Rodney Amateur Radio Club - NZART Branch 71

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China and Russia band together on controversial heating experiments to modify the atmosphere


China and Russia have modified an important layer of the atmosphere above Europe to test a controversial technology for possible military application, according to Chinese scientis...

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By ZL1MRCDate 07/01/2019 - 22:30

China's new antenna is five times the size of New York City


China has built a giant experimental radio antenna on a piece of land almost five times the size of New York City, according to researchers involved in the highly controversial pro...

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By ZL1MRCDate 03-01-2019 - 19:00

Russia to track future US missiles with upgraded over-the-horizon radar


In response to US plans to pull out of the INF Treaty and the active development of its hypersonic technology, Russia is building a network of radar stations best suited to detect ...

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By ZL1MRCDate 15/12/2018 - 10:53

What Is uBITX?


Traditionally, HF rigs and handhelds were mainly the work of the Japanese, who dominated the electronics world from the 70's onwards. Lately the Chinese with their cheap, mass prod...

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By ZL1FABDate 13/09/2018 - 11:01

RARC Mailing List


As recently discussed, we are implementing a mailing list for Branch 71 members so we can communicate with all subscribed members. The idea is of this list is to ask questions and ...

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By ZL1FABDate 09/08/2018 - 21:53

My First HF Contact


The night before the June club meeting I injured my knee and decided not to attend and rest the injury. So, Saturday morning,at home, I listened in on the 20m band with my 45 year ...

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By ZL1FABDate 11/06/2018 - 20:20

New Image Shows How the Sun Changes Over a 22-Year Cycle


While the sun's activity cycle has been tracked for about two and a half centuries, the use of space-based telescopes offers a new and unique perspective of our nearest star.
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By ZL1MRCDate 15/04/2018 - 13:28