Here’s the latest Amateur Radio News compiled by HQ ARRL, Newington, CT, 06111.
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Accessed on 09 December 2021, 2024 UTC.
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12/08/2021 | ARDC Grant Will Expand RMHAM’s 5 GHz Microwave Network in Rockies
A grant of $374,233 from Amateur Radio Digital Communications (ARDC) to Rocky Mountain Ham Radio (RMHAM) will go toward expanding a multistate 5 GHz microwave network.Read More
12/08/2021 | ARRL Virginia Section Manager Joseph Palsa, K3WRY, SK
Virginia Section Manager Joe Palsa, K3WRY, of North Chesterfield, Virginia, died on December 7.Read More
12/08/2021 | November 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Report
This is the November 2021 report of Volunteer Monitor (VM) Program activity.Read More
12/08/2021 | ARRL Executive Committee Meets
The ARRL Executive Committee met on October 25.Read More
12/08/2021 | Transmissions Set to Mark Transatlantic Test Success
A replica 1BCG transmitter will operate as W2AN/1BCG on ±1.820 MHz on CW, from The Vintage Radio and Communications Museum of Connecticut.Read More
12/08/2021 | ARISS Named Amateur Radio Newsline Newsmaker of the Year
Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) has been named Amateur Radio Newsline Newsmaker of the Year.Read More
12/07/2021 | Senate Confirms FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel for a New Term
On Tuesday, December 7, 2021, the US Senate confirmed FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel for a new term at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), on a vote of 68-31.Read More
12/06/2021 | WSJT-X Development Group Partner Bill Somerville, G4WJS, SK
Bill Somerville, G4WJS, was reported to have passed away earlier this week.Read More
12/06/2021 | Ham Radio University Going Virtual Again
With COVID-19 uncertainties precluding an in-person gathering for a second year, the 23rd annual Ham Radio University (HRU) educational conference will be held as a virtual event again this year.Read More
12/06/2021 | ARRL Northwestern Division Assistant Director Phil Kane, K2ASP, SK
ARRL Northwestern Division Assistant Director Phil Kane, K2ASP, of Beaverton, Oregon, died on November 24.Read More
12/06/2021 | Intrepid-DX Group Announces Youth “Dream Rig” Essay Contest Winners
On December 1, Intrepid-DX Group President Paul Ewing, N6PSE, announced the prize recipients of the second annual Youth “Dream Rig” Essay Contest.Read More
12/04/2021 | Senator Blumenthal Supports Amateur Radio at Senate Confirmation Hearing
Sen. Blumenthal received an affirmative reply from FCC Chairwoman Rosenworcel when he asked her to commit to providing an update on the steps that the FCC is taking to support amateur radio. ARRL is hopeful rules proceedings will be addressed soon.Read More
12/03/2021 | ARRL Seeks News Editor
ARRL is seeking a ham with a professional journalism background to handle ARRL’s news function on a contract, remote basis.Read More
12/03/2021 | The K7RA Solar Update
Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: Solar activity was up this week. Average daily sunspot number increased from 26.9 to 46.1.Read More
12/02/2021 | Two 160-Meter Events in December Give Nod to 1921 Transatlantic Tests
160-meter operators can revel in two opportunities in December that promise to fill the airwaves with activity to test skills and stations on that band.Read More
12/02/2021 | Ward Silver, N0AX, and Frank Donovan, W3LPL, Win the November 2021 QST Cover Plaque Award
Ward Silver, N0AX, and Frank Donovan, W3LPL, Win the November 2021 QST Cover Plaque AwardRead More
Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:
Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) will conduct Amateur Radio License Classes via ZOOM, beginning 15 January 2022. For details please go here: firstname.lastname@example.org
Steve Kawamae (KH6WG) will conduct one General and three Technician License Classes on five consecutive Mondays via ZOOM. For details, please go here http://hameducation.org/2022/Classes
The Big Island Amateur Radio Club will meet via ZOOM on Saturday, 11 December 2021. The BIARC Board of Directors will meet at 1200 HST, while the General Membership Meeting will begin at 1400 HST.
Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Officer
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section