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South Africa gets 100 kHz at 5 MHz (60m)

SARC - 10 hours 55 min ago
On Friday, May 25, ICASA published the National Radio Frequency Plan 2018 in which amateur radio was allocated 100 kHz on a shared basis in the 60 metre band as well as channel 5290 kHz for the 5 MHz propagation research project
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ARRL Field Day

SARC - 10 hours 55 min ago
ARRL Field Day is the single most popular on-the-air event held annually in the US and Canada. On the fourth weekend of June of each year, more than 40,000 Radio Amateurs gather with their clubs, groups or simply with friends to operate from remote locations
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A raspberry pi-powered HF radio in an ammo can go box

SARC - 10 hours 55 min ago
Topic of the day is the Raspberry Pi 3B+, and how I'm using it for amateur field communications. During May 18-21, I spent some days near the Arctic Circle, trying to answer a few important questions
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QSO Today - Adam Farson, VA7OJ and AB4OJ

SARC - 10 hours 55 min ago
Adam Farson, VA7OJ and AB4OJ, began his ham radio journey over 60 years ago as a youngster inspired by electronics and eventually ham radio in his native South Africa
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Heilongjiang Radio Management Network describe EMC Control for Chang'e 4

SARC - 10 hours 55 min ago
In this announcement, the Radio Management Network for the Northern Chinese Province of Heilongjiang describe their QRM/EMC checks for the Jiamusi deep space ground station in preparation for the Change'e 4 Lunar satellite
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Statement on World Cup 2018 (Listed Events)

SARC - 10 hours 55 min ago
Ofcom has approved requests from the BBC and ITV to broadcast exclusive live coverage of the FIFA World Cup 2018, which takes place from 14 June to 15 July 2018
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Help requested to monitor for signals from Chinese Lunar sats

SARC - 10 hours 55 min ago
After their launch on 2018-05-20 at 21:28 UTC, LJ 1 and LJ 2 were maneuvered onto a track to the Moon. Several amateurs received telemetry from the satellites. But now LJ 1 appears to have encountered problems
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Ofcom publishes proposed guidance for landline providers on customer access to emergency services during a power cut

SARC - 10 hours 55 min ago
Ofcom has just published proposed guidance to ensure landline providers continue to enable customers to reach emergency services when there is a power cut at their home or premises, with providers moving to new call technology in the coming years
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Foundations of Amateur Radio #155

SARC - 10 hours 55 min ago
How to find other Amateurs on Air - Where are all the Amateurs is a question that I am asked regularly by new entrants into our community
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Breakthrough Starshot video

SARC - 10 hours 55 min ago
In Zurich on May 9, 2018, radio amateur Zac Manchester KD2BHC gave a presentation on Breakthrough Starshot to the WORLD.MINDS MOBILITY conference
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GDPR: Closure of AuroraWatch UK email alert system

SARC - 10 hours 55 min ago
The popular AuroraWatch email alert system has closed with immediate effect, the EU GDPR data regulations and the significant financial penalties are given as a reason
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GDPR: Amateur radio wiki site forced to close

SARC - 10 hours 55 min ago
One of the casualties of GDPR on May 25 was the popular amateur radio site Amateurfunk-wiki
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Jellyfish sprites over Oklahoma

SARC - 10 hours 55 min ago
On Thursday night in Oklahoma, a swarm of jellyfish sprites flashed above an intense thunderstorm approaching Oklahoma City
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Propagation de K7RA

SARC - 10 hours 55 min ago
Sunspot activity resumed this week, after no sunspots for seven consecutive days. Average daily sunspot number was 7.7, rising from 6.4 in the previous reporting week. Average daily solar flux was 70.1, changed little from 70.2 last week
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DXCC Country/Entity Report

SARC - 10 hours 55 min ago
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Friday, 18th May, through Friday, 25th May there were 222 countries active
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IOTA news from OPDX

SARC - 10 hours 55 min ago
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin
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HAMNET amateur radio network is growing

SARC - Sat, 26/05/2018 - 10:00
Hamnet is a high-speed digital radio network that interconnects automated ham radio stations and its services, such as Packet Radio, Allstarlink/Echolink/ IRLP, APRS, Paging and Amateur Television using radio links on the higher bands like 13 cm, 6 cm and 3 cm
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Radio hams head to Kosovo and Albania

SARC - Sat, 26/05/2018 - 10:00
DARC reports Martti, OH2BH / Z68BH, and Pertti, OG2M / Z68MM are traveling to Kosovo this week
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EmComm antenna supports mounted at Wahkiakum HS

SARC - Sat, 26/05/2018 - 10:00
Monday afternoon the County Sheriff's Department of Emergency Services teamed up with the Wahkiakum School District, Wahkiakum County PUD and the Wahkiakum Amateur Radio Club to get us one step closer to being able to deal effectively with "the big one."
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Lunar eclipses and climate change

SARC - Sat, 26/05/2018 - 10:00
Strange but true: You can learn a lot about climate change by watching lunar eclipses
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