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  • Registration is Open for QRP-ARCI “Four Days in May” 2019 January 17, 2019
  • German Satellite Special Event to Commemorate AMSAT 50th Anniversary January 17, 2019
  • Over-the-Horizon Radar Reported on 15 Meters January 17, 2019
    The International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 (IARU-R1) Monitoring System (IARUMS) reports that an over-the-horizon (OTH) radar located on Cyprus has been active on 21.170 MHz, which is inside an exclusive Amateur Radio allocation. “The Sovereign Base areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia is a British Overseas Territory on the island of Cyprus,” IARUMS Coordinator Wolf […]
  • On-Orbit Frequency Change Announced for UWE-4 CubeSat January 17, 2019
    The Satellite Technology group at the University of Würzburg has announced a change of frequency for the UWE-4 CubeSat, launched on a December 27 Soyuz flight. The 1U CubeSat carries an electric propulsion experiment and a 70-centimeter 9.6 k AX.25 digipeater.“After 2 weeks in orbit, UWE-4 is in very good shape,” the group reported. “After […]
  • ARRL Board of Directors’ Annual Meeting to Welcome New Members January 17, 2019
  • The Doctor Will See You Now! January 17, 2019
  • December YOTA Month Activity Records More Than 80,000 Contacts January 16, 2019
    More than 80,000 contacts went into logs at YOTA suffix stations and others participating in December Youngsters on the Air (YOTA) Month, with most operations in International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 (IARU-R1). The final tally included 46,989 on SSB, another 28,064 on CW, some 3,814 on FT8, and the rest on various other modes.“This […]
  • New 2019 Repeater Directory is Now Shipping January 15, 2019
    The new 2019 ARRL Repeater Directory® is now shipping. It includes “crowdsourced” listings contributed by users, repeater owners, and volunteer frequency coordinators. This means more listings that are and updated more often. With 28,000 listings, the ARRL Repeater Directory® is the most complete printed directory of on-the-air repeaters, covering repeater systems throughout the US and Canada.R...
  • Japanese Ham Receives License to Operate in Myanmar January 15, 2019
    Akio Taguchi, JE2QIZ/AC7XZ, reports that he has received a license from the Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) Ministry of Transportation and Communication. His call sign there will be XZ2B. Taguchi explained that Myanmar only permits Amateur Radio operation from 20 MHz to 300 MHz at a power of just 25 W, and he plans to […]
  • Court Rules Excessive Antenna Application Fees Violated Reasonable Accommodation January 15, 2019
    Long-pending Amateur Radio antenna litigation that ARRL helped to fund has finally borne fruit. The Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division: Second Judicial Department has ruled in the case of Myles Landstein, N2EHG, that the Town of LaGrange, New York, not only overstepped its state-granted authority by assessing excessive fees, but […]