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FCC Enforcement Advisory Targets Noncompliant Imported VHF/UHF Transceivers The FCC is warning that noncompliant VHF/UHF transceivers may not be imported, marketed, or sold in the US, nor may anyone use them. The FCC Enforcement Advisory, issued on September 24, follows an August 1 Citation and Order (Citation) to Amcrest Industr
ARRL | 9 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Scoutings 2018 Jamboree on the Air Set for October 19 21 Read full story for latest details.
ARRL | 12 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Swedens Telecommunications Regulatory Agency to Require Fee to Run More than 200 W Effective on November 1, radio amateurs in Sweden who want to run more than 200 W PEP in certain Amateur Radio allocations will have to apply for a transmitter license to do so and pay a yearly fee. Swedens telecoms agency PTS has announced a modified lis
ARRL | Sep 24, 2018 7:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Philippine Amateur Radio Association Activates HERO for Typhoon Mangkhut With Typhoon Mangkhut (locally Ompong) threatening, the Philippine Amateur Radio Association (PARA) activated its Ham Emergency Radio Operations (HERO) at a Code Yellow level on September 12, per a declaration from PARA Chief Operating Officer Roberto Vic
ARRL | Sep 24, 2018 7:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fifth Annual Enigma Reloaded Operating Event Set to Start on September 28 The fifth running of the Enigma Reloaded operating event will begin on September 28. Sponsored by A.R.I. Fidenza Radio Club, the event celebrates the history of the Enigma cipher machine and its crucial role in World War II, as well as honoring the indivi
ARRL | Sep 24, 2018 7:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Long Island New York Club Supports the Great Cow Harbor Race The Larkfield Amateur Radio Club (LARC) in Huntington, New York, provided communication support for the 41st Northport Great Cow Harbor 10K / 2K Run on September 15. The nonprofit event is held in cooperation with various community organizations.LARC memb
ARRL | Sep 24, 2018 7:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
VP6D Ducie Island 2018 DXpedition to Offer Near Real-Time Contact Posting The VP6D Ducie Island 2018 DXpedition, on schedule to begin October 20, has announced that it will use DXA to post contacts on a near real-time basis. Bob Schmieder, KK6EK, of Cordell Expeditions, offered the use of DXA, and we gladly accepted, the DXpedi
ARRL | Sep 24, 2018 6:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Window to Submit Proposals to Host Contacts with Space Station Crew Opens October 1 Proposals by school and educational organizations to host Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contacts with an International Space Station crew member next year will be accepted starting on Monday, October 1. Completed proposals are d
ARRL | Sep 21, 2018 4:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The K7RA Solar Update Sunspots are gone again this week, with none observed since September 12.Average daily sunspot number declined to zero this week from 7.6 last week. Average daily solar flux was unchanged at 68.6. Average daily planetary A index declined from 12.6 to 9.7,
ARRL | Sep 21, 2018 12:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Puerto Rico Amateurs Beefing Up Hurricane Preparedness September 20 is the first anniversary of Hurricane Maria's devastating arrival in Puerto Rico. Today, many amateurs there are better prepared for the next storm or other disaster that could disrupt conventional telecommunications. With this in mind, the A
ARRL | Sep 20, 2018 1:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend