January 21, 2019

Vietnam operation

January 21, 2019 09:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Mats, RM2D (SM6LRR), will once again be active as XV9D from Phan Tiet between November 17-30th

Special call EI19RE active for 2019

January 21, 2019 09:20 AM - Southgate ARC - The special call sign EI19RE will be active for the duration of 2019 to commemorate the establishment of the Dáil, the first Irish parliament

Kerry Amateur Radio Group special callsign

January 21, 2019 09:20 AM - Southgate ARC - KARG are pleased to announce that they will be QRV during calendar year 2019, using the special event call EI-100-YXQ

ICQ Podcast - Icom IC-9700 - First Impressions

January 21, 2019 09:20 AM - Southgate ARC - In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Dan Romanchik KB6NU, Ed Durrant DD5LP and Frank Howell K4FMH to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is our first impression of the ICOM IC-9700

Ham radio training in mid-Essex for 2019

January 21, 2019 09:20 AM - Southgate ARC - The Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society have published their Training Diary for 2019 with a record number of Exam and Practical assessment opportunities planned before the new syllabus kicks in

GRCon18: Open Source Radio Telescopes

January 21, 2019 09:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Who doesn’t like to look up at the night sky? But if you are into radio, there’s a whole different way to look using radio telescopes

DXCC Country/Entity Report

January 21, 2019 09:20 AM - Southgate ARC - According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 13th January, through Sunday, 20th January there were 208 countries active

Run Android Peanut App on a Windows machine

January 21, 2019 09:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Peanut is an Android voip application that allows hams talk on analogue and over the air gateways to Dstar DMR Fusion Wiresx etc using a cellphone or other Android device

IOTA news from OPDX

January 21, 2019 09:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

January 20, 2019

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

January 20, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels

U.S. Islands Awards Program celebrates 25 years

January 20, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - This year the U.S. Islands Awards Program (USI) is 25 years old. And to celebrate this they are offering a special, 25th Anniversary award for both chasers and activators

Total eclipse of the Moon

January 20, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - There's a total eclipse tonight--and it's going to be super

Secunda Radio Club - field station event

January 20, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - The Secunda Radio Club, ZS6SRC will be active on the air from 18 - 27 January 2019 at the Trichardtsfontein Dam Yacht Club, a few kilometres from Secunda in Mpumalanga

Radio hams ready if disaster strikes

January 20, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - In an emergency, a converted ambulance will be Marysville’s communication hub

QSO Today - Ray Waldemar - WA6NVL

January 20, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Ray Waldemar, WA6NVL, is an early adopter of electronic technologies that find their way into amateur radio including the first Apple 1 computer, first instances of repeaters, remote base stations, digital modes, D-Star, and now DMR

Lime SDR (and PLUTO, too) sends TV

January 20, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - If you have experienced software defined radio (SDR) using the ubiquitous RTL SDR dongles, you are missing out on half of it. While those SDRs are inexpensive, they only receive. The next step is to transmit

National VOA Museum of Broadcasting to Celebrate 75 Years of Telling the Truth at VOA Bethany Station

January 20, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - The National Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting plans a dozen free events this year at the iconic history museum in West Chester. Included is a four-part series on “The Voice of Truth in America: Celebrating 75 Years of the VOA Bethany Station” with the MidPointe Library System

ICQ Podcast Episode 285 - Icom IC-9700 - First Impression

January 20, 2019 07:55 AM - ICQ Podcast -

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Dan Romanchik KB6NU, Ed Durrant DD5LP and Frank Howell K4FMH to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is our first impression of the ICOM IC-9700.

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Winter Field Day

January 20, 2019 12:21 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1900Z, Jan 26 to 1900Z, Jan 27

UBA DX Contest, SSB

January 20, 2019 12:21 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1300Z, Jan 26 to 1300Z, Jan 27

REF Contest, CW

January 20, 2019 12:21 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 0600Z, Jan 26 to 1800Z, Jan 27

BARTG RTTY Sprint

January 20, 2019 12:21 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1200Z, Jan 26 to 1200Z, Jan 27

January 19, 2019

Propagation de K7RA

January 19, 2019 10:19 AM - Southgate ARC - No sunspots seen since January 6, so average daily sunspot numbers declined from 7.7 to 0 for the current reporting week, January 10-16. Average daily solar flux dropped from 71.6 to 69.4 over the same period. Average daily planetary A index went from 7.4 to 4.9, and average mid-latitude A index went from 6.1 to 4

