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  • Dutch IARU Member-Society Invites Hams to Participate in 2-Meter Propagation Experiment 07/15/2019
    The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) member-society in the Netherlands, VERON, has invited radio amateurs from around the world to take part in what it’s calling a 2-meter propagation experiment. VERON said the aim is to collect as much data as possible about contacts made on 2 meters. All modes are welcome. The event is […]
  • Well-Known DXer and DXpeditioner Anath Pai, VU2PAI, SK 07/15/2019
    Well-known contester and DXpeditioner Anath Pai, VU2PAI, of Mangalore, India, died on July 13. He was 47 and was reported to have suffered a heart attack while on a business trip. He was on the VU4CB, VU7AG, 8Q7KP, HB0/VU2PAI, and VU7LD excursions, among others. On his QRZ.com profile, Pai described himself as “a die-hard DXer.”Licensed […]
  • WB8VGE Wins the July QST Cover Plaque Award 07/15/2019
    The winning article for the July 2019 QST Cover Plaque award is “The Vibro-Debugger” by Mike Bryce, WB8VGE.The QST Cover Plaque Award -- given to the author or authors of the most popular article in each issue -- is determined by a vote of ARRL members on the QST Cover Plaque Poll web page. Cast […]
  • Dayton Hamvention 2019 Attendance Approaches All-Time Peak 07/15/2019
    The Hamvention Executive Team announced on July 15 that attendance at Dayton Hamvention® 2019 was 32,472. This marks the highest attendance recorded since Hamvention moved in 2017 from Hara Arena to the Greene County Fairgrounds and Exposition Center in Xenia, Ohio. This year’s attendance also approached an all-time Hamvention high. Attendance at the show peaked […]
  • Shop AmazonSmile on Prime Day and Support ARRL 07/15/2019
    Amazon's Prime Day is almost here! Deals start at 3 AM ET on Monday, July 15, and continue through Tuesday, July 16. Prime Day is one of the biggest shopping days of the year. As you browse the great deals available exclusively to Amazon Prime members, we invite you to shop at AmazonSmile, choosing the […]
  • Hurricane Watch Net Secures after Hurricane Barry Activation 07/13/2019
    The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) officially secured operations for Hurricane Barry at 1900 UTC. “When we first activated the Net on Friday, July 12 at 2300 UTC, Barry was a tropical storm forecast to become a hurricane prior to landfall,” Net Manager Bobby Graves, KB5HAV, said. “The storm was finally upgraded to a Category 1 […]
  • IARU HF Championship Contesters: Clear Frequencies Requested for Storm Emergency Traffic 07/13/2019
    The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) is active on 14.325 MHz and 7.268 MHz in response to Category 1 Hurricane Barry. WX4NHC at the National Hurricane Center has activated and plans to operate through landfall on Saturday. In addition, the Maritime Mobile Net is expected to be active on 14.300 MHz. All amateurs not involved in […]
  • HWN, WX4NHC at National Hurricane Center to Activate for Tropical Storm Barry 07/12/2019
  • FAA Reauthorization Act Language Serves to Exclude Vast Majority of Amateur Radio Towers 07/12/2019
    Language in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018 will exclude all but a small number of Amateur Radio towers from marking requirements. Thanks to action taken in 2017 and 2018 by ARRL, the bill’s original language was amended to the extent that amateur towers, as well as residential towers used for over-the-air […]
  • The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Available 07/12/2019
    Listen to the new episode of ARRL Audio News on your iOS or Android podcast app, or online at http://www.blubrry.com/arrlaudionews/. Audio News is also retransmitted on a number of FM repeaters. Click here and then scroll down to see the list.