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  • WX4NHC Annual Hurricane Season Station Test Set for June 1 05/25/2019
    WX4NHC, the Amateur Radio station at the National Hurricane Center in Miami, will conduct its annual station test on Saturday, June 1, the first day of hurricane season. WX4NHC will operate from 1300 to 2100 UTC. “This will be our 39th year of public service at NHC,” said WX4NHC Amateur Radio Assistant Coordinator Julio Ripoll, WD4R. […]
  • The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Available 05/24/2019
    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 2019 Atlanta Hamfest has been Cancelled 05/24/2019
    The Atlanta Hamfest, set for June 1 in Marietta, Georgia, has been cancelled, according to the Hamfest Committee of the Atlanta Radio Club and the Kennehoochee Amateur Radio Club.“It’s every event organizer’s worst nightmare to have to cancel an event for things other than weather, and this was not done lightly,” said Atlanta Hamfest Chair […]
  • ARRL Headquarters will be Closed on Monday, May 27 05/24/2019
    ARRL Headquarters will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27. There will be no W1AW bulletin or code practice transmissions on that day. ARRL Headquarters will reopen on Tuesday, May 28, at 8 AM EDT. We wish everyone a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend.
  • The K7RA Solar Update 05/24/2019
    May 18 was the last day we saw sunspot activity, after more than two weeks with daily sunspots visible. Average daily sunspot number declined to 5.3 this week following 22.7 during the previous week. Average daily solar flux declined from 75.7 to 69.8.Geomagnetic conditions were quieter, with average daily planetary A index declining from 13 […]
  • LoTW Now Accepting FT4 Contacts 05/23/2019
    The latest TQSL update (Config.xml version 11.8), released on May 22, includes FT4 as a submode of MFSK. It also adds AISAT-1 and PO-101 in the satellite category. As of May 23, 1,048,281,611 contact records have been entered into the system, resulting in 200,387,247 contact confirmations. LoTW has 118,328 users. 
  • The Doctor Will See You Now! 05/23/2019
  • KQ6RS Wins the May QST Cover Plaque Award 05/22/2019
    The winning article for the May 2019 QST Cover Plaque award is “Identify and Track Down RFI” by Randy E. Standke, KQ6RS.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 […]
  • FCC Re-Charters Technological Advisory Council for New Term 05/22/2019
    The FCC has re-chartered its Technological Advisory Council (TAC) for a 2-year term. Comprised of a diverse group of leading technology experts, the TAC provides technical expertise to the FCC to identify important areas of innovation and develop informed technology policies. Greg Lapin, N9GL, will continue to represent ARRL on the TAC. “The TAC will […]
  • Springtime Section Manager Election Results Announced 05/22/2019
    In the only contested Section Manager election this spring, ARRL members in Utah have re-elected Mel Parkes, NM7P, as Section Manager for a new 2-year term of office that starts on July 1. Parkes, of Layton, received 481 votes; his opponent, Pat Malan, N7PAT, of South Jordan, received 233 votes. Parkes has served as Section […]