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Foundations of Amateur Radio

SARC - Ds, 08/01/2022 - 09:45
The other day I received an email from a fellow amateur, Elwood WB0OEW. We've been exchanging email for a little while and having been in the hobby since before I learnt to ride a bicycle, he's always got some interesting insight into something I've said and an encouraging word to share
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Launch of EASAT-2 and HADES satellites

SARC - Ds, 08/01/2022 - 09:45
The EASAT-2 and HADES satellites, each carrying an FM transponder and digipeater, are expected to launch on January 13 at 15:25 GMT on the SpaceX Falcon-9 Transporter-3 mission
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IARU-R1: Radio Spectrum Policy Group

SARC - Ds, 08/01/2022 - 09:45
RSPG, the Radio Spectrum Policy Group, is a high-level advisory group that assists the European Commission in the development of radio spectrum policy
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Nicolas Gagnon, VE2NCG, scores over one million points in the RAC Challenge

SARC - Ds, 08/01/2022 - 09:45
The first six months of the RAC Canadian Portable Operations Challenge are now complete and the 2021 winners will be announced shortly. One of the most enthusiastic participants in the RAC Challenge to date has been Nick Gagnon, VE2NCG, of Laval, Quebec
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Aruba op

SARC - Ds, 08/01/2022 - 09:45
John, W2GD, will once again be active as P40W from Aruba (SA-036) during February (specific dates not provided)
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Nepal update

SARC - Ds, 08/01/2022 - 09:45
Robert, 9N7AA/S53R, has posted the following update on QRZ.com, December 30th, 2021: The Ultra Beam / WIMO 2el Yagi (40-6m) is now installed on top of the new residence and it 'sits' at around 23m, with a clear shot in all directions
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Propagation de K7RA

SARC - Ds, 08/01/2022 - 09:45
Sunspot activity was substantially lower this week, but new sunspot groups emerged on December 31, January 1, January 4, and January 5. Average daily sunspot number dropped from 110.1 to 36.4, while average daily solar flux went from 124 to 91.4
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Fox Mike Hotel Portable Operations Challenge is now open source

SARC - Dv, 07/01/2022 - 12:30
The Steering Committee determined that after two years of offering the POC (Portable Operations Challenge) with about 18 entrants each year that it could not continue to put the resources into it
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Dick Fijlstra PA0DFN 2022 Carole Perry Educator of the Year

SARC - Dv, 07/01/2022 - 12:30
The Orlando HamCation has announced that Dick Fijlstra, PA0DFN, is the 2022 recipient of the Carole Perry Educator of the Year Award
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New Technician question pool released, effective July 1, 2022

SARC - Dv, 07/01/2022 - 12:30
The National Conference of Volunteer Examiner Coordinators (NCVEC) Question Pool Committee (QPC) has released the 2022 - 2026 Technician Class FCC Element 2 NCVEC Question Pool Syllabus and Question Pool into the public domain
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CAMSAT XW-3 (CAS-9) is designated Hope-OSCAR-113 (HO-113)

SARC - Dv, 07/01/2022 - 12:30
The ARRL report that at the request of the Chinese Amateur Satellite Group (CAMSAT), AMSAT Vice President of Operations Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA, has announced the designation of the new Chinese XW-3 (CAS-9) satellite as Hope-OSCAR-113 (HO-113)
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Homebrew Heroes to be managed by the Ham Radio Workbench podcast

SARC - Dv, 07/01/2022 - 12:30
In a joint announcement, the ICQ Podcast team and the Ham Radio Workbench podcast team agreed to shift the ownership and management of the Homebrew Heroes Award to the Ham Radio Workbench team
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A ham radio antenna that fits almost anywhere

SARC - Dv, 07/01/2022 - 12:30
Al Williams WD5GNR writes on Hackaday about a video by Peter Waters G3OJV about a budget basic antenna for a small garden
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VK6WIA NewsWest

SARC - Dv, 07/01/2022 - 12:30
Newswest for Sunday 9th January is the Contesting edition, and we have news of Amateur Radio contests coming up, including a new contest, and we have tips to help you prepare a portable station for the John Moyle Memorial Field Day. It's only ten weeks away
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ICQPodcast - Ham Radio Tips and Tricks 2022

SARC - Dv, 07/01/2022 - 12:30
Colin (M6BOY) rounds up the news in brief and in the episode's feature is Ham Radio Tips and Tricks 2022
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WIA Australia Day Contest

SARC - Dv, 07/01/2022 - 12:30
We are pleased to announce a new Contest on the calendar. The WIA Australia Day Contest on the 26th of January 2022
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Vodafone is delaying the reintroduction of roaming charges in Europe by three weeks

SARC - Dv, 07/01/2022 - 12:30
BBC News report that the phone network had planned to bring in post-Brexit roaming fees on 6 January, matching other networks that plan to do so in 2022
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Tony's 10m Band Report

SARC - Dij, 06/01/2022 - 10:30
Best DX on Ten, probably V51MA and V51MH (Namibia), VK9DX (Norfolk Is), JD1BMH (Ogasawara Is.), VK6IR and OC200U (Peru Special)
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The ARRL Foundation grants an award for the ARISS *STAR* Keith Pugh Memoriam Project

SARC - Dij, 06/01/2022 - 10:30
ARISS-USA is pleased to announce that the ARRL Foundation awarded funding for the first year of a two-year project called the “ARISS *STAR* Keith Pugh Memoriam Project” with *STAR* being the acronym for Space Telerobotics using Amateur Radio
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Physics professor awarded NSF grant for workshop

SARC - Dij, 06/01/2022 - 10:30
The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded a grant of nearly $50,000 to Nathaniel Frissell, Ph.D., assistant professor physics and electrical engineering at The University of Scranton
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