WIA Board Comment

January 19, 2019 10:19 AM - Southgate ARC - This week's comment from the board of the Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA), by Director Justin VK7TW, highlights VHF/UHF/uW operating and YOTA

RSGB launch Photo Friday on Twitter

January 19, 2019 10:19 AM - Southgate ARC - The Society is now publishing pictures from the RSGB Archives on Twitter every Friday morning

RAC President attends annual ARRL Board meeting

January 19, 2019 10:19 AM - Southgate ARC - The annual Board of Directors meeting of the American Radio Relay League (ARRL), is underway in Windsor, Connecticut and will conclude today, Saturday, January 19

VK6WIA NewsWest

January 19, 2019 10:19 AM - Southgate ARC - This week is all about new amateurs. We welcome those new to the hobby and have suggestions of how to enter at foundation level or to improve your privileges and responsibilities

Ham radio regulation changes in Bulgaria

January 19, 2019 10:19 AM - Southgate ARC - On January 18, 2019, new Amateur Radio regulations were published by the Bulgarian Ministry of Communication

Emergency Grid Down Communications Winter Edition

January 19, 2019 10:19 AM - Southgate ARC - Extreme weather and grid down disasters seem to be happening more often, and with greater intensity. More often than not, when we organize off grid emergency communications training with our portable radio gear, it usually takes place in fair weather conditions. What about training for a winter snow storms, the aftermath of a hurricane or tornado..?

AmateurLogic 126: Blue Thumb DV and 1/4 Wave Stubs

January 19, 2019 10:19 AM - Southgate ARC - Tommy reviews the Blue Thumb DV. George and the crew pull out the test equipment and experiment with 1/4 wave stubs. This live demonstration helps clear up some of the mystery. Mike, VE3MIC sits in for the Cheap Old Man to help keep expenses under control

CQ 160-Meter Contest, CW

January 19, 2019 12:20 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 2200Z, Jan 25 to 2200Z, Jan 27

January 18, 2019

The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Available

January 18, 2019 08:38 PM - ARRL -

Listen to the new episode of ARRL Audio News on your iOS or Android podcast app, or online at http://www.blubrry.com/arrlaudionews/. Audio News is also retransmitted on a number of FM repeaters. Click here and then scroll down to see the list.

 

The K7RA Solar Update

January 18, 2019 03:41 PM - ARRL -

No sunspots seen since January 6, so average daily sunspot numbers declined from 7.7 to 0 for the current reporting week, January 10-16. Average daily solar flux dropped from 71.6 to 69.4 over the same period. Average daily planetary A index went from 7.4 to 4.9, and average mid-latitude A index went from 6.1 to 4.

Predicted solar flux for the next 45 days is 70 on January 18-20, 72 on January 2...

YOTA in VK ?

January 18, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - Wireless Institute of Australia Director Marcus VK5WTF commented recently on the Youth on the Air or YOTA program that has received attention at IARU level

Reports on death of two New Zealand radio hams

January 18, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - The deaths have been reported of two New Zealand radio amateurs, 97-year-old Reg Motion ZL2LX and 81-year-old John Duncan ZL2JD

Long-range RFID with feedback

January 18, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - Not long ago, Hackaday published an article about researchers adding sensor data to passive RFID tags, and a comment from a reader turned their heads to a consumer/maker version which anyone can start using right away

Infringing Hytera products banned from importation to United States

January 18, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - Orders prohibiting importation, sale or marketing of Hytera products in the United States have taken effect (Motorola press release)

Foundations of Amateur Radio #189

January 18, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - The reported death of Amateur Radio due to FT8 is an exaggeration - In 2017 a new digital amateur mode called FT8 joined the ranks of inventions related to our hobby. Since then it's taken the amateur world by storm, filled the bands with contacts and attracted a strong following among radio amateurs across the planet. Making contacts with low solar cycle numbers has never been so easy

Earth's shifting magnetic poles are affecting your phone

January 18, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - Earth's magnetic field is changing so quickly that researchers have been forced to update to the World Magnetic Model ahead of schedule

Amateur radio tax abolished in France

January 18, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - French national society REF has confirmed that the annual amateur radio tax (license fee) has been abolished

International Air Ambulance Week 2019

January 18, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - This year's International Air Ambulance Week will take place between 7th-15th September 2019, with the focus on supporting and generating donations for flying medical services around the world

DX News from the ARRL

January 18, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

January 17, 2019

Registration is Open for QRP-ARCI “Four Days in May” 2019

January 17, 2019 06:17 PM -

German Satellite Special Event to Commemorate AMSAT 50th Anniversary

January 17, 2019 06:08 PM -

Over-the-Horizon Radar Reported on 15 Meters

January 17, 2019 06:00 PM - ARRL -

The International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 (IARU-R1) Monitoring System (IARUMS) reports that an over-the-horizon (OTH) radar located on Cyprus has been active on 21.170 MHz, which is inside an exclusive Amateur Radio allocation. “The Sovereign Base areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia is a British Overseas Territory on the island of Cyprus,” IARUMS Coordinator Wolf Hadel, DK2OM, explained in the ...

