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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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AmateurLogic 128: Windows 10 on Raspberry Pi

SARC - Tue, 19/03/2019 - 10:15
George runs the full Windows 10 Pro (not IOT Core version) on the Raspberry Pi. Emile visits the W5DDL Hamfest in Rayne, LA. Tommy builds an Arduino Battery Monitor/Alert
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Bouvet DXpedition News

SARC - Tue, 19/03/2019 - 10:15
3Y0I INITIAL PLANS EXTENDED -- A short but essential update this time. An important decision to our DXpedition plans has been taken today, which will reflect in extending the initial 3Y0I plans
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George Dobbs G3RJV Silent Key

SARC - Tue, 19/03/2019 - 10:15
This week's Irish Radio Transmitters Society News report: It is with great sadness that we report the passing of one of the truly great radio amateurs last Monday
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South Orkney Islands DXpedition

SARC - Tue, 19/03/2019 - 10:15
After their successful VP6D Ducie Island 2018 DX-pedition, the Perseverance DX Group (pdxg.net) is pleased to announce their intention to activate South Orkney Islands, currently ClubLog #16 most wanted
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DXCC Country/Entity Report

SARC - Tue, 19/03/2019 - 10:15
According to the AR-Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 10th March, through Sunday, 17th March there were 226 countries active
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IOTA news from OPDX

SARC - Tue, 19/03/2019 - 10:15
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin
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Essex Skills Night Monday

SARC - Mon, 18/03/2019 - 10:15
Skills Night takes place at 7pm on Monday, March 18 in Danbury Village Hall, Essex, this free event is open to all
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QSO Today - Joe Lynch - N6CL

SARC - Mon, 18/03/2019 - 10:15
Joe Lynch, N6CL, began his ham radio story over 50 years ago in Bonita, California
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'Theatre of the Mind:- Sound Effects During Radio’s Golden Age'

SARC - Mon, 18/03/2019 - 10:15
A long time ago, before the age of the internet—and even before the age of television-- radio comedies and dramas entertained the masses by creating stories and situations that relied on the listener’s imagination
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AMSAT at the Dayton Hamvention - Call for volunteers

SARC - Mon, 18/03/2019 - 10:15
Last year, we had about 40 people assist with the AMSAT booth at the Hamvention. It was the efforts of those volunteers that made the 2018 Dayton Hamvention a success for AMSAT
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