The latest news from the American Radio Relay League

  • Look for “Ham Radio 2.0 — Innovation and Discovery” at Hamvention® April 26, 2018
  • The ARRL Letter Delayed April 26, 2018
    Distribution and posting of the Thursday, April 26, edition of The ARRL Letter will be delayed, due to technical issues. We apologize for any inconvenience.ARRL hopes to distribute and post the newsletter on Friday, April 27. The ARRL Letter offers a weekly summary of essential news of interest to active amateurs that is available in advance of publication i […]
  • Logbook of The World has Online Status Monitor April 26, 2018
  • JK Antennas Donates 40-Meter Yagi Antenna to W1AW April 26, 2018
    JK Antennas of Connecticut has generously donated a new two-element, 40-meter Yagi antenna to Maxim Memorial Station W1AW at ARRL Headquarters. JK Antennas’ Ken Garg, W3JK, and his assistant, Craig, transported the new Yagi to W1AW on April 24 for assembly and installation.“I am very grateful for Ken’s generosity,” said W1AW Station Manager Joe Carcia, NJ1Q. […]
  • FCC Releases Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Small Satellites April 26, 2018
    The FCC released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on April 17, seeking comment on proposals to streamline its rules regarding the deployment of “small satellites.” This would include small spacecraft put into orbit for Amateur Radio purposes, as well as small satellites launched by non-Amateur Radio entities, such as universities, but using Amateur Rad […]
  • Annual Armed Forces Day Crossband Communication Test Set for Saturday, May 12 April 26, 2018
    The Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS) will sponsor the traditional military/amateur radio communication tests to mark the 67th annual Armed Forces Day (AFD) on Saturday, May 12. Armed Forces Day is May 19, but the AFD Crossband Military-Amateur Radio event traditionally takes place 1 week earlier in order to avoid conflicting with Hamvention. Complete i […]
  • New ARRL Santa Barbara Section Manager Starts Early April 26, 2018
    The new Santa Barbara Section Manager John Kitchens, NS6X, of Somis, California, is getting a head start, stepping into the job a couple of months earlier than the scheduled date. No nominations for the post were received by the nomination deadline last September, and nominations were resolicited for an 18-month term starting on July 1.Kitchens, the only nom […]
  • The Doctor Will See You Now! April 26, 2018
    “Kits and Kit Building” is the topic of the new (April 26) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast. Listen...and learn!Sponsored by DX Engineering, “ARRL The Doctor is In” is an informative discussion of all things technical. Listen on your computer, tablet, or smartphone -- whenever and wherever you like!Every 2 weeks, your host, QST Editor-in-Chief […]
  • International Amateur Radio Regulatory Developments Announced April 25, 2018
    Several countries recently have proposed or instituted changes or announced developments with respect to Amateur Radio regulation. In China, according to the Chinese Radio Amateurs Club (CRAC), the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology in Beijing has announced that radio amateurs will gain access to a 60-meter band starting on July 1. The latest ed […]
  • D-STAR ONE Phoenix Declared Lost, More D-STAR CubeSats Planned April 25, 2018