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Radio ham's book on India's space program

SARC - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 11:00
A new book The Leapfroggers: An Insider’s Account of ISRO by radio amateur Ved Prakash Sandlas VU2VP (SK) tells the story of India’s success in the field of space science
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BYLARA at Hamfest 2018

SARC - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 11:00
ICQ Amateur Radio Podcast's Martin Butler M1MRB met members of BYLARA, the British Young Ladies Amateur Radio Association at the National Hamfest
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AREDN: Mossel Bay Mesh Network assist in search for 2 people missing in fire-ravaged area of South Africa

SARC - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 11:00
The Amateur Radio AREDN JOC received a written request on 30 October 2018 at 09h10 SAST to assist a frantic daughter in the search for her parents (Anton and Irana Murry) who recently moved from Gauteng to Karatara
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Kingdom of Bhutan to be QRV for another week

SARC - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 11:00
While the A5A CQWW team is leaving today (Tuesday), the station will remain QRV as A52BH until Monday next week. The activity will utilize the permanent A5A set-up with multiple beams plus verticals on 160M and 80M
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ARISS receives Yasme Foundation grant

SARC - Wed, 31/10/2018 - 10:30
The Board of Directors of The Yasme Foundation announces that it has made a significant grant to ARISS (Amateur Radio on the International Space Station), in support of the Critical Infrastructure Fund
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NASA spacecraft makes record close approach to the Sun

SARC - Wed, 31/10/2018 - 10:30
NASA's Parker Solar Probe is now closer to the sun than any other spacecraft in history
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Ham radio satellites on 5 Euro coin

SARC - Wed, 31/10/2018 - 10:30
The Bank of Lithuania (Lietuvos bankas) has released a commemorative gold 5 Euro coin featuring the amateur radio satellites LituanicaSAT-1 (LO-78) and LitSAT-1
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RaDAR Challenge on 3 November

SARC - Wed, 31/10/2018 - 10:30
The last South African RaDAR Challenge for 2018 takes place from 00:00 UTC to 23:59 UTC on Saturday 3 November 2018
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ARISS contact with Tallmadge Community Learning Center, Lancaster, OH

SARC - Wed, 31/10/2018 - 10:30
An International Space Station school contact has been planned with participants at Tallmadge Community Learning Center, Lancaster, OH on 31 Oct
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Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

SARC - Wed, 31/10/2018 - 10:30
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels. Currently there are no sunspots visible
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OP prefix for Belgian radio amateurs in November

SARC - Tue, 30/10/2018 - 10:30
The UBA reports radio amateurs in Belgium can use the OP prefix during November as part of the 100th anniversary of WWI commemorations
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WRC-19: 5 GHz and the impact on amateur radio

SARC - Tue, 30/10/2018 - 10:30
SARL News say the next World Radio Conference will take place in the last quarter of 2019, and there are a number of agenda items that may impact amateur radio
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Ham College 46

SARC - Tue, 30/10/2018 - 10:30
Ham College episode 46 is now available for download. General Amateur Radio Exam part 17. Solar Propagation Effects, Delta Loop and Log Periodic Antennas
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2018 AMSAT Space Symposium named in honor of Bill Tynan, W3XO

SARC - Tue, 30/10/2018 - 10:30
AMSAT has announced that the 2018 AMSAT-NA 36th Annual Space Symposium and General Meeting has been named in honor of Bill Tynan, W3XO
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VHF/UHF workshop fired up new enthusiasm for beacons

SARC - Tue, 30/10/2018 - 10:30
SARL News reports that Brian Jacobs, ZS6YZ presented a paper entitled Beacon Coordination to gain maximum benefit. In his paper, he highlighted the need for setting up a proper coordinated beacon system which should include an automated monitoring system much like the HF noise floor monitoring system which automatically uploads data to a central server
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8 meter band operation

SARC - Tue, 30/10/2018 - 10:30
Phil EI9KP (ON4TA) is back in Ireland for the next few weeks. Following tests with Dominic EI9JS, he is now fully QRV on the 40 MHz 8 meter band with a converted FT 857 in CW, SSB and FM
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What's my WAI Square?

SARC - Tue, 30/10/2018 - 10:30
During the recent Irish 40-metre Counties Contest, a number of contesters were asked which Worked All Ireland square they were operating in, which led to some enquiries about the WAI Awards Scheme
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Satellite operation from the RMS Queen Mary

SARC - Tue, 30/10/2018 - 10:30
A day of satellite operating from a deck on the RMS Queen Mary, docked at Long Beach in southern California, is slated for December 15
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