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Es’hail-2 / P4-A positioning and IOT phase started

Dg, 18/11/2018 - 10:00
Following the successful launch on November 15 of Es’hail-2 on board the SpaceX Falcon 9 launch vehicle, Mitsubishi (MELCO) and Es’hailSat will begin the In Orbit Testing (IOT) program once the satellite has been positioned in a test orbital slot
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QSO Today - Phil Sittner - KD6RM

Dg, 18/11/2018 - 10:00
Phil Sittner, KD6RM, has a ham radio story that goes back over 50 years, from childhood
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JY1SAT launch information and Dashboard

Dg, 18/11/2018 - 10:00
JY1Sat is an enhanced 1U FUNcube developed for the Crown Prince Foundation in Jordan. The spacecraft has been named in honour of the Crown Prince’s grandfather, King Hussein, who operated using his amateur radio callsign JY1
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Former ARRL Headquarters Book Team Supervisor Jan Carman, K5MA - SK

Dg, 18/11/2018 - 10:00
R. Jan Carman, K5MA (ex-W5SBX, W3JXS), who was a member of the ARRL Headquarters staff from 2001 until 2003 died on November 13. An ARRL Life Member, he was 76
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1972 solar storm triggered a Vietnam War mystery

Dg, 18/11/2018 - 10:00
On Aug. 4, 1972, U.S. military pilots flying south of Haiphong harbor in North Vietnam saw something unexpected. More than two dozen sea mines suddenly—and without apparent explanation—exploding in the water
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Digital repeaters in the Western Cape

Dg, 18/11/2018 - 10:00
The SARL report that currently, there are three active digital repeaters in the Western Cape
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When an N connector isn’t

Dg, 18/11/2018 - 10:00
John Huggins KX4O looks at the humble N coax connector and discovers not all connectors are made the same
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Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Dg, 18/11/2018 - 10:00
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels
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ESEO ready for launch

Dg, 18/11/2018 - 10:00
ESA have released a video of the European Student Earth Orbiter ESEO satellite which carries an amateur radio payload
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KNACKSAT to launch November 19

Dg, 18/11/2018 - 10:00
Tanan Rangseeprom HS1JAN reports KNACKSAT, the first CubeSat made in Thailand, will be launched into orbit at 18:32 GMT on Monday, November 19, 2018 by SpaceX as part of the SSO-A mission
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Radio ham to become new government minister

Dg, 18/11/2018 - 10:00
The amateur radio operator who became the first South American in space is preparing to advance to a government post when Brazil's new president takes office
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VK6WIA NewsWest

Dg, 18/11/2018 - 10:00
In the NewsWest edition for 18th November 2018 we look at New Amateurs. We’ll congratulate those who earned a new license and those who have upgraded
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FCC approves use of Galileo GNSS in the USA

Dg, 18/11/2018 - 10:00
The ARRL reports the FCC has granted, in part, the European Commission’s request for a waiver of Commission rules so that non-federal devices in the US may access specific signals transmitted from the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) known as Galileo
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Clubbing

Dg, 18/11/2018 - 10:00
The Central Coast Amateur Radio Club allows non-Amateurs to take part in its weekly net. How do they do this, you ask?
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EE and Virgin Media fined for overcharging customers

Dg, 18/11/2018 - 10:00
Ofcom has fined EE £6.3m and Virgin Media £7m for overcharging phone and broadband customers who wished to leave their contracts early
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Propagation de K7RA

Dg, 18/11/2018 - 10:00
A single sunspot appeared on November 13-14, yielding a daily sunspot number of 11 over both days. The sunspot number increased to 13 on the following day, November 15. The average daily sunspot number for the reporting week (November 8-14) was 3.1, after no sunspots during the previous seven days
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ARISS contact planned for students in Canada

Ds, 17/11/2018 - 10:30
An International Space Station school contact has been planned for Serena Aunon-Chancellor KG5TMT with IMP Aerospace and Defence, Goffs, NS, Canada
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Foundations of Amateur Radio #180

Ds, 17/11/2018 - 10:30
When failure doesn't matter ... The other day I read a message from Theodore KS5I who has been around the block a couple of times. He recalls the excitement he experienced when he was first licensed in 1967, the year I was born
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Amateur radio operators could save lives

Ds, 17/11/2018 - 10:30
The Silicon Valley Voice reports on how amateur radio operators could save lives in an emergency and how you can help
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Essex Skills Night November 19

Ds, 17/11/2018 - 10:30
Skills Night takes place Monday, November 19 at Danbury Village Hall in Essex, this free event is open to all
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