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News & Features
07/06/2021 | ARRL Monitoring as Tropical Storm Elsa Nears Florida Peninsula
Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES®) volunteers are preparing to act, if needed, as Tropical Storm Elsa approaches the Florida Keys.Read More
07/04/2021 | ARRL Headquarters is Closed on Monday, July 5, for Independence Day
ARRL Headquarters is closed on July 5.Read More
07/02/2021 | Hurricane Watch Net Stands Down, Likely Activating Again on July 3
The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) activated this morning at 1300 UTC for Hurricane Elsa, which became a Category 1 storm earlier today.Read More
07/02/2021 | Youth on the Air Camp 2021 to Activate W8Y and Stream Selected Events Online
The first Youth on the Air (YOTA) camp for young radio amateurs in North, Central, and South America gets under way on July 11 in West Chester, Ohio.Read More
07/02/2021 | WISA Woodsat Successfully Completes Stratospheric Test Flight
The world’s first wooden CubeSat successfully completed a test flight into the stratosphere in June.Read More
07/02/2021 | Hurricane Watch Net Activates for Hurricane Elsa
The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) is currently active on 14.325 MHz for Hurricane Elsa.Read More
07/02/2021 | The K7RA Solar Update
Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: Solar activity is strong! For the June 24 – July 1 reporting week.Read More
06/30/2021 | ARRL Executive Committee to Meet on July 7
The next meeting of the ARRL Board of Directors’ Executive Committee meeting is July 7 at 11 AM EDT.Read More
06/30/2021 | FCC Reaffirms Nearly $3 Million Fine for Marketing Unauthorized Drone Transmitters
The FCC denied a Petition for Reconsideration filed by HobbyKing of a $2,861,128 fine for marketing noncompliant RF equipment and for failing to respond to FCC orders in its investigation of the company’s practices.Read More
06/30/2021 | New Section Managers Appointed in Orange and Eastern Washington
New SMs have been appointed in the Orange and Eastern Washington Sections.Read More
06/25/2021 | The K7RA Solar Update
Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: Average daily sunspot number was 14 this reporting week (June 17 – 23).Read More
06/24/2021 | Youngsters On The Air First-Round Contest Claimed Results Posted, Next Round is July 18
The Youngsters On The Air (YOTA) Contest’s first round is complete and the claimed results have been posted on the YOTA website.Read More
06/24/2021 | May 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Report
This is the May 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Report.Read More
06/24/2021 | FCC Seeks Comments in Proceeding Involving 70 and 5 Centimeters
The FCC is soliciting a second round of comments on whether to authorize commercial space entities to obtain licenses for frequencies used exclusively during space launch activities.Read More
06/22/2021 | Bob Glorioso, W1IS, and Bob Rose, KC1DSQ, Win the June 2021 QST Cover Plaque Award
The winning article for the June 2021 QST Cover Plaque award is “A Portable Two-Element 40-Meter Wire Beam.”Read More
06/21/2021 | ARRL Announces Partnership with Maglite
ARRL and Maglite have formed a partnership.Read More