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Togo DXpedition

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 31/12/2018 - 11:14
Members of EIDX Group will be active as 5V7EI from Main Street, Togo, between March 14-26th, 2019

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 31/12/2018 - 11:14
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 23rd December, through Sunday, 30th December there were 214 countries active

IOTA News from OPDX

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 31/12/2018 - 11:14
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

AMSAT SA 2 m / 70 cm dual band Yagi antenna is now available

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 30/12/2018 - 09:18
AMSAT SA have made available a new dual-band 145/435 MHz Yagi antenna for amateur satellite operation. The Yagi has a unique element called an 'Open Sleeve' which is a director very close to the driven element

ISS Fan Club closing down on January 1st 2019

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 30/12/2018 - 09:18
After almost 17 years of service to the amateur radio community, the issfanclub.com site will shut down on January 1st 2019

QSO Today - Jonathan Naylor - G4KLX

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 30/12/2018 - 09:18
Jonathan Naylor, G4KLX, pioneered the opening, to amateur radio operators, of D-Star and later other digital repeater modes including DMR and Yaesu system fusion by writing software that could be implemented on Arduino and Raspberry Pi hardware for the creation of multi-mode repeater and hotspot controllers

Soyuz flight deploys amateur radio satellites

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 30/12/2018 - 09:18
The Soyuz flight on December 27th carrying a pair of Kanopus V remote sensing satellites also deployed two German Orbital Systems D-Star ONE satellites: D-Star ONE - Sparrow and D-Star ONE - iSat

In-Orbit test (IOT) of Es’hail-2 AMSAT P4-A transponders

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 30/12/2018 - 09:18
AMSAT-DL notes that the In-Orbit testing (IOT) of the P4-A ham radio transponders on Es’hail-2 have started

Ham Talk Live podcast featuring KO4MA

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 30/12/2018 - 09:18
If you missed the Ham Talk Live show featuring Amsat's Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA, on December 27 you can play back a recording of this episode

Satellite op from the Azores (HM58)

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 30/12/2018 - 09:18
Pedro, CU2ZG, will spend the long New Year’s weekend in HM58. Pedro will operate holiday style on FM and linears

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 30/12/2018 - 09:18
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels

AM stations fall silent

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 29/12/2018 - 09:40
Chris Greenway has tweeted about the closure of AM Medium Wave stations in Belgium and the Netherlands on December 31

VK6WIA NewsWest

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 29/12/2018 - 09:40
NewsWest for 30th December 2019 is the final edition for 2018. It’s a special programme to look at what we got up to and what’s ahead of us

Spotless sun sparks geomagnetic storm

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 29/12/2018 - 09:40
Solar Minimum is in full swing. No sunspots? No problem

January-February 2019 eTCA now avaliable

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 29/12/2018 - 09:40
The Canadian Amateur (TCA), Canada’s premiere national magazine devoted to Amateur Radio, is published six times per year and is the membership journal of the Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC)

Propagation de K7RA

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 29/12/2018 - 09:40
No sunspots over our reporting week, December 20-26, so compared to the previous seven days average daily sunspot number declined from 3.4 to 0

Foundations of Amateur Radio #186

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 28/12/2018 - 09:50
Over the past year and a half I've been working on a secret project. Today I'd like to share what I've been up to

Ham Radio Kids Day January 5

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 28/12/2018 - 09:50
The Times News report on amateur radio Kids Day that takes place Saturday January 5

HRN 408: PhasingRadioLineNow

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 28/12/2018 - 09:50
Marty KC1CWF is in the house! We talk Ham Radio, his visit to Los Angeles and plans for 2019!

WIA Board Comment

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 28/12/2018 - 09:50
Although some 3 broadcasts since our last WIA Board Comment, when President Justin VK7TW brought us up to speed on WIA activity a Christmas Message from the board was posted on the main wia.org.au site

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