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The new RSGB amateur radio exam syllabus

SARC - Sun, 12/08/2018 - 09:00
The RSGB say it is estimated that the changeover from the old to new syllabus examinations will begin in August 2019
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DAPNET in VK

SARC - Sun, 12/08/2018 - 09:00
A group of radio amateurs in Australia have started a Facebook group to investigate the roll out of a Decentralised Amateur Paging Network, based on a German application called DAPNET
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Ex-RAF radio operator - 'I loved the Morse code'

SARC - Sun, 12/08/2018 - 09:00
The Belfast Telegraph - Ex-RAF radio operator recalls operation which shortened Second World War
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Propagation de K7RA

SARC - Sun, 12/08/2018 - 09:00
Spaceweather.com reported on August 8, 2018 that 'Solar minimum' conditions are in effect. The sun has been without sunspots for 39 of the past 42 days
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Past AMSAT President Bill Tynan, W3XO, SK

SARC - Sat, 11/08/2018 - 09:30
A giant of the Amateur Radio satellite world has fallen. William A. “Bill” Tynan, W3XO, of Kerrville, Texas, died on August 7, following a lengthy illness
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IARUMS reports Kiwi-SDR can locate intruders in ham radio bands

SARC - Sat, 11/08/2018 - 09:30
IARU-R1 Monitoring System newsletter reports the online Kiwi-SDR (TDoA) bearing system is an excellent tool to find out the location of intruders in the amateur radio bands
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2018 ARRL/TAPR DCC - Call for Technical Papers and Presentations

SARC - Sat, 11/08/2018 - 09:30
The ARRL and TAPR DCC is an international forum for radio amateurs to meet, publish their work, and present new ideas and techniques
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Solar eclipse this weekend

SARC - Sat, 11/08/2018 - 09:30
The Moon is about to take a bite out of the sun. On Saturday, August 11th, there will be a partial solar eclipse visible from locations around the Arctic Circle and across much of Asia
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All India Radio shortwave external service in doubt

SARC - Sat, 11/08/2018 - 09:30
The Hindustan Times reports there are questions over future of All India Radio (AIR) shortwave external service
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NRRL celebrates 90th anniversary

SARC - Sat, 11/08/2018 - 09:30
Yesterday, the Norwegian national society, Norsk Radio Relae Liga, celebrated its 90th anniversary
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Morocco special callsign

SARC - Sat, 11/08/2018 - 09:30
Operators Jose EA1ACP, Gen EA5EL, Francisco EA7FTR and David EB7DX will be active with the special callsign 5E5A during four different periods
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DX News from the ARRL

SARC - Sat, 11/08/2018 - 09:30
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands
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Tony's 10m Band Report

SARC - Fri, 10/08/2018 - 09:30
Ten Metres was up and down again. Some unusual calls, LZ1146SPS (Bulgaria All Saints Diploma), LY44WFF (Lithuanian Light House), 4U1UN/B in New York and more. GJ3RCV was also very popular
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Radio hams at DEF CON 26

SARC - Fri, 10/08/2018 - 09:30
DEF CON 26 is taking place August 9-15 in Las Vegas and radio amateurs will be there giving presentations on HAARP, amateur satellite communications and SDR's, the talks should be streamed live
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Here comes the Perseid meteor shower

SARC - Fri, 10/08/2018 - 09:30
The British Astronomical Association (BAA) report the Perseids meteor shower will peak this weekend
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Microwave Update - call for papers

SARC - Fri, 10/08/2018 - 09:30
Microwave Update (MUD) is an international conference dedicated to microwave equipment design, construction, and operation. It is focused on, but not limited to, amateur radio on the microwave bands
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Amateur Radio Newsline Young Ham of the Year

SARC - Fri, 10/08/2018 - 09:30
Bryant Rascoll, KG5HVO, of Montgomery, Alabama, has been selected as the 2018 Bill Pasternak WA6ITF Memorial Amateur Radio Newsline Young Ham of the Year
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ARISS contact planned for DLR school in Braunschweig, Germany

SARC - Fri, 10/08/2018 - 09:30
An International Space Station school contact has been planned for Alexander Gerst KF5ONO with DLR_School_Lab Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany.
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FCC admits it lied about being 'hacked'

SARC - Fri, 10/08/2018 - 09:30
The FCC and its Trump-appointed Chairman Ajit Pai admit they lied when they claimed that the comment submission form was taken down by 'hackers' during the debate about repealing Net Neutrality, but Ajit Pai blames Obama
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Radio hams assist in California fire response

SARC - Thu, 09/08/2018 - 10:00
Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES) volunteers have pitched in to assist where needed to provide or support communication as catastrophic wildfires have struck California
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