September 21, 2020

MARS Communications Exercise will Involve Amateur Radio Community

September 21, 2020 06:41 PM - ARRL -

Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS) volunteers will take part in the Department of Defense (DOD) Communications Exercise 20-4, starting on October 3 and concluding on October 26.

The MARS focus is interoperability with ARRL and the amateur radio community. “Throughout the month of October, MARS members will interoperate with various amateur radio organizations that will be conducting their an...

SI9AM to close

September 21, 2020 08:17 AM - Southgate ARC - The King Chulalongkorn Memorial Amateur Radio visitor's station SI9AM in Ragunda, Sweden, was established in 2000 but following of years of losses and the pandemic it is to permanently close down

Radio Amateurs of Canada 2020 Conference on YouTube

September 21, 2020 08:17 AM - Southgate ARC - On Sunday, Sept 20, the Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) held their 2020 Conference and AGM online. The videos are now available to watch on YouTube

Nordic Radio Amateur Union

September 21, 2020 08:17 AM - Southgate ARC - The Nordic Radio Amateur Union (NRAU) is celebrating its 85th anniversary

Mid Ulster ARC Tuesday Night Lecture Series

September 21, 2020 08:17 AM - Southgate ARC - This week at the Mid Ulster ARC Tuesday Night Lecture Series we have Jon from the SDR Play team who will be delivering the presentation

DXCC Country/Entity Report

September 21, 2020 08:17 AM - Southgate ARC - According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 13th September, through Sunday, 20th September there were 202 countries activeS

AO-7 approaching return to full illumination

September 21, 2020 08:17 AM - Southgate ARC - AO-7 is approaching a return to full illumination, sometime around September 25. This period will last until approximately December 26

IOTA News from OPDX

September 21, 2020 08:17 AM - Southgate ARC - Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW

September 20, 2020

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

September 20, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels

SOTA Activity Day

September 20, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - This is a fun event to encourage radio amateurs to participate in the Summits on the Air (SOTA) programme

SolderSmoke Podcast 225 available

September 20, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Bill Meara M0HBR / N2CQR has released a new edition of the amateur radio SolderSmoke podcast

SA radio amateurs exam news

September 20, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - The SARL report results of the August 2020 RAE have been sent to each candidate and those who passed the exam can get on the air. Please be patient as the RAE process is finalised.

Shannon Basin Radio Club launch new 2 metre repeater

September 20, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Shannon Basin Radio Club put their new 2 metre repeater into service on Thursday last from a site in North Roscommon

Live stream of first HF contacts

September 20, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Emily McCormick M6ELM got her amateur radio licence about 10 years ago but until this month had never operated. This video shows her first HF contacts which were live streamed by Callum M0MCX

The EI DX Group 4th Annual DX Féile is cancelled

September 20, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - The 4th annual DX Féile organised by the EI DX Group for October 2nd and 3rd. in the Aran Islands Hotel, Inis Mór has been cancelled due to the current Covid-19 crisis

September 19, 2020

UK amateur radio exam report released

September 19, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - The RSGB Examinations Standards Committee (ESC) report covering 2019 is now available for anyone to download

RASA introduces amateur radio tech support portal

September 19, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - The Radio Amateur Society of Australia is pleased to announce a new initiative to support newcomers to our hobby

VK6WIA NewsWest

September 19, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - In NewsWest this week we delve into Amateur Radio History, with items out of Amateur Radio Magazines from 1935, that’s eighty five years ago, to save you counting on your fingers

Dragon Amateur Radio Club activate GB2VK

September 19, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - On Saturday 19th September, Dragon Amateur Radio Club will once again be activating the callsign GB2VK from the old Marconi transmitter site at Waunfawr, North Wales to commemorate the first wireless contact between the UK and Australia on the 22nd September 1918

Foundations of Amateur Radio

September 19, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Simplicity among the complexity ... My radio shack consists of two radios, identical, well, in as much as that they're the same model, a Yaesu FT-857d. Their memories are different, their microphones are different, but both of them are connected via a coaxial switch to the same VHF and UHF antenna. One of them is also connected to a HF antenna

Fires/Hurricanes: FCC grants rule waiver for modern ham radio modes

September 19, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Some modern amateur radio modes are prohibited in USA due to an archaic symbol rate restriction introduced in 1980. Everytime there's a natural disaster ARRL has to ask for a rule waiver to use them

September 18, 2020

Hurricane Watch Net is Tracking New Weather Systems

September 18, 2020 08:16 PM -

The K7RA Solar Update

September 18, 2020 01:18 PM - ARRL -

Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: Lots of news lately about the solar cycle, but no sunspots. Today, September 18, is the 29th consecutive day with no sunspots.

