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Peggy Sue Gerron, ex-K5PSG, SK

SARC - Fri, 05/10/2018 - 09:30
Peggy Sue Gerron, ex-K5PSG, of Lubbock, Texas, who inspired singer Buddy Holly’s 1957 rockabilly hit 'Peggy Sue,' died on October 1. She was 78
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Rads on a plane -- New results from a 3-yr study of aviation radiation

SARC - Fri, 05/10/2018 - 09:30
For the past three years, Spaceweather.com and the students of Earth to Sky Calculus have been flying cosmic ray sensors onboard commercial airlines, gathering data over 27 countries, 5 continents and 2 oceans
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Strength rating system for fibreglass masts

SARC - Fri, 05/10/2018 - 09:30
Telescopic fiberglass masts are a popular option for portable antenna supports. However as they vary widely in strength and stiffness, it can be hard to compare them. SOTABEAMS has developed a simple metric that allows an objective comparison to be made
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Statement on International Space Station leak investigation

SARC - Fri, 05/10/2018 - 09:30
On Aug. 29, 2018 a small hole was discovered on the International Space Station. This resulted in a pressure leak. The hole has been identified and fixed by space station crew
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IOTA news from the DARC

SARC - Fri, 05/10/2018 - 09:30
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
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APRS balloon heading for British Isles and Europe

SARC - Thu, 04/10/2018 - 09:30
On Sunday morning, September 30, Bruce VE5BNC launched his first amateur radio floater balloon, VA5BNC-15, from Saskatoon 52.1N, 106.6W, altitude is about 6,700m
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Invitation to the world’s largest annual youth event

SARC - Thu, 04/10/2018 - 09:30
Two million young people from around the world are expected to take part in this year’s Jamboree-On-The-Air-Jamboree-On-The-Internet (JOTA-JOTI), the world’s biggest Scouting event
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Ham College 45

SARC - Thu, 04/10/2018 - 09:30
General Amateur Radio Exam part 16. More Skywaves and more HF Antennas. Why Azmuthal Projection Maps are helpful
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What is VSWR?

SARC - Thu, 04/10/2018 - 09:30
There are many misconceptions and myths about VSWR. To try to overcome some of these misconceptions and to try to provide an easy and understandable summary, Electronics Notes has developed a page describing what VSWR is and this is accompanied by an embedded video
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Olivier, ON4EI, back in Ireland again

SARC - Thu, 04/10/2018 - 09:30
Olivier, ON4EI, is back again in Ireland from 21 to 31 October 2018 to operate EI8GQB and EI7T during the CQ WW DX SSB contest (27-28 October)
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South Africa considers Band I DRM+ broadcasting

SARC - Thu, 04/10/2018 - 09:30
South Africa may be opening the door to DRM+ Broadcasting in low-band VHF 54-68 MHz
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