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Australian document on VDSL2 interference problem

SARC - Wed, 23/03/2022 - 09:15
Australia's National Broadband Network (NBN) has produced a document that suggests radio amateurs cause interference to VDSL2 - reality is it's VDSL2 and the RF pollution it can produce that is the problem
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Tony's 10m Band Report

SARC - Wed, 23/03/2022 - 09:15
Another huge week, please note the increased requirements to get into the list
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Owning a shortwave radio is once again a subversive activity

SARC - Wed, 23/03/2022 - 09:15
An abiding memory for a teen fascinated by electronics and radio in the 1970s and 1980s is the proliferation of propaganda stations that covered the shortwave spectrum
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NASA rolls out space launch system

SARC - Wed, 23/03/2022 - 09:15
NASA rolled the Space Launch System, a heavy-duty rocket designed to send astronauts to the moon, out of the iconic Vehicle Assembly Building at the Kennedy Space Center on Thursday evening
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Meet the amateur radio operators lending their ear in crises

SARC - Wed, 23/03/2022 - 09:15
Bharthi Prasad, a well-known ham (amateur radio) operator in India, has helped with several relief operations across the country during natural calamities. Testing times had come once again for her when she saved the lives of terrified Indian students in Ukraine at the beginning of the war, from her radio shack in Saidabad
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Satellite snoopers pick up surprising tv broadcast

SARC - Wed, 23/03/2022 - 09:15
Imagine the surprise of satellite-watchers than when the Russian polar communications satellite Meridian 9 which has a highly elliptical orbit was seen transmitting old-style terrestrial analogue TV (ThreadReader Link). What on earth was happening?
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Ham radio operators tune in to giant waves in the Earth's ionosphere

SARC - Wed, 23/03/2022 - 09:15
The very upper layer of our atmosphere is electrically charged and sometimes the electrons up there clump up and form giant waves larger than Texas that zip around the Earth faster than a jet plane!
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New distance records on the 134 GHz and 241 GHz bands

SARC - Tue, 22/03/2022 - 10:15
IARU Region 1 reports that on March 1st and 2nd, DB6NT and DK5NJ made a new distance record on the 134 GHz and 241 GHz amateur radio bands
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Friedrichshafen HAM RADIO 2022 will welcome worldwide visitors

SARC - Tue, 22/03/2022 - 10:15
The ARRL report that with the recent relaxation of COVID-19 regulations, the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club (DARC) and Messe Friedrichshafen, partners of the HAM RADIO 2022 exhibition in Germany, are optimistically looking forward toward to holding the 45th HAM RADIO from June 24 - 26 in Friedrichshafen, subject to the final official approval by the local authorities
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SP DX Contest 2022 cancelled

SARC - Tue, 22/03/2022 - 10:15
After careful deliberation, the SP DX Contest Committee, together with Polish Amateur Radio Union (PZK) and the SP DX Club, has decided to cancel the 2022 SP DX Contest
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AMSAT booth scheduled for 2022 CubeSat Developers Workshop

SARC - Tue, 22/03/2022 - 10:15
The 2022 Cubesat Developers Workshop will be held on April 26-28 at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, California. The workshop, themed “Building the Future of Space Together”, recently announced the schedule for the three day event and is available online
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Radio Caroline - 648kHz is on lower power

SARC - Tue, 22/03/2022 - 10:15
The Station posted on its website: Our AM 648 transmitter shutdown due to an 'air' fault, which could be due to cooling or a fan fault.
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PCGS balloon launch spans globe nine times

SARC - Tue, 22/03/2022 - 10:15
The Pella Christian Grade School 8th grade science classes, under the direction of Joanna Settles, launched an amateur radio GPS tracker on a scientific balloon on November 2, 2021 with the Pella Amateur Radio Club
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Helgoland hop

SARC - Tue, 22/03/2022 - 10:15
Over twenty amateur radio operators will activate the German island of Helgoland for two weeks, starting this Friday, the 25th of March
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YOTA Contest 2022 Youth On The Air

SARC - Tue, 22/03/2022 - 10:15
We young hams should be aware of a new category introduced this year by CQ magazine in its DX Marathon, which is already under way
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Russia and Belarus suspended from CEPT membership

SARC - Mon, 21/03/2022 - 08:45
On March 17 the European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications (CEPT) announced the indefinite suspension of Russia and Belarus following the invasion of Ukraine
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CAS-10 CubeSat will carry a ham radio transponder

SARC - Mon, 21/03/2022 - 08:45
CAMSAT's CAS-10 is an 8U CubeSat that will carry an Amateur Radio VHF to UHF linear transponder for SSB communications
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Ye Olde Hurdy Gurdy Museum of Vintage Radio

SARC - Mon, 21/03/2022 - 08:45
Tony, Ei5EM informed the Irish Radio Transmitters Society that, contrary to what was erroneously stated on a recent radio programme, the museum is not closing down and, in fact, will be reopening at weekends starting in April
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2 new Canadian QSO Parties

SARC - Mon, 21/03/2022 - 08:45
Lookout for 2 new Canadian QSO Parties coming our way soon - the CANADIAN PRAIRIES QSO Party and the Québec QSO Party
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Press coverage of Oregon's OreSat0 satellite

SARC - Mon, 21/03/2022 - 08:45
Williamette Week report on the first Oregon satellite OreSat0 built by students at Portland State University. It carries an amateur radio payload on 436.500 MHz
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