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Accessed on 23 February 2023, 2042 UTC.
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News & Features
02/23/2023 | ARRL Welcomes Kevin Beal, K8EAL, as the Director of Development
Kevin Beal, K8EAL, has joined ARRL staff as the Director of Development.Read More
02/20/2023 | ARRL Headquarters will be Closed on Monday, February 20, 2023
ARRL Headquarters will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2023, for Presidents’ Day.Read More
02/17/2023 | IARU Holds First 2023 Meeting
The 56th meeting of the Administrative Council of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) was held via Zoom on January 16, with President Tim Ellam, VE6SH, presiding.Read More
02/17/2023 | The K7RA Solar Update
At 0725 UTC on February 15 the Australian Space Weather Forecasting Centre issued a geomagnetic disturbance warning.Read More
02/17/2023 | Amateur Radio Digital Communications Releases 2022 Annual Report
Amateur Radio Digital Communications (ARDC) has released it’s 2022 Annual Report detailing grants made for amateur radio projects.Read More
02/17/2023 | Bouvet Island DXpedition Wraps Up
The 3Y0J activation of Bouvet Island has finished. The team concluded operations at 3:00 UTC on February 14, 2023, with around 19,000 contacts logged.Read More
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
02/11/2023 | Registration Open for the 2023 QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo
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
02/09/2023 | Amateur Radio on the International Space Station Contacts two US Schools
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
02/07/2023 | Amateur Radio Active in Turkey and Syria Following Earthquakes
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
02/06/2023 | ARRL Foundation Accepting Applications for Grants in February
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
01/27/2023 | Missouri S&T Amateur Radio Club to Celebrate 100 Years
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
Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Officer
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section