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25th anniversary of 'Lighthouse Weekend'

SARC - 7 hours 3 min ago
The International Lighthouse and Lightships Weekend is happening this weekend, August 18-19th. ILLW is one of the largest operating events in the amateur radio calendar, with more than 400 lighthouse/lightship activations in 40 countries, and tens of thousands of amateur stations wanting to work them
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FT8CALL it's FT8 but with chat

SARC - 7 hours 3 min ago
FT8Call is a derivative of the WSJT-X application, restructured and redesigned for keyboard-to-keyboard message passing. It is not supported by, nor endorsed by, the WSJT-X development group
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RAC Amateur of the Year Award to be presented on September 11

SARC - 7 hours 3 min ago
http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2018/august/rac-amateur-of-the-year-award.htm
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New 10 watt 10 Band HF kit on the way from QRP Labs

SARC - 7 hours 3 min ago
At the recent Youngsters on the Air event in South Africa, participants got to construct and build a new 10 watt 40m SSB/CW transceiver kit from QRP-LABS in the UK
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Heavier duty guying accessories for lightweight telescopic masts

SARC - 7 hours 3 min ago
Following on from the successful launch of the Tactical 7000hds telescopic mast, SOTABEAMS has designed some new guying hardware to compliment the mast
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New Acting Section Manager for Saskatchewan: Dave Scarfe, VE5UO

SARC - 7 hours 3 min ago
I am pleased to announce that Dave Scarfe, VE5UO, has accepted the role of Acting Section Manager of the Saskatchewan Section effective immediately. Welcome aboard Dave!
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ARISS contact planned for school in Parchim, Germany

SARC - 7 hours 3 min ago
An International Space Station school contact has been planned for Alexander Gerst KF5ONO with Friedrich-Franz-Gymnasium Parchim, Parchim, Germany. The downlink signals will be audible in Europe
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Review of the 070 number range

SARC - 7 hours 3 min ago
Ofcom has today published a draft statement on the regulation of telephone numbers beginning with 070, following a review of this market
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Inverhuron ham radio club to activate lighthouse

SARC - 7 hours 3 min ago
The Kincardine News report on plans to activate the Kincardine Lighthouse on Saturday, August 18 for International Lighthouse and Light Ship Weekend
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DX News from the ARRL

SARC - 7 hours 3 min ago
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands
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Introducing the World's longest 50MHz/70MHz Dual Bander?

SARC - 7 hours 3 min ago
The new 6-4-20 is a serious performer with an 11.1m computer optimised tapered boom and 10 elements on both 50MHz and 70MHz with a single feed point. Want a monster on your tower for both 50MHz and 70MHz? There is just one place to look
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2019 UK Amateur Radio Exam Syllabus released

SARC - 7 hours 3 min ago
The RSGB have released the new Amateur Radio Examination Syllabus to enable preparation for its adoption in August 2019
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CQScotland buildathon

SARC - 7 hours 3 min ago
CQScotland.com group will be holding a buildathon at the Montrose Aviation and Amateur Radio Rally in Montrose DD10 9BD on Sunday August 26th, 2018 starting 11am
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ILLW Alerting website

SARC - 7 hours 3 min ago
With the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend fast approaching - it's this coming weekend - there's a website available where those taking part can post when and on which bands they will be on. During the event it is expected that lighthouse stations will update this website in real-time, using it like a DX Cluster
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Tony's 10m Band Report

SARC - 7 hours 3 min ago
An exceedingly poor week, yes a few DX stations about but very thin on the ground. There were even a couple of MUs and MW on, which of course are Guernsey and Wales along with MM0 (Scotland) and M0 England.
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Chelmsford announce extra ham radio exam sessions

SARC - 7 hours 3 min ago
The Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society (CARS) have announced they are making amateur radio exam sessions available every month
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Caught in a disaster? Your rescuer might be an amateur

SARC - 7 hours 3 min ago
Pew Charitable Trusts report on the role of volunteer emergency responders, including radio amateurs, in the USA
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A mystery in the mesosphere

SARC - 7 hours 3 min ago
This summer, something strange has been happening in the mesosphere - a layer of Earth's atmosphere so high that it nearly touches space
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IOTA news from the DARC

SARC - 7 hours 3 min ago
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
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ILLW 400th Entry

SARC - Thu, 16/08/2018 - 09:45
Right on schedule the 400th entry was received on the same date as last year and it was from GB2NPL at Nash Point Low Lighthouse in Wales, UK
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