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Post-Launch Signals Received as Amateur Radio Heads to Moon Read full story for latest details.
ARRL | May 21, 2018 3:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
ARRL Business Services Manager Debra Jahnke, K1DAJ, SK ARRL Business Services Manager Deb Jahnke, K1DAJ, of Colchester, Connecticut, died on May 17 after a lengthy illness. She was 66 and had been on the ARRL Headquarters staff for nearly 40 years, starting as a file clerk. She went on to serve as Deputy Circ
ARRL | May 21, 2018 2:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hamvention 2018 - Sunday Roundup Hamvention 2018 is history. It was a rain-plagued event . . . until today. On Sunday, the Sun burst forth and the bargain hunters flocked to the Xenia Fairgrounds. A number of exhibitors commented that it was the largest Hamvention Sunday attendance that
ARRL | May 21, 2018 12:19 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
CQ Announces 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees CQ Magazine has announced the 2018 inductees to its Amateur Radio, DX, and Contest halls of fame.The CQ Amateur Radio Hall of Fame added 11 new members for 2018,bringing to 321 the total number of inductees since its establishment in 2001. The CQ Amateur
ARRL | May 20, 2018 02:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hamvention 2018 - Saturday Roundup As with most Dayton Hamventions, Saturday was the big day. The crowds were large with streams of people moving from building to building. The rain showers persisted, accompanied by an afternoon thunderstorm, but the wet episodes were relatively brief. Mos
ARRL | May 20, 2018 12:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hamvention 2018 - Friday Roundup Friday was damp at the Dayton Hamvention, but the rain showers did little to deter the crowds. In fact, many seemed to even prefer overcast conditions to the alternative: sun and heat.Perhaps as a consequence of the rain, the indoor exhibit areas were pac
ARRL | May 19, 2018 12:44 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hamvention 2018: ARRL Renews Memorandum of Understanding with SATERN, Promotes Partnerships at Forum ARRL and The Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network (SATERN) today renewed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two organizations that spells out how they will work together in disaster and emergency responses. ARRL President Rick Roderi
ARRL | May 18, 2018 9:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The K7RA Solar Update Read full story for latest details.
ARRL | May 18, 2018 12:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
FT8 Activity Bumping Up at Some Expense to Other Modes Despite largely dismal HF conditions, there is no doubt that the recent FT8 digital protocol has made hams more enthusiastic about getting on the air. The mode has caught on so quickly that co-developer Joe Taylor expressed surprise last fall at the rapid
ARRL | May 18, 2018 04:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Solar Eclipse QSO Party Research Results Published in Geophysical Research Letters The first science results from the Solar Eclipse QSO Party (SEQP) last August 21 have been published in the American Geophysical Union journal Geophysical Research Letters. In the paper, Modeling Amateur Radio Soundings of the Ionospheric Response to the
ARRL | May 17, 2018 6:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend