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  • The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Available March 22, 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. 
  • The K7RA Solar Update March 22, 2019
    Following a month of no sunspots in February, solar activity returned on March 5-12, then disappeared over five days, returning last week on March 18-20.But our reporting week (Always Thursday through the following Wednesday) ended with a bang when the daily sunspot number rose to 28 on March 20, the first day of spring. Sunspot […]
  • Ohio ARES Provides “Situational Awareness” During January Blizzard March 21, 2019
    Ohio ARES members stared down “Snowmageddon” 2019, the mid-January blizzard that blanketed the lower Great Lakes region. Based on ominous forecasts and discussion with Assistant SECs across the state, Section Manager Scott Yonally, N8SY, and the Ohio Watch Office, SEC Stan Broadway, N8BHL, asked ARES operators to provide observations and reports to assist decision makers […]
  • XR0ZRC Update from Robinson Crusoe Island March 21, 2019
    The XR0ZRC DXpedition team on Robinson Crusoe Island (Juan Fernandez Islands) reports that a very slow internet connection has hampered its ability to upload logs. Operators report that severe local noise on the low bands is making reception difficult.“The team is looking for another QTH for the low-band position,” an announcement on the group’s website […]
  • So Now What? March 21, 2019
    “The New Ham Radio Starter Pack” is the focus of the new (March 21) episode of the “So Now What?“ podcast for Amateur Radio newcomers. If you’re a newly licensed Amateur Radio operator, chances are you have lots of questions. This biweekly podcast has answers! “So Now What?” offers insights from those who’ve been just […]
  • Comments Due March 22 on Proposed Updates to the National Emergency Communications Plan March 20, 2019
  • FCC Adopts New Rules for Spectrum above 95 GHz in Branded “Spectrum Horizons” Initiative March 20, 2019
    The FCC has adopted new rules to encourage development of new communication technologies and expedite the deployment of new services above 95 GHz. The action was the latest move in the Commission’s “Spectrum Horizons” branded initiative.“This spectrum has long been considered the outermost horizon of the usable spectrum range, but rapid advancements in radio technology […]
  • IARU Represents Amateur Radio at WRC-19 Preparatory Meeting March 20, 2019
  • Canadian Amateur Radio Interference Case Adjudicated March 20, 2019
    Interference from what ISED, Canada’s telecommunications regulator, called an individual “operating an Amateur Radio station without proper authorization and was known to insult, threaten and impersonate other Amateur operators” has been adjudicated. The case resulted in a petition, which attracted 1,135 signatures, being presented to the House of Commons on January 30, and the Government […]
  • OH10X IOTA “Ice DXpedition” to Inakari Island Logs More Than 8,000 Contacts March 20, 2019