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RF Connectors-101

SARC - Fri, 15/03/2019 - 10:15
Within amateur radio we use many different types of RF connector or coax cable connector, whatever you want to call them. Everything from the familiar UHF connector through BNCs to N-types and many more
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Greece latest newcomer to 60m

SARC - Fri, 15/03/2019 - 10:15
A ministerial decision dated 26 th February 2019 published in the government gazette of 5 th March 2019 introduced a new Frequency Allocation Table, which authorizes amateur radio use of 5351.5 - 5366.5 kHz, on a secondary basis at 15W EIRP under the ITU 60m amateur allocation decision of WRC-15
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Neutron radiation detected on commercial airplane flights

SARC - Fri, 15/03/2019 - 10:15
Want to experience space weather? Just step on board an airplane. Flying above 30,000 feet can expose passengers to potentially significant doses of cosmic rays
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IOTA news from the DARC

SARC - Fri, 15/03/2019 - 10:15
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
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Radio ham takes on Department of Justice

SARC - Wed, 13/03/2019 - 09:45
Radio amateur Arnold P. Ferolito K2PEV, owner RM Broadcasting LLC, is fighting a Department of Justice attempt to force him to register under the 1938 Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA)
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Slides from HFIA Meeting in San Diego

SARC - Wed, 13/03/2019 - 09:45
The HF Industry Association met on February 14 in San Diego, California and the presentation slides from the meeting are now available
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How ITU is strengthening emergency communications in the Americas

SARC - Wed, 13/03/2019 - 09:45
In recent years, the increasing number of disasters like hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis and floods has highlighted the urgency of establishing strong telecommunication systems, which are essential if medics, firefighters, police and others are to provide effective relief during emergencies
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Rev. George Dobbs G3RJV Silent Key

SARC - Wed, 13/03/2019 - 09:45
Some very sad news.... We have just heard that the Rev. George Dobbs, G3RJV died early Monday from pneumonia that wouldn’t respond to antibiotics. He was suffering from Dementia too
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The March 2019 Communicator

SARC - Wed, 13/03/2019 - 09:45
Several interesting projects this month, plus Amateur Radio News from the South West corner of Canada and elsewhere
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Foundation Syllabus Survey now closed

SARC - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 09:45
Essex Ham report the survey on the Foundation Syllabus 2019 Survey has been closed following a RSGB Exam Standards Committee (ESC) request
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Bouvet Island DXpedition news

SARC - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 09:45
The following was posted on the 3Y0I Web pages, dated March 7th: "The 3Y0I Team re-assembles in Cape Town, while operators return to South Africa. Meanwhile, the rest of the team members who are currently in ZS, finalize the very last vessel preparations. Stay tuned for further news coming soon."
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Switzerland ham radio license total

SARC - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 09:45
Switzerland's national society the USKA has published a report on their annual delegates meeting which includes the 2018 license and membership figures
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St Patrick's Day Award

SARC - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 09:45
Ireland's South Eastern Amateur Radio Group will be active in the St Patrick's Day Award which takes place 12 noon on the 16th March to 12 noon on the 18th March UTC
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WRTC 2018 movie now online

SARC - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 09:45
Chris, DL1MGB, reports that the official WRTC 2018 movie is now available online
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DXCC Country/Entity Report

SARC - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 09:45
According to the AR-Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 3rd March, through Sunday, 10th March there were 227 countries active
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IOTA news from OPDX

SARC - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 09:45
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin
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QSO Today - George Allison, K1IG

SARC - Mon, 11/03/2019 - 10:15
Sputnik and an uncle inspired George Allison, K1IG, to become a radio amateur
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MIT ham radio videos

SARC - Mon, 11/03/2019 - 10:15
MIT's Amateur Radio Society W1MX has released videos of their recent radio technology lectures that include presentations by Dr. Mary Knapp KB1WUA, Kristina Collins KD8OXT and Dr. Anthea Coster
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New IARU-R1 Monitoring System newsletter available

SARC - Mon, 11/03/2019 - 10:15
IARU-R1 Monitoring System reports the Russian OTH Radar “Contayner” caused severe problems on 14 MHz. Sometimes three signals were active at the same time, each with 14 kHz bandwidth and splatter
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Wednesday 80 metre Club Sprint

SARC - Mon, 11/03/2019 - 10:15
This is a CW and Phone sprint and the scores of individual operators are added together to get the Club score - the Club station may not participate
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