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News & Features
ARRL Headquarters will be closed on Friday, November 11, in observance of Veterans Day. There will be no W1AW bulletin or code practice transmissions on that day. ARRL HQ will reopen on Monday, November 14, at 8 AM EST. Read More
Ellen White, W1YL, of Brandon, Florida, passed away on Sunday, November 6, 2022. She was 95.Read More
11/07/2022 | Veterans Day 2022 Special Events
Veterans Day is Friday, November 11, 2022, and will feature many opportunities for amateur radio operators to celebrate and honor Veterans throughout the holiday weekend.Read More
ARRL Northwestern Division Director Mike Ritz, W7VO, presented the 2021 ARRL Technical Innovation Award to Steve Haynal, KF7O, creator of the Hermes-Lite software-defined radio (SDR).Read More
Amateur radio operators were closely monitoring hurricane and weather nets, as two tropical storms in the eastern and southwest Atlantic were upgraded to hurricane status late Wednesday, November 2, 2022.Read More
11/07/2022 | ARRL Delegates Attend IARU Region 2 General Assembly
An ARRL delegation, led by President Rick Roderick, K5UR (Head of Delegation), and including Chief Executive Officer David Minster, NA2AA, attended the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) Region 2 General Assembly this week.Read More
11/04/2022 | The K7RA Solar Update
Solar activity perked up this week. Average daily sunspot number
rose from 58.4 to 70.3, and solar flux averages increased from 113.3
There are still problems with the Fredericksburg magnetometer, so I
used numbers from the Boulder, Colorado …Read More
Students from the Crop Protection Student Association at the University of Puerto Rico in Mayagüez participated in a communications practice session as part of the yearly Great Puerto Rico ShakeOut Drill on October 20, 2022.Read More
The online event is scheduled for Saturday, November 5, 2022, from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM EDT.Read More
10/28/2022 | Activity and Awards Increase at 222 and 1296 MHz
Interest in ARRL VHF and above Worked All States Awards (WAS) continues its flurry of activity, now on the 1296 MHz band.Read More
10/28/2022 | New Wyoming Section Manager Appointed
Garth Crowe, WY7GC, was appointed as the new ARRL Wyoming Section Manager on October 12, 2022.Read More
10/28/2022 | Student Radio Contact with the International Space Station Inspires Hurricane-hit Community
Students from Canterbury School in Fort Myers, Florida, were able to spend a few minutes on Monday, October 24, 2022, talking with Astronaut Josh Cassada, KI5CRH, onboard the International Space Station (ISS) using ham radio.Read More
10/28/2022 | The K7RA Solar Update
Sunspot activity seems listless.Read More
10/27/2022 | FCC Seeks Electronic Engineers for Honors Program
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced this week that it is opening a new window for applications under its Honors Engineer Program. Visit USAJOBS for the complete position summary and to apply, atwww.usajobs.gov/job/685101100.Read More
The winning article for the September 2022 QST Cover Plaque award is “Dual-Band Sloper for 60 and 17 Meters,” by Patrick Brannick, N2BZD. The QST Cover Plaque Award — given to the author or authors of the most popular article in each issue — is deter…Read More
10/25/2022 | Amateur Radio Club Members Assist Law Enforcement
WARC manned a 30-foot-tall mobile observational Infrastructure Protection Unit, or SkyWatch tower, at Ohio’s Wayne County Fair in September again this year.Read More