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New ham radio General Class question pool released

SARC - Wed, 09/01/2019 - 10:30
The ARRL reports the examination question pool with answers for the USA General class is now available for download
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WIA highlights lack of young radio hams

SARC - Wed, 09/01/2019 - 10:30
The Wireless Institute of Australia is concerned there are so few radio amateurs aged under 30
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AMSATSA dual-band Yagi a big hit

SARC - Wed, 09/01/2019 - 10:30
The AMSATSA 2 m/70 cm dual band Yagi launched last week is a big hit.
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Your New Year's Resolution - Learn Morse Code!

SARC - Wed, 09/01/2019 - 10:30
Now is the time to start! Morse classes commence at Danbury Village Hall at 7pm on Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Ofcom’s proposed 2019/20 Annual Plan – reminder about public meetings

SARC - Wed, 09/01/2019 - 10:30
Ofcom is holding public meetings in Belfast, Cardiff, London and Edinburgh this month to gain feedback on our proposed Annual Plan, which outlines our planned areas of work for the next financial year
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Google Assistant available via Ham Radio

SARC - Tue, 08/01/2019 - 10:30
William Franzin VE4VR decided it would be particularly cool to make Google Assistant available over ham radio – and that’s exactly what he did
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Special 80M News Bulletin on Sunday 20th January

SARC - Tue, 08/01/2019 - 10:30
50 years ago on the 19th January, the first IRTS Radio News broadcast was made by Bill McIlwaine EI9F (SK), who read the news bulletin using AM
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ICQ Podcast - Workshop Projects

SARC - Tue, 08/01/2019 - 10:30
In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Edmund Spicer M0MNG and Bill Barnes N3JIX to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is Workshop Projects
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CW Tests

SARC - Tue, 08/01/2019 - 10:30
CW testing will be carried out at the following Irish rallies over the coming months starting with Coolmine on February 17th, Limerick on March 10th and at the IRTS AGM in Athlone on April 14th
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EIDX DXpedition to Togo

SARC - Tue, 08/01/2019 - 10:30
The EIDX Group who brought you 9N7EI and 7Q7EI earlier in 2018, are delighted to formally announce definite plans for their 2019 DXpedition to Togo
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Guest instructor opening students’ eyes to amateur radio

SARC - Tue, 08/01/2019 - 10:30
Students at the South Side Middle School in Columbiana now have an opportunity to earn their amateur Federal Communications Commission (FCC) license
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DXCC Country/Entity Report

SARC - Tue, 08/01/2019 - 10:30
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 30th December, through Sunday, 6th January there were 213 countries active
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IOTA news from OPDX

SARC - Tue, 08/01/2019 - 10:30
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin
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Upcoming ARISS contact with Pembroke Junior Senior High School, Corfu, NY

SARC - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 10:30
An International Space Station school contact has been planned with participants at Pembroke Junior Senior High School, Corfu, NY on 08 Jan
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QSO Today - John Raifsnider - W8JER

SARC - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 10:30
John Raifsnider, W8JER, shares his ham shack with this wife, Micky, KE8ASK, and likes to rag-chew on DX. His signal is boosted by a new 70 ft tower and Mosley beam antenna, allowing him to extend his amateur radio circle that he has built up through the years
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D-STAR ONE launched, telemetry received

SARC - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 10:30
German Orbital Systems reports a successful telemetry downlink has been received
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PW-Sat2 deorbit sail deployment - on-board camera footage

SARC - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 10:30
PW-Sat2, the second Polish student satellite, also launched on the SpaceX Falcon 9 SSO-A flight with AMSAT Fox-1Cliff, is a student project with the goal to test a new deorbit sail
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Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

SARC - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 10:30
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels
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Foundations of Amateur Radio #187

SARC - Sun, 06/01/2019 - 10:30
Empirical evidence and the scientific method The hobby of amateur radio is a curious animal. It sits at the junction between empirical evidence and the scientific method
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Amateur radio online training course has record year

SARC - Sun, 06/01/2019 - 10:30
Essex Ham report their free amateur radio Foundation Online course continues to be a big hit, with over 550 people enrolling nationally during 2018, a significant increase on 2017
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