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The latest news from the American Radio Relay League

  • ARRL Systems Service Disruption June 21, 2024
    Updated 6/21/2024ARRL staff continue to work with outside industry experts to ensure that all servers have been remediated, tested, and all data has been confirmed. We have also been working to ensure that the network is secure.As noted in previous updates, Logbook of The World® servers and data are fine and working. LoTW® has dependencies on other servers, […]
  • Gaming the Amateur Radio Digital Modes June 21, 2024
    Ever played poker over FT8? YouTuber Steve McGrane, KM9G (@temporarilyoffline), and his friends at the YouTube channel Coffee and Ham Radios (@coffeeandhamradios) do. They even livestream it monthly on the channel Frequency Frenzy (@FreqFrenzy). They’ve devised a system of automatically assigning values to QSO data from amateur radio digital mode contacts th […]
  • 2024 ARRL Field Day is Here! June 21, 2024
  • Colorado Teacher and Ham Accepted to the Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Program June 21, 2024
    Dara Gardner, KFØNIX, a member of the Pikes Peak Radio Amateur Association (PPRAA), has been accepted to the Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship (AEF) Program. The AEF program provides a unique opportunity for accomplished K-12 educators in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to serve in the national education […]
  • New Hampshire ARES Serves Mount Washington Road Race June 21, 2024
    On June 15, 2024, a dozen New Hampshire Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) operators from the Mount Washington Valley ARES group and the Central New Hampshire ARES group, as well as a number of out-of-state ARES volunteers, again provided emergency radio communications at the Delta Dental Mount Washington Road Race.Fourteen hundred participants ran up th […]
  • The K7RA Solar Update June 21, 2024
    Sunspot numbers rose this week, with the average changing from 139.4to 149.6, but average daily solar flux only shifted from 179.2 to178.Only four sunspot groups emerged this week. There was one on June 15and three on June 19.Average daily planetary A index only changed from 11.6 to 10.3.Predicted solar flux is 205 and 210 on June 21-22, then 200 June23-27, […]
  • ARRL Teachers Institute Kicks Off Summer Cohorts June 14, 2024
    Teachers are gathered from around the United States to learn about amateur radio, and how to use it in their classrooms as part of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. The 2024 cohorts of the ARRL Teachers Institute (TI) on Wireless Technology have begun.  The first group members for the year are each returning teachers partici […]
  • 2024 ARRL Field Day is Next Week! June 14, 2024
    The amateur radio event of the year is just a few short days away, June 22-23. Hundreds of thousands of hams around North America and beyond will participate in the beloved operating event. If you’re still looking for a place to go, use the Field Day locator tool at www.arrl.org/field-day-locator.As clubs and individual operators make their last-minute check […]
  • Amateur Radio Connects Family Members During Utah Boating Emergency June 14, 2024
    On June 5, Isaac Stiles, KJ7FAY, and his 3-year-old son were involved in a boating accident. Their canoe had tipped over at the Lost Dog Confluence to the Flaming Gorge Reservoir. The initial emergency call was made by Stiles’ wife, Kendal. She had to drive to nearby campsites until she found someone with a phone and then made the call to the Green River Fir […]
  • The K7RA Solar Update June 14, 2024
    "ASWFC GEOMAGNETIC DISTURBANCE WARNING ISSUED AT 0650 UTC/14 JUNE 2024 BY THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE WEATHER FORECASTING CENTRE."A weak halo CME may impact Earth either on late UTC day 15-Jun orelse early UTC day 16-Jun."INCREASED GEOMAGNETIC ACTIVITY EXPECTED DUE TO CORONAL MASS EJECTION FROM 15-16 JUNE 2024"Solar activity was lower over the p […]