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UKube-1 falls silent

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 25/10/2018 - 10:13
UKube-1, the UK Space Agency’s first CubeSat, was launched into space in July 2014. It completed its successful nominal mission fourteen month later in September 2015

Atmospheric radiation is increasing from coast to coast in the USA

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 25/10/2018 - 10:13
So you thought Solar Minimum was boring? Think again New research shows that atmospheric radiation is increasing from coast to coast in the USA--an ironic result of low solar activity

ESEO's educational story continues

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 25/10/2018 - 10:13
The European Student Earth Orbiter (ESEO) has concluded its test campaign. The ESEO student teams gathered in the Netherlands, October 18, for a last precious lesson before the satellite is launched

Armando M0PAM

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 25/10/2018 - 10:13
After his nightmare neighbour experience, Armando, M0APM is preparing a legal challenge against a nuisance that anyone who takes up amateur radio as a hobby can experience: Unwanted attention from nightmare neighbours supported by council officials

Italy gains access to 60 metre band

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 25/10/2018 - 10:13
It looks as if Italian radio amateurs have just been allocated a slice of spectrum on the 60 metre band

Tech On The Air Net

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 25/10/2018 - 10:13
Tuesday, 30th October, is the fifth Tuesday of the month and that means only one thing in Townsville - The Tech On The Air Net will be happening from 7-30pm on the Townsville VHF Repeater, VK4RAT

ROTA Recipes On The Air

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 25/10/2018 - 10:13
ROTA is the one and only World Wide Recipe Swapping Net

Mexico’s FMRE requests clear frequencies for Hurricane Nets

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 24/10/2018 - 09:58
ARRL report the Federación Mexicana de Radioexperimentadores (FMRE), Mexico’s IARU member-society, is asking radio amateurs to avoid 7.060, 7.130, and 14.120 MHz, where Category 4 Hurricane Willa emergency nets are operating (in Spanish)

Jeri Ellsworth AI6TK Pacificon keynote talk released

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 24/10/2018 - 09:58
Randy Hall K7AGE has released a video of the keynote talk given by Jeri Ellsworth AI6TK at Pacificon 2018

CEPT Novice License in Belgium

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 24/10/2018 - 09:58
At a meeting with Belgium amateur radio associations, the communications regulator, BIPT, announced it wants to introduce the CEPT Novice license and reduce Basic license power level

SARL Hamnet Deputy National Director

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 24/10/2018 - 09:58
At the SARL Council meeting held on 9 October, the appointment of Grant Southey, ZS1GS as the new SARL Hamnet Deputy National Director was approved. Grant will also continue as Regional Director for SARL Hamnet Western Cape as well

Exam success for Lana now ON3LNA

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 24/10/2018 - 09:58
The Belgium IARU member-society UBA reports 13 year-old Lana has passed her amateur radio exam

Kanton Island DXpedition

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 24/10/2018 - 09:58
Guenter DL2AWG, Hans DL6JGN, Heye DJ9RR, Wolf DM2AUJ, Joe DK5WL, and Ronald PA3EWP are announcing plans for a DXpedition to Kanton Island for February 16 to March 5 next year

CQ World Wide DX Contest

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 24/10/2018 - 09:58
The weekend of Oct. 27/28 sees the SSB leg of this year's CQ World Wide DX Contest

IOTA news from the DARC

Southgate ARC News - Wed, 24/10/2018 - 09:58
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

ARISS joins NASA On-The-Air for a special SSTV event

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 23/10/2018 - 09:42
Amateur Radio On The International Space Station (ARISS) is planning a very special Slow Scan Televison (SSTV) event during October 27-29 on 145.800 MHz FM using PD-120

FRC expands its presence on social media

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 23/10/2018 - 09:42
Recently, Federación de Radioaficionados de Cuba (FRC) activated its official Twitter site

Ham radio spacecraft signal decoded after bouncing off Moon

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 23/10/2018 - 09:42
Radio amateur Daniel Estévez EA4GPZ / M0HXM reports decoding a JT4G signal from the LO-94 (DSLWP-B) spacecraft that was reflected off the Moon

CB1H installs 4el G0KSC OWA Yagi

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 23/10/2018 - 09:42
Nick, XQ1KZ contacted me through my website and asked for a 40m 4 element Yagi design which I provided to them. The attached photos show the finished antenna and SWR results with comments from Nick

Ducie Island report

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 23/10/2018 - 09:42
The Ducie Island DXpedition team report: Pileups have been deep, energetic and generally well behaved THANK YOU

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