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FCC cites amateur service rule violations

SARC - Fri, 22/03/2019 - 10:30
ARRL reports on further developments regarding the case of alleged unlicensed FM broadcasting on 95.7 MHz
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Earth-directed solar flare

SARC - Fri, 22/03/2019 - 10:30
A new and rapidly growing sunspot, AR2736, announced itself this morning with a C4-class solar flare
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Low-bands with the upcoming Bouvet Island Expedition

SARC - Thu, 21/03/2019 - 10:45
Now that the 3Y0I team is on their way for their true adventure, it is time to look at some of the elements of their upcoming activity, specifically on low-bands
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Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada responds to petition about interference

SARC - Thu, 21/03/2019 - 10:45
On June 6, 2018, Martin Bérubé of Louiseville, Quebec initiated a petition involving a radio station that was 'generating interference on purpose'. The petition attracted 1,135 signatures and was presented to the House of Commons on January 30, 2019
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AMSAT-DL QO-100 Up and Downconverter kit modifications announcement

SARC - Thu, 21/03/2019 - 10:45
AMSAT-DL has recommended a modification to their QO-100 Upconverter and Downconverter kits which were shipped prior to March 1 to improve performance of the uplink SSB transmit signal and address reduced gain of the downlink wide-band DATV reception
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Ham radio geostationary satellite transponders on Hackaday

SARC - Thu, 21/03/2019 - 10:45
The popular Hacker and Maker site Hackaday has an article by Dan Maloney KC1DJT about the new Es'hail-2 / QO-100 amateur radio geostationary satellite transponders
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Club hosts 'Ham License in a Day' classes

SARC - Thu, 21/03/2019 - 10:45
Holland Amateur Radio Club members Bob Broene K8RJB and Tom Bosscher K8TB are looking for people who want to spend a Saturday afternoon studying for a ham-radio license
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The unseen world of ham radio

SARC - Thu, 21/03/2019 - 10:45
The Dispatch reports on a vast, unseen world: Amateur radio operators using old and new technology to communicate globally
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Ham Radio: Socialising via airwaves

SARC - Thu, 21/03/2019 - 10:45
Hailed as the first true social networking medium, ham radio continues to thrive even in this age of Twitter, Skype, Facebook and smartphones
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Building a magnetic loop antenna

SARC - Thu, 21/03/2019 - 10:45
Antennas come in many shapes and sizes, with a variety of characteristics making them more or less suitable for various applications. The average hacker with only a middling exposure to RF may be familiar with trace antennas, yagis and dipoles, but there’s a whole load more out there
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NASA mission reveals asteroid has big surprises

SARC - Thu, 21/03/2019 - 10:45
A NASA spacecraft that will return a sample of a near-Earth asteroid named Bennu to Earth in 2023 made the first-ever close-up observations of particle plumes erupting from an asteroid’s surface
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JVCKENWOOD UK appoints Martin Lynch amd Sons as sole UK Distributor

SARC - Wed, 20/03/2019 - 09:45
Established in 1990, Martin Lynch and Sons Ltd (MLandS) is Kenwood’s largest Ham Radio distributor/retailer in the UK and from April 2019 becomes its sole UK distributor for Kenwood Amateur Radio products
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ICQ Podcast - UHF/VHF Weekender Transceiver Kit Review

SARC - Wed, 20/03/2019 - 09:45
In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL and Frank Howell K4FMH to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is a review of the UHF/VHF Weekender Transceiver Kit by Martin M1MRB
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Short Contest Callsign NoV revision

SARC - Wed, 20/03/2019 - 09:45
Ian G0FCT has reported on the VHF and UHF Yahoo Group that Ofcom's amateur radio Special Contest Call Notice of Variation has been updated
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ARISS contact planned for students in Calgary, Canada

SARC - Wed, 20/03/2019 - 09:45
An International Space Station school contact has been planned for David St-Jacques KG5FYI with North Point School for Boys, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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New West Gulf Division Vice Director appointed

SARC - Wed, 20/03/2019 - 09:45
ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, has announced his choice of past South Texas Section Manager Lee Cooper, W5LHC, of Leander, Texas, to be the new Vice Director for the West Gulf Division
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Springtime cracks are opening in Earth's magnetic field

SARC - Wed, 20/03/2019 - 09:45
Studies show that March is the most geomagnetically active month of the year. The reason is springtime
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FCC invites comments on ARRL Technician Enhancement proposal

SARC - Wed, 20/03/2019 - 09:45
The FCC has invited public comments on ARRL's 2018 Petition for Rule Making, now designated as RM-11828, which asks the FCC to expand HF privileges for Technician licensees to include limited phone privileges on 75, 40, and 15 meters, plus RTTY and digital mode privileges on 80, 40, 15, and 10 meters
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You're listening to Quantum Radio

SARC - Wed, 20/03/2019 - 09:45
Researchers at Delft University of Technology have created a detector that enables the detection of a single photon’s worth of radio frequency energy
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Rev George Dobbs, G3RJV, Funeral Notice

SARC - Tue, 19/03/2019 - 10:15
The funeral of Rev George Dobbs, G3RJV, SK, will take place at St Aiden's Church, Sudden, Rochdale on Wednesday 27 March 2019 at 13:30
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