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• Radio Deal: The new Eton Elite Executive for $100 shipped and free returns

Added at 2019-11-15 13:55:28

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Christian, who writes with another Eton deal: Hi Thomas. Just a heads up that Amazon has an Elite Executive for $100 shipped and free returns. This is a new radio and $79 lower than it’s being sold for on Eton’s website. I’m grabbing one of these (grabbed!) because I […]



• Free Radio Skybird returns November 17 & 24

Added at 2019-11-15 11:00:33

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



(Source: Pete Madtone) On Sunday 17th November at 1300 UTC there’s a new transmission from DJ Frederick’s Free Radio Skybird on 6070 kHz shortwave by Channel 292 and if you haven’t got a suitable radio it can also be heard on the SDR link on their site here. The show will be rebroadcast the week after on Sunday 24th November at 1200 UTC on 7440 kHz. This month’s programme will feature: Justin […]



• WWCR to begin broadcasting Encore – Classical Music on Radio Tumbril

Added at 2019-11-15 10:39:21

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



This weekend Encore – Classical Music on Radio Tumbril begins broadcasting on a third transmitter. The folks at WWCR in Tennessee are transmitting the show for the first time at 01:00 UTC Sunday 17th (Saturday evening 16th local in US) on 6115 kHz. Encore – Classical Music this weekend is – of course – being […]



• DX News from the ARRL

Added at 2019-11-15 10:06:44

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands



• RAC attends Canadian CubeSat meeting

Added at 2019-11-15 10:06:44

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



On October 7, 8 and 9, 2019, the University of New Brunswick’s (UNB) Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and CubeSat NB hosted the first of three Preliminary Design Review (PDR) meetings for the Canadian CubeSat Project initiated by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA)



• Bushvalley success in UK Club of the Year Competition

Added at 2019-11-15 10:06:44

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Derry Now reports the Bushvalley Amateur Radio Club (ARC) based in Limavady were the 2019 UK Club of the Year Region 8 winners



• YOTA summer camp in the Americas

Added at 2019-11-15 10:06:44

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Taking a cue from IARU Region 1’s Youngsters On The Air (YOTA) annual summer camp, the Youth on the Air committee in IARU Region 2 has announced the first camp for young radio amateurs in the Americas next June



• First UK demo of the SDRPlay RSPdx receiver

Added at 2019-11-15 10:06:44

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Jon Hudson and Andy Carpenter from SDR PLAY will be at the joint Nevada, Waters and Stanton open day, to give the first UK demonstration of their NEW RSPdx SDR receiver



• The K7RA Solar Update

Added at 2019-11-15 08:57:00

in American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio As…, Language: EN



Even with little to no solar activity, it is amazing how many long-distance HF contacts are possible, even without using weak signal modes such as FT8.Recent DXpeditions, such as the ones on Pitcairn Island and Marquesas, had little trouble piling up the contacts, even on ten meters. It helps that we are in the fall season.No sunspots over the past week, and average daily solar flux was about t...



• Contayner Over-The-Horizon Radar site polluting the HF spectrum

Added at 2019-11-14 11:54:24

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Paul Evans, who writes: The news from IARU Region 1 observer reports is all over the radio internet (including news sites and other blogs), but the extent of this [Russian] OTHR is grim. [Click here to read a recent ARRL News post.] It is also entering service on a full-time basis, along […]



• Youth on the Air Camp Coming to IARU Region 2

Added at 2019-11-14 11:10:00

in American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio As…, Language: EN



Taking a cue from International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) Region 1’s Youngsters On The Air annual summer camp, the Youth on the Air (YOTA) committee in IARU Region 2 has announced the first camp for young radio amateurs in the Americas next June. Sponsors hope the Region 2 camp, a modified version of the Region 1 camp, will also become an annual event. The inaugural IARU Region 2 summer camp w...



• Dayton Hamvention® Invites 2020 Award Nominations

Added at 2019-11-14 11:05:00

in American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio As…, Language: EN



Dayton Hamvention® is inviting nominations for its 2020 awards. Nominations are due by February 15, 2020. Awards will be granted for Amateur of the Year, Club of the Year, Technical Achievement, and Special Achievement. The Amateur of the Year Award is given to a radio amateur who has made a long-term commitment to the advancement of amateur radio. This individual will have a history of ham rad...



