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SARC - Fri, 24/03/2017 - 11:45
Once again, Tom and family will be operational as ZT1T commemorating their 6th Easter on dry land after being rescued mid-South Atlantic Ocean
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RAC website and email service back online

SARC - Fri, 24/03/2017 - 11:45
Radio Amateurs of Canada are happy to report that the RAC website and the @rac email service are now back online
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Tony's 10m Band Report

SARC - Thu, 23/03/2017 - 11:45
Not the greatest of weeks for quantities of DX but the quality was there and, as I understand it, the operating was good. I listened for TU7C (Ivory Coast) and 5U5R (Niger) and 9G5X (Ghana) amongst others, not a peep. Nor S21ZED (Bangladesh)!
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ARRL seeking synergy with maker movement

SARC - Thu, 23/03/2017 - 11:45
ARRL is reaching out to members of the Maker Movement to explore avenues of cooperation and collaboration, and perhaps to recruit some new radio amateurs
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Where are those new hams coming from?

SARC - Thu, 23/03/2017 - 11:45
The Tri-Lakes Monument Radio Association just completed another successful Technician license class resulting in 21 new Technicians plus one person that passed both the Technician and General exams
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NASA TV to air seventh Orbital ATK resupply mission to ISS

SARC - Thu, 23/03/2017 - 11:45
NASA commercial cargo provider Orbital ATK is targeting its seventh commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station for 9 p.m., EDT Friday, March 24, the start of a 30-minute launch window
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University of Virginia satellite project

SARC - Thu, 23/03/2017 - 11:45
Engineering students at University of Virginia are working on an amateur radio satellite ground station and their own satellite!
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Solar wind arrives early

SARC - Thu, 23/03/2017 - 11:45
Arriving a day earlier than expected, a stream of fast-moving solar wind is buffeting Earth's magnetic field today
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RSGB President to speak at Chelmsford

SARC - Thu, 23/03/2017 - 11:45
At 7:30pm on Tuesday, April 4, RSGB President Nick Henwood G3RWF will give a talk at the Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society, the meeting is open to all
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IC-7610 HF/50MHz SDR Transceiver UK availability and projected pricing

SARC - Wed, 22/03/2017 - 11:30
Icom Inc. has released more details about the launch of the IC-7610 HF/50MHz SDR Transceiver and its target price. Icom plans to release this high performance HF SDR transceiver around late May with the product being rolled out across the globe in the following months
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HamRadioNow: California Drivin' or... California Nightmare

SARC - Wed, 22/03/2017 - 11:30
Gary Pearce KN4AQ asks It is... or it is not... illegal to operate a two-way radio while driving in the state of California?
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USB Battery Pack Keep-Alive Load

SARC - Wed, 22/03/2017 - 11:30
USB power banks are a convenient way of powering low power USB devices in the field. Unfortunately, as they are designed for charging phones and tablets, many have an internal electronic cut out circuit that switches power off below a certain current draw. The exact current that they switch off at varies from pack to pack
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New Oscilloscope video

SARC - Wed, 22/03/2017 - 11:30
Following on from the introductory video entitled What is an Oscilloscope, the next video in the series entitled Oscilloscope Types has been launched
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ICQ Podcast Episode 233 - ATU’s released

SARC - Wed, 22/03/2017 - 11:30
In this episode, Martin M1MRB / W9ICQ is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Ed Durrant DD5LP to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. This episode’s feature is ATU’s
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IRTS Ham Radio Publications Archive

SARC - Wed, 22/03/2017 - 11:30
IRTS has made available for free download PDFs of its Newsletter, Magazine and Call Book from last century
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World Thinking Day On The Air

SARC - Tue, 21/03/2017 - 12:00
Rainbows, Brownies and Girl Guides from the 17th A Leigh unit took part in amateur radio activities for World Thinking Day
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Sunspot counts drop to 7-year low

SARC - Tue, 21/03/2017 - 12:00
The face of the sun has been blank (no sunspots) for 13 consecutive days. The last time this happened was in April of 2010, near the end of an historically deep Solar Minimum
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Nuclear powered QSOs ?

SARC - Tue, 21/03/2017 - 12:00
Look for special event station OE17ATOM to be active from the Nuclear Power Plant (inside the reactor's hall) in Zwentendorf, Austria between April 21-22nd
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NASA announce three U.S. spacewalks

SARC - Tue, 21/03/2017 - 12:00
Expedition 50 astronauts will conduct three spacewalks outside the International Space Station (ISS) in late March and early April to prepare for the future arrival of U.S. commercial crew spacecraft and upgrade station hardware
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PEARS and Eastern Cape in action again

SARC - Tue, 21/03/2017 - 12:00
Last weekend saw the Port Elizabeth Amateur Radio Society and Hamnet Eastern Cape in action again - this time providing radio communications to the organizers of the Addo Elephant Trail Run - an event that included a 44 km, a 76 km and a gruelling 100-mile (160 km) route
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