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High-Altitude Balloon launch

SARC - Sun, 03/06/2018 - 09:00
Tom, ZSL5341 reports that Binaryspace is doing another High-Altitude Balloon Launch from about 07:00 CAT on 9 June from the Leeukop Farm Airfield in Deneysville in South Africa's Free State
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HMAS Gladstone on-air this weekend

SARC - Sun, 03/06/2018 - 09:00
The Observer newspaper reports radio amateur Ray Mulder VK4FRAL is using the call sign VK4GLA from HMAS Gladstone for International Museum Ships Weekend
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ARRL on The Weather Channel

SARC - Sun, 03/06/2018 - 09:00
The ARRL’s Emergency Preparedness Manager speaks about the work of radio amateurs in past hurricanes and about preparations for the coming hurricane season
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Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

SARC - Sun, 03/06/2018 - 09:00
Currently there is a single sunspot visible that can be the source of M-class solar flares
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Foundations of Amateur Radio #156

SARC - Sun, 03/06/2018 - 09:00
The Internet of Digital Radio - The topic of how radio evolves and embraces available technology is one that describes the hobby itself. From spark-gap through AM, SSB and FM our community picked up or invented solutions to make communication possible
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School STEM projects use Amateur Radio

SARC - Sun, 03/06/2018 - 09:00
An Amateur Radio-based science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) initiative at an Arizona elementary school culminated on May 22, as youngsters competitively deployed their own radio-controlled rovers to explore a simulated planet set up in the Sonoran Desert
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Receive CubeSat signals for just $25

SARC - Sun, 03/06/2018 - 09:00
Eric Evenchick VA3EVK writes on Hackaday about the low-cost approach to CubeSat reception used by Thomas Cholakov N1SPY
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All Hands On Deck...

SARC - Sun, 03/06/2018 - 09:00
This weekend you don't need to 'go down to the sea in ships' to participate in a fun 'world wide event.'
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Back to homebrew

SARC - Sun, 03/06/2018 - 09:00
Banbury Amateur Radio Society (BARS) has started a program to boost homebrew. This is in two parts, understanding components and practical understanding and building radio equipment
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Russian CubeSats to be deployed during spacewalk

SARC - Sun, 03/06/2018 - 09:00
It is planned that two Russian CubeSats will be deployed from the International Space Station in August during a spacewalk (EVA)
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Summer rover announcement

SARC - Sun, 03/06/2018 - 09:00
Robert, KE4AL writes on the Amsat BB: As part of my plans to activate 43 grids this Summer, I will be operating from EN37 26-31 July, holiday style
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NASA selects mission to study solar wind boundary of outer solar system

SARC - Sun, 03/06/2018 - 09:00
NASA has selected a science mission planned for launch in 2024 that will sample, analyze, and map particles streaming to Earth from the edges of interstellar space
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BBC Radio 4 - The Bottom Line

SARC - Sun, 03/06/2018 - 09:00
Will 5G revolutionise our lives? The next generation of mobile technology - 5G - will be rolled out from 2019. It will enable faster streaming on our mobile phones and tablets and speed up the 'internet of things', allowing thousands of computers to 'talk' to each other
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F-TROOP

SARC - Sun, 03/06/2018 - 09:00
In last week's WIA News, we told you of probably VK's first Foundation Members net using the catchy moniker 'F-TROOP.' Now from the west wing comes news of VK's longest RUNNING 'new comers net.'
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Propagation de K7RA

SARC - Sun, 03/06/2018 - 09:00
On May 30 at 0005 UTC the Australian Space Forecast Centre issued a warning: "On 1 June geomagnetic activity is expected to increase to Active and Minor Storm levels due to arrival of the co-rotating interaction region and high-speed solar wind streams associated with the recurrent trans-equatorial coronal hole."
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Threat to key part of 70cm ham radio band in Belgium

SARC - Sat, 02/06/2018 - 09:00
UBA report the Belgium Regulator BIPT is consulting on a proposal to restrict Amateur Radio access to 433.050 - 434.790 MHz in such a way that it will hardly be usable anymore
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Virgin Island residents get ham radio licenses

SARC - Sat, 02/06/2018 - 09:00
The Virgin Islands Daily News reports residents have got amateur radio licenses ahead of 2018 hurricane season
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Hamvention Forum videos available

SARC - Sat, 02/06/2018 - 09:00
ARRL reports videos of some Hamvention 2018 forums are available in the YouTube Dayton Hamvention 2018 videos playlist
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Upcoming Canadian Hamfests and Fleamarkets

SARC - Sat, 02/06/2018 - 09:00
The following events are featured on the RAC Events Database as of May 31, but please check the site frequently as new events are added and/or updated
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Ofcom awards two new community radio licences

SARC - Sat, 02/06/2018 - 09:00
Ofcom has today announced the award of two new community radio licences in England
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