On-Orbit Frequency Change Announced for UWE-4 CubeSat

January 17, 2019 05:58 PM - ARRL -

The Satellite Technology group at the University of Würzburg has announced a change of frequency for the UWE-4 CubeSat, launched on a December 27 Soyuz flight. The 1U CubeSat carries an electric propulsion experiment and a 70-centimeter 9.6 k AX.25 digipeater.

“After 2 weeks in orbit, UWE-4 is in very good shape,” the group reported. “After the early-orbit phase, we are looking forward to some i...

ARRL Board of Directors’ Annual Meeting to Welcome New Members

January 17, 2019 05:54 PM -

The Doctor Will See You Now!

January 17, 2019 01:00 PM -

Radio hams in Indonesia get new bands including 5 MHz

January 17, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - ORARI reports new Indonesian amateur radio regulations have been issued with new bands at 136 kHz, 472 kHz and 5 MHz

RAC Scholarship awarded

January 17, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - It is with great pleasure that RAC Atlantic Director Dave Goodwin, VE9CB and Scholarship Chair Bill Unger, VE3XT, announce the awarding of a $500 scholarship to Alex Colpitts, VE9LEX, on behalf of all Radio Amateurs of Canada members

IC-9700 VHF/UHF/1200 MHz Base Station Amateur SDR Transceiver, UK launch update!

January 17, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Icom UK have been fortunate to have had an engineering sample of the IC-9700 VHF/UHF Base Station Amateur SDR Transceiver from Icom Inc. to evaluate for a short time. So far, the company have been amazed by the fantastic sensitivity and performance of the radio

Good pass rate for Dutch ham radio exams

January 17, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Pass rates of 88% and 66.7% were achieved in the latest Novice and Full amateur radio exams in the Netherlands

Tony's 10m Band Report

January 17, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Note that this week it only takes two contacts to get in the table except for Sunday during the DARC 10m contest. DX of the week 9LY1JM (Sierra-Leone DXpedition). They have been on FT8 but the call upsets WSJT-X. You can get round it by typing the call into “DX Call” then all the messages get generated correctly. It will be corrected in the next version.

January 16, 2019

December YOTA Month Activity Records More Than 80,000 Contacts

January 16, 2019 03:52 PM - ARRL -

More than 80,000 contacts went into logs at YOTA suffix stations and others participating in December Youngsters on the Air (YOTA) Month, with most operations in International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 (IARU-R1). The final tally included 46,989 on SSB, another 28,064 on CW, some 3,814 on FT8, and the rest on various other modes.

“This year, as many as 44 participating stations made 82,938 QSO...

SOTABEAMS introduces SOTA Tours

January 16, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - The Summits on the Air award programme runs in many countries across the world with SOTA activators keen to explore. SOTABEAMS has introduced the concept of a "SOTA Tour". This is a guided trip, giving overseas SOTA activators a stress-free way of activating summits in Scotland, England and Wales

German satellite special event

January 16, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - AMSAT's 50th anniversary will be celebrated with the special event callsign DL50AMSAT

Canadian op

January 16, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - Chris/VO2AC, Frank/VO1HP, and Dave/VE9CB plan to operate the CQ WW 160m Contest from the Point Amour Lighthouse (WW Loc. GO11) in the south-eastern part of zone 2 as VO2AC

A collision in the asteroid belt

January 16, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - Something violent just happened in the asteroid belt. Not far beyond the orbit of Mars, asteroid 6478 Gault appears to have been struck by another asteroid

IOTA News from the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

January 16, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

January 15, 2019

New 2019 Repeater Directory is Now Shipping

January 15, 2019 07:54 PM - ARRL -

The new 2019 ARRL Repeater Directory® is now shipping. It includes “crowdsourced” listings contributed by users, repeater owners, and volunteer frequency coordinators. This means more listings that are and updated more often. With 28,000 listings, the ARRL Repeater Directory® is the most complete printed directory of on-the-air repeaters, covering repeater systems throughout the US and Canada.

