 08:52
South Africa's ICASA/SARL Liaison committee met last week to discuss various regulatory issues affecting Amateur Radio

Additional amateur radio communication Cubesats to launch on SSO-A

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 02/12/2018 - 08:52
JY1SAT is a one unit CubeSat, dedicated to the memory of His Majesty the late King Hussein, the first founder of the HAM Radio in Jordan and holder of call sign JY1. This will be Jordan's first satellite

Australia aims for quicker entry into Ham Radio

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 02/12/2018 - 08:52
WIA Education Group aims to reduce barriers to entry with cost reduction, immediate delivery, quicker processing times as well as automating the process to ensure a smooth and quicker entry into Amateur Radio

QSO Today - Paul Gacek - W6PNG

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 02/12/2018 - 08:52
Along with a successful career in California hightech, Paul Gacek, W6PNG, became an amateur radio operator

CQ-DATV Magazine issue 66 free download

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 02/12/2018 - 08:52
CQ-DATV 66 magazine is now available for free download

Turkey gets two Christmas presents

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 02/12/2018 - 08:52
Turkey’s telecom regulator, BTK, in a government gazette notice of 29th November 2018, released two new Amateur Radio allocations

AMSAT web adds Donation portal

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 02/12/2018 - 08:52
AMSAT relies on your donations to Keep Amateur Radio in Space. Please consider a donation to the AMSAT General Fund, the GOLF Program, or ARISS today!

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 02/12/2018 - 08:52
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels

Radio ham honoured with ARCIA award

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 01/12/2018 - 11:18
Each November, Melbourne plays host to Comms Connect, Australia’s premier radio and wireless communications industry conference, during which the Australian Radio Communications Industry Association– ARCIA – hold their annual Gala dinner and awards presentation

Radio hams unite man with family

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 01/12/2018 - 11:18
The Times of India reports that, after reuniting a man with his family in south Tripura and tracing out the sister’s family of a 90-year-old woman from Kanchrapara, amateur radio operators of West Bengal have done it again!

Ofcom fines Cloud M £50,000 for breaking number porting rules

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 01/12/2018 - 11:18
Ofcom has fined business telecoms provider Cloud M Limited £50,000 for breaking rules that entitle customers to take their telephone number with them when they switch providers – a process known as ‘number porting’

NASA TV to air next International Space Station crew launch, docking

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 01/12/2018 - 11:18
Three space travelers, including two astronauts on their first flight, are scheduled to launch to the International Space Station on Monday, Dec. 3 for a six-and-a-half month mission

VK6WIA NewsWest

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 01/12/2018 - 11:18
The theme for the NewsWest edition for the 2nd December is our club focus, as usual there’s lots more!

Limited edition RAC 25th Anniversary Challenge Coin: Available until December 31

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 01/12/2018 - 11:18
In May 2018, Radio Amateurs of Canada was pleased to introduce the special RAC 25th Anniversary Challenge Coin as part of its year-long celebrations. The coin was designed by Mike Hutchison and was custom-designed and manufactured by KingPins for RAC

Propagation de K7RA

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 01/12/2018 - 11:18
At 2335 UTC on November 28 the Australian Space Forecast Centre issued a geomagnetic disturbance warning for December 1. "The effect of a high speed solar wind stream from a large and recurrent coronal hole may raise the geomagnetic activity to minor storm levels on December 1 and 2."

WX1AW at ARRL headquarters will be SKYWARN Recognition Day bonus station

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 30/11/2018 - 09:40
SKYWARN Recognition Day (SRD) 2018 takes place on Saturday, December 1, from 0000 until 2400 UTC, and Maxim Memorial Station W1AW will be active as bonus station WX1AW, the call sign of The HQ Doods Recreational Deployment Team

Foundations of Amateur Radio #182

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 30/11/2018 - 09:40
When does knowing more make it harder? The other day one of my non amateur friends asked for some help. His question was about hooking up an antenna

ICQ Podcast: National Radio Centre video

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 30/11/2018 - 09:40
Martin M1MRB/W9ICQ and Colin M6BOY of the ICQ Amateur / Ham Radio Podcast visited the RSGB's UK National Radio Centre at Bletchley Park

Brigg and District Amateur Radio Club (BDARC) install an InnovAntennas XR5, 5 band compact HF Yagi

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 30/11/2018 - 09:40
The XR5 has a very short boom of only 11' (3.4m) but full sized elements for each of the 5 HF bands between 20m and 10m making it the most compact 'Full sized' HF multibander in the World

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