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Olivier ON4EI is back in Ireland again

SARC - Sun, 15/10/2017 - 10:00
Olivier ON4EI, is back again to Ireland from October 21st to November 1st 2017 in order to operate EI8GQB and EI1A during the CQ WW DX SSB (October 28-29th) from a caravan using mainly green energy
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UTC issues 475/137kHz approvals to transmit to specific USA ham stations

SARC - Sun, 15/10/2017 - 10:00
Yesterday (Friday 13th), some lucky email recipients received approvals deemed by the UTC not to be within 1Km of PLCs operating on 137 or 475kHz, and can operate using their amateur calls
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Next Advanced distance learning course starts January

SARC - Sat, 14/10/2017 - 10:30
Steve Hartley G0FUW reports the Bath-based Distance Learning course for the amateur radio Advanced exam has achieved an 85% pass rate with over 500 passes to date
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Student to contact ISS with ham radio

SARC - Sat, 14/10/2017 - 10:30
WGLT reports 13 year-old Dhruv Rebba KC9ZJX hopes to use amateur radio to talk to an astronaut on the International Space Station
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Ofcom publishes 700 MHz clearance programme update

SARC - Sat, 14/10/2017 - 10:30
Ofcom has published a progress update on work to clear spectrum in the 700 MHz band, to make it available for mobile broadband use
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DX News from the ARRL

SARC - Sat, 14/10/2017 - 10:30
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands
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More than 2,500 registered for JOTA-JOTI

SARC - Sat, 14/10/2017 - 10:30
Scouting’s Jamboree on the Air (JOTA) has more than 2,500 signed up to take part in the 2017 event over the October 20-22 weekend. This is the 60th JOTA
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FCC grants experimental license for project to help provide cell service in Puerto Rico

SARC - Sat, 14/10/2017 - 10:30
'Project Loon,' led by Google's parent company Alphabet, is set to help provide emergency cellular service in Puerto Rico
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VK1 WICEN activities

SARC - Sat, 14/10/2017 - 10:30
Canberra Region have now arrived at the WICEN busy season. they have two events that clash on the same weekend
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Live streaming from Space Colloquium this weekend

SARC - Fri, 13/10/2017 - 09:45
Thanks to volunteers from the British Amateur Television Club (BATC) the talks given at this weekend's AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium at Milton Keynes will be streamed live to a global audience
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Geostationary Amateur Radio Transponder Talk and Demonstration

SARC - Fri, 13/10/2017 - 09:45
On Saturday, October 14 at 1:45pm BST (1245 GMT) AMSAT-DL President Peter Guelzow DB2OS will give a presentation on the Es’hail-2 Geostationary Satellite Amateur Radio Transponders to the AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium in Milton Keynes
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Tony's 10m Band Report

SARC - Fri, 13/10/2017 - 09:45
RI1ANO (South Shetland Is), 3G18PAX (Pope’s Chile visit), VK9XI (Christmas Is), PP2FRS (Brazil) and 5T2AI (Mauritania) were all well sought after
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The Australian Amateur Radio Callbook 2018

SARC - Fri, 13/10/2017 - 09:45
Work is continuing on the annual Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) publication under Editor Peter Freeman VK3PF
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Geomagnetic storm in progress

SARC - Fri, 13/10/2017 - 09:45
A hole in the sun's atmosphere is spewing solar wind toward Earth, and this is sparking bright auroras around the poles on Oct. 11th. At the time of this alert, a G1-class geomagnetic storm is underway
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SDR workshop in Cape Town

SARC - Fri, 13/10/2017 - 09:45
AMSAT SA will be holding a SDR workshop in Cape Town at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology Bellville campus on Saturday 4 November 2017
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Renewing Australian Amateur Radio Licences - a reminder

SARC - Fri, 13/10/2017 - 09:45
Occasionally a radio amateur has failed to renew their licence. On asking the ACMA, they are told that a WIA (Wireless Institute of Australia) callsign recommendation is needed, and then make a new licence application
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KC0W activities

SARC - Fri, 13/10/2017 - 09:45
Look for Tom, KC0W, to be active from the following locations in November..
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IOTA news from the DARC

SARC - Fri, 13/10/2017 - 09:45
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
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Icom launch innovative IC-R8600 wideband communication receiver

SARC - Thu, 12/10/2017 - 09:45
The IC-R8600 is a new, advanced communication receiver with the capability of covering a huge range of radio spectrum from 10kHz to 3GHz as well as having the ability to decode selected digital signals
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UAE radio hams use dedicated World Space Week call sign

SARC - Thu, 12/10/2017 - 09:45
In what was an exhilarating weekend in the emirate of Sharjah as Emirates Amateur Radio Society (EARS) was recognized by the United Nations Association UAE as UAE's top World Space Week communicator and commended them on spreading their spirit for UAE and space, into Earth's airwaves
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