The week long programme includes building a radio transceiver kit, becoming involved in launching and tracking of a high altitude balloon with various radio equipment on-board, hone their communication skills using multi frequency amateur radio stations and other technology and communications based activities.
To be considered for selection in the South African team visit complete the online application in full and submit before .
Any donations received will be used only for humanitarian purposes.
You may see Pista’s previous humanitarian projects at TO6.
If we are operating on CW or SSB then no software is involved and you transmit according to the period rule mentioned above.
If for some reason no invoice is received, check that ICASA has been informed of any address changes. Also send an email to [email protected] with a copy of the EFT payment.The SARL Team showed a video as background and introduction to the YOTA 2018 event in August in South Africa. For the next two weeks the SAARDT Online Bookshop offers an additional 10% discount on ARRL Books.The SA Amateur Radio Development Trust is supporting YOTA 2018 and will use funds from book sales to sponsor SDR dongles for participants. Two 2017 ARRL Handbooks are available at only R600.Normally the Hot A or Hot B changes around midday when using Scatter modes and direct if using Tropo modes.So we realize the sun must have a role to play in Scatter communication.Avoid the hassles of having to renew each year, opt for a multi-year licence. The correct account for your ICASA Licence Fee is NEDBANK Account number: 14 62 00 29 27, Branch Code: 146245 - Corporate Client Services – Pretoria and in the reference field type in your licence number and callsign. Special event station CR5F will be active between 16 and 22 July for the 37th International Motorcycle Rally in Faro, Portugal. SP3FGI and others will be active as JW100PUT from Spitsbergen (EU-026), Svalbard between 18 and 31 July.Expect activity on 80 to 6 metres SSB, CW, RTTY and FT8. The special call sign celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Amateur Radio Club (SP3PET) of the Poznan University of Technology. Pista, HA5AO will arrive in e Swatini or Swaziland late afternoon on 14 September.The SARL YOTA Team Selection Committee will notify successful applicants by 17 June 2018.ICASA will start the invoicing process for the 2018/2019 period from 5 February 2018.YOTA brings together young radio amateurs under the age of 26 who have a passion for amateur radio and technology to learn new skills, discuss and share ideas about amateur radio and its future.This year’s camp will not just focus on teaching individual skills but look at empowering the group to become mentors and transfer the skills they have learned.This is the first time that YOTA (Youngsters–on–the–Air Summer Event) is presented in South Africa and hosted by the South African Radio League (SARL).“This annual event creates, in addition to amateur radio, the opportunity to learn about different nationalities and cultures, foster international friendships and goodwill as well as learning new radio communication and technical skills”, says SARL president, Nico van Rensburg.Pista will operate 80 to 10 metress using a Hustler 6 BTV vertical antenna with 17 and 12 metre add-on elements using CW, RTTY and FT8.