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Canada C3 Voyage Carrying WSPR Concludes; Beacon May Remain Active on Return Trip

11/08/2017 The epic WSPR-carrying Canada C3 voyage of the Polar Prince to commemorate Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation celebration ended successfully on October 28. Over the course of the 150-day expedition from Toronto, Ontario, to Victoria, British Columbia via the Northwest Passage, the CG3EXP WSPR HF beacon was received on every continent except Antarctica, CG3EXP trustee…

Donate to ARRL from your IRA Tax Free

11/07/2017 It’s now possible for anyone over age 70-1/2 to contribute up to $100,000 per year from an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) directly to a qualifying charity without having first to declare the IRA distribution as income. Depending on your personal tax situation, donating directly from your IRA to ARRL could have more tax advantages…

ARI President Mario Ambrosi, I2MQP, SK

11/07/2017 Associazione Radioamatori Italiani (ARI) President Pietro “Mario” Ambrosi, I2MQP, of Rodano, Millepini, Italy, died November 6 after serving for several decades at the head of Italy’s national Amateur Radio organization and IARU member society. A long-time ARRL member, DXCC card checker, and 2005 CQ Amateur Radio Hall of Fame inductee, Ambrosi was credited with…