R...

Japanese Ham Receives License to Operate in Myanmar

January 15, 2019 07:39 PM - ARRL -

Akio Taguchi, JE2QIZ/AC7XZ, reports that he has received a license from the Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) Ministry of Transportation and Communication. His call sign there will be XZ2B. Taguchi explained that Myanmar only permits Amateur Radio operation from 20 MHz to 300 MHz at a power of just 25 W, and he plans to operate a "fishing rod antenna" from his hotel.

Because license fees in Myan...

Court Rules Excessive Antenna Application Fees Violated Reasonable Accommodation

January 15, 2019 05:45 PM - ARRL -

Long-pending Amateur Radio antenna litigation that ARRL helped to fund has finally borne fruit. The Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division: Second Judicial Department has ruled in the case of Myles Landstein, N2EHG, that the Town of LaGrange, New York, not only overstepped its state-granted authority by assessing excessive fees, but violated the limited federal preemption PR...

AMSAT Announces 50th Anniversary Awards Program

January 15, 2019 02:32 PM - ARRL -

AMSAT has announced its 50th Anniversary Awards Program, to help celebrate 50 years of keeping Amateur Radio in space. Satellite and HF contacts can help participants to earn one of these awards:

  • 50th Anniversary AMSAT OSCAR Satellite Communications Achievement Award
  • 50th Anniversary AMSAT Satellite Friends of 50 Award
  • AMSAT on HF 50th Anniversary Award

The 50th anniversary AMSAT OSCAR Satellite ...

Beacon on 2 200 m

January 15, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - The Caboolture Radio Club in Australia reports the start of operation of a new beacon on the 2 200 m band

Your New Year's Resolution - Learn Morse Code!

January 15, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - Now is the time to start! Morse classes commence at Danbury Village Hall at 7pm on Thursday, January 17, 2019

UWE-4 CubeSat frequency change request approved

January 15, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - After two weeks in orbit, UWE-4 is in very good shape. The batteries are fully charged, the temperatures of the batteries, the outside panels and the MCU are all lying in the expected range

How different groups use communications services

January 15, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - Differences in how certain groups use communications services are explained in Ofcom’s latest Access and Inclusion research report, published today

December YOTA Month 2018 Final Report

January 15, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - Gergana LZ1ZYL has published the December YOTA Month 2018 Final Report on the IARU Region 1 site

ARDF competition part of BARC 60th anniversary

January 15, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - The Times of India reports Bengaluru’s amateur radio operators are to set out on 3-hour hunt to locate a hidden transmitter

January 14, 2019

US Islands Awards Program Announces 25th Anniversary Award, Recent Rule Changes

January 14, 2019 07:29 PM - ARRL -

The US Islands (USI) Awards Program celebrates its 25th anniversary this year and is offering a commemorative award for both chasers and activators for contacts made between January 1 and December 31.

To qualify, chasers must confirm 25 islands during 2019, as a club or individual, and activators must qualify or activate 25 islands in any combination, making at least 15 contacts for both new isl...

Gabor Horvath, VE7JH, is Radio Amateurs of Canada 2018 Amateur of the Year

January 14, 2019 04:27 PM - ARRL -

Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) has announced that Gabor Horvath, VE7JH, is the recipient of the RAC Amateur of the Year Award for 2018.

“Gabor has demonstrated an intense commitment to diverse aspects of Amateur Radio, and in 2010 he was recognized as the Pacific Northwest VHFer of the Year for consistently promoting and encouraging VHF/UHF/microwave activity in the Pacific Northwest,” RAC Pres...

VI25AJ astronaut contact a success

January 14, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - The special event Amateur Radio station VI25AJ was active on the amateur satellites during the 25th Australian Scout Jamboree and on January 12 they had a contact with a former ISS astronaut

SolderSmoke Podcast

January 14, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - Episode 209 of the amateur radio podcast SolderSmoke is now available

SD contest logging software

January 14, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - A little reminder that EI5DI has, over the past few years, developed some amateur radio software which may be of help to those seeking to carry out logging during HF Contesting

Radio eBooks for download

January 14, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - There are a number of vintage radio and amateur radio related eBooks available for free download on the Gutenberg site

Postage going up for U.S. and Canada

January 14, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - The U.S. Postal Service announced new prices for 2019 and they come into effect Jan. 27, 2019. The Canadian Postal will also go up on January 14th

DXCC Country/Entity Report

January 14, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 6th January, through Sunday, 13th January there were 210 countries active

Announcing the 27th Annual Dayton Contest Dinner

January 14, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - The North Coast Contesters are proud to announce: The 27th Annual Dayton Contest Dinner at the Crowne Plaza in downtown Dayton, Ohio

5 GHz HAMNET meeting in Amsterdam

January 14, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - Netherland's Ham News site reports almost all the lectures at the next MikroTik Meeting for HAMNET users will be in the English language

4th annual RST special event

January 14, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - Look for members of the North Country DX Association (NCDXA) to once again be active from different locations in Alaska, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Greenland between January 15th and February 28th (some ops may be on earier or later).

