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Amateur Radio - ARRL

  • Volunteer Monitor Program Report for July 2022
    The Volunteer Monitor (VM) Program is a joint initiative between ARRL and the FCC to enhance compliance in the Amateur Radio Service. This is the July 2022 activity report of the VM Program.Notices for unlicensed operation on 2-meter amateur frequenc…
    - 1 day ago 17 Aug 22, 12:56pm -
  • Simultaneous APRS and Voice Repeater on the International Space Station
    ARISS, Amateur Radio on the International Space Station, announced that simultaneous operations of the ARISS Voice Repeater and digital APRS communications on the Space Station is now a reality.  Current ARISS operations include voice repeater trans…
    - 3 days ago 15 Aug 22, 2:25pm -
  • The K7RA Solar Update
    Solar activity did a rebound this week, back to more active levels.Average daily sunspot number increased from 36.6 to 65.4.Average daily 10.7 cm solar flux rose from 95.7 to 111.9.Solar wind caused geomagnetic numbers to rise, with average planetary…
    - 6 days ago 12 Aug 22, 11:16pm -
  • Updates from the 2022 Ham Radio Youth Summer Camp in Croatia
    This year's 10th Youngsters on the Air Summer Camp is taking place in Karlovac, Croatia, August 6 - 13, 2022. Attending from the Americas is Mily Erazo, YS1YXI, from El Salvador, along with her father, Juan Erazo, YS1JFE, who is participating as a te…
    - 6 days ago 12 Aug 22, 5:05pm -
  • Upcoming Ham Radio Conventions Emphasize Learning and Youth
    Two major ham radio events in August will host Division Conventions for ARRL The National Association for Amateur Radio®. On August 20 - 21, the Huntsville Hamfest will be the host of the ARRL Southeastern Division Convention at the Von Braun Center…
    - 6 days ago 12 Aug 22, 4:51pm -
  • MFJ to Celebrate 50th Anniversary
    MFJ Enterprises, an amateur radio electronics manufacturer and retailer, will celebrate 50 years in business this October. Martin Jue, K5FLU, founded the company in 1972 after building a CW filter kit that sold for less than $10. Since 1990 the compa…
    - 6 days ago 12 Aug 22, 4:46pm -
  • Ron Block, NR2B, Wins the July 2022 QST Cover Plaque Award

    - 7 days ago 11 Aug 22, 4:50pm -
  • New ARRL Radio Lab Inspires Innovation in the Ham Shack
    ARRL has unveiled its new Radio Laboratory, W1HQ. In a new YouTube video, Jherica Goodgame, KI5HTA, a summer intern at ARRL Headquarters, tours viewers through the station."The ARRL Radio Lab is an innovative test space designed to reshape the way we…
    - 9 days ago 9 Aug 22, 7:56pm -
  • Sangamon Valley Radio Club to Sponsor Radio Orienteering Activities
    Amateur Radio Digital Communications (ARDC) has awarded a grant to the Sangamon Valley Radio Club (SVRC) in Springfield, Illinois for a new project to introduce youth, outdoor enthusiasts, and members of the public to amateur radio.The grant is for R…
    - 10 days ago 8 Aug 22, 8:11pm -
  • The K7RA Solar Update
    Solar activity continued to decline this week, with average daily sunspot number dropping from 91.1 to 36.6 and average solar flux at 95.7, down from 107.6 the week prior.Thursday's sunspot number was above the average for the previous seven days at…
    - 13 days ago 5 Aug 22, 8:57pm -


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