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Senator praises role of amateur radio operators

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 27/01/2018 - 09:59
US Senator Roger Wicker of Mississippi has highlighted the rapid response of amateur radio operators to Hawaii’s False Ballistic Missile Alert

Radio ham finds signal from 'dead' NASA satellite

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 27/01/2018 - 09:59
Scott Tilley VE7TIL / VA7LF discovered a signal from the IMAGE satellite that NASA lost contact with in 2005

TX Factor Episode 20

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 27/01/2018 - 09:59
At long last, TX Factor Episode 20 is on the air and you might notice it’s got a fresh new look for 2018! The show has been restyled with a new opening sequence and theme tune, but it’s still packed full of all the interesting features that you have come to expect

Foundations of Amateur Radio #138

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 27/01/2018 - 09:59
Just Enough Radio ...In the past little while you've heard me talk about WSPR, Weak Signal Propagation Reporter and I've told you about signals I've heard across the planet. The longest distance at the time was a HF report, 18656 km from Perth to Pennsylvania, very nice indeed

ARISS APRS packet currently non-operational

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 27/01/2018 - 09:59
An unidentified anomaly involving the radio serving the ARISS APRS Packet System on board the International Space Station has led to the system not functioning

ISWL callsigns for February

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 27/01/2018 - 09:59
The following ISWL club callsigns will be used throughout the month of February 2018

Portable Repeater Controller upgrade

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 27/01/2018 - 09:59
New monitoring and configuration software has become available for the Portable Repeater Controller that was released in 2017

DKARS Magazine January 2018

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 27/01/2018 - 09:59
The DKARS (Dutch Kingdom Amateur Radio Society) issues its own free PDF Magazine once every month

CQScotland Kids Event on behalf of SLC

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 27/01/2018 - 09:59
On January 23rd CQScotland.com delivered an introduction to basic electronics for children from two Hamilton schools on behalf of the South Lanarkshire Council

Ham radio on BBC Lincolnshire

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 27/01/2018 - 09:59
Amateur radio and the Horncastle Rally (taking place today Jan 27) got a mention on BBC Radio Lincolnshire on Friday

5 MHz (60m) in New Zealand

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 26/01/2018 - 09:49
It looks as though radio amateurs in New Zealand will soon be gaining access to two channels in the 5 MHz (60m) band

AO-92 commissioned and open for amateur radio use

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 26/01/2018 - 09:49
On the 03:25 UTC pass on January 26, 2018, AMSAT Vice President – Engineering Jerry Buxton, N0JY, announced that AO-92 had been commissioned and formally turned the satellite over to AMSAT Operations. AMSAT Vice President – Operations Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA, then declared that AO-92 was now open for amateur radio use

Baker Island DXpedition

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 26/01/2018 - 09:49
The Dateline DX Association is pleased to announce major equipment support from Elecraft, DX Engineering, and SteppIR Communications Systems for its KH1/KH7Z Baker Island 2018 DXpedition

Ofcom decides to make further statutory instruments for 2.3 and 3.4 GHz spectrum auction

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 26/01/2018 - 09:49
Ofcom has just published a further statement regarding the regulations for the award of spectrum in the 2.3 and 3.4 GHz bands

David R. Collingham, K3LP Humanitarian and Service Award

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 26/01/2018 - 09:49
The Intrepid-DX Group wishes to memorialize our friend, Co-Founder and President, David R. Collingham, K3LP

Ground Hog Day Special Event Station

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 26/01/2018 - 09:49
Look for the annual 'Ground Hog Day Special Event Station', K3HWJ, to be active on Saturday, February 4th, around 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. (EST) or possibly later, depending upon band conditions at that time

DX News from the ARRL

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 26/01/2018 - 09:49
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Eureka Weather Station activation

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 26/01/2018 - 09:49
Operators Alexey VE1RUS and Pierre VE3KTB will once again activate the Eureka Weather Station and Eureka Amateur Radio Club - probably the most northerly located amateur radio club in the world - as VY0ERC

RAC Annual General Meeting: ​​A part of RAC's 25th Anniversary Celebration

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 26/01/2018 - 09:49
The Radio Amateurs of Canada is pleased to hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Red Deer, Alberta as part of the year-long celebration of RAC’s 25th Anniversary Celebration

February issue of free HackSpace magazine

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 26/01/2018 - 09:49
Issue 3 of the free HackSpace magazine PDF includes a tribute by Dr Lucy Rogers M6CME to pioneering maker Professor Heinz Wolff who passed away on December 15, 2017

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