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  • Djibouti J20DX IOTA DXpedition Thwarted by Bureaucracy
    on April 18, 2019 at 8:00 pm


  • Today is World Amateur Radio Day 2019!
    on April 18, 2019 at 12:50 pm


  • So Now What?
    on April 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm

    “All About Safety” is the focus of the new (April 18) 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 where you are now. New episodes will be posted every other Thursday, alternating new-episod... […]

  • ARRL “Radio Communications” Billboard Promotes Ham Radio on I-40
    on April 17, 2019 at 5:17 pm


  • “Mentoring the Next Generation” is Hamvention and ARRL 2019 National Convention Theme
    on April 17, 2019 at 4:24 pm


  • ARRL Headquarters will be Closed on Friday, April 19
    on April 17, 2019 at 4:05 pm

    ARRL Headquarters will be closed on Friday, April 19. There will be no W1AW bulletin or code practice transmissions on Friday, and no edition of the ARRL Audio News podcast this week. ARRL Headquarters will reopen on Monday, April 22, at 8 AM EDT. We wish everyone a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend. […]

  • AMSAT Academy to be Held Prior to Hamvention
    on April 16, 2019 at 8:54 pm

    AMSAT Academy will take place on Thursday, May 16, the day before Hamvention. AMSAT says this is a unique opportunity for both beginners and advanced satellite operators to learn about Amateur Radio in space and working the FM, linear transponder, and digital satellites now in orbit.AMSAT Academy will take place on Thursday, May 16, 9 AM until 5 PM, at the Dayton Amateur Radio Association (DARA... […]

  • DXpeditioner Kenneth Opskar, LA7GIA, is Recipient of Intrepid Spirit Award
    on April 16, 2019 at 8:31 pm


  • Hamvention Opening Gates to All on Final Day of 2019 Show
    on April 16, 2019 at 5:31 pm

    Hamvention® has announced that it will open the gates to all, without charge, on the final day of the annual gathering at Greene County Fairgrounds and Expo Center in Xenia, Ohio. Hamvention 2019 General Chair Jack Gerbs, WB8SCT, said the idea is to encourage the curious to see what attracts some 30,000 visitors to Hamvention each spring.“We have decided to open the doors to Hamvention to the p... […]

  • ARRL and FCC Sign Memorandum to Implement New Volunteer Monitor Program
    on April 16, 2019 at 5:24 pm

    ARRL and the FCC have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that paves the way to implement the new and enhanced Volunteer Monitor program. The memorandum establishes the Volunteer Monitors as a replacement for the Official Observers (OO) program. Current OOs have been encouraged to participate in the new program.“We are excited by the opportunity to codify our partnership with the FCC and... […]

  • Amateur Radio in Space Pioneer Astronaut Owen Garriott, W5LFL, SK
    on April 15, 2019 at 9:33 pm


  • ARRL Foundation Announces Dick Hanna, K3VYY, Memorial Scholarship
    on April 15, 2019 at 7:35 pm

    The ARRL Foundation has announced the Dick Hanna, K3VYY, Memorial Scholarship. Created through the generosity of the Hanna Family in memory of J. Richard “Dick” Hanna, K3VYY, of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, this scholarship is intended exclusively for educational use, to provide assistance with the cost of tuition, room, board, books and/or other fees essential to the higher education of the rec... […]

  • Honda Portable Generators Recalled Due to Potential Fire Hazard
    on April 15, 2019 at 2:47 pm

    American Honda has announced that it’s voluntarily recalling some 200,000 of its portable generators sold in the US due to a potential fire and burn hazard. The recall includes the EU2200i, EU2200i Companion, and EB2200i generators. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) says the affected portable generators can leak gasoline from the fuel valve. Users should stop operating the recall... […]

  • ARRL Rolls Back Outgoing QSL Bureau Rates to 2011 Prices
    on April 15, 2019 at 1:51 pm


  • World Amateur Radio Day 2019 Marks International Amateur Radio Union Founding
    on April 12, 2019 at 9:22 pm

    Thursday, April 18, is World Amateur Radio Day (WARD), this year marking the 94th anniversary of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU), founded in Paris in 1925. Each year, WARD celebrates Amateur Radio’s contribution to society. Groups in the US and around the world will celebrate WARD 2019 with on-the-air activities.“I am pleased to extend my greetings for World Amateur Radio Day,” IAR... […]