• Sangean ATS-909X sticky keys?

Added at 2019-11-14 10:57:48

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Mark Fahey, who left the following comment on our PL-880 review: I’m reading this old post as I am a new user of the PL-880. I have it as my bedside and coffee table receiver in my house up in the Indonesian jungle. I love it! Wished I purchased […]



• Marquesas Islands DXpedition

Added at 2019-11-14 10:06:49

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Members of the CAN-AM DXpedition Group are now active as TX7T from the Island of Hiva Oa in the Marquesas Islands until November 17th



• Saint Martin Island

Added at 2019-11-14 10:06:49

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Operators John/K9EL, Paul/K9NU, Gary/N9AOL, John/W9ILY and Marco/FS4WBS will be active as TO9W from Orient Bay, Saint Martin Island (NA-105) between December 4-13th



• Mount Athos activity

Added at 2019-11-14 10:06:49

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Monk Iakovos, SV2RSG, has been active as SV2RSG/A from the Holy Monastery of Koutloumousiou of Mount Athos. Activity has been on mostly 20 meters at various times between 1100-1830z (some 40m). It is interesting that he is now signing with a "/A" ("/A" as meaning of alternative)



• Bouvet Island DXpedition news

Added at 2019-11-14 10:06:49

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



After a short and solid in-team discussion we decided that all donors, who supported our first attempt to Bouvet in March 2019 with 199 USDs and more, will take part in a similar lottery as we've announced recently in terms of the 2nd Bouvet's attempt. We simply feel we should honor all of our supporters who qualify to enter the lottery



• HF propagation and earthquakes

Added at 2019-11-14 10:06:49

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



For all the successes of modern weather forecasting, where hurricanes, blizzards, and even notoriously unpredictable tornadoes are routinely detected before they strike, reliably predicting one aspect of nature’s fury has eluded us: earthquakes



• Starlink satellites are visible again

Added at 2019-11-14 10:06:49

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



They're back. A new train of Starlink satellites is crossing the night sky following SpaceX's Monday launch of 60 more internet-orbiters



• Galway Radio Club issue new 48 page newsletter

Added at 2019-11-14 10:06:49

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Galway Radio Club in the west of Ireland have recently launched a new 48 page newsletter which covers some some recent club activities as well as a number of items which may be of interest to a wider audience



• RSGB report on WRC-19 Days 11 and 12

Added at 2019-11-14 10:06:49

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



The RSGB have released a report on days 11 and 12 of the 2019 World Radiocommunication Conference being held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt from October 28 to November 22, 2019



• Tony's 10m Band Report

Added at 2019-11-14 10:06:49

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



What a shocking week, even Saturday and Sunday were poor. I’ve been on 17m just to contact any station. FT4 was good. Worked S92HP, Sao Tome and Principe, eventually! So, on Ten Metres ZS6WAB/B (S Africa) was popular along with 5T5PA (Mauritania), TX7T (Marquesas Is) and ZS6S



• New Zealand gov’t might replace RNZ & TVNZ with new public broadcaster

Added at 2019-11-14 09:00:11

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



(Source: Radio New Zealand) The fate of RNZ and TVNZ may soon be in the hands of Cabinet ministers, with a proposal to disestablish both broadcasters and create an entirely new public media entity. The coalition government has been grappling with what to do with public broadcasting in New Zealand, and now there’s a greater […]



• CQ Serenade – Very Cool!

Added at 2019-11-13 16:08:01

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



This link was forwarded to our Amateur Radio Club by a member (who is quite proficient in Morse code, unlike me!) and I just had to share it with Thomas and the SWLing gang! https://www.on6zq.be/w/index.php/Audio/CqSerenadeFr There is both a French version and an English version of the song, so enjoy them both! Robert Gulley, K4PKM […]



• AMSAT Says HuskySat-1 Paving the Way for Further Cooperation

Added at 2019-11-13 12:48:00

in American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio As…, Language: EN



AMSAT says it had to maneuver some regulatory challenges in establishing its partnership with the University of Washington to share the just-launched HuskySat-1. The satellite went into space on November 2 aboard a Cygnus cargo vessel, which docked to the International Space Station. HuskySat-1 will be boosted into a higher orbit and deployed in January, and once it completes its primary missio...



