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  • ARRL Foundation Announces Two New Scholarships

    Starting in 2018, the ARRL Foundation will offer two new scholarships for radio amateurs pursuing post-secondary education. They have been established by the Medical Amateur Radio Council (MARCO) and by the Shenandoah Valley Amateur Radio Club (SVARC). The MARCO scholarship will provide financial assistance for the educational expenses of a radio amateur pursuing higher education in the healing ... […]

  • W8CDX Takes Field Day Back to its Roots

    Some younger radio amateurs may not realize that ARRL Field Day has been a staple operating event for more than 80 years. Former ARRL Communications Manager F. E. Handy, W1BDI, is credited with conceiving “International Field Day” in 1933, although it wasn’t until the following year that he described it as the “test of the emergency availability of portable stations and equipment” we know today... […]

  • ARRL Headquarters to be Closed on July 3 and 4

    ARRL Headquarters will be closed on Monday, June 3, and Tuesday, July 4, for the Independence Day holiday. There will be no ARRL bulletin or code practice transmissions on those days. ARRL Headquarters will reopen on Wednesday, July 5, at 8 AM ET. We wish everyone a festive and safe holiday! […]

  • "Germany Welcomes the World" to Friedrichshafen's Ham Radio 2017

    “Germany Welcomes the World” is the theme of the 2017 edition of Europe’s major annual Amateur Radio gathering, known simply as Ham Radio but more commonly called “Friedrichshafen,” the city on the shores of Lake Constance where it takes place each summer. ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, will head a League contingent to the event, which this year runs from Friday, July 14, until Sunday, Ju... […]

  • Pikes Peak ARES at Right Place, Right Time

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  • ARRL Still Seeking Vintage DXpedition Logs for Archive

    ARRL continues to solicit paper logs of prominent DXpeditions that took place predominantly in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, for inclusion in The DX Log Archive Endowed by JA1BK. The DX Log Archive program was created, thanks to an endowment established by Kan Mizoguchi, JA1BK, to obtain, preserve and utilize paper logs from rare and significant DXpeditions. The archive can include pre-1950 pape... […]

  • Amateur Radio Poised to Retain Full 76-81 GHz Band, Sharing with Vehicular Radars

    In a draft Report and Order (ET Docket No. 15-26) to be considered at its July 13 open meeting, the FCC is proposing to lift a nearly 2-decade-old suspension of Amateur Radio access to 76-77 GHz, giving the Amateur and Amateur-Satellite services access to the full 76-81 GHz band on a secondary basis. The FCC also reduced Amateur Radio’s status from primary to secondary in the 77-77.5 GHz segmen... […]

  • International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend Registrations Top 200 and Rising

    Registrations for the 2017 International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend (ILLW) have topped the 200 mark for the August 19-20 event. The ILLW is 20 years old this year, and with some 8 weeks to go, 220 planned operations have registered throughout the world, including 26 in the US (Germany is leading registrations with 45. Australia has 30 so far). During the annual event, Amateur Radio stations w... […]

  • OF100HQ Will Celebrate Finland’s Centennial in IARU HF World Championship Event

    The commemorative call sign OF1ØØHQ will be on the air during the IARU HF World Championship event July 8-9 to mark Finland’s 100th anniversary. “Finland has been under Swedish and Russian rule, and has had to fight her way to her own destiny of freedom in securing her identity during the World War II,” well-known Finnish radio amateur Martti Laine, OH2BH, pointed out in announcing the HQ multip... […]

  • Region 1 Intruder Watch Reports the Usual Suspects

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