Here’s a weekly roundup of Amateur Radio news and events compiled by HQ ARRL.
Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
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News & Features
07/13/2021 | Youth on the Air Campers Activating W8Y, ARISS Contact Set for July 14
The first Youth on the Air (YOTA) camp for young radio amateurs in North, Central, and South America is now under way in West Chester, OhioRead More
07/13/2021 | Young Caribbean Nation Formalizing Amateur Radio Guidelines and Standards
Dominica’s National Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (NTRC) collected comments until July 12 from radio amateurs participating in a “consultation” that could lead to a formal and better-documented set of amateur rules and regulations.Read More
07/13/2021 | June 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Activity Report Released
The June 2021 activity report of the Volunteer Monitor (VM) Program has been released.Read More
07/09/2021 | The K7RA Solar Update
Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: Solar activity continues to increase.Read More
07/08/2021 | Email to ARRL Life Members
ARRL emailed Life Members on June 16 and will be sending a follow-up email in the next few days.Read More
07/07/2021 | First X-Class Major Solar Flare of Solar Cycle 25 Blacks Out HF on July 3
A lot of radio amateurs may have been wondering, “Where did the bands go?” as the first X-class solar flare in 4 years blacked out HF propagation for a time on July 3.Read More
07/07/2021 | W1AW/KL7 to Serve as ARRL Headquarters Station for IARU Event
W1AW/KL7 will be in Alaska to serve as the ARRL Headquarters (HQ) station for the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) HF World Championship competition on July 10 – 11.Read More
07/07/2021 | Elsa to Make Landfall along North Florida Coast, ARES Net Activated
Briefly a hurricane, Tropical Storm Elsa is moving northward, nearly parallel to Florida’s western coast, bringing heavy rain and gusty winds.Read More
07/06/2021 | Hurricane Watch Net Planning to Reactivate for Elsa
The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) has announced plans to activate at 2200 UTC today on 14.325 MHz and remain active there for as long as propagation holds.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
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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Officer
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