• BBC World Service documentary about Radio Berlin International Service to Africa

Added at 2019-11-13 11:24:07

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



Many thanks to SWLing Post contributors Kris and Ed who both note a fascinating BBC World Service documentary. Ed writes: Hey Thomas, SWLing Post readers will surely enjoy this brilliant BBC World Service documentary about Radio Berlin International Service to Africa. “Comrade Africa” offers a 53-minute fascinating blast from the cold-war past with many nostalgic […]



• IOTA news from the DARC

Added at 2019-11-13 10:07:18

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club



• Saint Martin DXpedition

Added at 2019-11-13 10:07:18

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Members of the Hope Hill Contesters are announcing a DXpedition to Saint Martin (NA-105) for Dec. 3 to 13



• Amazing movie of the Mercury transit from space

Added at 2019-11-13 10:07:18

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Millions of people recently witnessed the tiny black form of Mercury crossing the disk of the sun. A just-released movie from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory shows the transit more than 22,000 miles above Earth--and it is amazing



• Ham radio microwave update proceedings released

Added at 2019-11-13 10:07:18

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Proceedings of the amateur radio Microwave Update 2019, held in Dallas Texas October 3-5, have been published as a PDF and are now available for free download



• 23cm amplifier design now available

Added at 2019-11-13 10:07:18

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



John Worsnop G4BAO has made freely available the details of his 23cm 45W amplifier that was published in RadCom in June 2009



• New Austrian ham radio regulations and callbook

Added at 2019-11-13 10:07:18

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Austria's communications regulator BMVIT has reissued the amateur radio regulations and changed the URL for the popular callbook and other amateur radio information



• RSGB Board changes

Added at 2019-11-13 10:07:18

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Following the recent sudden departures from the RSGB Board, two experienced RSGB Members have been co-opted to assist the Board until the AGM in April 2020



• Amateur Radio QO-100 Frequency and Doppler measurements

Added at 2019-11-13 10:07:18

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Andy G4JNT has released on the RSGB-Workshop open group the results of his measurement of frequency accuracy and Doppler of the QO-100 Satellite amateur radio transponder and beacon



• Resignation of NZART Councillor Benjamin Isaacs ZL2BCI

Added at 2019-11-13 10:07:18

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



On Saturday 9 November 2019 NZART Councillor Benjamin Isaacs ZL2BCI chose to resign as an NZART Councillor. Benjamin decided to take this action after speaking with NZART President Mark Gooding ZL2UFI earlier on the same Saturday



• FTIOM & UBMP, November 17-23

Added at 2019-11-13 00:24:28

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



From the Isle of Music, November 17-23: This week we present a Cuban dance party including some recent Timba releases. The broadcasts take place: 1. For Eastern Europe but audible well beyond the target area in most of the Eastern Hemisphere (including parts of East Asia and Oceania) with 100Kw, Sunday 1500-1600 UTC on SpaceLine, […]



• The new Malahit-DSP: A portable all-in-one wideband SDR receiver

Added at 2019-11-12 11:48:47

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, H. Garcia (PU3HAG), who writes: Hey Thomas, Some very exciting news on the topic of portable all-band receivers comes from Russia! A group of engineers have just released for ordering the new Malahit-dsp. And it’s truly impressive! Picture an Icom IC-R8600 with the size of a Sony 7600G! It […]



• Happy 95th birthday to the Durban Amateur Radio Club

Added at 2019-11-12 10:06:39

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



The SARL congratulates the Durban Amateur Radio Club on its 95th birthday. The birthday function was held on Saturday 2 November at the Clubhouse



• The 2020 SARL Blue Book and Diary of Events

Added at 2019-11-12 10:06:39

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Thank you to the Clubs and individuals who responded with information for the 2020 Blue Book and the Diary of Events



• Isle of Wight community arts radio station launches crowdfunder to support latest exciting plans

Added at 2019-11-12 10:06:39

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



The team behind the Isle of Wight’s home to experimental radio broadcasting, Wolverton FM, are planning to run a series of Radio Clubs around the Island, where you’ll be able to join in. Find out more and how you can support the plans



• Keep an eye on the neighborhood with this passive radar

Added at 2019-11-12 10:06:39

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



If your neighborhood is anything like ours, walking across the street is like taking your life in your own hands. Drivers are increasingly unconcerned by such trivialities as speed limits or staying under control. Monitoring traffic with this passive radar will not do a thing to slow drivers down, but it’s a pretty cool hack that will at least yield some insights into traffic patterns



