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The latest news from the American Radio Relay League

  • Leadership Changes in ARRL Atlantic Division February 3, 2023
    The ARRL Atlantic Division has new leadership. Tom Abernethy, W3TOM, who had served as an ARRL Director, representing the Atlantic Division since 2015, stepped down on January 6, 2023.(left to right) ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, recognized Bob Famiglio, K3RF, and Marty Pittinger, KB3MXM, as the new Director and Vice Director, respectfully, of the Atla […]
  • The K7RA Solar Update February 3, 2023
    Solar activity softened again this week, with average daily sunspotnumbers changing from 162 to 80.7, and solar flux from 198.9 to139.5.This is quite a dramatic shift from the excitement of a couple ofweeks ago. To review, average weekly sunspot numbers from the firstPropagation Forecast bulletin of 2023 went from 97 to 135.9, 173.4and 162. Average weekly so […]
  • Missouri S&T Amateur Radio Club to Celebrate 100 Years January 27, 2023
    The Missouri S&T Amateur Radio Club, W0EEE, at Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T), is gearing up for an early celebration of their 100 years. Club President Morgan Lyons, KI5SXY, said the station first went on the air in 1923 as the M.S.M Radio Club, broadcasting basketball games from the Jackling Gym on the grounds of the M […]
  • The K7RA Solar Update January 27, 2023
    From the first week of this year, we saw a dramatic and welcomeincrease in solar activity, but it softened in this reporting week,January 19-25.Average daily sunspot numbers starting with the final reporting weekfor 2022 were 96.1, 97, 135.9. 173.4 and 162.Over the same period, average daily solar flux was 143.8, 157.8,181.2, 221.8 and 198.9.The northern hem […]
  • Yaesu Radios Donated to ARRL to Inspire Visitors and Young Hams January 26, 2023
    There are two new Yaesu transceivers in use at ARRL Headquarters in Newington, Connecticut. They arrived via a generous donation from Yaesu USA.The Yaesu FTDX101MP transceiver is a welcome addition to Studio 1 in W1AW, the Hiram Percy Maxim Memorial Station.The company has donated an FTDX101MP and FTDX10, both HF/50 MHz transceivers. In arranging the donatio […]
  • Mobile App Available to Navigate 2023 Orlando HamCation January 26, 2023
    Orlando HamCation® is February 10 - 12, 2023, and hosts the ARRL Southeastern Division Convention. In partnership with HamCation, ARRL's free mobile app is available to help attendees navigate the large event, which is held at the Central Florida Fairgrounds and Expo Park.The free ARRL Events app is now available and already includes HamCation's fu […]
  • Proposals Sought to Host 2026 World Radiosport Team Championship -- WRTC January 20, 2023
    The World Radiosport Team Championship Sanctioning Committee (WRTC-SC) is accepting proposals for hosting the 2026 WRTC event. The World Radiosport Team Championship is an on-site amateur radio competition, usually held every 4 years. Previous WRTCs have been held in Seattle, San Francisco, Slovenia, Finland, Brazil, Russia, Boston, and Germany. WRTC 2022, d […]
  • 29th Annual Dayton Contest Dinner is May 20, 2023 January 20, 2023
    The North Coast Contesters will host the 29th Annual Dayton Contest Dinner at the Hope Hotel, located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio, on Saturday night, May 20, 2023, at 6:30 PM. Master of Ceremonies will be John Dorr, K1AR, and the 2023 Keynote Speaker is Bryant Rascoll, KG5HVO. Rascoll, of Montgomery, Alabama, was the 2018 recipient of […]
  • Winter Field Day 2023 January 20, 2023
    Winter Field Day (WFD), sponsored by the Winter Field Day Association, is coming again. This year, the dates are January 28 and 29. Radio clubs around the country are activating for this event. Complete rules can be found on the WFD website, at Home - Winter Field Day. Combining this with ARRL's yearlong event, Volunteers On the Air, is a great way to m […]
  • Amateur Satellite FalconSAT-3 Nears Reentry January 20, 2023
    Many amateur radio operators and satellite watchers have been predicting the date and time of reentry for FalconSAT-3 (FS-3). While all reentry predictions are something of a guessing game due to the large number of variables affecting the upper atmosphere, it is certain that the end for FS-3 will be coming very soon, possibly the week of January 16 - 21, 20 […]