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9 January 2011

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ARMI THIS WEEK 9 January 2011

Host ZS5DL

The Repeater from Hell - how NOT to run it part 2

Moon eclipse over the Northern Hemisphere

From next Sunday join us for Amateur Radio TODAY. The new website will be www.amateurradio.org.za/artoday.htm or the link from www.sarl.org.za and click on Amateur radio TODAY. The new web will be action from Thursday 13 January 2011

 


SARL presentation to ICASA made on 1 December 2010. Download here

DRAFT BAND PLAN

Download the proposed Amateur Radio Frequency Band Plan to be tabled at the ICASA Public Hearing on 1 December 2010 here

Download the draft supplementary submission to ICASA that will be submitted on 8 December here. Comment close at midnight 7 December to armi@sarl.org.za


Watch these videos  on YouTube ( from the HF Report by Dennis Green ZS4BS)

SEA WATER ANTENNA

SPAWAR Systems Centre Pacific has developed a technology that uses the magnetic induction properties of sodium chloride (salt) in sea water to create a UHF/VHF/HF antenna. Watch this video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tIZUhu21sQ

HOW IT'S MADE: CIRCUIT BOARDS

 

A Discovery Channel video describing how printed circuit boards are made is now available on YouTUBE “Making your own Printed Circuit Boards”
http://www.southgatearc.org/news/march2010/make_your_own_pcbs.htm



 

First 2200 Metre VE-JA QSO Claimed

Kunikazu Togashi, JA7NI, in Daisen, Akita, Japan, and Scott Tilley, VE7TIL, of Vancouver, British Columbia, completed a transpacific QSO on 2200 m (137 kHz) on September 28, a first between Canada and Japan. The distance between CN89dk (TIL) and QM09fl (NI) is 7162 km. While not the DX record for 2200 m, it comes in second to the distance achieved by ZM2E and UA0LE in 2004. read more

PRESIDENT NET SUNDAY 17 October 19:30

Discussion: Proposed new regulations

SAT NETWORK

The Presentation: ImmagiSat- a view into what is possible in future - a precursor to a discussion on the payload for the proposed SA AMSAT CubeSat. Download it from www.amsatsa.org.za

CQ Serenade  -
listen to this song about amateur radio

Watch the YouTube video