November 18, 2019

Nominations Invited for CWops Award for Advancing the Art of CW

November 18, 2019 03:04 PM - ARRL -

CWops is now accepting nominations for its Award for Advancing the Art of CW for 2020. The award recognizes individuals, groups, or organizations that have made the greatest contribution(s) toward advancing the art or practice of radio communication by Morse code. Candidates for the award may be authors of publications related to CW; CW recruiters, trainers, mentors, coaches, and instructors; p...

WRC-19 Day-15: A Long Weekend

November 18, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - The slipping schedule saw slow progress on Friday and consequently full overtime on Saturday and Sunday for future agenda items (AI-10), small-satellites (AI-1.7), 5G mobile (AI-1.13) and 5GHz Wi-Fi (AI-1.16)

STARS Working Group

November 18, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - The objective of STARS is to defend, protect, extend, develop and promote the amateur radio service. The work of STARS is specifically directed to those areas of the Region where amateur radio activity is low or non existent

South Eastern Amateur Radio Group

November 18, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - The November meeting of the South Eastern Amateur Radio Group will take place on Monday the 25th of November 2019 in the Roanmore Social and Sports Centre, Cleaboy Road, Waterford, Ireland at 8.00 p.m. sharp. At this meeting, Roger EI8KN will be presenting a prize quiz. So you may wish to brush up on all things amateur radio!

RTÉ to continue spending €250k a year on longwave radio service

November 18, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - RTÉ is going to spend €250,000 per year transmitting its Radio One station to the Irish diaspora in Britain – while closing down all its digital stations

IARU: WRC-19 Grinds On - Week 3

November 18, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - With just 3-1/2 days left for substantive work – the final session of the Plenary to approve texts to be included in the Final Acts is scheduled to end at noon Thursday, November 21 – delegates at WRC-19 face a daunting workload as the conferees try to reach consensus on several remaining issues including the agenda for the next WRC

DXCC Country/Entity Report

November 18, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 10th November, through Sunday, 17th November there were 216 countries active

AmateurLogic 136: Turkey Fever

November 18, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - It’s just about Thanksgiving time here in the US and we’ll soon be suffering from Turkey Fever. Tommy’s shows how to make an Arduino Frequency Counter. Mike, VE3MIC joins us with a look at the York Region ARC Hamfest. Emile discusses GPS Ham Radio Applications. And as a sheer coincidence, George reviews GPS History and advancements in accuracy, plus decoding US Coast Guard DGPS

Access to 70 MHz, HAMNET for Class E requested

November 18, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - The German Amateur Radio Round Table (RTA) has again asked the Federal Network Agency BNetzA for temporary access to 70 MHz band as well as the use of HAMNET on 13 cm and 6 cm bands by Class E licensees in 2020

IOTA news from OPDX

November 18, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

November 17, 2019

RSGB report on WRC-19 Days 13 and 14

November 17, 2019 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - The RSGB have released a report on days 13 and 14 of the 2019 World Radiocommunication Conference being held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt from October 28 to November 22, 2019

Republic of Panama special event

November 17, 2019 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - Look for special station 3E1FP to be active until November 30th, to celebrate the 116th anniversary of the Republic of Panama

QSO Today - Kate Hutton - K6HTN

November 17, 2019 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - Kate Hutton, K6HTN, a retired Seismologist at CalTech in Pasadena, California, discovered CW, CWOPS, and passing traffic through the National Traffic System

ITU WRC-19 Bingo

November 17, 2019 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - To relieve the tedium of boring meetings in WRC-19 Working Groups one delegate has created WRC-19 Bingo

ICASA responds to SARL request on type approval relief

November 17, 2019 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - SARL News reports the CEO of ICASA (communications regulator), Dr Mdimoeng has responded to the SARL's request for relief on the type approval requirements for commercial amateur radio equipment

IARU update regarding Amateur Satellite allocations

November 17, 2019 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - The second week of the World Radiocommunication Conference reports on the status of two issues affecting the amateur satellite service

Happy 45th birthday AMSAT-OSCAR 7!

