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FaradayRF radio hams on Amp Hour podcast

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 31/07/2018 - 09:06
Radio amateurs Bryce Salmi KB1LQC and Brent Salmi KB1LQD are interviewed in edition 401 of the Amp Hour electronics podcast

Updates to General Conditions

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 31/07/2018 - 09:06
Ofcom has today updated one of our General Conditions and associated guidance relating to new ‘calling line identification’ requirements, which are due to take effect from 1 October 2018

ExoMars rover naming competition!

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 31/07/2018 - 09:06
The UK Space Agency has launched a competition to name a rover that is going to Mars to search for signs of life

AMSAT Symposium and Banquet registration

Southgate ARC News - Tue, 31/07/2018 - 09:06
Registrations and Banquet tickets are available on the AMSAT Store for the 2018 36th AMSAT Space Symposium and Annual General Meeting and the Banquet

Ham College 43

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 30/07/2018 - 09:51
General Amateur Radio Exam part 14. Emergency Communications, Skywaves, Yagi Antennas

Thankyou Dublin !

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 30/07/2018 - 09:51
Jarad KE8GBF from Northern Michigan would like to thank Tony EI5EM, Mark EI6HPB, Hugh EI2HI, Adrian EI2KJ and all of the many other amateur radio operators whom he managed to establish a QSO with on the air or meet face to face during his visit to Dublin

GB5RC 2016-2018

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 30/07/2018 - 09:51
The Martello Tower Group have now successfully activated MV Ross Revenge twice, first in August 2016 and again in 2017. The Ross Revenge has been the home of the world famous Radio Caroline since August 1983. This year, they will be operating from the evening of Thursday 2nd August until the early hours of Monday 6th August

VP6D Ducie Island 2018 DXpedition

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 30/07/2018 - 09:51
The VP6D – Ducie Island 2018 project is on schedule. As you may recall, VP6D will use the same Elecraft equipment as KH1/KH7Z

Howth Martello Radio Group

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 30/07/2018 - 09:51
Last Saturday the Howth Martello Radio Group celebrated the 120th anniversary of the first ever use of wireless for reporting a sporting and news event during the annual Kingstown Regatta in 1898

Safeguarding PSB prominence, now and in the future

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 30/07/2018 - 09:51
Ofcom has just published a report which assesses how easily today’s viewers can find public service broadcasters’ (PSB) channels, and local TV programmes. This is our first report which fulfils a new duty under the Digital Economy Act

The SARL YL Sprint

Southgate ARC News - Mon, 30/07/2018 - 09:51
The 2018 SARL YL Sprint will take place on Thursday 9 August from 12:00 to 14:00 UTC, please note the new time!

Significant changes in store for FT8 and MSK144 with WSJT-X Version 2.0

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 29/07/2018 - 09:36
WSJT-X co-developer Joe Taylor, K1JT, has announced that major changes are coming to the FT8 and MSK144 digital protocols when WSJT-X version 2.0 arrives in a few months

New ham radio Science Citizen Investigation association

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 29/07/2018 - 09:36
South Africa's AMSAT SA and the SARL plan to launch a new association, Amateur Radio Science Citizen Investigation, or HamSCI SA

QSO Today - Dr. Ulrich Rohde, N1UL

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 29/07/2018 - 09:36
Dr. Ulrich Rohde, N1UL, is a pioneer in RF oscillator and receiver design. Over the last 40 years N1UL has authored over 60 articles for QST and QEX magazines, in addition to books, academic papers, and articles

Norwegian MP: DAB radio in Norway is a tragedy

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 29/07/2018 - 09:36
The DAB fiasco will become a major political issue Experience so far leaves no doubt that the closure of the FM network and the introduction of DAB is a tragedy for the Norwegian people - Norwegian MP

South Africa to host YOTA participants in August

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 29/07/2018 - 09:36
With less than two weeks to go, this year's participants will be packing their bags for the annual Youngsters On The Air event in August hosted by the SARL in South Africa

Spectrum planning for small-scale DAB

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 29/07/2018 - 09:36
Ofcom is inviting expressions of interest from parties wishing to operate a small-scale DAB multiplex, and from radio stations wishing to broadcast on these in the future

W/VE Island QSO Party

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 29/07/2018 - 09:36
The U.S. Islands Awards Program (USI) and the Canadian Islands Activators (CIA) announce the annual W/VE Island QSO Party, 1200z 25 August – 0300z 26 August, 2018. 15 hours

OSCAR Number Administrator William 'Bill' Tynan, W3XO steps down

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 29/07/2018 - 09:36
William “Bill” Tynan, W3XO has stepped down as the AMSAT OSCAR Number Administrator citing poor health

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Southgate ARC News - Sun, 29/07/2018 - 09:36
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low levels

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