Here are today’s Amateur Radio news, events, features, and commentary compiled by HQ ARRL.
Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio News update are those of the reporters and correspondents.
Accessed on 04 May 2022, 2319 UTC.
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News & Features
FCC Not Processing New License Applications
On Wednesday, April 27, in a notice to all VECs, the FCC again asked them to refrain from submitting any session or application files while the Commission works to resolve an issue with the Universal Licensing System (ULS) application filing system.Read More
05/04/2022 | Mobile App Available to Navigate 2022 Dayton Hamvention
The free ARRL Events app is available now to help attendees navigate Dayton Hamvention, May 20 – 22, 2022.Read More
04/29/2022 | Radio Amateurs to Participate in MARS Interoperability Exercise in May
Members of the Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS) will conduct an HF skills exercise May 3 – 7, 2022 to practice interoperability with the amateur radio community.Read More
04/29/2022 | FCC Hiring for Electronics Engineering
FCC has started accepting applications for electronics engineers for Recent Graduates positions in the Pathways Program which is located in the Office of Engineering and Technology in Washington, DC.Read More
04/29/2022 | Ham Radio Connects Bellefontaine, Ohio Students with Astronaut Kayla Barron
Astronaut Kayla Barron, amateur radio call sign KI5LAL, completed a successful, scheduled ham radio contact on April 21, 2022, with students from Bellefontaine High School in Bellefontaine, Ohio via Amateur Radio on the International Space Station.Read More
04/29/2022 | Webinar for ARRL Foundation Club Grant Program on May 4, 2022
An informational webinar about the ARRL Foundation Club Grant Program will be held on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at 8 PM EDT / 5 PM PDT.Read More
04/29/2022 | Friedrichshafen, Germany to Host the 45th International Amateur Radio Exhibition
Amateur radio fans will reunite on Lake Constance in Friedrichshafen, Germany, from June 24 – 26, 2022, for HAM RADIO — the 45th International Amateur Radio Exhibition.Read More
04/29/2022 | 2022 USA ARDF Championships Results
The results are in for the 21st USA Championships in Amateur Radio Direction Finding (ARDF). The 4 days of competitions were held from April 7 – 10 in Prince William Forest Park (PWFP) in northern Virginia. The competition results will help determi…Read More
04/29/2022 | A New Colorado Section Manager Begins July 1
Amanda Alden, K1DDN, will serve as the next ARRL Colorado Section Manager, effective July 1, 2022.Read More
04/29/2022 | ARRL Youth Licensing Grant Program
ARRL Youth Licensing Grant Program, in effect since April 19, 2022, will cover the one-time $35 application fee for new amateur radio license candidates younger than 18 years old for tests administered under the ARRL VEC.Read More
04/21/2022 | John E. Ross, KD8IDJ, is New ARRL News Editor
John E. Ross, KD8IDJ, is the new ARRL News Editor, producing news content for the ARRL website, the weekly ARRL Letter, the “Happenings” and “Amateur Radio World” columns in QST, and voicing the weekly ARRL Audio News.Read More
04/21/2022 | ITU Celebrates 2022 World Amateur Radio Day
In recognition of World Amateur Radio Day, held on April 18, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) published articles and social media posts highlighting various facets of ham radio.Read More
04/21/2022 | Hawaii ARES Drill Tests All Communications
The Hawaii Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) conducted an operational readiness drill on April 16 to evaluate their emergency communications abilities if severe weather were to hit the state and disable regular communications.Read More
04/14/2022 | Amateur Radio Helps Rescue Injured California Outdoorsman
Amateur Radio Helps Rescue Injured California OutdoorsmanRead More
04/12/2022 | Bob Rose, KC1DSQ, and Bob Glorioso, W1IS, Win the March 2022 QST Cover Plaque Award
The winning article for the March 2022 QST Cover Plaque award is “Portable 20-Meter Phased Dipole Beam,” by Bob Rose, KC1DSQ, and Bob Glorioso, W1IS. The QST Cover Plaque Award — given to the author or authors of the most popular article in each issue …Read More
04/08/2022 | ARRL Employment Opportunities
ARRL is seeking candidates for job opportunities at its headquarters in Newington, Connecticut. Available positions include Director of Information Technology, Public Relations & Outreach Manager, Social Media Strategist, and others.Read More