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19th anniversary of ARISS operations

On November 13, 2000, the ARISS amateur radio payload was turned on and the first operations occurred over Russia and the United States. Our ARISS team is working feverishly on the final certification of our next generation radio system: the Interoperable Radio System. We thank all those that have supported this development effort through team…
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IARU update regarding Amateur Satellite allocations

The second week of the World Radiocommunication Conference reports on the status of two issues affecting the amateur satellite service. In a report written by Dave Sumner, K1ZZ, first is an agenda item currently under review during this WRC-19 session; second is planning for future pressure on frequencies for the amateur satellite service. Current WRC-19…
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New toys!

New radio, who this? The CCARC club rooms have entered into P25 ville. You can find us chatting under our club call VK2AFY, DMR ID 5050691. Did to know VK2RAG has a P25 repeater connected to the 10400 pacific talk group? No? Now you do!

News 17.11.2019

News News from the Central Coast Amateur Radio Club 17th November 2019 If you haven’t heard yet, The Central Coast Amateur Radio Club has announced the 2020 field day, Sunday the 23rd February and preparations are in full swing. For those out there who may be looking at parting with some unused equipment, spaces for…
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HF propagation and earthquakes

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. The development of plate tectonic theory in the middle of the 20th century and the construction of a worldwide network of seismic…
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IARU WRC19 Update – Week 2

Date : 11 / 11 / 2019 Author : IARU NEWS RELEASE International Amateur Radio Union P.O. Box 310905 Newington, CT 06131-0905 USA Email: secretary@iaru.org www.iaru.org 10 November 2019 For immediate release WRC-19 Week 2 The second week of the World Radiocommunication Conference was marked by intense discussions of the most contentious agenda items but…
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It’s Christmas time at the CCARC!

Saturday 7th December 2019, the Central Coast Amateur Radio Club, alongside Central Coast WICEN will be hosting a Christmas luncheon at the Kariong clubrooms starting at 11:30 AM this will then be preceded by a brief monthly General Business meeting. All current members of the CCARC and CC-WICEN are welcome to attend. We hope to…
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News 10.11.2019

News from the Central Coast Amateur Radio Club 10th November 2019 If you haven’t heard yet, The Central Coast Amateur Radio Club has announced the 2020 field day, Sunday the 23rd February. For more information, please check out www.fieldday.org.au. The Central Coast Amateur Radio club is located in Dandaloo street Kariong, Just past the fire…
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A new world record on 630 meters ?

SARL News report that Eric Tichansky, NO3M and Roger Crofts, VK4YB, are claiming a new world distance record on 630 meters (472 to 479 kHz). They worked each other on 14 October at 10:32 UTC using the JT9 mode. Eric said the contact represented the culmination of 2 years of effort around every equinox since…
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AMSAT Engineering Update

A new YouTube release is an update from AMSAT’s Engineering team regarding Fox, GOLF, and other AMSAT Engineering projects.The presentation was given on day two of the 2019 AMSAT Space Symposium in Arlington, VA on October 19, 2019. Watch 2019 AMSAT Space Symposium – Engineering Update