The news this week was about the Solar Cycle 24 minimum, announced recently as having occurred during December 2019 and indicating the start of Solar Cycle 25. The reason that announcement is just coming out now has to do with the nature...

RAC Canada 2020 Conference and AGM is this Sunday

September 18, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Radio Amateurs of Canada is pleased to welcome all Amateurs to the RAC Canada 2020 Conference which will be held on Sunday, September 20 before the RAC Annual General Meeting

Northern Florida ARES requests clear frequencies for HF nets

September 18, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Northern Florida Section Emergency Coordinator Karl Martin, K4HBN, is requesting that stations not directly involved in the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) response to Hurricane Sally please avoid 3.950 MHz (primary) and 7.242 MHz (backup)

New online reporting form for DARC Bandwatch

September 18, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Germany's DARC takes seriously the problem of intruders in the amateur radio bands and formed Bandwatch to address the issue

Get the suffix you want in 2#1

September 18, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - As many people are passing their intermediate exam, one of the hardest issues is being able to pick a free suffix as most of the 2#0 calls have been issued

Archive of USA Amateur Radio Regs

September 18, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Annual editions of the US Code of Federal Regulations dating back to 1996 are available for free download

5-MHz Interoperability Channels designated for wildfires and Hurricane Sally response

September 18, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced that two 60-meter channels have been made available, as necessary, for interoperability between US Government stations and US amateur radio stations involved in emergency communications related to the wildland firefighting response in California, Oregon, and Washington

DX News from the ARRL

September 18, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

September 17, 2020

FCC Grants ARRL Rules Waiver Request for Fire Emergencies, Hurricanes

September 17, 2020 07:59 PM -

Hurricane Watch Net Wraps Up Marathon Activation for Two Storms

September 17, 2020 06:55 PM -

The Space Weather Woman

September 17, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Our Sun Has Bad Aim with Storms to the East and West - The latest space weather forecast from Dr Tamitha Skov WX6SWW

RF pollution from electric vehicle wireless chargers

September 17, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - VERON reports IARU Region-1 President Don Beattie, G3BJ, is ringing the alarm on WPT-EV. WPT-EV stands for Wireless Power Transmission for Electric Vehicles, wireless car chargers with high power 20 kW!

Hurricane Sally: Request to keep frequencies clear

September 17, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Northern Florida Section Emergency Coordinator Karl Martin, K4HBN, is requesting that stations not directly involved in the Amateur Radio Emergency Service response to Hurricane Sally please avoid 3.950 MHz (primary) and 7.242 MHz (backup)

Ham radio save lives during wildfires and hurricanes

September 17, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - In Wired, Jaime Stathis writes there's no better time to be an Amateur Radio Geek

Ham radio club talk collection on YouTube

September 17, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - The collection of Denby Dale Amateur Radio Society online talks are available for everyone to watch on YouTube

Tony's 10m Band Report

September 17, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - What an appalling week. Such low activity as I can’t remember for many a year. PT5J (Brazil), was about the most sought after with TI2JS (Costa Rica)

September 16, 2020

Northern Florida ARES Requests Clear Frequencies for HF Nets

September 16, 2020 05:47 PM - ARRL -

Northern Florida Section Emergency Coordinator Karl Martin, K4HBN, is requesting that stations not directly involved in the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES®) response to Hurricane Sally please avoid 3.950 MHz (primary) and 7.242 MHz (backup). ARES has activated in four Northern Florida counties. Shelters are open, and power and telecommunications outages are widespread, Martin reports.

