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Feedback from Sandton Amateur Radio Club

SARC - Sun, 06/03/2022 - 09:45
South Africa's Sandton Amateur Radio Club has posted the following update
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What your next amateur radio project should be

SARC - Sun, 06/03/2022 - 09:45
The following are six suggestions on what your next amateur radio project should be presented by some of ham radio's best 'Elmers'
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AMSAT receives $93,795 ARDC grant for 3U spaceframe development

SARC - Sun, 06/03/2022 - 09:45
AMSAT has just received a generous grant from Amateur Radio Digital Communications (ARDC) for the development of a 3U spaceframe with deployable solar panels. This standardized 3U CubeSat space frame will serve as the mechanical platform for AMSAT's GOLF series of satellites as well as a new generation of low earth orbit FM satellites. The spaceframe design will be available to the public under an open access agreement
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DXCC Country/Entity Report

SARC - Sun, 06/03/2022 - 09:45
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 27th February, through Sunday, 6th March there were 211 countries active
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Foundations of Amateur Radio

SARC - Sat, 05/03/2022 - 10:45
It beeps! - After weeks of attempting to get some noise, any noise out of my PlutoSDR I have finally cracked it. Not sure if cracked it refers to my sanity or the outcome, but beeping was heard from the Pluto on my radio, so I'm doing victory laps around the house, all conquering hero type affair, complete with whooping and hand waving
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TM97WARD, World Amateur Radio Day: April 18

SARC - Sat, 05/03/2022 - 10:45
France's REF reports the special event station TM97WARD will be on the air April 16-25 to celebrate World Amateur Radio Day which takes place on April 18
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Amateur Radio, ISS and STEM

SARC - Sat, 05/03/2022 - 10:45
In an unforgettable demonstration of STEM education in action, students at Tarwater Elementary School in Arizona used ham radio equipment to communicate directly with the International Space Station
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VK6WIA NewsWest

SARC - Sat, 05/03/2022 - 10:45
NewsWest for Sunday 6th March 2022 is the Club Focus edition, and we have news from clubs and stories of interest to clubs and individuals alike. There’s actually been a lot going on in Amateur Radio in this country, and you’ve come to the right place to hear it all
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BBC revives shortwave radio dispatches in Ukraine, and draws ire of Russia

SARC - Sat, 05/03/2022 - 10:45
The New York Times carries an interesting article about shortwave radio which reads: As Russia is trying to cut off the flow of information in Ukraine by attacking its communications infrastructure, the British news outlet BBC is revisiting a broadcasting tactic popularized during World War II: shortwave radio
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The battlefield that's 5 khz wide

SARC - Sat, 05/03/2022 - 10:45
The airwaves are full of news from the battle in Ukraine, with TV and radio journalists providing coverage at all hours. But for those with a bit of patience there’s something else from the conflict that can be found with a radio receiver, the battle over 5 kHz of spectrum starting at 4625 kHz
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Guadeloupe

SARC - Sat, 05/03/2022 - 10:45
Philippe, F1DUZ, should once again be active as FG4KH from FG5FI's QTH at Sainte Anne on Guadeloupe (NA-102) until March 15th.
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Ukraine maintains ham radio silence in state of emergency

SARC - Fri, 04/03/2022 - 11:45
Radio amateurs in Ukraine appear to be diligently maintaining radio silence as the state of emergency declared there just prior to the Russian military invasion remains in effect
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Successful QO-100 ham radio emergency communications exercise

SARC - Fri, 04/03/2022 - 11:45
On February 26, 22 stations representing 14 countries in IARU Region 1 took part in a short notice exercise using the geostationary satellite QO-100 amateur radio transponder
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Volunteer Monitor Program issues a caution to radio hams

SARC - Fri, 04/03/2022 - 11:45
The ARRL report the volunteer monitor program has cautioned against operating beyond amateur radio license privileges
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ARISS to support Axiom space crew members on first private ISS mission

SARC - Fri, 04/03/2022 - 11:45
Amateur Radio on the International Space Station, Inc. (ARISS-USA) is pleased to announce that two crew members scheduled to fly on Axiom Mission-1 (Ax-1), the first private astronaut mission to the International Space Station, will utilize the ARISS on-board radio resources to conduct six school connections via amateur radio
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Amateur radio in French newspaper

SARC - Fri, 04/03/2022 - 11:45
Newspaper publisher Ouest-France have produced a good article about the Radio Club of Lanester and a French SSB contest held Feb 26-27
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Nobby in the Maldives

SARC - Fri, 04/03/2022 - 11:45
Nobby, G0VJG, will once again be active as 8Q7CQ between March 4-18th. This will be his third trip there, but this time he will be active from the Island of Innahura (AS-013)
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