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Update your Amateur Radio library and support YOTA 2018

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 07/06/2018 - 09:32
By purchasing a book from the SA Amateur Radio Development Trust online bookstore, you will support YOTA 2018 when 80 young radio amateurs from 34 countries converge on South Africa in August this year

Current regulations remain in force!

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 09:36
The South African Radio League (SARL) report the publication of the National Radio Frequency band plan has created some confusion and a lot of speculation

Role of HF in military communications

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 09:36
An article in Signal magazine describes a role HF can play in military communications and highlights the vulnerability of satellite communications

Russian WWF ops

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 09:36
A group of radio amateurs from Russia will be active as RZ9SFF from specially protected natural areas in Orenburg and Bashkiria regions between June 23rd and July 3rd

FIFA special event from Kosovo

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 09:36
Members of the Kosovo Amateur Radio Society (SHARK) will activate the special callsign, Z60FIFA, for the 2018 FIFA World Cup event between June 1st and July 15th

EL58hx Grid Expedition

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 09:36
The activation of maidenhead grid square EL58hx by W5PFG and AC0RA is just one day away - 7-9 June

New WRTC Awards - WAWRTC

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 09:36
The World Radiosport Team Championship takes place from July 14 (12z) until July 15 (12z) in parallel to the IARU HF Championship. 63 teams will be competing from identical sites south of Berlin

Arctic Legends Tour 2018

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 09:36
Many of our readers will recall the activity from Ushakova Island in 2001 as RI0B. During September 2018 RI0B will be active in the Arctic Legends Tour 2018 from the following IOTA groups

New transmitter installed on Glenada Hill

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 09:36
Communication is central to human success on Planet Earth. The ability to share information from one individual to another, and between groups of people in different places, has elevated our species to a position of dominance and control around the world

IOTA news from the DARC

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 09:36
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

ISS SSTV active this week

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 05/06/2018 - 10:02
The International Space Station (ISS) amateur radio Slow Scan Television (SSTV) transmissions on 145.800 MHz FM are expected to be activate June 6 and 7

Student grilled for carrying VHF radio in Hyderabad

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 05/06/2018 - 10:02
Telangana Today reports a 19-year-old radio amateur was detained at Nagole Metro Station and questioned for almost one hour

Hungary back on 60m / 5 MHz

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 05/06/2018 - 10:02
The Hungarian telecoms regulator, NMHH has published in the Hungarian National Gazette No.7 of 29 May 2018 an update to the National Frequency Allocation table 7/2015 on the use of frequency bands (X1.13), which initiates the WRC-15 Allocation of 5351.5 to 5366.5 kHz with 15W EIRP maximum power

QSO Today - Eric Guth, 4Z1UG

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 05/06/2018 - 10:02
In celebration of the 200th episode of the QSO Today podcast, the QSO Today is with Eric Guth, 4Z1UG, creator of the QSO Today podcast and is guest hosted by Jim Wilson, K5ND

NASA to host live discussion on new Mars science results

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 05/06/2018 - 10:02
The media and public are invited to ask questions during a live discussion at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday, June 7, on new science results from NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover. The event will air live on NASA Television and the agency's website

GB6GEO Special Event station

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 05/06/2018 - 10:02
Radio stations from around the world will exchange greetings with GB6GEO over the airwaves at the English Riviera Global Geopark during the special communications weekend between June 9-10th

Are you a True Blue DXer?

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 05/06/2018 - 10:02
If watching a computer make contacts for you is not your idea of DX... If you are decoding by human ears and brain power... you are a True Blue DXer!

Upcoming IRTS Meetings

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 05/06/2018 - 10:02
The Irish Radio Transmitters Society (IRTS) would like to remind all affiliated clubs to nominate a member of their club who is also a member of IRTS to act as the club's representative for this year

DXCC's Most Wanted

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 05/06/2018 - 10:02
The 'DXCC Most Wanted' entities list has been updated on ClubLog as of May 28th. The list contain 340 entities and here are the top 10 entities

Over-the-horizon communication on Mars

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 04/06/2018 - 09:40
ARRL highlights a post by The Space Weather Woman, Dr. Tamitha Skov, that notes the role amateur radio technology could play in over-the-horizon radio communications on Mars

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