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QSO Today - Jay Slough - K4ZLE

SARC - Mon, 04/03/2019 - 10:15
Jay Slough, K4ZLE, has over 60 years in the amateur radio hobby and still enjoys CW as his primary operating mode
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WIA providing free Foundation training books

SARC - Mon, 04/03/2019 - 10:15
To encourage newcomers into Amateur Radio the Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) is now providing the Foundation Training Books to affiliated clubs Free of Charge
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Canada: Amateur radio statistics

SARC - Mon, 04/03/2019 - 10:15
It is reported that The Canadian Amateur (TCA) magazine published by the Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) contains an update on the number of amateurs as at December 2018
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Education grants for SSA affiliated clubs

SARC - Mon, 04/03/2019 - 10:15
To address the sharp decline in new radio amateurs, Sweden's national society, the SSA, is to give grants to affiliated clubs that implement a planned and pre-announced training program
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Celebrating 100 years of WWV

SARC - Mon, 04/03/2019 - 10:15
Welcome to the WWV Centennial Celebration! We’re glad you’ve joined us to help celebrate the World’s oldest continually broadcasting radio station, WWV, as it turns 100 this year
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Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

SARC - Mon, 04/03/2019 - 10:15
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels
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Foundations of Amateur Radio #195

SARC - Sun, 03/03/2019 - 11:45
The transceiver you use to get on air and make noise needs power to operate. The traditional voltage for our amateur equipment is 13.8 Volts. Why not 12 Volts you ask. The short answer is chemistry, but let's move on, there is lots to cover
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DARC to participate in Germany's largest Maker event

SARC - Sun, 03/03/2019 - 11:45
On March 2-3, radio amateurs will promote the hobby at 'MakeMunich', a major trade fair for the Makers and Do-It-Yourself scene in the Bavarian state capital
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Essex Ham Foundation Online

SARC - Sun, 03/03/2019 - 11:45
With the new syllabus coming into effect in September the Essex Ham free 'Foundation Online' course will be taking a break from July
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Revised version of amateur radio exam syllabus available

SARC - Sun, 03/03/2019 - 11:45
A new version of the 2019 RSGB Syllabus for the three Amateur Radio exams is now available for download
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A month without sunspots

SARC - Sun, 03/03/2019 - 11:45
The sun has just passed an entire calendar month with no sunspots
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70th Anniversary of FM in Europe

SARC - Sun, 03/03/2019 - 11:45
Last Thursday marked 70 years since the first FM transmitter went on air in Europe
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DXCC Country/Entity Report

SARC - Sun, 03/03/2019 - 11:45
According to the AR-Cluster Network for for the week of Sunday, 17th February, through Sunday, 1st March there were 240 countries active
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Propagation de K7RA

SARC - Sun, 03/03/2019 - 11:45
At 2256 UTC on February 28 the Australian Space Forecast Centre issued a Geomagnetic Disturbance Warning. "The Earth is currently under the influence of strongly elevated solar wind speed associated with a coronal hole. A period of significant southward Bz component could produce an isolated Minor Storm period."
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Highest-ever SOTA activation

SARC - Sat, 02/03/2019 - 10:45
The highest referenced peak in SOTA - Summits on the Air, at the time of writing, is Aconcagua LUM/PH-001, 6962m ASL, in the relatively new Argentina (Mendoza) association
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BYLARA's new Bulletin launch

SARC - Sat, 02/03/2019 - 10:45
BYLARA is delighted to produce its first all colour 'Bulletin', coming out each month throughout it's 40th Ruby Anniversary Year and beyond...
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2019 State of the Hobby Survey

SARC - Sat, 02/03/2019 - 10:45
Dear Friend in Amateur Radio, Dustin N8RMA here - I am once again hosting the State of the Hobby Survey for 2019! If you haven't looked at the results from 2018, I highly recommend you head over to my blog and check it out
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Clear, honest information before you buy broadband

SARC - Sat, 02/03/2019 - 10:45
Broadband shoppers must be told how fast their new service will be, before they sign a contract, under new Ofcom protections from today (1 March)
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Earth's magnetic field is shaking in response to a solar wind stream

SARC - Sat, 02/03/2019 - 10:45
A fast-moving stream of solar wind is engulfing Earth today, with speeds near 600 km/s (1.2 million mph)
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DX News from the ARRL

SARC - Sat, 02/03/2019 - 10:45
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands
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