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  • Radio Frequency Interference Seminar Set for May 19 via Zoom
    ARRL Laboratory Manager Ed Hare, W1RFI, hold a Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) seminar via Zoom on Wednesday, May 19, at 2000 UTC. His 30-minute slide presentation offers an overview of politics, personalities, and technical issues involved in ele…
    - 2 days ago 14 May 21, 1:18pm -
  • Wooden Satellite to Launch by Year’s End
    The WISA Woodsat project, being sponsored by plywood supplier WISA in an unconventional PR initiative, is poised to place a wooden satellite into orbit by the end of the year. The idea is to test the suitability of treated wood as a low-cost and wide…
    - 2 days ago 14 May 21, 1:14pm -
  • The K7RA Solar Update
    Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: Sunspot activity returned last Friday, May 7, and has held steady since. Average daily sunspot numbers rose from 11.9 to 21.1, and average daily solar flux was up 2.1 points to 74.3 for the reporting week ending May…
    - 2 days ago 14 May 21, 12:55pm -
  • April 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Report Released
    The Volunteer Monitor (VM) Program is a joint initiative between ARRL and FCC to enhance compliance in the Amateur Radio Service.A General class renewal applicant withdrew his application after FCC notice that the renewal application would be held up…
    - 3 days ago 13 May 21, 4:45pm -
  • “Geomagnetic Storm Season” is Over
    June and July bring frequent 6-meter DX openings via long-distance sporadic-E propagation and persistent quiet geomagnetic conditions. These 2 months are well known to North American 6-meter DXers as the most productive time of year for DX up to 8,70…
    - 4 days ago 12 May 21, 4:54pm -
  • The VP2VB Danny Weil Memorial DXpedition is JIDXM 2020 DXpedition of the Year
    The Japan International DX Meeting (JIDXM) has designated the 2020 VP2VB Danny Weil Memorial DXpedition as the recipient of the 2020 DXpedition of the Year Award. The DXpedition was organized to bring story of amateur radio DXpedition pioneer Danny W…
    - 4 days ago 12 May 21, 4:53pm -
  • Bigfoot Radio Net Spring Expedition 2021 Underway

    - 4 days ago 12 May 21, 1:13pm -
  • 60 Meters Again Available to New Zealand Radio Amateurs

    - 4 days ago 12 May 21, 11:22am -
  • SEDCO W4DXCC Co-Founder, Noted DXer Lynn Lamb, W4NL, SK
    ARRL Life Member Lynn Lamb, W4NL, of Maryville, Tennessee, died on May 10 following a lengthy illness. He was 83. Lamb co-founded SEDCO W4DXCC DX and Contest Convention in 2005.Licensed in 1954, Lamb retired from a career with the US Department of De…
    - 5 days ago 11 May 21, 7:19pm -
  • Tuesday, May 11, is Puerto Rico Amateur Radio Operator Day
    Tuesday, May 11, is Puerto Rico Amateur Radio Operator Day, which falls within National Radio Month on the island. The operator of Puerto Rico’s first radio broadcasting station in 1922, WKAQ, was Joaquín Agusty, who held the ham radio call sign 4…
    - 5 days ago 11 May 21, 7:12pm -


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