• SARL establishes an IARU workgroup

Added at 2019-11-12 10:06:39

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



In response to motion 3, accepted at the 2019 AGM and in order to achieve maximum benefit from the SARL attendance at the IARU Region 1 General Conference at Novi Sad, Serbia from 10 to 16 October 2020, the Council of the SARL has appointed Deon Coetzee, ZR1DE to establish a workgroup to consider proposals and papers to be submitted to the conference, as well as the SARL response to other papers



• WRC-19 Update: Week 2

Added at 2019-11-12 10:06:39

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



The World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19) is being held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt from October 28 to November 22, 2019, Bryan Rawlings, VE3QN, the RAC Special Advisor at World Radiocommunication Conferences, has provided the following update



• Russian OTH Radar Now Reported to be “Everywhere”

Added at 2019-11-12 08:09:00

in American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio As…, Language: EN



The latest International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 Monitoring System (IARUMS) newsletter reports the Russian “Contayner” over-the-horizon radar (OTHR) has been active in the 7, 10, 14, and 18 MHz amateur radio allocations (amateur radio is primary on 40 and 20 meters). The OTHR transmissions have been 40 sweeps/second, FM on pulse, and 12 kHz wide. Additionally, IARUMS reports a significant ...



• The Sony ICF-7600A at my “happy place”

Added at 2019-11-11 19:45:00

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



Yesterday afternoon, the family and I spent some time at my happy place: Mount Mitchell State Park. This might be our last visit there until spring of 2020 since the Blue Ridge Parkway is often closed during the winter. Yesterday was unseasonably warm at 48F (9C)–a shot of warm weather before an Arctic front moves […]



• “The BBC and the Cold War”

Added at 2019-11-11 12:07:18

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Kris Partridge, who writes: With Saturday being the 30th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall, BBC OnLine has posted this to commemorate the anniversary: https://www.bbc.com/historyofthebbc/100-voices/coldwar The Cold War was the defining global conflict of the second half of the Twentieth Century. Fought across multiple terrains, the “soft […]



• December is Youngsters on the Air (YOTA) Month

Added at 2019-11-11 11:52:00

in American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio As…, Language: EN



The IARU Region 1 (Europe, Africa, and the Mideast) Youth Working Group has announced that its December YOTA Month take place again this year.“We would like to invite you to take part with a call sign with ‘YOTA’ in the suffix,” the YOTA announcement said. “The idea for this is to show Amateur Radio to young people and to encourage youngsters to be active on the amateur bands.”YOTA said Decembe...



• IOTA news from OPDX

Added at 2019-11-11 09:06:47

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin



• DXCC Country/Entity Report

Added at 2019-11-11 09:06:47

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 3rd November, through Sunday, 10th November there were 210 countries active



• BARTG GB60ATG special event

Added at 2019-11-11 09:06:47

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Members of the British Amateur Radio Teledata Group (BARTG) are active as GB60ATG until June 2020



• The SARL Newbie Party

Added at 2019-11-11 09:06:47

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



South Africa's Newbie Party is a fun activity to encourage all the newly licensed radio amateurs to become active and is on the air from 08:00 to 20:00 UTC on 23 November 2019



• Major donation for Club Log

Added at 2019-11-11 09:06:47

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



CDXC, the UK DX Foundation, has announced a donation of $2,600 to Club Log for significant hardware upgrades. The grant is in addition to the $650 CDXC donates each year to support the site



• Hackaday: Just how simple can a Transceiver be?

Added at 2019-11-11 09:06:47

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Writing on Hackaday Jenny List G7CKF describes a simple low cost amateur radio transceiver for the 7 MHz band



• Ham radio reaching 'an Inflection Point'

Added at 2019-11-11 09:06:47

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



IARU President Tim Ellam VE6SH/G4HUA has told national amateur radio societies that they are failing to keep up with changes in the hobby



• ICQPodcast - Pocket Electronic Workshop

Added at 2019-11-11 09:06:47

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Edmund Spicer M0MNG, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Ruth Willet KM4LAO to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is Pocket Electronic Workshop



