Sunday, 18 October 2020

Government Coronavirus Website

 https://sacoronavirus.co.za/

Following a recent announcement, every South African website must prominently promote
the South African Government Portal on Covid-19.

On this website you will find news, statistics, resources and contact information
about the Coronavirus in the South African context.

Here is the link:

CTARC ZS1TA & ZD7GWM Set New 70cm Distance Record - 16 Oct '20

In the SARL morning news bulletin of Sunday 18 October, we learned via Paul ZS6NK that a new South African 70 cm band long-distance record has been set.
 
On Friday evening 16 October 2020, at 18h06 UTC, CTARC member Tom ZS1TA in locator JF95EX (in the Cape Peninsula) contacted Gary ZD7GWM in locator IH74DB (on St Helena Island) on 70 cm FM. The distance between the two stations is 3 136,7 km
 
Very well done, Tom and Gary!
 



 

Friday, 16 October 2020

CTARC Committee Meeting - 17 Oct '20

CTARC Committee members are reminded of the committee meeting to be held at the clubhouse at 12h00 on Saturday, 17 October 2020.

Masks are to be worn, please.

Please do make an effort to attend the meeting.

(If you can't be there, please remember to send in your reports and apologies to Rob or Anne.). 

Friday, 2 October 2020

CTARC Ragchew - October '20

The October 2020 edition of the Cape Town Amateur Radio Centre's bi-monthly newsletter "Ragchew" is now published. Grateful thanks to the editor, Anne, for another fine edition.

Remember please, Anne is always on the look-out for articles to publish in Ragchew! This is especially the case during the lock-down. 

You can advertise ham-related items - for sale, swop or wanted-to-buy - in Ragchew, including colour photos, details and prices. To do so, please contact the editor [here].

Download the October Newsletter as a PDF file [here];

Ragchew is also on our Newsletters Page