November 17, 2019 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - At 17:11 UTC on November 15, 1974 a Delta-2310 rocket lifted off from SLC-2W at Vandenberg Air Force Base, sending AO-7 into orbit along with NOAA-4 and Intasat

Future Radio Amateurs

November 17, 2019 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - On Saturday, October 19, the strategy conference of the USKA on the topic "Future Radio Amateurs" took place in Bern, Switzerland

Australian bushfires

November 17, 2019 10:11 AM - Southgate ARC - As bushfires consumed more than 4 thousand square miles in New South Wales alone, officials were bracing for the lates rash of blazes that they said could lead to the most dangerous bushfire week in the nation's history

November 16, 2019

The Space Weather Woman

November 16, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Space Weather for TMRO Space News - The latest space weather forecast from Dr Tamitha Skov WX6SWW

Propagation de K7RA

November 16, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Even with little to no solar activity, it is amazing how many long distance HF contacts are possible, even without using weak signal modes such as FT8

RSGB release Board Proceedings for August

November 16, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - The RSGB Board Proceedings for the August 2019 meeting have been released but the Proceedings for July are not yet available

POTA Mega Activation

November 16, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Today, Saturday, November 16, 2019, Mega POTA Activation from PUERTO RICO, Maricao State Forest K-4678

VK6WIA NewsWest

November 16, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - In NewsWest today we spend time welcoming newcomers to the hobby, and acknowledging those who have recently passed Amateur Radio exams or gained a new license

France: 60m band a step closer

November 16, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - French regulator ARCEP has issued a decision that will lead to radio amateurs getting secondary access to the 60m band 5351.50-5366.50 kHz agreed at WRC-15

Foundations of Amateur Radio

November 16, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - As you might recall, most of my radio activity is done away from my shack. I tend to operate portable, camping, sitting on a jetty or using a picnic table while a BBQ is going nearby

AU2JCB - Special event call operation

November 16, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - AU2JCB is a special event call-sign to commemorate the birth date (30 NOV) and to pay homage and to to tell about the great INDIAN scientist Acharya JAGADISH CHANDRA BOSE who is recognized as the "Father of Wireless Communication" by the scientific community of our world

ARRL release Executive Committee minutes for October

November 16, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - The minutes of the Executive Committee of the ARRL Board of Directors for the meeting held on Saturday October 12, 2019 can now be freely downloaded from the ARRL site

ARISS school contact planned for West Point, USA

November 16, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - An ARISS school contact is planned for Drew Morgan KI5AAA with Lakeside Elementary School, West Point, UT, USA The telebridge contact will operated by IK1SLD in northern Italy

November 15, 2019

2019 ARRL Board of Directors Election Results

November 15, 2019 11:33 PM - ARRL -

A new Director and Vice Director have been elected in the ARRL’s Southeastern Division, based on results from ballot tabulations on Friday, November 15, in the 2019 ARRL Board of Director elections. Mickey Baker, N4MB, defeated incumbent Director Greg Sarratt, W4OZK, 2,132 votes to 1739 votes. Also, challenger James Schilling, KG4JSZ, (1,356 votes)  defeated incumbent Vice Director Joseph Tirit...

The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Now Available

November 15, 2019 08:57 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

November 15, 2019 02:57 PM - ARRL -

Even with little to no solar activity, it is amazing how many long-distance HF contacts are possible, even without using weak signal modes such as FT8.

Recent DXpeditions, such as the ones on Pitcairn Island and Marquesas, had little trouble piling up the contacts, even on ten meters. It helps that we are in the fall season.

No sunspots over the past week, and average daily solar flux was about t...

YOTA summer camp in the Americas

November 15, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Taking a cue from IARU Region 1’s Youngsters On The Air (YOTA) annual summer camp, the Youth on the Air committee in IARU Region 2 has announced the first camp for young radio amateurs in the Americas next June

RAC attends Canadian CubeSat meeting

November 15, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - On October 7, 8 and 9, 2019, the University of New Brunswick’s (UNB) Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and CubeSat NB hosted the first of three Preliminary Design Review (PDR) meetings for the Canadian CubeSat Project initiated by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA)

First UK demo of the SDRPlay RSPdx receiver

November 15, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Jon Hudson and Andy Carpenter from SDR PLAY will be at the joint Nevada, Waters and Stanton open day, to give the first UK demonstration of their NEW RSPdx SDR receiver

Bushvalley success in UK Club of the Year Competition

November 15, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Derry Now reports the Bushvalley Amateur Radio Club (ARC) based in Limavady were the 2019 UK Club of the Year Region 8 winners

DX News from the ARRL

November 15, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

November 14, 2019

More than 1 Million Contacts Logged during ARRL Field Day 2019

November 14, 2019 05:19 PM -

Youth on the Air Camp Coming to the Americas

November 14, 2019 05:10 PM -

Youth on the Air Camp Coming to IARU Region 2

November 14, 2019 05:10 PM - ARRL -

Taking a cue from International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) Region 1’s Youngsters On The Air annual summer camp, the Youth on the Air (YOTA) committee in IARU Region 2 has announced the first camp for young radio amateurs in the Americas next June. Sponsors hope the Region 2 camp, a modified version of the Region 1 camp, will also become an annual event.

