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News & Features
02/12/2023 | Amateur Radio Events Celebrate the Universe
Two amateur radio events are scheduled in mid-February to celebrate an astronomer who mapped the universe and an astronomer who discovered a planet.Read More
The 2023 QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo will be held on March 25 – 26, and registration is now open.Read More
02/10/2023 | The K7RA Solar Update
A period of rising solar activity returned this week.Read More
02/10/2023 | Bouvet Island DXpedition is On the Air!
The 3Y0J team has arrived and begun operations on Bouvet Island. The conditions have been difficult and the team is not yet operating at full capacity.Read More
Astronauts on board the International Space Station (ISS) were busy the last week of January using amateur radio to make contact with two schools.Read More
On Monday evening February 6, 2023, there was a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that mainly affected Turkey and Syria but also other neighboring countries with 3,700 people dead and more than 16,000 injured until the last hours, but it is suspected that there arRead More
The ARRL Foundation is now accepting applications for grants to amateur radio organizations.Read More
02/03/2023 | Leadership Changes in ARRL Atlantic Division
The ARRL Atlantic Division has new leadership. Tom Abernethy, W3TOM, who had served as an ARRL Director, representing the Atlantic Division since 2015, stepped down on January 6, 2023.Read More
02/03/2023 | The K7RA Solar Update
Solar activity softened again this week, with average daily sunspot numbers changing from 162 to 80.7, and solar flux from 198.9 to 139.5.Read More
The Missouri S&T Amateur Radio Club, W0EEE, at Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T), is gearing up for an early celebration of their 100 years.Read More
01/27/2023 | The K7RA Solar Update
From the first week of this year, we saw a dramatic and welcome
increase in solar activity, but it softened in this reporting week,
Average daily sunspot numbers starting with the final reporting week
for 2022 were 96.1, 97, 135.9. 173.4…Read More
There are two new Yaesu transceivers in use at ARRL Headquarters in Newington, Connecticut.Read More
Orlando HamCation® is February 10 – 12, 2023, and hosts the ARRL Southeastern Division Convention.Read More
The World Radiosport Team Championship Sanctioning Committee (WRTC-SC) is accepting proposals for hosting the 2026 WRTC event.Read More
01/20/2023 | 29th Annual Dayton Contest Dinner is May 20, 2023
The North Coast Contesters will host the 29th Annual Dayton Contest Dinner at the Hope Hotel, located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio, on Saturday night, May 20, 2023, at 6:30 PM.Read More
01/20/2023 | Winter Field Day 2023
Winter Field Day (WFD), sponsored by the Winter Field Day Association, is coming again.Read More
Reminders for Hawaii radio amateurs:
The Big Island Amateur Radio Club will hold its next meeting on Sunday, 19 February 2023, at the Kamana Senior Center in Hilo. Executive Board meeting begins at 1200 HST followed by the General Membership meeting at 1400 HST.
Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) begins a new Technician License Class on 22 February 2023. For details, please contact Doug via email (email@example.com).
Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Officer
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section