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Radio hams in Indonesia get new bands including 5 MHz

SARC - Fri, 18/01/2019 - 10:30
ORARI reports new Indonesian amateur radio regulations have been issued with new bands at 136 kHz, 472 kHz and 5 MHz
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Tony's 10m Band Report

SARC - Fri, 18/01/2019 - 10:30
Note that this week it only takes two contacts to get in the table except for Sunday during the DARC 10m contest. DX of the week 9LY1JM (Sierra-Leone DXpedition). They have been on FT8 but the call upsets WSJT-X. You can get round it by typing the call into “DX Call” then all the messages get generated correctly. It will be corrected in the next version.
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RAC Scholarship awarded

SARC - Fri, 18/01/2019 - 10:30
It is with great pleasure that RAC Atlantic Director Dave Goodwin, VE9CB and Scholarship Chair Bill Unger, VE3XT, announce the awarding of a $500 scholarship to Alex Colpitts, VE9LEX, on behalf of all Radio Amateurs of Canada members
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SOTABEAMS introduces SOTA Tours

SARC - Thu, 17/01/2019 - 10:30
The Summits on the Air award programme runs in many countries across the world with SOTA activators keen to explore. SOTABEAMS has introduced the concept of a "SOTA Tour". This is a guided trip, giving overseas SOTA activators a stress-free way of activating summits in Scotland, England and Wales
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German satellite special event

SARC - Thu, 17/01/2019 - 10:30
AMSAT's 50th anniversary will be celebrated with the special event callsign DL50AMSAT
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Canadian op

SARC - Thu, 17/01/2019 - 10:30
Chris/VO2AC, Frank/VO1HP, and Dave/VE9CB plan to operate the CQ WW 160m Contest from the Point Amour Lighthouse (WW Loc. GO11) in the south-eastern part of zone 2 as VO2AC
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A collision in the asteroid belt

SARC - Thu, 17/01/2019 - 10:30
Something violent just happened in the asteroid belt. Not far beyond the orbit of Mars, asteroid 6478 Gault appears to have been struck by another asteroid
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IOTA News from the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

SARC - Thu, 17/01/2019 - 10:30
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
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UWE-4 CubeSat frequency change request approved

SARC - Wed, 16/01/2019 - 10:30
After two weeks in orbit, UWE-4 is in very good shape. The batteries are fully charged, the temperatures of the batteries, the outside panels and the MCU are all lying in the expected range
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December YOTA Month 2018 Final Report

SARC - Wed, 16/01/2019 - 10:30
Gergana LZ1ZYL has published the December YOTA Month 2018 Final Report on the IARU Region 1 site
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ARDF competition part of BARC 60th anniversary

SARC - Wed, 16/01/2019 - 10:30
The Times of India reports Bengaluru’s amateur radio operators are to set out on 3-hour hunt to locate a hidden transmitter
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How different groups use communications services

SARC - Wed, 16/01/2019 - 10:30
Differences in how certain groups use communications services are explained in Ofcom’s latest Access and Inclusion research report, published today
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Your New Year's Resolution - Learn Morse Code!

SARC - Wed, 16/01/2019 - 10:30
Now is the time to start! Morse classes commence at Danbury Village Hall at 7pm on Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Beacon on 2 200 m

SARC - Wed, 16/01/2019 - 10:30
The Caboolture Radio Club in Australia reports the start of operation of a new beacon on the 2 200 m band
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VI25AJ astronaut contact a success

SARC - Tue, 15/01/2019 - 10:30
The special event Amateur Radio station VI25AJ was active on the amateur satellites during the 25th Australian Scout Jamboree and on January 12 they had a contact with a former ISS astronaut
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3rd World Youth ARDF Championships 2019

SARC - Tue, 15/01/2019 - 10:30
Young people are invited to take part in the Youth Amateur Radio Direction Finding (ARDF) World Championships to be held at Vinnytsia, Ukraine from June 30 to July 4
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5 GHz HAMNET meeting in Amsterdam

SARC - Tue, 15/01/2019 - 10:30
Netherland's Ham News site reports almost all the lectures at the next MikroTik Meeting for HAMNET users will be in the English language
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Radio eBooks for download

SARC - Tue, 15/01/2019 - 10:30
There are a number of vintage radio and amateur radio related eBooks available for free download on the Gutenberg site
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Announcing the 27th Annual Dayton Contest Dinner

SARC - Tue, 15/01/2019 - 10:30
The North Coast Contesters are proud to announce: The 27th Annual Dayton Contest Dinner at the Crowne Plaza in downtown Dayton, Ohio
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Postage going up for U.S. and Canada

SARC - Tue, 15/01/2019 - 10:30
The U.S. Postal Service announced new prices for 2019 and they come into effect Jan. 27, 2019. The Canadian Postal will also go up on January 14th
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