Here’s the latest Amateur Radio News from HQ ARRL.
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Accessed on 06 September 2021, 2022 UTC.
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News & Features
09/03/2021 | ARRL Headquarters will be Closed on Monday, September 6
ARRL Headquarters will be closed on Monday, September 6.Read More
09/03/2021 | 3Y0J Bouvet Island DXpedition Receives $100,000 from Northern California DX Foundation
The Northern California DX Foundation (NCDXF) has donated $100,000 to the upcoming 3Y0J DXpedition to Bouvet.Read More
09/03/2021 | The K7RA Solar Update
Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: Solar activity is on the upswing this week.Read More
09/02/2021 | FCC Grants 60-Day Waiver of Part 97 Data Rate Rules for Hurricane Relief Traffic
The FCC has granted a temporary waiver sought by ARRL to facilitate relief communications related to Hurricane Ida.Read More
09/02/2021 | ARRL Responds to Story of Radio Amateur Told to Remove His Antenna
ARRL has responded to an Orlando, Florida, news story on August 23, 2021 by WFTV Channel 9 alleging a radio amateur was told to remove his antenna following a neighbor’s interference complaint.Read More
09/02/2021 | Katherine Forson, KT5KMF, is the Recipient of the 2021 ARRL Hiram Percy Maxim Memorial Award
The recipient of the 2021 Hiram Percy Maxim Memorial Award is Katherine M. Forson, KT5KMF, of Plano, Texas.Read More
09/01/2021 | ARRL Board Establishes Program to Cover Initial FCC License Fee for Young Applicants
The ARRL Board of Directors has formally endorsed a proposed program calling on ARRL to cover the $35 application fee for license candidates younger than 18 years old.Read More
09/01/2021 | Hurricane Watch Net, VoIP Hurricane Net Funnel Ham Radio Reports to Forecasters During Ida
The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) and the VoIP Hurricane Net (VoIP WX) were busy gathering “ground-truth” weather observations from radio amateurs as Hurricane Ida slammed into the Louisiana Gulf Coast.Read More
08/31/2021 | Job Openings at ARRL Headquarters
ARRL has announced several job openings.Read More
08/30/2021 | FEMA Announces HF Interoperability Activity on 60-Meter Channels 1 and 2
Channels 1 and 2 on 60 meters will be available starting on August 30 for interoperability between US government and US amateur radio stations involved in Hurricane Ida emergency communications.Read More
08/29/2021 | FCC Grants Temporary Waiver to Permit Higher Symbol Rate Data Transmissions for Hurricane Ida Traffic
Temporary FCC waiver allows Hurrican Ida-related data transmissions to employ a higher symbol rate than the current limit of 300 baud.Read More
08/29/2021 | Hurricane Watch Net Activates for “Catastrophic” Hurricane Ida
he Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) is in Alert Level 5, “Catastrophic Response Mode,” as Hurricane Ida heads toward landfall on the coast of Louisiana.Read More
08/28/2021 | Hurricane Watch Net Calls for “All Hands on Deck” on Sunday
As Hurricane Ida moves into the Gulf of Mexico drawing a bead on New Orleans, the Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) is ramping up preparations to track the storm during its approach.Read More
08/27/2021 | Radio Amateurs Prepare for Potentially Catastrophic Storm this Weekend
Hurricane Ida expected to be a dangerous hurricane when it reaches the Gulf Coast on Sunday. ARRL urges radio amateurs in, and just outside of, affected areas to prepare themselves and their property for a potential emergency.Read More
08/27/2021 | The K7RA Solar Update
Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: Sun watchers saw no spotless days this week.Read More
08/26/2021 | Three-Way Races for Director Set in New England and Roanoke Divisions
ARRL members in the New England and Roanoke Divisions will choose among three candidates running for Director in each Division.Read More