The inaugural IARU Region 2 summer camp wi...

Dayton Hamvention® Invites 2020 Award Nominations

November 14, 2019 05:05 PM - ARRL -

Dayton Hamvention® is inviting nominations for its 2020 awards. Nominations are due by February 15, 2020. Awards will be granted for Amateur of the Year, Club of the Year, Technical Achievement, and Special Achievement.

The Amateur of the Year Award is given to a radio amateur who has made a long-term commitment to the advancement of amateur radio. This individual will have a history of ham rad...

Still Time to Work TX7T in the Marquesas Islands

November 14, 2019 01:42 PM -

Starlink satellites are visible again

November 14, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - They're back. A new train of Starlink satellites is crossing the night sky following SpaceX's Monday launch of 60 more internet-orbiters

Saint Martin Island

November 14, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Operators John/K9EL, Paul/K9NU, Gary/N9AOL, John/W9ILY and Marco/FS4WBS will be active as TO9W from Orient Bay, Saint Martin Island (NA-105) between December 4-13th

RSGB report on WRC-19 Days 11 and 12

November 14, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - The RSGB have released a report on days 11 and 12 of the 2019 World Radiocommunication Conference being held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt from October 28 to November 22, 2019

Mount Athos activity

November 14, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Monk Iakovos, SV2RSG, has been active as SV2RSG/A from the Holy Monastery of Koutloumousiou of Mount Athos. Activity has been on mostly 20 meters at various times between 1100-1830z (some 40m). It is interesting that he is now signing with a "/A" ("/A" as meaning of alternative)

Marquesas Islands DXpedition

November 14, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Members of the CAN-AM DXpedition Group are now active as TX7T from the Island of Hiva Oa in the Marquesas Islands until November 17th

HF propagation and earthquakes

November 14, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - For all the successes of modern weather forecasting, where hurricanes, blizzards, and even notoriously unpredictable tornadoes are routinely detected before they strike, reliably predicting one aspect of nature’s fury has eluded us: earthquakes

Galway Radio Club issue new 48 page newsletter

November 14, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Galway Radio Club in the west of Ireland have recently launched a new 48 page newsletter which covers some some recent club activities as well as a number of items which may be of interest to a wider audience

Bouvet Island DXpedition news

November 14, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - After a short and solid in-team discussion we decided that all donors, who supported our first attempt to Bouvet in March 2019 with 199 USDs and more, will take part in a similar lottery as we've announced recently in terms of the 2nd Bouvet's attempt. We simply feel we should honor all of our supporters who qualify to enter the lottery

Tony's 10m Band Report

November 14, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - What a shocking week, even Saturday and Sunday were poor. I’ve been on 17m just to contact any station. FT4 was good. Worked S92HP, Sao Tome and Principe, eventually! So, on Ten Metres ZS6WAB/B (S Africa) was popular along with 5T5PA (Mauritania), TX7T (Marquesas Is) and ZS6S

November 13, 2019

AMSAT Says HuskySat-1 Paving the Way for Further Cooperation

November 13, 2019 06:48 PM - ARRL -

AMSAT says it had to maneuver some regulatory challenges in establishing its partnership with the University of Washington to share the just-launched HuskySat-1. The satellite went into space on November 2 aboard a Cygnus cargo vessel, which docked to the International Space Station. HuskySat-1 will be boosted into a higher orbit and deployed in January, and once it completes its primary missio...

Saint Martin DXpedition

November 13, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Members of the Hope Hill Contesters are announcing a DXpedition to Saint Martin (NA-105) for Dec. 3 to 13

RSGB Board changes

November 13, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Following the recent sudden departures from the RSGB Board, two experienced RSGB Members have been co-opted to assist the Board until the AGM in April 2020

Resignation of NZART Councillor Benjamin Isaacs ZL2BCI

November 13, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - On Saturday 9 November 2019 NZART Councillor Benjamin Isaacs ZL2BCI chose to resign as an NZART Councillor. Benjamin decided to take this action after speaking with NZART President Mark Gooding ZL2UFI earlier on the same Saturday

New Austrian ham radio regulations and callbook

November 13, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Austria's communications regulator BMVIT has reissued the amateur radio regulations and changed the URL for the popular callbook and other amateur radio information

Ham radio microwave update proceedings released

November 13, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Proceedings of the amateur radio Microwave Update 2019, held in Dallas Texas October 3-5, have been published as a PDF and are now available for free download

