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Florida Ham Radio Club Aids Homeless During Cold Snap

01/15/2018 Uncharacteristically cold weather in Central Florida in early January prompted members of the North Brevard Amateur Radio Club (K4NBR) to assist the area’s homeless. The New Year began with a bitter cold front descending upon Central Florida, bringing temperatures that hovered around freezing. Such conditions can be especially concerning for those lacking regular shelter…

ARRL Board of Directors to Meet

01/15/2018 The ARRL Board of Directors will hold its 2018 Annual Meeting January 19-20 in Windsor, Connecticut. The first order of business will be the election of officers. The Board will elect candidates to the volunteer posts of ARRL President, First and Second Vice President, International Affairs Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Chief Executive Officer, and…

WSPR Beacon on its Way to Antarctica

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The February Edition of Digital QST is Now Available!

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Tickets are Available for DX Dinner in Dayton

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Indonesian Pirates on 7 MHz Heard in Europe

01/10/2018 The International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 (IARU Region 1) Monitoring System (IARUMS) December newsletter reports that many Indonesian “pirates” were heard on December 30, 2017, in the 7.000 to 7.040 MHz range, USB/LSB, active in 5-kHz increments, “laughing, singing, and talking.” Signals were reported to be “rather strong in Europe.” Adding to the…

Radio Amateurs Track Major East Coast Winter Storm

01/10/2018 WX1BOX, the Amateur Radio Station at the National Weather Service (NWS) office in Taunton, Massachusetts joined numerous SKYWARN nets across New England in activating for an early-January nor’easter that brought significant coastal flooding, damaging winds — with hurricane-force wind gusts downing trees and power lines — and heavy snow accumulations to the region. The…

“Science Milestones in the History of Radio” Event is Under Way

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Nominations Sought for Philip J. McGan Memorial Silver Antenna Award

01/11/2018 Nominations are open for ARRL’s annual Philip J. McGan Memorial Silver Antenna Award, which recognizes and honors the efforts of individuals who create greater awareness and understanding the services and benefits that Amateur Radio provides to the general public. The deadline to submit a nomination is May 19, 2018. Every day Public Information Coordinators,…