• IARU release week 2 WRC-19 report

Added at 2019-11-11 09:06:47

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



IARU President Tim Ellam VE6SH/G4HUA reports the WRC-19 week 2 report is now available on the IARU website



• WRC-19 Day 9 and 10: Satellites, 50 MHz and 1240-1300 MHz

Added at 2019-11-11 09:06:47

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



The RSGB have released a report on days 9 and 10 of the 2019 World Radiocommunication Conference being held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt from October 28 to November 22, 2019



• 09.11.2019-16.11.2019 YS/HK4GOO

Added at 2019-11-11 08:06:32

in www.dx-info.com :: your weekly DX-Calendar…, Language: EN



Period: 09.11.2019-16.11.2019
DXCC: YS
Callsign: YS/HK4GOO

Gabriel, HK4GOO.



• 14.11.2019-02.12.2019 YB9/DL3KZA

Added at 2019-11-11 08:06:32

in www.dx-info.com :: your weekly DX-Calendar…, Language: EN



Period: 14.11.2019-02.12.2019
DXCC: YB
Callsign: YB9/DL3KZA

Lombok Island and Sumbawa Island (OC-150) by Burkhard, DL3KZA.



• 11.11.2019-14.11.2019 TA0/RK8A

Added at 2019-11-11 08:06:32

in www.dx-info.com :: your weekly DX-Calendar…, Language: EN



Period: 11.11.2019-14.11.2019
DXCC: TA
Callsign: TA0/RK8A

Bogsak Island (AS-123) by Vasily/R7AL and Vlad/RK8A.



• 15.11.2019-17.11.2019 TA0/RK8A

Added at 2019-11-11 08:06:32

in www.dx-info.com :: your weekly DX-Calendar…, Language: EN



Period: 15.11.2019-17.11.2019
DXCC: TA
Callsign: TA0/RK8A

Suluada Island (AS-115) by Vasily/R7AL and Vlad/RK8A.



• Inbound: A Drake SW8 HF/VHF receiver

Added at 2019-11-10 13:59:57

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



I’m often accused of being a radio “enabler.” Truth be told, I wear that badge quite proudly. I’m passionate about communications equipment and I suppose it shows especially here on the Post. But radio “enabling” is a two-way street. I can’t count the number of times that I’ve made impulse purchases based on feedback and […]



• Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Added at 2019-11-10 10:11:35

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Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels



• RAC welcomes Directors for 2020

Added at 2019-11-10 10:11:35

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Each year, the terms of office of roughly half of our Directors end – four in even-numbered years and three in odd-numbered years



• Technical clarification to Ofcom’s ‘calling line identification’ guidelines

Added at 2019-11-10 10:11:35

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Ofcom is consulting on a technical clarification to its ‘calling line identification’ guidelines



• That time the U.S. military launched a half a billion needles to space for reasons...

Added at 2019-11-10 10:11:35

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



In the early 1960s, international communications were limited to transmissions through undersea cables or occasionally unreliable radio signals bounced off of the ionosphere



• IARU Region 1 - December is YOTA Month

Added at 2019-11-10 10:11:35

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December is YOTA Month, when several youngsters from Member Societies will become active on the air with YOTA as suffix in the call signs



• Australian Foundation Licence Manual - Supplement released following updated licence conditions

Added at 2019-11-10 10:11:35

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Hello, this is Phil Wait VK2ASD with some important information for Foundation Licence candidates and, the clubs that provide Foundation Licence training



• ARISS school contact web streamed

Added at 2019-11-10 10:11:35

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An International Space Station school contact has been planned with participants at two Italian schools on 11 November 2019. The downlink signals will not be audible in Europe but the event will be web streamed



• QSO Today - Bob Logan - NZ5A

Added at 2019-11-10 10:11:35

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Bob Logan, NZ5A, enjoys the simple pleasures of exploring new modes as well as mastering old modes, as well as ultra-low frequency bands



• Russian OTH Radar Contayner now everywhere

Added at 2019-11-10 10:11:35

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



The latest IARU-R1 Monitoring System newsletter reports the Russian Over-The-Horizon Radar Contayner has been active in the 7, 10, 14 and 18 MHz amateur radio allocations



• Practical Wireless highlights Beginners licence proposal

Added at 2019-11-10 10:11:35

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The editor of Practical Wireless magazine Don Field G3XTT reports on the proposal by the RSGB VHF Manager John Regnault G4SWX for a new Beginner's licence in the UK