3rd World Youth ARDF Championships 2019

January 14, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - Young people are invited to take part in the Youth Amateur Radio Direction Finding (ARDF) World Championships to be held at Vinnytsia, Ukraine from June 30 to July 4

IOTA news from OPDX

January 14, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

January 13, 2019

VHF/UHF workshop to boost activity above 30 MHz

January 13, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - The SARL/AMSAT SA VHF/UHF workshop will be held at the SARL National Amateur Radio Centre on Saturday 9 February. Some of the discussions and presentations include: the cost of a decibel on two metres; VHF and UHF propagation forecasting; a discussion of the various modes of VHF/UHF propagation, and methods that can be deployed to predict the likelihood of such conditions

Tropospheric ducting event hits NBN fixed wireless services

January 13, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Australia's WIA News report the NBN fixed Wireless Services in Northern Tasmania, South and East coast of Victoria suffered from a tropospheric ducting event in recent days and it is being handled as a major incident

Space Symposium paper proposal submissions close on Tuesday

January 13, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Some interesting subjects will be presented at the 2019 AMSAT SA Space Symposium on Saturday 16 March 2019 in Gauteng. Added to the agenda this past week is: Application of Artificial Intelligence to identify radio signals

QSO Today - George Zafiropoulos KJ6VU

January 13, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - George Zafiropoulos, KJ6VU, is the the co-host of the Ham Radio Workbench Podcast, one of the more popular ham radio podcasts

Fox-1 CubeSat model kits available

January 13, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Through the dedicated work of John Kludt, K4SQC, and Stefan Wagener, VE4NSA, AMSAT can again offer a 1:1 scale cardboard model of the Fox-1 CubeSat

British Columbia QSO Party 2019

January 13, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Join us! It’s always a whale of a good time. There’s never been a better time to collect some nice wallpaper for the shack wall

Update: Australian 2 x 1 contest calls

January 13, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - “The item on the recent WIA news re: 2 x 1 contest calls was incorrect”, RASA President Glenn Dunstan VK4DU said

AMSAT 50th Anniversary Awards Program

January 13, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - To help celebrate 50 years of Keeping Amateur Radio in Space, AMSAT is proud to announce the AMSAT 50th Anniversary Awards Program. Throughout 2019, your satellite and HF QSOs can help you achieve one of these special awards

NA Collegiate Championship, SSB

January 13, 2019 12:19 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1800Z, Jan 19 to 0559Z, Jan 20

RSGB AFS Contest, SSB

January 13, 2019 12:19 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1300Z-1700Z, Jan 19

WAB 1.8 MHz Phone/CW

January 13, 2019 12:19 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1900Z-2300Z, Jan 19

ARRL January VHF Contest

January 13, 2019 12:19 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1900Z, Jan 19 to 0359Z, Jan 21

Hungarian DX Contest

January 13, 2019 12:19 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1200Z, Jan 19 to 1159Z, Jan 20

January 12, 2019

Propagation de K7RA

January 12, 2019 10:21 AM - Southgate ARC - In this reporting week, January 3-9, average daily sunspot number increased from 4.1 to 7.7. Average daily solar flux increased from 70.4 to 71.6

WIA complimentary membership for new ham radio qualifications

January 12, 2019 10:21 AM - Southgate ARC - The WIA has announced complimentary membership for 1 year to operators who pass any Australian amateur radio exam - Foundation, Standard or Advanced - backdated to January 2018

Spectrum Policy for Radio Technology Experiments

January 12, 2019 10:21 AM - Southgate ARC - Michael J. Marcus N3JMM has released an article that looks at the approach of different countries to authorizing experimental use of spectrum

RAC Amateur of the Year Award 2018 presented to Gabor Horvath, VE7JH

January 12, 2019 10:21 AM - Southgate ARC - Through the Amateur of the Year Award, Radio Amateurs of Canada recognizes the outstanding contributions made by Canadian Amateurs

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