Ten-year-old radio amateur on BBC radio and TV

September 16, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - On September 15, ten-year-old Caitlin Field M6XTT got some good publicity for amateur radio when she was interviewed on BBC Radio Somerset. She is expected to be on BBC TV on Wednesday, Sept 16

Solar Cycle 25 has begun

September 16, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Solar Cycle 25 is officially underway. NASA and NOAA made the announcement during a media teleconference earlier today

Register now for Free Foundation Online Training course

September 16, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - The next free amateur radio Foundation Online training course run by volunteers from Essex Ham starts on September 20

RAC Annual General Meeting 2020

September 16, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - The Radio Amateurs of Canada is pleased to announce that it will be holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Sunday, September 20

ITU Radio Regulations 2020 released

September 16, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - The ITU has made the Radio Regulations 2020 available as a free download

Ham radio channels designated for Wildfires and Hurricane Sally

September 16, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - ARRL reports that two 5-MHz interoperability channels have been designated for Wildfires and Hurricane Sally response

EURAO Newsletter September 2020

September 16, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - EURAO Newsletter comes out quarterly, either in pdf format and as a website. Spread the word!

A History of Ham Rig Visual Design

September 16, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Ham Radio Perspectives' latest video looks at how HF radio designers have tried to modernize the look of equipment, from military rigs to the present

September 15, 2020

5-MHz Interoperability Channels Designated for Wildfires and Hurricane Sally Response

September 15, 2020 04:55 PM - ARRL -

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced that two 60-meter channels have been made available, as necessary, for interoperability between US Government stations and US amateur radio stations involved in emergency communications related to the wildland firefighting response in California, Oregon, and Washington, and to Hurricane Sally. These interoperability channels will rema...

Radio hams monitor Hurricanes Sally and Paulette

September 15, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) said it will continue to gather any reports from Bermuda in the wake of Hurricane Paulette, which made landfall on the resort island on Monday, September 14

RAC Online Beginner’s CW Course: Thank You!

September 15, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - xxxIn response to the global pandemic, Radio Amateurs of Canada is continuing to offer Amateur Radio online courses so that individuals can obtain their Amateur Radio certification or can upgrade their qualifications while practising social/physical distancing xx

Marconi Day Award

September 15, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - The Calabria DX Team has once again organized Marconi Day and Award for the second year

International radio stations now restricted on TuneIn

September 15, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Radio Today report that TuneIn has removed access for UK listeners to the majority of radio stations based outside the country due to licensing reasons

Indonesian special callsign

September 15, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Members of the Indonesian Amateur Radio Organization (ORARI) of the Local City of Bandung will be active with special callsign 8A100GB from Bandung, Java Island (OC-021), until September 30th

Getting hams on the air

September 15, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Lack of mentorship can prevent some hams from getting on the air, in a free QST article Fred Kemmerer AB1OC looks at one club's approach to the problem

DXCC Country/Entity Report

September 15, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 6th September, through Sunday, 13th September there were 199 countries active

IOTA News from OPDX

September 15, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW

September 14, 2020

Attention Turns to Tropical Storm Sally after Hurricane Paulette Hits Bermuda

September 14, 2020 05:52 PM - ARRL -

The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) said this morning that it will continue to gather any reports from Bermuda in the wake of Hurricane Paulette, which made landfall on the resort island today (Monday, September 14). Paulette is slowly moving away from Bermuda, a British overseas territory. The HWN is currently active on 14.325 MHz, seeking damage and storm surge reports.

“The Atlantic Basin is very b...

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

September 14, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels.

Swedish Electrical Safety Agency threatens ban on sale of optimizers

September 14, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - In Sweden the Swedish Electrical Safety Agency may ban the sale of optimizers used in Solar Panel installations due to the high level of RF Pollution they produce

Solar Panels cause interference - despite preventative measures

September 14, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Sweden's SSA reports on the severe RF Pollution problem that Solar Panels on homes can cause

Kids On The Air - OL1KOTA

September 14, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - During the weekend of September 12-13 the Czech Radio Club organised the 1st #KidsOnTheAir Camp

Midland Dam Failure: Amateur Coordination for Resident Evacuation

September 14, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Jack Robinson from the Midland amateur Radio Club served as EOC during the historic Midland flood after two dams failed

ICQPodcast - Hams Celebrate Healthcare Heroes

September 14, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - n this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Edmund Spicer M0MNG to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is Hams Celebrate Healthcare Heroes

Brazil: Regulator responds to LABRE letter

September 14, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - On Sept. 3 Brazil's national radio amateur society LABRE wrote to communications regulator ANATEL regarding the proposal to scrap amateur radio exams. On Sept. 10 ANATEL replied

Avutu Nagi Reddy VU2ANI SK

September 14, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Avutu Nagi Reddy VU2ANI a senior ham operator and Secretary of the Coastal Amateur Radio Society (CARS) passed away in Guntur town of Andhra Pradesh on Thursday morning, September 10, aged 64

AmateurLogic 147: A September to Remember

September 14, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Announcing the AmateurLogic.TV 15th Anniversary Contest. This perfect QRP package includes the Icom IC-705 all band all mode transceiver and Utility Backpack, MFJ-2289PKG Big Ear Antenna package with tripod and carry bag, MFJ-4115 portable power supply, Heil Sound BM-17 headset, and the collection of Forrest Mim’s Engineer’s Mini Notebooks. Help us celebrate.

