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Emergency Grid Down Communications Winter Edition

SARC - Sat, 19/01/2019 - 10:45
Extreme weather and grid down disasters seem to be happening more often, and with greater intensity. More often than not, when we organize off grid emergency communications training with our portable radio gear, it usually takes place in fair weather conditions. What about training for a winter snow storms, the aftermath of a hurricane or tornado..?
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Ham radio regulation changes in Bulgaria

SARC - Sat, 19/01/2019 - 10:45
On January 18, 2019, new Amateur Radio regulations were published by the Bulgarian Ministry of Communication
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AmateurLogic 126: Blue Thumb DV and 1/4 Wave Stubs

SARC - Sat, 19/01/2019 - 10:45
Tommy reviews the Blue Thumb DV. George and the crew pull out the test equipment and experiment with 1/4 wave stubs. This live demonstration helps clear up some of the mystery. Mike, VE3MIC sits in for the Cheap Old Man to help keep expenses under control
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RAC President attends annual ARRL Board meeting

SARC - Sat, 19/01/2019 - 10:45
The annual Board of Directors meeting of the American Radio Relay League (ARRL), is underway in Windsor, Connecticut and will conclude today, Saturday, January 19
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WIA Board Comment

SARC - Sat, 19/01/2019 - 10:45
This week's comment from the board of the Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA), by Director Justin VK7TW, highlights VHF/UHF/uW operating and YOTA
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VK6WIA NewsWest

SARC - Sat, 19/01/2019 - 10:45
This week is all about new amateurs. We welcome those new to the hobby and have suggestions of how to enter at foundation level or to improve your privileges and responsibilities
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RSGB launch Photo Friday on Twitter

SARC - Sat, 19/01/2019 - 10:45
The Society is now publishing pictures from the RSGB Archives on Twitter every Friday morning
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Propagation de K7RA

SARC - Sat, 19/01/2019 - 10:45
No sunspots seen since January 6, so average daily sunspot numbers declined from 7.7 to 0 for the current reporting week, January 10-16. Average daily solar flux dropped from 71.6 to 69.4 over the same period. Average daily planetary A index went from 7.4 to 4.9, and average mid-latitude A index went from 6.1 to 4
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Foundations of Amateur Radio #189

SARC - Sat, 19/01/2019 - 10:45
The reported death of Amateur Radio due to FT8 is an exaggeration - In 2017 a new digital amateur mode called FT8 joined the ranks of inventions related to our hobby. Since then it's taken the amateur world by storm, filled the bands with contacts and attracted a strong following among radio amateurs across the planet. Making contacts with low solar cycle numbers has never been so easy
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Earth's shifting magnetic poles are affecting your phone

SARC - Sat, 19/01/2019 - 10:45
Earth's magnetic field is changing so quickly that researchers have been forced to update to the World Magnetic Model ahead of schedule
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Amateur radio tax abolished in France

SARC - Sat, 19/01/2019 - 10:45
French national society REF has confirmed that the annual amateur radio tax (license fee) has been abolished
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International Air Ambulance Week 2019

SARC - Sat, 19/01/2019 - 10:45
This year's International Air Ambulance Week will take place between 7th-15th September 2019, with the focus on supporting and generating donations for flying medical services around the world
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2019 Rally Diary filling up fast

SARC - Sat, 19/01/2019 - 10:45
G4RGA's Rally Guide for 2019 is filling up fast. Check it out and find a rally near you
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Reports on death of two New Zealand radio hams

SARC - Sat, 19/01/2019 - 10:45
The deaths have been reported of two New Zealand radio amateurs, 97-year-old Reg Motion ZL2LX and 81-year-old John Duncan ZL2JD
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Long-range RFID with feedback

SARC - Sat, 19/01/2019 - 10:45
Not long ago, Hackaday published an article about researchers adding sensor data to passive RFID tags, and a comment from a reader turned their heads to a consumer/maker version which anyone can start using right away
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Infringing Hytera products banned from importation to United States

SARC - Sat, 19/01/2019 - 10:45
Orders prohibiting importation, sale or marketing of Hytera products in the United States have taken effect (Motorola press release)
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YOTA in VK ?

SARC - Sat, 19/01/2019 - 10:45
Wireless Institute of Australia Director Marcus VK5WTF commented recently on the Youth on the Air or YOTA program that has received attention at IARU level
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DX News from the ARRL

SARC - Sat, 19/01/2019 - 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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IC-9700 VHF/UHF/1200 MHz Base Station Amateur SDR Transceiver, UK launch update!

SARC - Fri, 18/01/2019 - 10:30
Icom UK have been fortunate to have had an engineering sample of the IC-9700 VHF/UHF Base Station Amateur SDR Transceiver from Icom Inc. to evaluate for a short time. So far, the company have been amazed by the fantastic sensitivity and performance of the radio
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Good pass rate for Dutch ham radio exams

SARC - Fri, 18/01/2019 - 10:30
Pass rates of 88% and 66.7% were achieved in the latest Novice and Full amateur radio exams in the Netherlands
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