Here’s the latest Amateur/Ham Radio News from HQ ARRL.
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Accessed on 26 April 2021, 2109 UTC, Post 2003.
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News & Features
03/16/2021 | Incumbent Section Managers Begin New Terms in April
Eight incumbent ARRL Section Managers who were unopposed for re-election in the winter election cycle will begin new terms on April 1.Read More
03/15/2021 | ARISS Ham Station in Columbus Module Is Once Again Operational
The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) ham station in the Columbus module is once again operationalRead More
03/15/2021 | February 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Report
To date, Volunteer Monitors during February reported 1,762 hours monitoring the HF frequencies and 2,158 hours monitoring VHF frequencies and above.Read More
03/12/2021 | The K7RA Solar Update
Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: Although solar activity remains low, in recent days, as a sunspot rotates to the west off the visible solar disc a new one emerges in the east.Read More
03/12/2021 | Results Available for ARRL Contests
The full results of the 2020 ARRL November CW Sweepstakes have been published on the ARRL Contests web page.Read More
03/12/2021 | ARRL to Have Two Exhibits at this Weekend’s QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo
ARRL will have two exhibits at the the QSO Today Ham Expo.Read More
03/10/2021 | Registration Now Open for HamSCI Workshop 2021
Registration is now open for the 2021 HamSCI Workshop, Friday and Saturday, March 19 – 20.Read More
03/09/2021 | Spacewalk Could Return ARISS Ham Station in ISS Columbus Module to the Air
During a March 13 spacewalk (EVA), astronauts Mike Hopkins, KF5LJG, and Victor Glover, KI5BKC, plan to return the ARISS antenna feed line cabling to its configuration prior to the January 27 spacewalRead More
03/08/2021 | 23-Centimeter Band in Region 1 Under Discussion Ahead of WRC-23
In advance of World Radiocommunication Conference 23 (WRC-23), the amateur radio allocation at 1240 – 1300 MHz (23 centimeters) remains in the spotlight in International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Region 1.Read More
03/08/2021 | Report: Radio Amateurs in Israel Lose Access to Much Microwave Spectrum
Radio amateurs in Israel have lost much of their spectrum between 1 and 6 GHz and suffered a “draconian” power reduction on 10 GHzRead More
03/08/2021 | Maritime Radio Day is Set for April
The 10th anniversary of Maritime Radio Day (MRD) will take place from 1200 UTC on April 14 to 2200 UTC on April 15.Read More
03/08/2021 | North Carolina Radio Amateurs Adapt Tailgating Hamfest to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Some radio amateurs in Raleigh, North Carolina, have come up with a way to adapt to COVID-19 with a tailgate hamfest in an unused shopping center parking area.Read More
03/08/2021 | YOTA Region 1 Taking Cautious Approach to COVID-19 and YOTA Camps
The IARU Region 1 (IARU-R1) Youth Working Group has said no youth events will take place before mid-June, and that it will review those scheduled for later in the year as the pandemic situation evolves. The group said these events make social distancin…Read More
03/08/2021 | Dayton Hamvention Announces 2021 Award Winners
Dayton Hamvention® has announced its 2021 award winners.Read More
03/08/2021 | Amateur Radio Anti-Viral Net to Celebrate First Anniversary
Members of the Bolingbrook Amateur Radio Society (BARS) established a nightly health-and-welfare net to keep area hams in contact with one another after sheltering in place.Read More
03/06/2021 | January 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Report
The Volunteer Monitor (VM) Program is a joint initiative between ARRL and the FCC to enhance compliance in the Amateur Radio Service.Read More