ARRL Announces Partnership with RFinder — The Worldwide Repeater Directory

02/03/2016 ARRL has established an agreement with RFinder, the creator of a web and app-based directory of Amateur Radio repeaters worldwide, to be its preferred online resource of repeater...

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ARRL 2016 Field Day Packet is Now Available, New Bonus Point Categories Announced

02/01/2016 It’s not too early to be thinking about Field Day 2016 and planning your club’s strategy for a bigger score and greater participation than last year. Field Day...

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Satellite Package Carrying Amateur Radio Payloads Released into Orbit from ISS

02/01/2016 A package of two satellites carrying Amateur Radio payloads has been deployed into orbit from the International Space Station (ISS) as part of a collaborative Texas A&M and...

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FCC Waives Filing Deadlines Due to Weather-Related Closures

01/28/2016 Due to adverse weather conditions, FCC headquarters closed early on January 22 and was closed altogether on January 25 and 26. “In recognition of the numerous closings and...

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The K7RA Solar Update

01/29/2016 Solar activity increased last week (January 21-27), compared to the previous seven days. Average daily sunspot numbers increased from 46 to 57.3, and average daily solar flux went...

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The ARRL Letter, January 28, 2016

The ARRL Letter January 28, 2016 Rick Lindquist, WW1ME, Editor [Note: Clicking on the story links below will take you to the news article as it appears in The...

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2016 Contest dates

January 2016 1          Straight Key Night 2-3       RTTY Roundup 3           Kids Day 30-1    January VHF February 2016 8-12     School Club Roundup 20-21   International...

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Hams Turn Out to Help as Massive Snowfall Stuns Several States

01/25/2016 Amateur Radio volunteers were at the ready as a storm of historic proportions over the January 23-24 weekend dropped up to 3-1/2 feet of snow, some of it...

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Winter Field Day Set for January 30-31

01/20/2016 There really is a Winter Field Day, and this year, it takes place over the January 30-31 weekend, sponsored by the Winter Field Day Association (WFDA). The annual...

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South Sandwich DXpedition May Need to Go Off Air “Abruptly” Due to Weather

01/24/2016  VP8STI/VP8SGI Chief Pilot Antonio Gonzales, EA5RM, reports that the worst of the storm has passed, and the DXpedition team is safe. “They made...

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