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SDR workshop in Gauteng on 18 November

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 11:00
The SARL has again joined forces with AMSAT SA to present another workshop in the SDR series. It will be held at the NARC on Saturday 18 November 2017
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DXCC Country/Entity Report

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 11:00
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 29th October, through Sunday, 5th November there were 230 countries active
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IOTA news from OPDX

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 11:00
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin
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Getting ready for RadFxSat (Fox-1B)

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 10:30
RadFxSat (Fox-1B) is scheduled for launch on November 10, 2017. RadFxSat is one of four CubeSats making up the NASA ELaNa XIV mission, riding as secondary payloads aboard the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS)-1 mission
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Ofcom and Ham Radio repeater abuse

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 10:30
A Freedom of Information (FoI) request was used to ask Ofcom what action they take against Amateur Radio Repeater Abusers
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Chelmsford Talk: Urban Noise and SDRs

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 10:30
On Tuesday, November 7, William Poel G8CYK will give a talk about the growing problem of RF noise pollution to the Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society, the meeting is open to all
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New radio frequency plan still held up by Ministry

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 10:30
SARL News reports the allocation for access to the portion of the 5 MHz amateur secondary allocation as agreed at WRC-15 is contained in the revised band plan, submitted by ICASA to the Minister of Telecommunication and Postal Services (DTPS) for approval
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VK6ARN NewsWest

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 10:30
In this broadcast: It’s our CLUB FOCUS week, and we’ll hear from Ham College, the RATOC, the Bunbury Radio Club, F-Troop, and of course – what we’re up to at WA Amateur Radio news
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Is worldwide DX moving to microwave EME?

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 10:30
Contrary to the myth that Microwave equipment is too expensive, a modern trend is developing where DX operation is slowly shifting to the Microwave frequencies where there are already a lot of Microwave activities in the rest of the world
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Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 10:30
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at very low levels
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HamRadioNow: ICOM Stuns, Kills DMR

Sun, 05/11/2017 - 11:00
Gary Pearce KN4AQ leads this episode with a note from ARRL HQ responding to our Force of Two episode about ham radio's part in Puerto Rico's recovery from Hurricane Maria
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Morse Code prevents yacht grounding

Sun, 05/11/2017 - 11:00
Yachting Monthly reports the use of Morse Code and an Aldis lamp by a National Coastwatch Institute (NCI) watchkeeper has been credited with averting a possible grounding off The Lizard in Cornwall
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Low Pass Filter Kit

Sun, 05/11/2017 - 11:00
SOTABEAMS has introduced a new low pass filter kit. Low pass filters are an essential part of any transmitter and also have applications in receivers
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Build a 160/80 Meter Magnetic Loop Antenna - Part 1

Sun, 05/11/2017 - 11:00
Amy (AI6ZU) and I build a magnetic loop antenna for 160 and 80 meter amateur radio
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Foundations of Amateur Radio #126

Sun, 05/11/2017 - 11:00
Hearing very weak signals This week I'm going to talk about a Digital Mode you can use with any Amateur License, or even without an Amateur License. You can set-up your radio, hook it to a computer and the Internet and after installing some software, you can join the Weak Signal Propagation Reporters
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Propagation de K7RA

Sun, 05/11/2017 - 11:00
Average daily sunspot number increased from 13.4 to 17.7 for the October 26 to November 1 period, compared to the previous seven days
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Authorising 2 GHz base stations to allow aeronautical communications

Sun, 05/11/2017 - 11:00
Ofcom has just published details of the technical conditions and fees for a form of licence for the operation of 2 GHz terrestrial base stations
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Department of Defense nationwide blackout drill sparks social media frenzy

Sat, 04/11/2017 - 10:30
WXYZ TV reports on hysteria that followed a press release from the Department of Defense about an emergency planning exercise involving amateur radio
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ARRL Executive Committee udated on Entry-Level license

Sat, 04/11/2017 - 10:30
The ARRL report their Executive Committee reviewed plans to implement recommendations of the Entry Level License Committee, when it met on October 14 in Hartford, Connecticut
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New Digital modes changing complexion of bands and perhaps of Ham Radio

Sat, 04/11/2017 - 10:30
The ARRL say the wave of software-based digital modes over the past several years has altered the atmosphere of the HF bands
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