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MRI on air on tonight

SARC - Wed, 19/04/2017 - 12:00
Please be advised that Marconi Radio International will be on the air today, Tuesday, 18 April 2017 from 1700 to 2000 UTC on 7700 kHz (alternative 7690 kHz) USB Mode
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AmateurLogic 103: The Un-planned Episode

SARC - Wed, 19/04/2017 - 12:00
Tommy repairs his mobile antenna. Emile makes a NOAA Heads Up Alert. Mike builds the Canadian Balun. Peter’s Balloon fails and he repurposes an old laptop screen. Plus all the usual stuff
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ATV at the Wexford Wireless Club

SARC - Wed, 19/04/2017 - 12:00
On Wednesday 3rd May, Steve EI4KM will give a talk and a small demonstration about Amateur Television (ATV) at the club meeting at 8.30pm sharp. All club members or anyone interested are welcome to attend
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Amateur radio duo honoured

SARC - Wed, 19/04/2017 - 12:00
The recipients of the 2016 ARRL International Humanitarian Award — Richard Darling, AH 7 G, and Barbara Darling, NH 7 FY — have been honoured in Hawaii
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NZART accounts published

SARC - Wed, 19/04/2017 - 12:00
New Zealand's national amateur radio society the NZART has released the Treasurers report and reviewed accounts for the 2016 financial year
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Two South African built satellites about to be launched

SARC - Tue, 18/04/2017 - 10:15
The South African satellite industry is taking another step forward as a player in the international space arena with the launch of two South African built nanosatellites from Cape Canaveral in Florida USA
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ICQPodcast - Portable Multi-Band Dipole released

SARC - Tue, 18/04/2017 - 10:15
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 Portable Multi-Band Dipole
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SARL National Convention

SARC - Tue, 18/04/2017 - 10:15
The South African Radio League National Convention which includes the Annual General Meeting and the Awards Dinner takes place at Bergvallei in Muldersdrift just north of Johannesburg on Saturday 6 May 2017. The event is being hosted by the West Rand Amateur Radio Club
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International Marconi Day

SARC - Tue, 18/04/2017 - 10:15
International Marconi Day (IMD) is a 24-hour amateur radio event that is held annually to celebrate the birth of Marconi on 25th April 1874
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IRTS Counties Contests

SARC - Tue, 18/04/2017 - 10:15
We have two short counties contests taking place today, Easter Monday. The usual 2 metres contest for two hours from 2.00 pm local time, plus the first-ever 70 cms counties contest for the preceding hour, from 1.00 pm to 2.00 pm local time
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Russell Tollerfield RIP

SARC - Tue, 18/04/2017 - 10:15
Previously with the BBC, radio engineer Russ Tollerfield joined Radio London in January 1965 and stayed until the end. In fact he was the one who drew the short straw to switch the transmitter off for the last time on 14 August 1967. Russ died this month
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Togo operation this month

SARC - Tue, 18/04/2017 - 10:15
Operators David OK6DJ and Petr OK1FCJ will be active as 5V7P from Lome between April 21-28th
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How to survive the total solar eclipse of 2017

SARC - Tue, 18/04/2017 - 10:15
We're just 18 weeks away from the "Great American Total Solar Eclipse" that will darken skies across the continental U.S. on Aug. 21. Are you ready for it?
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ISS packet digipeater back on 145.825 MHz

SARC - Mon, 17/04/2017 - 10:30
ARISS is pleased to announce that packet radio from the International Space Station is back on 145.825 MHz FM
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Same-band 'Duelling CQs' now prohibited in all ARRL contests

SARC - Mon, 17/04/2017 - 10:30
ARRL has clarified its rules for all contests to clearly prohibit the practice of interleaved CQs - also known as 'duelling CQs' - on 2 or more frequencies in the same band
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Friday TAPR/AMSAT Banquet at Hamvention

SARC - Mon, 17/04/2017 - 10:30
The eleventh annual joint TAPR/AMSAT Banquet will be held on Friday evening, May 19th. This dinner is one of the main AMSAT activities during the Hamvention
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Spratly Islands DXpedition postponed

SARC - Mon, 17/04/2017 - 10:30
The international amateur radio team has postponed their December 2017 DXpedition and will be active from Layang Layang Island (Swallow Reef), Spratly Islands (AS-051), in March of 2018
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Live HAMTV France April 25-28

SARC - Mon, 17/04/2017 - 10:30
Daniel Cussen reported on the HamTV@yahoogroups list that there may be live HAMTV over France and Europe during the time period of April 25-28. The date of a school contact is not yet set but it will be a daytime pass
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South African QB50 CubeSats

SARC - Mon, 17/04/2017 - 10:30
Two South African built satellites are about to be launched to the International Space Station as part of the QB50 project
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Apollo 11 capsule going on road trip

SARC - Mon, 17/04/2017 - 10:30
To accommodate the Smithsonian renovation of its gallery at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, the capsule will visit four US cities
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