Amazing movie of the Mercury transit from space

November 13, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Millions of people recently witnessed the tiny black form of Mercury crossing the disk of the sun. A just-released movie from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory shows the transit more than 22,000 miles above Earth--and it is amazing

Amateur Radio QO-100 Frequency and Doppler measurements

November 13, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Andy G4JNT has released on the RSGB-Workshop open group the results of his measurement of frequency accuracy and Doppler of the QO-100 Satellite amateur radio transponder and beacon

23cm amplifier design now available

November 13, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - John Worsnop G4BAO has made freely available the details of his 23cm 45W amplifier that was published in RadCom in June 2009

IOTA news from the DARC

November 13, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

November 12, 2019

2020 Cubesat Developers Workshop Issues Call for Abstracts

November 12, 2019 02:22 PM -

Russian OTH Radar Now Reported to be “Everywhere”

November 12, 2019 02:09 PM - ARRL -

[UPDATED and CORRECTED @ 1625 UTC on November 2019] The latest International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 Monitoring System (IARUMS) newsletter reports the Russian “Contayner” over-the-horizon radar (OTHR) has been active in the 7, 10, 14, and 18 MHz amateur radio allocations (amateur radio is primary on 40, 20, and 17 meters). The OTHR transmissions have been 40 sweeps/second, FM on pulse, and...

WRC-19 Update: Week 2

November 12, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - The World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19) is being held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt from October 28 to November 22, 2019, Bryan Rawlings, VE3QN, the RAC Special Advisor at World Radiocommunication Conferences, has provided the following update

The 2020 SARL Blue Book and Diary of Events

November 12, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Thank you to the Clubs and individuals who responded with information for the 2020 Blue Book and the Diary of Events

SARL establishes an IARU workgroup

November 12, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - In response to motion 3, accepted at the 2019 AGM and in order to achieve maximum benefit from the SARL attendance at the IARU Region 1 General Conference at Novi Sad, Serbia from 10 to 16 October 2020, the Council of the SARL has appointed Deon Coetzee, ZR1DE to establish a workgroup to consider proposals and papers to be submitted to the conference, as well as the SARL response to other papers

Keep an eye on the neighborhood with this passive radar

November 12, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - If your neighborhood is anything like ours, walking across the street is like taking your life in your own hands. Drivers are increasingly unconcerned by such trivialities as speed limits or staying under control. Monitoring traffic with this passive radar will not do a thing to slow drivers down, but it’s a pretty cool hack that will at least yield some insights into traffic patterns

Isle of Wight community arts radio station launches crowdfunder to support latest exciting plans

November 12, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - The team behind the Isle of Wight’s home to experimental radio broadcasting, Wolverton FM, are planning to run a series of Radio Clubs around the Island, where you’ll be able to join in. Find out more and how you can support the plans

Happy 95th birthday to the Durban Amateur Radio Club

November 12, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - The SARL congratulates the Durban Amateur Radio Club on its 95th birthday. The birthday function was held on Saturday 2 November at the Clubhouse

November 11, 2019

World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 Enters Its Third Week

November 11, 2019 08:42 PM -

December is Youngsters on the Air (YOTA) Month

November 11, 2019 05:52 PM - ARRL -

The IARU Region 1 (Europe, Africa, and the Mideast) Youth Working Group has announced that its December YOTA Month take place again this year.

“We would like to invite you to take part with a call sign with ‘YOTA’ in the suffix,” the YOTA announcement said. “The idea for this is to show Amateur Radio to young people and to encourage youngsters to be active on the amateur bands.”

YOTA said Decembe...

Access to 60 Meters Continues to Expand

November 11, 2019 05:46 PM -

WRC-19 Day 9 and 10: Satellites, 50 MHz and 1240-1300 MHz

November 11, 2019 09:12 AM - Southgate ARC - The RSGB have released a report on days 9 and 10 of the 2019 World Radiocommunication Conference being held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt from October 28 to November 22, 2019

The SARL Newbie Party

November 11, 2019 09:12 AM - Southgate ARC - South Africa's Newbie Party is a fun activity to encourage all the newly licensed radio amateurs to become active and is on the air from 08:00 to 20:00 UTC on 23 November 2019

Major donation for Club Log

November 11, 2019 09:12 AM - Southgate ARC - CDXC, the UK DX Foundation, has announced a donation of $2,600 to Club Log for significant hardware upgrades. The grant is in addition to the $650 CDXC donates each year to support the site

ICQPodcast - Pocket Electronic Workshop

November 11, 2019 09:12 AM - Southgate ARC - In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Edmund Spicer M0MNG, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Ruth Willet KM4LAO to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is Pocket Electronic Workshop

IARU release week 2 WRC-19 report

November 11, 2019 09:12 AM - Southgate ARC - IARU President Tim Ellam VE6SH/G4HUA reports the WRC-19 week 2 report is now available on the IARU website

Ham radio reaching 'an Inflection Point'

November 11, 2019 09:12 AM - Southgate ARC - IARU President Tim Ellam VE6SH/G4HUA has told national amateur radio societies that they are failing to keep up with changes in the hobby

Hackaday: Just how simple can a Transceiver be?

