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Safeguarding PSB prominence, now and in the future

SARC - Tue, 31/07/2018 - 09:15
Ofcom has just published a report which assesses how easily today’s viewers can find public service broadcasters’ (PSB) channels, and local TV programmes. This is our first report which fulfils a new duty under the Digital Economy Act
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The SARL YL Sprint

SARC - Tue, 31/07/2018 - 09:15
The 2018 SARL YL Sprint will take place on Thursday 9 August from 12:00 to 14:00 UTC, please note the new time!
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Significant changes in store for FT8 and MSK144 with WSJT-X Version 2.0

SARC - Mon, 30/07/2018 - 09:15
WSJT-X co-developer Joe Taylor, K1JT, has announced that major changes are coming to the FT8 and MSK144 digital protocols when WSJT-X version 2.0 arrives in a few months
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New ham radio Science Citizen Investigation association

SARC - Mon, 30/07/2018 - 09:15
South Africa's AMSAT SA and the SARL plan to launch a new association, Amateur Radio Science Citizen Investigation, or HamSCI SA
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QSO Today - Dr. Ulrich Rohde, N1UL

SARC - Mon, 30/07/2018 - 09:15
Dr. Ulrich Rohde, N1UL, is a pioneer in RF oscillator and receiver design. Over the last 40 years N1UL has authored over 60 articles for QST and QEX magazines, in addition to books, academic papers, and articles
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Norwegian MP: DAB radio in Norway is a tragedy

SARC - Mon, 30/07/2018 - 09:15
The DAB fiasco will become a major political issue Experience so far leaves no doubt that the closure of the FM network and the introduction of DAB is a tragedy for the Norwegian people - Norwegian MP
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South Africa to host YOTA participants in August

SARC - Mon, 30/07/2018 - 09:15
With less than two weeks to go, this year's participants will be packing their bags for the annual Youngsters On The Air event in August hosted by the SARL in South Africa
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Spectrum planning for small-scale DAB

SARC - Mon, 30/07/2018 - 09:15
Ofcom is inviting expressions of interest from parties wishing to operate a small-scale DAB multiplex, and from radio stations wishing to broadcast on these in the future
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W/VE Island QSO Party

SARC - Mon, 30/07/2018 - 09:15
The U.S. Islands Awards Program (USI) and the Canadian Islands Activators (CIA) announce the annual W/VE Island QSO Party, 1200z 25 August – 0300z 26 August, 2018. 15 hours
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OSCAR Number Administrator William 'Bill' Tynan, W3XO steps down

SARC - Mon, 30/07/2018 - 09:15
William “Bill” Tynan, W3XO has stepped down as the AMSAT OSCAR Number Administrator citing poor health
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Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

SARC - Mon, 30/07/2018 - 09:15
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low levels
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Listen out for HAARP WSPR 80m transmissions

SARC - Sun, 29/07/2018 - 09:45
Chris Fallen KL3WX will be using 80 kilowatts into the massive HAARP antenna array in Alaska for WSPR experiments in the 80m band from July 30 to August 1
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Announcing Russian Slow Scan TV Event

SARC - Sun, 29/07/2018 - 09:45
ARISS Russia is planning another of their popular MAI Slow Scan Television (SSTV) experiment events
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RaDAR Challenge Hiking and HF Portable

SARC - Sun, 29/07/2018 - 09:45
On July 14 2018, I participated in the RaDAR Challenge. The RaDAR Challenge promotes rapid deployment, self-sufficient, roving ham radio stations, with an emphasis on the exchange of accurate information between those stations
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Foundations of Amateur Radio #164

SARC - Sun, 29/07/2018 - 09:45
Recently I had a conversation with a group of amateurs, ranging in experience from newbie to salty, from purchase to build, from buy to scrounge, in other words, the whole range
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VK6WIA NewsWest

SARC - Sun, 29/07/2018 - 09:45
In the news this week we discover some of the stories behind building and inventing things within the hobby of Amateur Radio
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Milliwatt DX on 868 MHz

SARC - Sun, 29/07/2018 - 09:45
Priyanka Garg writes about some spectacular DX achieved by LoRaWAN Internet of Things enthusiasts using just 25 milliwatts ERP in licence exempt UHF spectrum
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Ham radio on Fox TV

SARC - Sun, 29/07/2018 - 09:45
Fox TV reports Amateur Radio operators keep communication lines open during disaster
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Propagation de K7RA

SARC - Sun, 29/07/2018 - 09:45
A single small sunspot appeared on July 21, then disappeared. Previous to that, no sunspots appeared since June 26. The daily sunspot number on July 21 was 11, which is the minimum non-zero sunspot number
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DXCC Country/Entity Report

SARC - Sun, 29/07/2018 - 09:45
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Friday, 20th July, through Friday, 27th July there were 202 countries active
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