• Adid finds affordable AA to D cell adapters

Added at 2019-11-10 10:00:33

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Adid, who writes: I just ran across this adapter https://www.aliexpress.com/item/4000202530136.html I don’t know if D type is still available everywhere, but not here in Israel. So this can be very handy if one needs to revive a D type device occasionally. Thanks for the tip, Adid! This could be […]



• EU vehicle digital radio legislation

Added at 2019-11-10 03:30:15

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Mangosman, who shares the following: The European Union as asking its member states to legislate the following, which Germany has just done today. EU Vehicle Directive This directive requires all new car radios sold in the European Union to be capable of receiving digital terrestrial radio, in addition to […]



• 14.11.2019-20.11.2019 YJ0FWA

Added at 2019-11-10 00:06:41

in www.dx-info.com :: your weekly DX-Calendar…, Language: EN



Period: 14.11.2019-20.11.2019
DXCC: YJ
Callsign: YJ0FWA

Efate Island (OC-035) by Yan/RZ3FW and Sergei/R4WAA.
https://r4waa9.wixsite.com/yj0rrc



• 12.11.2019-29.11.2019 VK9CZ

Added at 2019-11-10 00:06:41

in www.dx-info.com :: your weekly DX-Calendar…, Language: EN



Period: 12.11.2019-29.11.2019
DXCC: VK9C
Callsign: VK9CZ

Cocos Keeling Islands (OC-003) by Chris/GM3WOJ and Keith/GM4YXI.



• 12.11.2019-27.11.2019 VK9CZ

Added at 2019-11-10 00:06:41

in www.dx-info.com :: your weekly DX-Calendar…, Language: EN



Period: 12.11.2019-27.11.2019
DXCC: VK9C
Callsign: VK9CZ

Cocos Keeling Islands (OC-003) by Keith/GM4YXI/GM5X and Chris/GM3WOJ/GM2V. QSL via N3SL.
http://www.vk9cz2019.com



• 16.11.2019-22.11.2019 V47NT

Added at 2019-11-10 00:06:41

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Period: 16.11.2019-22.11.2019
DXCC: V4
Callsign: V47NT

St. Kitts (NA-104) by Andy, N2NT. QSL via W2RQ direct.



• 16.11.2019-26.11.2019 V26K

Added at 2019-11-10 00:06:41

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Period: 16.11.2019-26.11.2019
DXCC: V2
Callsign: V26K

Antigua (NA-100) by Bud, AA3B.



• 16.11.2019-30.11.2019 PJ5/SP6IXF,PJ5/SP6EQZ

Added at 2019-11-10 00:06:41

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Period: 16.11.2019-30.11.2019
DXCC: PJ5
Callsign: PJ5/SP6IXF
PJ5/SP6EQZ

Saint Eustatius Island (NA 145) by Janusz/SP6IXF and Wlodek/SP6EQZ.
http://pj5.dxing.pl



• 12.11.2019-18.11.2019 KH8/K1TF

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Period: 12.11.2019-18.11.2019
DXCC: KH8
Callsign: KH8/K1TF

Pago Pago (OC-045) by Tsutomu "Tom", JA1VND.



• 14.11.2019-26.11.2019 H40KT,H40TT

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Period: 14.11.2019-26.11.2019
DXCC: H40
Callsign: H40KT
H40TT

Pigeon Island (OC-065) by Larry/K1ZW and Rob/N7QT. QSL via M0URX.



• 17.11.2019-30.11.2019 D44C

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Period: 17.11.2019-30.11.2019
DXCC: D4
Callsign: D44C

Sal Island (AF-086) by Eric, OE4AAC.



• 15.11.2019-09.12.2019 C6AGU

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Period: 15.11.2019-09.12.2019
DXCC: C6
Callsign: C6AGU

Wood Cay Island (NA-001) by George/AA7JV, Tomi/HA7RY, Feco/HA8KW and Mike/KN4EEI. QSL via HA7RY.



• 12.11.2019-20.11.2019 C5/SQ7RAI

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Period: 12.11.2019-20.11.2019
DXCC: C5
Callsign: C5/SQ7RAI

Arthur, SQ7RAI.



