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Tony's 10 Metre Band Report

SARC - 2 hours 30 min ago
The week was weak but the weekend positively buzzing. Not one station really came out top for the whole seven days but there was some good DX about. The King of Spain’s contest for one
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Flex Radio comes to visit Europe's Ham Store!

SARC - 2 hours 30 min ago
The team that visited FHN in Germany last weekend, stopped by Europe’s Ham Store on their way back to Austin Texas on Tuesday 28 th June 2016
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Listening across the globe: 2016 BBC Antarctic Midwinter Broadcast!

SARC - 2 hours 30 min ago
On Tuesday, 21 June 2016, the BBC World Service officially transmitted the 2016 BBC Antarctic Midwinter Broadcast – an international radio broadcast intended for a small group of scientists, technicians, and support staff who work for the British Antarctic Survey
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EI1A Green Energy Contesting

SARC - 2 hours 30 min ago
Olivier ON4EI, is back to Ireland from 2nd July to 12th August 2016 to operate EI8GQB (EI1A during the IARU HF World Championship July 9-10 and IOTA Contest July 30-31). 6m activity is also planned
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Alexanderson alternator VLF station

SARC - 2 hours 30 min ago
The annual transmission of the Alexanderson alternator on VLF 17.2 kHz with the call SAQ will take place Sunday, July 3, 2016 at 09:00 UT (tuning up from 08:30) and be repeated at 12:00 UT (tune up 11:30)
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New RSGB Microwave Manager appointed

SARC - 2 hours 30 min ago
The Board of the Radio Society of Great Britain has appointed a new Microwave Manager, Barry Lewis G4SJH
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IOTA news from the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

SARC - 2 hours 30 min ago
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
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Possible Canada Post service interruption

SARC - Wed, 29/06/2016 - 09:30
As RAC members may be aware, there is a potential strike or lockout action which may affect Canada Post in the coming months, starting any time on or after the 2nd of July
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Lighthouse activation

SARC - Wed, 29/06/2016 - 09:30
The Charlottetown Amateur Radio Club (VY2CRS) has installed a G5RV Junior antenna and coaxial connection at Wood Islands, Prince Edward Island, Canada
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Youth DX Adventure

SARC - Wed, 29/06/2016 - 09:30
Jeff, PJ6/NM1Y, will host this year's KB8OCP Dave Kalter Memorial (SK) Youth DX Adventure (YDXA) team from his QTH on Saba Island (NA-145) between August 2-9th
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Nepal Ham Radio earthquake response presentation

SARC - Wed, 29/06/2016 - 09:30
The US Geological Survey (USGS) has posted a presentation, 'Challenges and Lessons Learned during Gorkha Earthquake of 2015,' which focuses on Amateur Radio’s role in the 2015 Nepal earthquake response
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Brasil Fire Department 160th anniversary

SARC - Wed, 29/06/2016 - 09:30
PS7AB and PP1CZ are activating the Special station PY160FD, 01-30 July, 2016 which commemorates the 160th anniversary of the foundation of the first Official Fire Department in Brazil (Rio de Janeiro State)
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CW Open contest

SARC - Wed, 29/06/2016 - 09:30
Alf, IT9MUO, CWO Co-Manager Region #1, writes: I would like to inform you that the CW Open will take place September 3, 2016, a contest that develops in three sessions
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Synchronous or Asynchronous?

SARC - Wed, 29/06/2016 - 09:30
Radio amateur Rud Merriam K5RUD writes on Hackaday about synchronous and asynchronous communications
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Heard Island Expedition Newsletter

SARC - Wed, 29/06/2016 - 09:30
The current Heard Island Expedition Newsletter (Vol. 2, No. 5) is now available
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Amateur Radio Roundtable

SARC - Tue, 28/06/2016 - 09:45
This week on Amateur Radio Roundtable, June 28th at 8:00 PMCT (0200 UTC Wed), Katie Allen, WY7YL will be back with a special guest this Tuesday night
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Getting Started with Amateur Satellites 2016

SARC - Tue, 28/06/2016 - 09:45
The 2016 edition of the book Getting Started with Amateur Satellites is now available from the AMSAT-UK shop
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UAE Amateur Radio satellite

SARC - Tue, 28/06/2016 - 09:45
Nayif-1 carries a 435/145 MHz transponder (FUNcube-5) for amateur radio SSB/CW communications. It is expected to launch along with other amateur radio satellites such as Fox-1C and Fox-1D on a SpaceX rocket between September and November 2016
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ARISS contact planned for Justus-Knecht-Gymnasium, Bruchsal, Germany

SARC - Tue, 28/06/2016 - 09:45
An International Space Station radio contact has been planned for Jeff Williams KD5TVQ with Justus-Knecht-Gymnasium, Bruchsal, Germany
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Capacitor types - Properties of different types of capacitor

SARC - Tue, 28/06/2016 - 09:45
Find out all about the different properties of the various capacitor types: electrolytic; ceramic; tantalum; plastic film. Find out what they are; how they can be used; and the various attributes of each type
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