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IOTA news from OPDX

SARC - Tue, 07/08/2018 - 09:30
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin
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Youngsters On The Air kicks-off this Wednesday

SARC - Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:00
28 teams from various countries in IARU Region 1 as well as one young radio amateur from Region 2 will be arriving in South Africa for the start of YOTA 2018 on Wednesday 8 August
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Australia: 83% support 50 watt Foundation

SARC - Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:00
WIA News reports results of the amateur radio license survey which show 83% supported increasing Foundation power level from 10 watts to 50 watts
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AMSAT-DL announces IARU coordinated frequencies for P4-A, Es'hail-2

SARC - Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:00
Es'hail-2 is a commercial geostationary broadcasting satellite which will also provide the first amateur radio Phase 4 transponders. The satellite will be positioned at 26 degrees east
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SARL HF Phone Contest this afternoon

SARC - Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:00
The SARL HF Phone Contest will be run from 14:00 to 17:00 UTC this afternoon with activity between 14 125 and 14 300 kHz; 7 063 and 7 100; 7 130 and 7 200 kHz; 3 603 and 3 650 and 3 700 and 3 800 kHz
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QSO Today - Jim Forkin - WA3TFS

SARC - Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:00
Jim Forkin, WA3TFS, started contributing to QST and Ham Radio Magazine as far back as 1983 with his series on A Modular Two Band Receiver
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VK6WIA NewsWest

SARC - Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:00
It’s our CLUB FOCUS week, and we’ll hear from clubs around VK6 including Ham and of course – what’s been going on at WA Amateur Radio news
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HRN 399 7/8 ZumSpot Setup

SARC - Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:00
Darren and David setup a ZumSpot. We also made some changes in the studio in order to bring you better audio. This is the first episode to use the Wirecast Rendezvous feature, and it worked great!
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Are you planning to communicate with a small satellite or CubeSat?

SARC - Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:00
Australia's communications regulator ACMA have released a self-help guide, aimed at people and organisations without amateur radio licences who wish to develop or communicate with a satellite
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Wisconsin residents embrace Amateur Radio hobby

SARC - Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:00
US News reports amateur radio is more than a hobby — it's a professional relationship built on camaraderie
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CQ. CQ. CQ. GB5RC calling!

SARC - Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:00
If these letters make sense to you along with QRM and QRT and 73's (means best regards) then you have some insight in to amateur radio. Thus you will also know what a SINPO is and that the best one of these comes in at 55555
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Launch announced for Es'hail-2 carrying ham radio transponders

SARC - Sun, 05/08/2018 - 09:30
Es'hailSat has tweeted their geostationary satellite Es'hail-2 is expected to be launched by SpaceX in the 4th quarter of 2018
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Foundations of Amateur Radio #165

SARC - Sun, 05/08/2018 - 09:30
It's been raining around here for a while now. Not in the order of 40 days and 40 nights, but significant. Mind you, I have lived in a place where it rained every day for 57 days, but I digress
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Sunspot Cycle more intricate than previously thought

SARC - Sun, 05/08/2018 - 09:30
Scientific American magazine reports sunspot cycles are not just every 11 years but also every 88, 200, and 2,400 years
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NASA assigns crews to first test flights, missions on commercial spacecraft

SARC - Sun, 05/08/2018 - 09:30
NASA introduced to the world on Friday the first U.S. astronauts who will fly on American-made, commercial spacecraft to and from the International Space Station – an endeavor that will return astronaut launches to U.S. soil for the first time since the space shuttle’s retirement in 2011
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BIRDS-2 CubeSats to deploy from ISS August 10

SARC - Sun, 05/08/2018 - 09:30
Masa JN1GKZ reports JAXA has announced three BIRDS-2 CubeSats with APRS digipeaters will deploy from the International Space Station on August 10
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Nominations for the RAC Amateur of the Year Award

SARC - Sun, 05/08/2018 - 09:30
To qualify for the title Amateur of the Year, an individual should have made an outstanding contribution to Amateur Radio in the past year, or have contributed consistently to the welfare of Amateur Radio over several years
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Propagation de K7RA

SARC - Sun, 05/08/2018 - 09:30
After six days with no visible sunspots, a new one appeared on Wednesday, August, 1, with a daily sunspot number of 11. As there was also only one day with a sunspot (also 11) in the previous week, average daily sunspot number for this week was unchanged at 1.6. The new sunspot is small and was given the number AR2717 on Thursday, when the sunspot number again was 11
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HAMKit VMAC AV PiHat v2.4 now in stock

SARC - Sat, 04/08/2018 - 09:30
Our new VMAC AV PiHat v2.4 Video/Audio Matrix Kit is now in stock
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FCC take action regarding illegally marketed HT's

SARC - Sat, 04/08/2018 - 09:30
The US communications regulator, the FCC, is taking action against an importer of hand-held transceivers alleged to be illegally marketing unauthorized RF devices
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