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  • Anna Gomez Confirmed to Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
    The US Senate confirmed Anna Gomez as the fifth commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission on September 7, 2023. Gomez thanked President Biden for the nomination and the Senate for her confirmation."I am grateful for the opportunity to ser…
    - 3 days ago 22 Sep 23, 9:31pm -
  • Celebrating 50 Years of the ARRL Foundation
    Thursday, September 21, 2023, marked 50 years since the ARRL Foundation was formed. As a partner with ARRL, the ARRL Foundation stewards philanthropic support for amateur radio through scholarships, club grants, and other programs to ensure a strong…
    - 3 days ago 22 Sep 23, 5:04pm -
  • The K7RA Solar Update
    ASWFC GEOMAGNETIC DISTURBANCE WARNING ISSUED AT 0249UTC on 22 SEPTEMBER 2023 BY THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE WEATHER FORECASTING CENTRE:"Solar wind streams from a pair of coronal holes are expected tomildly increase geomagnetic activity at times during the i…
    - 3 days ago 22 Sep 23, 5:03pm -
  • Amateur Radio Serves in Large Utah Bike Race
     On September 9, 2023, the Bridgerland Amateur Radio Club (BARC) in northern Utah provided amateur radio communications support during LoToJa, the longest 1-day USA Cycling (USAC)-sanctioned bicycle race in America. The LoToJa course consists of 200…
    - 10 days ago 15 Sep 23, 6:35pm -
  • 2023 SET Exercise to Test Skills and Emergency Preparedness
     The ARRL Simulated Emergency Test (SET) is scheduled for October 7 - 8, 2023.The SET is ARRL's annual national emergency exercise designed to assess the skills and preparedness of Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES®) volunteers, as well as th…
    - 10 days ago 15 Sep 23, 6:25pm -
  • Hurricane Lee: Radio Amateurs and Nets Activated
    Hurricane Lee is expected to impact portions of New England in the Northeastern United States and Nova Scotia and New Brunswick in Canada. The storm has had the full attention of forecasters and the volunteer organizations that coordinate Amateur Rad…
    - 10 days ago 15 Sep 23, 6:22pm -
  • The K7RA Solar Update
    Like last week, eight new sunspot groups emerged this reportingweek, September 7-13.One appeared on September 7, another September 9, four more onSeptember 10, another on September 11 and one more on September 12.Solar activity made a nice comeback,…
    - 10 days ago 15 Sep 23, 1:03pm -
  • Amateur Radio Volunteers Needed for Marine Corps Marathon
    The 2023 Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) will take place on Sunday, October 29 in Washington, D.C., and Arlington County, Virginia at 7:55 AM EDT. The MCM Ham Volunteers team is looking for 150 amateur radio operators to support the event by providin…
    - 17 days ago 8 Sep 23, 9:00pm -
  • Former ARRL Oregon Section Manager John Core, KX7YT, SK
    ARRL is sad to announce that John Core, KX7YT, Section Manager of the ARRL Oregon Section from 2016 - 2018, passed away suddenly on August 11, 2023. He was 80 years young.  John first earned his Novice-class license in 1970 with the call sign WN7PQ…
    - 17 days ago 8 Sep 23, 8:55pm -
  • ARRL New Jersey Sections Sign Agreement with American Red Cross
    On Friday, August 25, 2023, Section Manager of the ARRL Northern New Jersey Section Robert Buus, W2OD, and Section Manager of the ARRL Southern New Jersey Section Tom Preiser, N2XW, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with representatives from…
    - 17 days ago 8 Sep 23, 8:50pm -


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