November 11, 2019 09:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Writing on Hackaday Jenny List G7CKF describes a simple low cost amateur radio transceiver for the 7 MHz band

DXCC Country/Entity Report

November 11, 2019 09:12 AM - Southgate ARC - According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 3rd November, through Sunday, 10th November there were 210 countries active

BARTG GB60ATG special event

November 11, 2019 09:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Members of the British Amateur Radio Teledata Group (BARTG) are active as GB60ATG until June 2020

IOTA news from OPDX

November 11, 2019 09:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

November 10, 2019

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

November 10, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels

That time the U.S. military launched a half a billion needles to space for reasons...

November 10, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - In the early 1960s, international communications were limited to transmissions through undersea cables or occasionally unreliable radio signals bounced off of the ionosphere

Technical clarification to Ofcom’s ‘calling line identification’ guidelines

November 10, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Ofcom is consulting on a technical clarification to its ‘calling line identification’ guidelines

Russian OTH Radar Contayner now everywhere

November 10, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - The latest IARU-R1 Monitoring System newsletter reports the Russian Over-The-Horizon Radar Contayner has been active in the 7, 10, 14 and 18 MHz amateur radio allocations

RAC welcomes Directors for 2020

November 10, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Each year, the terms of office of roughly half of our Directors end – four in even-numbered years and three in odd-numbered years

QSO Today - Bob Logan - NZ5A

November 10, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Bob Logan, NZ5A, enjoys the simple pleasures of exploring new modes as well as mastering old modes, as well as ultra-low frequency bands

Practical Wireless highlights Beginners licence proposal

November 10, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - The editor of Practical Wireless magazine Don Field G3XTT reports on the proposal by the RSGB VHF Manager John Regnault G4SWX for a new Beginner's licence in the UK

IARU Region 1 - December is YOTA Month

November 10, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - December is YOTA Month, when several youngsters from Member Societies will become active on the air with YOTA as suffix in the call signs

Australian Foundation Licence Manual - Supplement released following updated licence conditions

November 10, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Hello, this is Phil Wait VK2ASD with some important information for Foundation Licence candidates and, the clubs that provide Foundation Licence training

ARISS school contact web streamed

November 10, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - An International Space Station school contact has been planned with participants at two Italian schools on 11 November 2019. The downlink signals will not be audible in Europe but the event will be web streamed

ICQ Podcast Episode 311 - Pocket Electronic Workshop

November 10, 2019 06:43 AM - ICQ Podcast -

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Edmund Spicer M0MNG, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Ruth Willet KM4LAO to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is Pocket Electronic Workshop.

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November 09, 2019

Propagation de K7RA

November 09, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Two new sunspot groups appeared this week, on two consecutive days, each lasting for only a day, with a daily sunspot number of 11 and 13 on Friday and Saturday of last week, just in time for ARRL CW Sweepstakes. Both sunspot groups had a magnetic polarity signature indicating Solar Cycle 25, and appeared after 4 weeks of no sunspots

UK University Amateur Radio

November 09, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - A new group has been formed to promote Amateur Radio and wireless activities in universities across the United Kingdom

VK6WIA NewsWest

November 09, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - NewsWest for 10th November 2019 is the Amateur Radio history edition, mostly Western Australian or at least Australian. We’re looking at items in the Amateur Radio Magazine in November 1939 and 1949

Annual Open Day

November 09, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Sunday 17th November sees the return of the joint NEVADA and Waters and Stanton open day from 10am to 4pm at our Portsmouth Warehouse

Ham radio 600W broadband HF amplifier

November 09, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Dan Maloney KC1DJT writes on Hackaday about a 600W broadband HF amplifier using affordable LDMOS devices

Foundations of Amateur Radio

November 09, 2019 10:12 AM - Southgate ARC - The other day we were aligning an antenna for a contest. It had slipped on the rotator pole during a recent storm and when the rotator was set to zero it was pointing somewhere south east. Not ideal if you want to point your antenna at a particular station

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