A new solution for HAMNET in the 70 cm band

September 14, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Germany's national amateur radio society DARC reports on the use of higher data transmissions in the 430 MHz band

September 13, 2020

Hurricane Watch Net to Activate as Paulette Bears Down on Bermuda

September 13, 2020 02:59 PM - ARRL -

The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) has announced plans to activate today (Sunday, September 13) at 2100 UTC on both 14.325 MHz and 7.268 MHz as Hurricane Paulette is predicted to make landfall on Bermuda early on September 14 as a Category 2 storm. HWN Manager Bobby Graves, KB5HAV, noted that activation plans are subject to change as weather forecasts unfold.

As of 1500 UTC on Sunday, Hurricane Paule...

VK6WIA NewsWest

September 13, 2020 09:15 AM - Southgate ARC - NewsWest for Sunday 13th September 2020 is the Club Focus edition, where clubs have free reign to promote themselves and their activities

Hackaday: ISS Ham Radio Repeater

September 13, 2020 09:15 AM - Southgate ARC - Al Williams WD5GNR writes on Hackaday about the new ISS Amateur Radio repeater

ARISS Telebridge Contact with school in Spain

September 13, 2020 09:15 AM - Southgate ARC - An ARISS educational school contact is planned for Chris Cassidy KF5KDR with students Avellaneda Ikastetxea, Sodupe, Spain

AMSAT-DL Online Symposium September 26

September 13, 2020 09:15 AM - Southgate ARC - AMSAT-DL have announced this year's symposium will be streamed live on YouTube and most of the lectures will be in English to cater for an international audience

Amateur radio on BBC Radio Surrey

September 13, 2020 09:15 AM - Southgate ARC - RSGB report Board Director Stewart Bryant G3YSX and SOTA organiser Tim Price G4YBU were interviewed on BBC Radio Surrey on Friday, September 11

ICQ Podcast Episode 333 - Hams Celebrate Healthcare Heroes

September 13, 2020 07:41 AM - ICQ Podcast -

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Edmund Spicer M0MNG to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is Hams Celebrate Healthcare Heroes.

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- ARRL Board elects new CEO - Trans-Atlantic Opening on 144 MHz between the Canary Islands and the Caribbean - FCC Proposes Charging Amateur Radio License Fees - ISS 437.800 MHz Cross Band Repeater Activated - Brazil Proposes End of All Amateur Radio Exams - Six Metre Group AGM Goes Online - Battle of Britain 80th Anniversary - EURAO Party - Summer 2020: working on 80m and 40m bands

September 12, 2020

Propagation de K7RA

September 12, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - An extended lull in solar activity persists. The smoothed sunspot minimum occurred last December, but the flurry of moderate sunspot activity in August has not continued

Sep-Oct QTC now available

September 12, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - The September-October edition of QTC magazine is now available from the Radio Amateur Society of Australia

MacLoggerDX Version 6.30 released

September 12, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Dog Park Software is pleased to announce that version 6.30 of MacLoggerDX has been released

GB0CBC from Bangor Cathedral

September 12, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Today Saturday 12th September, Dragon Amateur Radio Club are running the call sign GB0CBC (Cadeirlan Bangor Cathedral), from the grounds of Bangor Cathedral in Gwynedd, North Wales

Foundations of Amateur Radio

September 12, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Yak Shaving ... Not every adventure gives you an outcome. Today started with reading a thank-you email from a listener who shared their activities and wanted to express their gratitude for encouraging them to get on air and make noise

September 11, 2020

ARRL Technical Service Award Conferred

September 11, 2020 02:29 PM -

The K7RA Solar Update

September 11, 2020 02:16 PM - ARRL -

Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: An extended lull in solar activity persists. The smoothed sunspot minimum occurred last December, but the flurry of moderate sunspot activity in August has not continued.

