RSSARRL News

  • FCC Issues Enforcement Advisory: Radio Users Again Reminded Not to Use Radios in Crimes04/20/2021
    On April 20, the FCC’s Enforcement Bureau issued a new Enforcement Advisory, repeating the admonishments contained in a January Advisory that no licensee or user of the Amateur or Personal Radio Services may use any radio equipment in connection with unlawful activities of any nature.The Commission specifically cautioned that individuals found to have used radios […]
  • Clear Frequencies Requested for Net Providing 24/7 Coverage of St Vincent Volcanic Eruption04/20/2021
    The Caribbean Emergency and Weather Net (CEWN) has been providing round-the-clock coverage during the La Soufriere volcanic eruption on the island of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Several neighboring islands are also being affected by the disaster. When responding to disasters and emergencies such as this, the CEWN utilizes 3.185 MHz LSB and 7.188 MHz […]
  • Radio Amateur Helps Rescuers to Locate Lost Hiker04/19/2021
    The keen and practiced eye of ARRL member Ben Kuo, AI6YR, helped to guide rescuers to a hiker stranded on a mountainside on April 12. Hiker Rene Compean, 45, had spent the night in a remote region of the Angeles National Forest after getting in a tough spot. After a concerned friend reported Compean missing […]
  • National Hurricane Conference Set for June 14 – 1704/19/2021
  • 2021 Contest University Announces Speaker Line-Up04/19/2021
    The 2021 Contest University (CTU), held in conjunction with the Dayton Hamvention® starting at 1300 UTC on May 20, has announced its roster of speakers. The live Zoom webinar event is free. Registration opens on April 21. Talks will run for 45 minutes followed by a question-and-answer session. More information is on the CTU website. […]
  • The K7RA Solar Update04/16/2021
    Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: On April 12, new sunspot group AR2814 appeared following 5 days of no sunspots. Daily sunspot numbers on the next 4 days were 16, 16, 17, and 22, taking the average daily sunspot number for the April 8-14 reporting week from 6.4 last week to 7. The April 15 sunspot […]
  • Archive of Marconi Papers and Correspondence Acquired by California Museum04/15/2021
    The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California, has acquired an archive of papers and correspondence to, from, and about wireless pioneer and Nobel laureate Guglielmo Marconi. Among the more than 200 pages of correspondence are 31 letters from Marconi to his chief engineer, Richard Vyvyan, written between 1902 and 1909, regarding the […]
  • National Science Foundation Funds Creation of Research Lab at Alaska’s HAARP04/15/2021
    A 5-year, $9.3 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant will allow the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Geophysical Institute to establish a new research observatory at the High-frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP). A former military facility, HAARP is now operated by UAF and is home to HAARP Amateur Radio Club’s KL7ERP. The new Subauroral […]
  • Ulrich Rohde, N1UL, Awarded Germany’s Cross of Merit04/14/2021
    Researcher and innovator Ulrich Rohde, N1UL, has been awarded the Cross of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. He was nominated by Markus Söder, president of the German state of Bavaria and member of the Bavarian Parliament.Söder said that Rohde’s work as a scientist, university lecturer, developer and entrepreneur in the fields of radio […]
  • RAC Announces “Get on the Air on World Amateur Radio Day” Event04/13/2021
    Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) has announced the “Get on the Air on World Amateur Radio Day” operating event. World Amateur Radio Day (WARD) is observed each year on April 18, to celebrate the formation of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) on April 18, 1925. The object of the event is to contact as […]