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Isle of Man Amateur Radio Society moves home

SARC - Mon, 27/11/2017 - 11:15
The IOMARS has moved. With immediate effect. We now meet every Wednesday evening between 19:00 and 22:00 hours at our new club shack
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Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

SARC - Mon, 27/11/2017 - 11:15
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at very low levels
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Foundations of Amateur Radio

SARC - Sun, 26/11/2017 - 10:15
How can you measure what frequency your radio is on? The frequency you listen and transmit on in a modern radio is derived from a crystal master oscillator, in my case 22.625 MHz. That master frequency is multiplied and divided to determine the final frequency
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MacLoggerDX Version 6.15 released

SARC - Sun, 26/11/2017 - 10:15
Dog Park Software is pleased to announce that version 6.15 of MacLoggerDX has been released
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BBC closing 1530 kHz AM transmitter in Essex

SARC - Sun, 26/11/2017 - 10:15
On Monday, November 20 the 1530 kHz BBC Essex AM transmitter located near Rayleigh started broadcasting a recorded closure announcement
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ISWL Callsigns for December

SARC - Sun, 26/11/2017 - 10:15
The following ISWL club callsigns will be used throughout the month of December 2017
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Isle of Man ARS. Technical presentation 6th December 2017

SARC - Sun, 26/11/2017 - 10:15
Richard Baker, GD8EXI is to give a presentation on the Need, design and construction of filters for the VHF and UHF bands
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Ofcom confirms continued spectrum access for PMSE users

SARC - Sun, 26/11/2017 - 10:15
Ofcom has confirmed that programme making and special events (PMSE) users may continue to access the 694 to 703 MHz spectrum band after May 1, 2020, when work to clear spectrum in the 700MHz band for mobile broadband use is expected to be completed
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New callsign for the Polar Prince

SARC - Sun, 26/11/2017 - 10:15
With the successful completion of the Canada C3 Expedition culminated upon the Polar Prince’s arrival in Victoria, British Columbia it has been necessary to retire the CG3EXP special event call sign
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Licence exempt mobile phone repeaters

SARC - Sun, 26/11/2017 - 10:15
Ofcom is consulting on a Statutory Instrument giving effect to a decision in October 2017 to allow the use of ‘mobile phone repeaters’, without the need for a licence
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DXCC Country/Entity Report

SARC - Sun, 26/11/2017 - 10:15
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Friday, 17th November, through Friday, 24th November there were 239 countries active
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IOTA news from OPDX

SARC - Sun, 26/11/2017 - 10:15
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin
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Mysterious signals did not come from missing submarine

SARC - Sat, 25/11/2017 - 10:45
WIA News report that satellite signals heard over the weekend did not come from the missing Argentine Navy submarine San Juan that went missing November 15, dashing hopes that the vessel could be located
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AO-91 commissioned - declared open for Amateur use!

SARC - Sat, 25/11/2017 - 10:45
AO-91 (RadFxSat / Fox-1B) CubeSat carrying an FM 435/145 MHz transponder was launched November 18 and is now open for use
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The defragmentation dividend - A more efficient use of UHF

SARC - Sat, 25/11/2017 - 10:45
Cambridge-based Aetha Consulting Ltd has released a white paper on behalf of Digital UK discussing the possible future of the UHF spectrum 470-960 MHz
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Millennials are killing Ham Radio

SARC - Sat, 25/11/2017 - 10:45
In his latest thought provoking blog post, Sterling Coffey N0SSC discusses the current state of Amateur Radio and its future
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Upcoming ARISS contacts in Canada

SARC - Sat, 25/11/2017 - 10:45
ARISS International Space Station contacts have been planned for two Canadian schools on November 27 and 28
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An explosion of strange pink auroras

SARC - Sat, 25/11/2017 - 10:45
Does Solar Minimum turn auroras pink? Sky watchers around the Arctic Circle are starting to wonder
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Distracted Driving in Canada - update

SARC - Fri, 24/11/2017 - 10:45
Radio Amateurs of Canada are now awaiting a decision on the issue by the Ontario Ministry of Transportation
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Amazon’s Alexa as a shack companion

SARC - Fri, 24/11/2017 - 10:45
Pete M0PSX, from the virtual club Essex Ham, has released a short video to take a look at whether the Amazon Echo Dot makes a useful shack companion
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