An event to look forward to is the autumnal equinox, which occurs at 1330 UTC on Tuesday, September 22. We should see a seasonal improvement in HF propagation around that date because the north...

Special Event Station WA2NYC

September 11, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Members of the Wireless Association Of New York City will activate special event station WA2NYC once again to commemorate the 19th anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center in New York City, and to remember that over 2900 people lost their lives on that day

Two VU hams make six FM satellite QSOs in single day

September 11, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - We are enjoying AMSAT-UK OSCAR QSO Party from VU Land. 9th September 2020 proved memorable day for myself Rajesh VU2EXP and Lucky VU2LBW from India

RAC Canada 2020 Conference and Annual General Meeting

September 11, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Radio Amateurs of Canada is pleased to welcome all Amateurs to the RAC Canada 2020 Conference which will be held on Sunday, September 20 before the RAC Annual General Meeting

Plants grow faster on 40m band

September 11, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - New Scientist magazine reports in its August 22 issue that researchers in Paris have discovered the growth of plant seedings was faster after they subjected the seedlings to frequencies in the 40 metre band

Highway to a DX Party!

September 11, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - The Citrus Belt Amateur Radio Club of San Bernardino (w6jbt.org), California, is once again hosting (probably one of the most fun special event activities) the 21st annual 'Route 66 On The Air' special event between 0000z on Saturday, September 12th and 2359z on Sunday, September 20th

GEO Newsletter available for free download

September 11, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - The September PDF of the GEO Newsletter weather satellite publication produced by the Group for Earth Observation is now available for free download

DX News from the ARRL

September 11, 2020 08:16 AM - Southgate ARC - The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

September 10, 2020

US Mail is the Only Way to Vote in ARRL Division Elections

September 10, 2020 09:29 PM - ARRL -

The candidates for the 2020 ARRL Division elections are now official. Unfortunately, incorrect information regarding electronic balloting in ARRL Division elections was disseminated in the Midwest Division. ARRL does not use electronic voting. The only way to cast a vote is by US Postal Service mail.

We urge you to participate by casting and mailing your ballot. Ballots, accompanied by a photogr...

University in Poland will Launch Balloon with VLF Transmitter On Board

September 10, 2020 01:51 PM -

Brazil Proposes to End Amateur Radio Exams

September 10, 2020 01:40 PM - ARRL -

The Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (ANATEL) has proposed to end amateur radio certificate exams for all classes, replacing the current system with free access to the initial Class C license, access to Class B for those presenting a technical course certificate in telecommunications (or similar) or who have 3 years of experience as a Class C licensee, and to Class A for those who p...

Raspberry Pi ham radio tutorial

September 10, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Al Williams WD5GNR writes on Hackaday about the Raspberry Pi amateur radio tutorial produced by Anthony Le Cren F4GOH

Norway: Ham Radio Field Day 2020

September 10, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - On the weekend of September 5/6 students from the Academic Radio Club in Trondheim participated in the NRRL National Field Day contest

Lighthouse becomes a beacon again for ham radio event

September 10, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - Local radio amateurs with the Bayouland Emergency Amateur Radio Service say the Aug. 21-23 events at Lighthouse Park in Berwick kicked off the most successful special event station ever at the park

IARUMS August newsletter now available

September 10, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - The latest IARU Region 1 Monitoring System newsletter shows considerable activity by Over The Horizon (OTH) Radars in amateur radio primary allocations

WRC-23: IARU at CEPT CPG PTA meeting

September 10, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2020/september/iaru-at-cept-meeting.htm

Base Jumper rescued from transmitting mast

September 10, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - BBC News reports that a person had to be rescued after climbing on a transmitter tower at Rampisham Down in Dorset - known for its many BBC World Service transmitter antenna towers

Tony's 10m Band Report

September 10, 2020 09:16 AM - Southgate ARC - What an awful week, well Thursday wasn’t that bad. But Monday to Wednesday was like someone had switched off all the radios.

September 09, 2020

North American CW Sprint is Great Practice for Fall Contesting

September 09, 2020 08:55 PM - ARRL -

The September edition of the North American CW Sprint, sponsored by National Contest Journal (NCJ), is this weekend. The often-frantic 4-hour event gets under way on Sunday, September 13, at 0000 UTC (Saturday, September 12 in North American time zones). CW Sprints take place twice a year, in September and February; RTTY Sprints are in March and September.

“The CW Sprint can seem intimidating, p...

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