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On the Air Monthly Magazine

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Here’s the latest online edition of “On the Air Monthly Magazine” from HQ ARRL.

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

Accessed on 27 July 2022, 2100 UTC.

Content reprinted with permission of The ARRL.  Copyright ARRL.

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Wondering what to do with your new Amateur Radio license?

 

This email provides you with articles and advice from experienced hams to help you get active and on the air.

 

Severe Weather Spotting: 6 Questions Answered

 

Severe weather spotting, also known as “storm spotting,” is an activity that many hams engage in as a public service. Learn how to get trained and contribute information that can help the National Weather Service provide ground-truth reporting.
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Your First Amateur Radio Event
If you’ve volunteered to help with communications at an event like a road race or parade, “Your First Amateur Radio Event” will tell you how to prepare your radio – and yourself! – before arriving, what to expect once you’re there, how to communicate with event organizers before, during, and after the event, and more. The article includes a list of typical event assignments and what the expectations are for each of them.
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Go-Kit Basics
The ham radio go-kit takes many forms for many purposes. “Go-Kit Basics” will walk you through the typical tools, gear, and accessories found in short-term and long-term go-kits, and also provides a handy checklist of must-have items for a 72-hour deployment.
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Winlink – Amateur Radio’s Email Network
In disaster responses where last-mile solutions are often needed to get information into and out of a disaster zone, Winlink is one of the tools at hams’ disposal, providing a way to send email even when the internet is down.
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ARRL On the Air – Episode 4

In this episode of the On the Air podcast, get tips on creating a family emergency communication plan, and learn about installing coaxial cable connectors from Dino Papas, KL0S.
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2022 Simulated Emergency Test
Held each fall, the ARRL Simulated Emergency Test, or SET, is a nationwide activity that allows hams to practice their skills in simulated emergency conditions. Find out more about the SET, including how get involved.
READ THE QST ARTICLE

Training Courses for Amateur Radio Public Service

Training, in all its forms, is a big part of being an effective amateur radio volunteer. Training in the form of courses, especially beginner courses, is a common way to better educate yourself with amateur radio public service. Check out the blog for helpful information and resources to find the correct training course for you!
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Hamspeak
ARES® (Amateur Radio Emergency Service®) — An ARRL program specializing in emergency communication, ARES consists of licensed amateurs who have voluntarily registered their qualifications and equipment for communications duty in the public service when disaster strikes. Visit arrl.org/ares for more information.
 

On-Air Events & Conventions

222 MHz and Up Distance Contest | August 6-7, 2022

 

10 GHz & Up – Round 1 | August 20-21, 2022

 

Rookie Roundup – RTTY | August 21, 2022

 

Huntsville Hamfest hosting the ARRL Southeastern Division Convention | August 20-21, 2022

 

Northeast HamXposition hosting the ARRL New England and Hudson Division Conventions | August 26-28, 2022

 

QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo (online event) | September 17-18, 2022 ARRL is a QSO Today partner

 

HRO Superfest hosting the ARRL Central Division Convention Milwaukee, Wisconsin | September 23- 24, 2022

 

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This monthly email was developed to help new hams get on the air and involved with the hobby. Featuring content from On the Air magazine, along with newly produced articles and videos.

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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

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