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QSO Today - Mark Beckwith, N5OT

SARC - Sun, 19/09/2021 - 12:15
Mark Beckwith, N5OT, grew up in Southern California, befriended by amateur radio’s most famous television producer, Dave Bell, W6AQ, who was his amateur radio mentor in the 1970s
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Amateur Radio activity on 24 September

SARC - Sun, 19/09/2021 - 12:15
Heritage Day and National Braai Day are celebrated on 24 September each year. This year on Friday 24 September, three amateur radio activities will take place
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Sweden: High power permits extended automatically

SARC - Sun, 19/09/2021 - 12:15
Good news from the Swedish regulator PTS regarding high power permits. PTS has extended higher power permits for the next 5 years, so radio amateurs do not need to apply for a new permit
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ARISS contact scheduled with students at the Children’s National Hospital, Washington, DC, USA

SARC - Sun, 19/09/2021 - 12:15
This will be a Multipoint Telebridge Contact via Amateur Radio between the ISS and students from Children’s National Hospital. Children will take turns asking their questions of ISS Astronaut Akihiko Hoshide, amateur radio call sign KE5DNI, during the ARISS radio contact
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Satellite light pollution

SARC - Sun, 19/09/2021 - 12:15
Go outside and enjoy the night sky because it might be about to change. That’s according to Dr. Samantha Lawler with the Physics Department at the University of Regina
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Amsat Space Symposium shifts to virtual event

SARC - Sun, 19/09/2021 - 12:15
The AMSAT-NA 39th Space Symposium and Annual Meeting, planned as an in-person event, will now be a virtual event on Saturday 30 October, due to the lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic
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Vacancies at SARL QSL Bureau

SARC - Sun, 19/09/2021 - 12:15
Willem Weideman, ZS6X has informed SARL Council that after 19 years as the QSL Manager, he wants to retire. Johan van Aarde, ZS2I in Mossel Bay, who has been dealing with the ZS1, ZS2 and ZS5 QSL cards has also said that he is retiring after contracting Covid 19
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Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

SARC - Sun, 19/09/2021 - 12:15
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low to moderate levels
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GB0EEH at opening of East Essex Hackspace

SARC - Sat, 18/09/2021 - 08:15
The East Essex Hackspace in Hawkwell, Hockley, opens today, Saturday, September 18 at 11am, and all are welcome to come along and take a look at the country’s newest active Hackspace
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Foundations of Amateur Radio

SARC - Sat, 18/09/2021 - 08:15
We need more glue in our hobby ... Since December 2010 I've been licensed as a radio amateur. For some this seems like a long time ago, for others, it's just the beginning. In my time thus far I've attempted to document and describe my journey and in doing so, I've had the unbeatable pleasure of hearing stories from others who were inspired by my efforts to join, or rejoin the hobby
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The OO21WCC-Award

SARC - Sat, 18/09/2021 - 08:15
From 18 to 26 September 2021, Belgium will be hosting the 100th anniversary of the UCI World Cycling Championships
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Local amateur radio clubs

SARC - Sat, 18/09/2021 - 08:15
Essex Ham take a look back on the launch of a local club back in 2012 and the prospects for local clubs post-Covid
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VK6WIA NewsWest

SARC - Sat, 18/09/2021 - 08:15
NewsWest for Sunday 19th September 2021 is the history edition, where we probe around in the past of Amateur Radio in Australia. It’s quite instructive delving into our past - because we see some of the same issues troubling Amateurs that we see today
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A CME hit Earth's magnetic field today

SARC - Sat, 18/09/2021 - 08:15
Minor G1-class geomagnetic storms are underway on Sept. 17th following the predicted arrival of a CME. The strike was, at first, seemingly weak and inconsequential
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Ofcom publishes applications for second round of small-scale DAB licensing

SARC - Sat, 18/09/2021 - 08:15
Ofcom has published the applications we have received to operate small-scale radio multiplexes in North West England and North East Wales
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Madeira Island

SARC - Sat, 18/09/2021 - 08:15
Operators Helmut DF7EE and Elmar PD3EM will once again be active as CT9/DF7EE and CS9/PD3EM, respectively, from Madeira Island (AF-014) between October 25th and November 2nd
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The Gambia

SARC - Sat, 18/09/2021 - 08:15
Gerard, F5NVF, will be active as C5C from Kololi, The Gambia, between October 24th and November 19th (maybe more if he can stay there longer)
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Southgate Vibes #95

SARC - Sat, 18/09/2021 - 08:15
Listen to the latest edition of the Southgate Vibes amateur radio podcast. Steve Richards G4HPE is here with the latest edition. There's two new episodes every week
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RAAF No 3 Telecommunication Unit

SARC - Fri, 17/09/2021 - 08:45
Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) has declassified documents relating to RAAF No 3 Telecommunication Unit (3TU) whose operators intercepted Morse code to provide strategic and tactical support to the Australian Defence Force
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IARUMS August newsletter now available

SARC - Fri, 17/09/2021 - 08:45
The IARU Region 1 Monitoring System newsletter reports "RFI (Radio France International) on 7205 kHz was active daily between 2100 and 2200 UTC and spluttered massively down to 7186 kHz, an untenable condition!"
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