Hams Help in Cyclone Disaster

Infrastructure is still being restored following Cyclone Hudhud on Sunday that hit Odisha in the Bay of Bengal on the east coast of India. National disaster communication coordinator, Jayu...

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ARES Volunteers Stand Ready as Tropical Storm Ana Aims for Hawaii

From arrl.org: 10/16/2014 Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) volunteers in Hawaii are on alert for possible activation as Tropical Storm Ana, which is forecast to become a Category 1...

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Hurricane Watch Net to Activate as Gonzalo Gains Strength

From arrl.org: 10/16/2014 As the now-Category 4 Hurricane Gonzalo continues northward, poised for a near-direct hit on Bermuda, the Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) has affirmed plans to activate this...

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Young Ham Recognized for Navigation Aid for Visually Impaired

From arrl.org: 10/15/2014 A young radio amateur from California is one of nine Popular Mechanics “Future Breakthrough Award” winners. Shiloh Curtis, KK6ISM, developed a “hat-based, hands-free, haptic navigational aid...

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It’s’ Time For JOTA 2014

From arnewsline.org: And finally this week, the 2014 Scouting Jamboree on the Air, known by its acronym JOTA will take place the weekend of October 18th and the 19th....

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Names in The News: Bob Heil K9EID, to Speak at RAC 2014 Awards Banquet

From arnewsline.org: Ham radio’s “Mr. Audio,” Bob Heil, K9EID, will be the keynote speaker at the 105th Radio Club of America Anniversary Awards Banquet.  This, slated for November 22nd...

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Enforcement: Marriott to Pay $600,000 For Blocking WI-FI

From arnewsline.org: The FCC says that Marriott International Corporation will pay a $600,000 forfeiture.  This, to resolve an investigation by that agency into whether a hotel’s employees blocked customers...

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Rescue Radio: Ham Radio in The Yukon When All Else Fails

From arnewsline.org: A pair of radio amateurs in the Yukon Territory recently used ham radio to get information from a Search and Rescue campsite to the command center in...

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Names In The News: Radio Amateur One of Three Researchers to Win The Nobel Prize in Chemistry

From arnewsline.org: A ham radio operator is one of three scientists named by the Royal Swedish Academy to receive the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. The Stanford University news says...

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School Club Roundup is Coming to Town!

From arrl.org: 10/15/2014 Is it the ARRL November Sweepstakes that kicks off the ARRL’s fall HF contest season? No! School Club Roundup (SCR) leads the parade, warming up students...

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