• 12.11.2019-26.11.2019 C56XA,C56DF

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Period: 12.11.2019-26.11.2019
DXCC: C5
Callsign: C56XA
C56DF

Alan, G3XAQ (C56XA) and Don, G3XTT (C56DF). QSL
C56XA via G3SWH, and C56DF via G3XTT.



• 16.11.2019-27.11.2019 9G5W

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Period: 16.11.2019-27.11.2019
DXCC: 9G
Callsign: 9G5W

Tine/S50A, Leo/S50R, Marko/S51DS, Tone/S51TC, Sergej/S51ZJ, Peter/S54W and Renato/S57UN. QSL via S59ZZ.
https://www.ghana.si



• 15.11.2019-25.11.2019 5U9AMO

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Period: 15.11.2019-25.11.2019
DXCC: 5U
Callsign: 5U9AMO

Pierre, HB9AMO.
http://www.hb9amo.net/5u9amo.php



• 12.11.2019-25.11.2019 5R8VX,5R8KU

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Period: 12.11.2019-25.11.2019
DXCC: 5R
Callsign: 5R8VX
5R8KU

Nosy Be Island (AF-057) by Hiro/JF1OCQ and Kuni/JA8VE. QSL 5R8VX via JF1OCQ and 5R8KU via
JA8VE.



• 15.11.2019-30.11.2019 5H3UA,5H3EME

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Period: 15.11.2019-30.11.2019
DXCC: 5H
Callsign: 5H3UA
5H3EME

Zanzibar Island (AF-032) by Alex/K2BB and Pavel/UU0JR.



• 17.11.2019-30.11.2019 XV9D

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Period: 17.11.2019-30.11.2019
DXCC: 3W
Callsign: XV9D

Mats, RM2D (SM6LRR).



• 17.11.2019-29.11.2019

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Period: 17.11.2019-29.11.2019
DXCC: 3B8
Callsign:
Mauritius (AF-049) by Olof, G0CKV. QSL via M0OXO.



• Encore – Classical Music on Shortwave – Sunday – Friday

Added at 2019-11-09 19:07:43

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Encore – Classical Music this weekend is being broadcast as usual by Channel 292 (Europe) on 6070 kHz at 15:00 UTC Sunday 10th November. And by WBCQ on 7490 kHz at 01:00 – 02:00 UTC Monday 11th November There is a repeat on 6070 kHz on Friday 15th November at 19:00 UTC. This week’s programme has […]



• Secure federal facility interfering with garage door openers?

Added at 2019-11-09 12:57:07

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Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Jakon Hays, who shares a link to the following article at Inside NOVA: A top-secret and secure federal government facility just northwest of Warrenton admitted this week it may be responsible for crippling dozens of garage door openers in two nearby subdivisions, FauquierNow.com’s Don Del Ross writes. More than […]



• BBC Witness History: “Britain’s secret propaganda war”

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Check out this brilliant BBC Witness History piece regarding the British propaganda effort during WWII: How sex, jazz and ‘fake news’ were used to undermine the Nazis in World War Two. In 1941, the UK created a top secret propaganda department, the Political Warfare Executive to wage psychological warfare on the German war machine. It […]



• BBC Program: “London Calling: Cold War Letters”

Added at 2019-11-09 11:46:02

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Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, David (G4EDR), who writes: Looking forward to this documentary TV programme tonight. Looks like it will be about the BBC WS during the cold war. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000b1h0 Thanks for the tip, David! Readers, my post is a bit late–David sent this two days ago. Still, the program is on the […]



• Propagation de K7RA

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Two new sunspot groups appeared this week, on two consecutive days, each lasting for only a day, with a daily sunspot number of 11 and 13 on Friday and Saturday of last week, just in time for ARRL CW Sweepstakes. Both sunspot groups had a magnetic polarity signature indicating Solar Cycle 25, and appeared after 4 weeks of no sunspots



• CEPT ECC report on WRC-19

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The CEPT ECC have released their report on the 2019 World Radiocommunication Conference which after 2 weeks has reached its halfway point



• UK University Amateur Radio

Added at 2019-11-09 10:07:17

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A new group has been formed to promote Amateur Radio and wireless activities in universities across the United Kingdom



• Ham radio 600W broadband HF amplifier

Added at 2019-11-09 10:07:17

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Dan Maloney KC1DJT writes on Hackaday about a 600W broadband HF amplifier using affordable LDMOS devices



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