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Now Online!  Digital editions of “QST”, “On the Air”, “QEX” and “NCJ.”

Views expressed in this Amateur Radio update are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Accessed on 10 June 2022, 2234 UTC.

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Now Online! Digital editions of July QST, May/June On the AirQEX, and NCJ
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July QST

Make a 2-Meter J-Pole from a Lamp Cord

John H. Unrath, K6JHU

 

Boost your handheld’s performance with this lightweight, packable antenna made from common household wire and parts that you may already have in your shack. Read QST

May/June On the Air

Maximizing Your ARRL Field Day Score

 

Though Field Day isn’t a contest, many participants want to rack up as many contacts and bonus points as possible. This article offers tips and strategies for making the most of your Field Day weekend – and your score! Read On the Air

May/June QEX
Learn cutting-edge radio technology and breakthroughs from ham radio’s greatest minds. Read QEX
May/June NCJ
Get radiosport techniques and tips from today’s top contesters. Read NCJ

 

To celebrate the 50th year of publication for ARRL’s National Contest Journal, ARRL has commissioned a limited-edition challenge coin as a gift to all 2022 subscribers new and renewing! Subscribe Now

Podcasts

Eclectic Tech — Episode 61

 

This episode of ARRL’s Eclectic Tech podcast brings you Dayton Hamvention excitement, with a recap of the 2022 show from QST magazine’s “Product Review” Editor Pascal Villeneuve, VA2PV. Listen Now

On the Air — Episode 30

 

This episode of the On the Air podcast features Field Day tips from ARRL Contest Program Manager Paul Bourque, N1SFE. ARRL Field Day is coming up on June 25 and 26. Listen Now

Get Ready for ARRL Field Day

There’s still time to gear up for the most popular on-air event in amateur radio with 2022 Field Day merchandise. T-shirts, hats, pins, patches, mugs, and more are available while supplies last. Shop Now

 

Check out our take-along ARRL Field Day Guide sponsored by DX Engineering. It has tips on setting up and running your station, an explanation on how to fine-tune emergency communications skills during the event, a safety checklist, a handy guide for tracking bonus points, and more. Print Now

ARRL Foundation Club Grant Program Webinar

The ARRL Foundation Club Grant Program has launched and is now accepting applications. The deadline to apply is June 30 at 7:00 PM EST. An informational webinar was held to answer questions about the program and can now be viewed on our YouTube channel. Watch Now

3-Year Membership Offer

 

Renew or extend your ARRL membership for 3 years and get a free limited-edition coffee mug featuring a popular cartoon by the creative artist and ham, Philip “Gil” Gildersleeve. This offer only applies to 2022 3-year full memberships (not valid for digital, student, life, or other membership types). Use code GIL2 at checkout. Renew Now

Member Services

ARRL members and customers can now join, renew, shop, and donate all in one transaction. For assistance logging in to arrl.org, follow these video instructions to access ARRL features and services.

 

Reminder: ARRL Member Services has extended our phone support hours to 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM EST, Monday through Thursday, to serve our members better.

Conventions & On Air Events
June VHF | June 11-13, 2022

 

Kids Day | June 18, 2022

 

HAM RADIO International Amateur Radio Exhibition

Friedrichshafen, Germany | June 24-26, 2022

 

ARRL Field Day | June 25-26, 2022

 

IARU HF World Championship | July 9-10, 2022

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