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The great FT8 debate

SARC - Mon, 11/06/2018 - 10:15
In his blog Dominic Smith M0BLF gives his take on the great FT8 debate
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EURAO Party Spring 2018: discover the WARC bands: 12m

SARC - Mon, 11/06/2018 - 10:15
The European Radio Amateurs' Organization announces a new party on the air, this time with the motto: 'discover the WARC bands: 12m'
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Revised fees for mobile operators to use 900 and 1800 MHz spectrum

SARC - Mon, 11/06/2018 - 10:15
Ofcom has published a consultation to revise the annual licence fees which mobile operators have to pay for use of the 900 and 1800 MHz mobile spectrum
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Hammies Sprint this afternoon

SARC - Mon, 11/06/2018 - 10:15
The Hammies Sprint is a fun activity to promote contacts between Hammies and radio amateurs in Southern African countries with an emphasis on ZU stations and takes place from 14:00 to 15:00 UTC this afternoon with phone activity between 7 063 to 7 100 and 7 130 to 7 200 kHz
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AMSAT Facebook Group moves to new Facebook Group page

SARC - Mon, 11/06/2018 - 10:15
The AMSAT-NA group that has existed for over a decade, no longer serves as the official Facebook group of AMSAT. Join them at their new page...
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Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

SARC - Mon, 11/06/2018 - 10:15
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low levels
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Amateur radio society's agreement with Dominican Civilian Defense

SARC - Sun, 10/06/2018 - 08:45
On May 30, Radio Club Dominicano, represented by Mr. Hugo Ramón, accompanied by a group of RCD members, signed a cooperation agreement with the Civilian Defense entity of the Dominican Republic
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ILLW reaches 200 mark

SARC - Sun, 10/06/2018 - 08:45
It has been a very interesting week in our journey towards this year’s International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend (ILLW) event, which is now only two and a half months away
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Foundations of Amateur Radio #157

SARC - Sun, 10/06/2018 - 08:45
We as radio amateurs log things. We log our contacts, we log our progress towards an award, we log how many different countries we've contacted, which stations we heard with WSPR, how many kilometres we managed per watt, which stations were in a net, what callsigns received a QSL card, what location we're in when we made a contact. You get the point, we log things, many things and for many different reasons
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International Air Ambulance Week 2018

SARC - Sun, 10/06/2018 - 08:45
This year's International Air Ambulance Week will take place between 8th-16th september with the focus on supporting and generating donations for flying medical services around the world. The event covers two weekends, giving amateurs a great chance to get involved and support the event
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Planning permission for amateur radio mast rejected

SARC - Sun, 10/06/2018 - 08:45
A Suffolk radio amateur has been inexplicably denied permission for a very modest slim, retractable mast just 10 metres high
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VK6WIA NewsWest

SARC - Sun, 10/06/2018 - 08:45
A sky full of satellites, musings on the lot of the YL and the ACMA engaging us in a consultation. Not a bad mix. Welcome to NewsWest, the Amateur Radio news programme for the VK6 call area and beyond
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Mars approaches Earth, outshines Sirius

SARC - Sun, 10/06/2018 - 08:45
Mars is approaching Earth for an almost once-in-a-generation close encounter in late July. This week, the brightness of Mars surpassed that of Sirius, making the Red Planet brighter than any star in the sky
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Sailor grateful for Maritime Mobile Service Network assistance

SARC - Sat, 09/06/2018 - 09:45
Phoenix sailor and radio amateur Timothy Henning, KE7WMZ, has expressed his gratitude to the Maritime Mobile Service Network (MMSN) for intercepting and handling his distress call on 14.300 MHz
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EU RSPG WRC-19 public consultation

SARC - Sat, 09/06/2018 - 09:45
The EU Radio Spectrum Policy Group is holding a Public Consultation on the Draft RSPG Opinion on the ITU-R World Radiocommunication Conference 2019
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Ofcom Consultation: World Radiocommunication Conference 2019

SARC - Sat, 09/06/2018 - 09:45
Ofcom has published a consultation on the UK’s preparations for the World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19) of the International Telecommunication
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Amateur radio Field Day in the press

SARC - Sat, 09/06/2018 - 09:45
The Journal Tribune reports amateur radio Field Day demonstrates science, skill, service
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DX News from the ARRL

SARC - Sat, 09/06/2018 - 09:45
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands
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Radio ham astronaut named as Minister for Science

SARC - Fri, 08/06/2018 - 09:15
Radio amateur and astronaut Pedro Duque KC5RGG / ED4ISS has been named as Minister of Science in the new Spanish Government
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Early start for 434 MHz balloon launch

SARC - Fri, 08/06/2018 - 09:15
Students at Enfield County School will be up early on Saturday, June 9 - their high altitude balloon transmitting on 434.314 MHz launches at 03:30 GMT (04:30 BST)
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