Slow Scan Television will probably occur next week from the International Space Station.

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Accessed on 27 September 2020, 2256 UTC, Post 1647.


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News for Sunday 27 September

Possible SSTV events
Slow Scan TV (SSTV) transmissions will probably occur from the International Space Station (ISS) next week

AMSAT-DL Online Satellite Symposium video
The video of the AMSAT-DL Online Satellite Symposium 2020 held on Saturday, Sept 16, can now be watched on YouTube

Central Coast Amateur Radio Club
The club will be holding a HF Operating night within the club on Tuesday the 29th of September with doors opening from 5:30 PM

QSO Today – Jim Heath – W6LG
Jim Heath, W6LG, has been a ham for over 56 years. Jim is an Elmer’s Elmer with an amazing You-Tube channel, with over 30,000 subscribers

ARISS contact with schools in Turkey postponed
The contact, which was scheduled on Tuesday September 29, is postponed to a later date.

Geomagnetic storm warning
A solar wind stream is heading for Earth, and it could spark the strongest geomagnetic storm in more than a year


News for Saturday 26 September

Foundations of Amateur Radio
New day, new mode … SSTV
In 1958 The Kentucky Engineer published an award winning student article by Copthorne “Coppie” MacDonald. He described a Slow-Scan T.V. System for Image Transmission

QNews: RF Pollution from Solar Panel installations
In the latest edition of QNews Geoff Emery VK4ZPP describes the severe radio interference he gets from his neighbours’ polluting Solar Panel installations

Register now for Free Foundation Online Training course
The next free amateur radio Foundation Online training course run by volunteers from Essex Ham starts on October 4

VK6WIA NewsWest
In NewsWest for Sunday 27th September 2020, we are welcoming new amateurs, with information, experiences and advice for the newcomer to the hobby of Amateur Radio
The team this week is Jeff vk6fjlm, Mike vk6kms, Roy vk6xv and Dan vk6nad, with a guest appearance from Andrew vk6as on behalf of Ham College

Singapore RAE online training material
The Singapore Amateur Radio Transmitting Society (SARTS) have an online training course for the exam for their 800 watt amateur licence which is equivalent to UK Full

Consultation: requests from Bauer Radio to change its ‘approved areas’
Ofcom is consulting on requests from Bauer Radio to change its ‘approved areas’ in the north, south and west of England

Propagation de K7RA
Until September 23, we saw 32 consecutive days with no sunspots.
Then we saw new sunspot group AR2773 which has a magnetic signature indicating it is part of new Solar Cycle 25

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