Amateur Radio TODAY
The SARL weekly radio programme for radio amateurs, shortwave listeners and electronic hobbyists

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13 April 2014

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Amateur Radio TODAY 13 April  2014





SARL REGULATORY WORKGROUP get the details here

INTECNET 15 APRIL 2014 19:30

Prof Justin Jonas joins as the guest speaker on the intecnet and will talk about the SKA and the latest developments on the Karoo site where the first Meerkat dish was unveiled on 27 March 2014.

Register now  for the annual SA AMSAT space symposium 2014

SA AMSAT has announced that its annual Space Communication symposium will be held on Saturday 24 May 2014 at the Innovation Hub in Pretoria.

Registration for the symposium is now open for details go to

2014 RTA KIT

Read what is in store for this year? Great new kit to take you to the digital level in amateur radio to be launched at the 2014 RTAs, have a look what's in store click here.

This kit is only available at the RTA. Persons who wish to order the kit and are not attending the RTA can order by mail after the last RTA event. Details will be published here.

2013RTA KIT and CD still available . Download order form here

Amateur Radio Today 13 April 2014

Your host: Dawie Conradie ZR6DHC

This morning we bring you all the regulars as well as some audio recorded at the SARL National Convention yesterday. You can hear an interview with the newly elected president of the SARL, an edited version of the ZS6MRK introduction during the Awards dinner and there is some well placed news about an old favourite returning to the airwaves

The AM transmissions are by courtesy of Sentech

Amateur Radio TODAY 13 April  2014

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SA AMSAT Satellite report with Dave Long here

Luister na Amateurradio in Aksie- nuut elke Maandag. Kry dit hier

The 9 January Solar Storm that wasn't!

What happened to the huge solar flare that was expected to cause a huge solar storm in 9 January and then it fizzled out?  Listen to Dr Pieter Cilliers of SANSA to find out what happend. Download audio here

30 Years of Amateur on Manned Space flights

Download the interview with Frank Bauer in the NASA International Space Station Control Room here

Yaesu System Fusion

The presentation of the new System Fusion  by Dennis Motschenbacher, K7BV, who is Yaesu’s Executive Vice President Amateur Radio Sales. Watch it here

Watch the  NASA Science Cast video  about the switching of the poles and what it means for radio propagation, Download here

CQ Serenade  -
listen to this song about amateur radio

Watch the YouTube video