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Amateur Radio - ARRL

  • The K7RA Solar Update
    Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: On April 12, new sunspot group AR2814 appeared following 5 days of no sunspots. Daily sunspot numbers on the next 4 days were 16, 16, 17, and 22, taking the average daily sunspot number for the April 8-14 reporting w…
    - 1 day ago 16 Apr 21, 10:26am -
  • Archive of Marconi Papers and Correspondence Acquired by California Museum
    The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California, has acquired an archive of papers and correspondence to, from, and about wireless pioneer and Nobel laureate Guglielmo Marconi. Among the more than 200 pages of co…
    - 2 days ago 15 Apr 21, 11:26am -
  • National Science Foundation Funds Creation of Research Lab at Alaska’s HAARP
    A 5-year, $9.3 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant will allow the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Geophysical Institute to establish a new research observatory at the High-frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP). A former m…
    - 2 days ago 15 Apr 21, 10:54am -
  • Ulrich Rohde, N1UL, Awarded Germany’s Cross of Merit
    Researcher and innovator Ulrich Rohde, N1UL, has been awarded the Cross of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. He was nominated by Markus Söder, president of the German state of Bavaria and member of the Bavarian Parliament.Söder said that Ro…
    - 3 days ago 14 Apr 21, 6:21pm -
  • RAC Announces “Get on the Air on World Amateur Radio Day” Event
    Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) has announced the “Get on the Air on World Amateur Radio Day” operating event. World Amateur Radio Day (WARD) is observed each year on April 18, to celebrate the formation of the International Amateur Radio Union (I…
    - 4 days ago 13 Apr 21, 6:17pm -
  • St. Vincent Radio Amateurs on Alert During Volcano Emergency
    Donald de Riggs, J88CD, on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent, says that on April 13, the 42nd anniversary of the 1979 eruption of the La Soufriere volcano, island residents were awakened to another column of volcanic ash creating a thick blanket, o…
    - 4 days ago 13 Apr 21, 5:48pm -
  • Intrepid-DX Group Joins Forces with LA7GIA in Bouvet Island Attempt
    The Intrepid-DX Group has teamed with DXpeditioner Ken Opskar, LA7GIA, in its quest to activate Bouvet Island, the second most-wanted DXCC entity according to Club Log. The 3Y0J DXpedition is planned for January through February 2023. A dependency of…
    - 4 days ago 13 Apr 21, 5:42pm -
  • Updated Radio Frequency Exposure Rules Become Effective on May 3
    The FCC has announced that rule changes detailed in a lengthy 2019 Report and Order governing RF exposure standards go into effect on May 3, 2021. The new rules do not change existing RF exposure (RFE) limits but do require that stations in all servi…
    - 5 days ago 12 Apr 21, 7:26pm -
  • The K7RA Solar Update

    - 8 days ago 9 Apr 21, 2:13pm -
  • March 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Report
    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 March 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program ReportThe FCC delayed action on the renewal application of a Genera…
    - 9 days ago 8 Apr 21, 9:42pm -


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