Accessed on 18 March 2018, 0432 UTC, Post #497.
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Here are this week’s top Amateur/Ham Radio news stories from HQ ARRL, Newington, CT, 06111. Views expressed in this news summary are those of the ARRL unless otherwise stated.
03/16/2018 | International Space Station Astronauts Calling “CQ Students”
The deadline is April 30 for US schools, museums, science centers, and community youth organizations (working individually or together) to submit proposals to host an Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact.Read More
03/16/2018 | Results of the 2017 ARRL November Sweepstakes CW Now Available
The ARRL November SS CW results are now available.Read More
03/16/2018 | New Book: Receiving Antennas for the Radio Amateur is Now Shipping!
Increase your station’s receive performance with new book Receiving Antennas for the Radio Amateur.Read More
03/16/2018 | ARRL to Shine Spotlight on Public Service Communications at Hamvention 2018
The theme for this year’s Hamvention is “Amateur Radio…Serving the Community.” ARRL has responded in that spirit.Read More
03/16/2018 | The K7RA Solar Update
The sun remains mostly spotlessRead More
03/16/2018 | Deadline Approaching to Submit Nominations for Five ARRL Awards
The deadline is approaching soon to submit nominations for five ARRL awards.Read More
03/15/2018 | Tennessee Middle School Students Will Send a CubeSat into Space
NASA has informed Robertsville Middle School in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, that its “RamSat” 2U CubeSat proposal has been accepted for participation in NASA’s CubeSat Launch Initiative (CSLI).Read More
03/15/2018 | ARRL Seeks EC-001 Mentors!
ARRL has an immediate need for new EC-001 course mentors who are willing to start once approved.Read More
03/15/2018 | The Doctor Will See You Now!
The Doctor opens the mailbag for the newest (March 15) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast.Read More
03/14/2018 | Chinese Lunar-Orbit Amateur Radio Payload Could Launch this Spring
China’s twin-launch Chang’e 4 mission to the far side of the moon will place a pair of microsatellites in lunar orbit this spring.Read More
03/14/2018 | V55V, Big Signal out of Namibia, to Go Silent
Martin Walter, V51W, near Omaruru, Namibia, has spent the past 2 decades improving his V55V station, but it will be shutting down.Read More
03/14/2018 | Z60A Activity to Mark Kosovo’s New DXCC Status Logs Nearly 100,000 Contacts
The celebratory Z60A activity logged nearly 100,000 contacts before shutting down.Read More
03/14/2018 | Past Louisiana Section Manager Jim Molan, KD5IGG, SK
Past ARRL Louisiana Section Manager Jim Molan, KD5IGG, of Bunkie, Louisiana, died on March 8.Read More
03/13/2018 | Launch of “SpaceBEEs” Unauthorized, FCC Tells California Technology Developer
When AMSAT’s AO-92 (Fox-1D) satellite launched on January 12 from India on Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C40, some tiny 0.25 U CubSats called SpaceBEEs went into space onRead More
03/13/2018 | The AmazonSmile Triple Donation Promotion Now Under Way
Triple your impact! Until March 31, Amazon is tripling the donation rate on your first smile.amazon.com purchase.Read More
03/12/2018 | Digital QST App Update Coming by March 13
The digital QST app will be upgraded by Tuesday, March 13, to feature a new build from our digital publishing partner.Read More