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Following in the steps of the Maya

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 28/10/2017 - 09:45
Robert, DL7VOA, and his XYL will be following the tracks of the Maya in Central America with their final recreational stay in Belize. Robert has written permission to use the special callsign V34AO from Hopkins in Belize between November 18-30th

2017 CW ops Award

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 28/10/2017 - 09:45
It's with great pleasure that CW ops announce the 2017 recipients of the CW ops Award for Advancing the Art of CW

Strange 'blue auroras' sighted

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 28/10/2017 - 09:45
On Thursday night, strange bands and rings of blue light appeared over parts of Scandinavia and Russia

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 28/10/2017 - 09:45
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Friday, 20th October, through Friday, 27th October there were 232 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Southgate ARC News - Sat, 28/10/2017 - 09:45
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

Problem with registration of BC Amateur Radio vehicle licence plate

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 27/10/2017 - 09:49
As the RAC Director for the British Columbia / Yukon Region, it has been brought to my attention that there is a problem with renewing the existing five-digit BC Amateur plates – also known as two-letter Call Sign Ham Plates

AMSAT-NA Board of Directors elect Joe Spier, K6WAO, President

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 27/10/2017 - 09:49
At it’s annual meeting, held at the Silver Legacy Resort Hotel in Reno, NV, the AMSAT-NA Board of Directors elected Joe Spier, K6WAO, of Reno, NV, President, succeeding Barry Baines, WD4ASW, who has retired after nine years of service as AMSAT’s President

INDEXA on the web

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 27/10/2017 - 09:49
Dick Williams, W3OA, Secretary-Treasurer, informs that INDEXA is now on Facebook and Twitter

Expat Club: devoted to our foreign members

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 27/10/2017 - 09:49
Since FEDI-EA started the campaign "Yes, we speak English..." in 2014, a lot of hams from other countries, but living in Spain, have become members of the Federation

An unusual comet dives toward the sun

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 27/10/2017 - 09:49
Today, spacecraft are monitoring a close encounter between the sun and Comet 96P/Machholz. This is no ordinary comet

Statement on spectrum access in the 3.6–3.8 GHz band

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 27/10/2017 - 09:49
The UK regulator Ofcom has confirmed its approach to expanding spectrum access for mobile services in the 3.6 GHz to 3.8 GHz band

UK time back to UTC this weekend

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 27/10/2017 - 09:49
Daylight saving time 2017 in the United Kingdom ends at 02:00 on Sunday, 29 October

Zorro in Bhutan

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 27/10/2017 - 09:49
A5A will be activate again between October 27th and November 3rd. Zorro, JH1AJT, will travel to Bhutan with Jin/JF1IST, Franz/DJ9ZB and Champ/E21EIC

DX News from the ARRL

Southgate ARC News - Fri, 27/10/2017 - 09:49
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Tony's 10m Band Report

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 26/10/2017 - 10:00
A belting weekend preceded by a fairly poor week. Most sought after DX: VK9VKL (Christmas Is), 3C0L (Annobon Is), SU/DM4DX (Egypt), V55JOTA (Namibia Scouts) and quite a few others

HamRadioNow: Thoughts on Regulation

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 26/10/2017 - 10:00
Tim Shepard KD1KY will give you a different perspective on why the radio spectrum needs regulation... or doesn't

First ZS EME record on 10 GHz (3 cm)

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 26/10/2017 - 10:00
On October 22, 2017 at 15:46 UTC, Alex Artieda, ZS6EME, recorded the first-ever Digital EME QSO with HB9Q on 10 GHz

Best-selling Crosley biographer to speak at National VOA Museum of Broadcasting Nov. 10

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 26/10/2017 - 10:00
Rusty McClure, author of the New York Times bestseller, Crosley: Two Brothers and a Business Empire that Transformed a Nation, will speak Friday, Nov. 10 at the National Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting in West Chester

Scouts learn more about radios

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 26/10/2017 - 10:00
The Southend Echo reports more than 200 scouts, cubs and beavers took part in Jamboree On The Air at Belchamps Scout Activity Centre in Hockley, Essex

Charges cut for up to one million BT landline-only customers

Southgate ARC News - Thu, 26/10/2017 - 10:00
Ofcom has today announced that BT customers who buy only a landline telephone service will see their monthly bills cut by £7 per month, following an Ofcom review

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