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Obituary for Paul James Kwarta | Parker and Elizabeth Funeral Home & Crematory, LLC

Paul Kwarta, N0PK, SK

Dear PRA Family,

It is with sadness we announce that long time PRA member, Paul Kwarta, N0PK has gone Silent Key. Paul was a member of the PRA from nearly our first day and ... See more

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Thursday, February 25th, 2021, 3:45 am
ARRL Rocky Mountain Division

Imagine the impact on youth in speaking to an astronaut via amateur radio. The future of the amateur radio service is flourishing.

International Space Station Contact - Estes Park Schools

Friday, February 26th, 2021. The program begins streaming at 9:30a MST with the call-up at about 10:10a MST.

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  • RAC Announces “Get on the Air on World Amateur Radio Day” Event April 13, 2021
    Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) has announced the “Get on the Air on World Amateur Radio Day” operating event. World Amateur Radio Day (WARD) is observed each year on April 18, to celebrate the formation of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) on April 18, 1925. The object of the event is to contact as […]
  • St. Vincent Radio Amateurs on Alert During Volcano Emergency April 13, 2021
    Donald de Riggs, J88CD, on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent, says that on April 13, the 42nd anniversary of the 1979 eruption of the La Soufriere volcano, island residents were awakened to another column of volcanic ash creating a thick blanket, obscuring part of the eastern sky as the volcano continues to erupt violently.“Almost […]
  • Intrepid-DX Group Joins Forces with LA7GIA in Bouvet Island Attempt April 13, 2021
    The Intrepid-DX Group has teamed with DXpeditioner Ken Opskar, LA7GIA, in its quest to activate Bouvet Island, the second most-wanted DXCC entity according to Club Log. The 3Y0J DXpedition is planned for January through February 2023. A dependency of Norway, Bouvet is a sub-Antarctic island in the South Atlantic. The last Bouvet activation was 3Y0E, […]
  • Updated Radio Frequency Exposure Rules Become Effective on May 3 April 12, 2021
    The FCC has announced that rule changes detailed in a lengthy 2019 Report and Order governing RF exposure standards go into effect on May 3, 2021. The new rules do not change existing RF exposure (RFE) limits but do require that stations in all services, including amateur radio, be evaluated against existing limits, unless they […]
  • The K7RA Solar Update April 9, 2021
  • March 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program Report April 8, 2021
    The Volunteer Monitor (VM) Program is a joint initiative between ARRL and the FCC to enhance compliance in the Amateur Radio Service. This is the March 2021 Volunteer Monitor Program ReportThe FCC delayed action on the renewal application of a General Class licensee in Quakertown, Pennsylvania, in order to review allegations of repeated transmission of […]
  • ARISS USA Gets IRS 501(c)(3) Recognition April 8, 2021
    ARISS-USA, a Maryland nonprofit corporation, has earned recognition from the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as a Section 501(c)(3) charitable, scientific, and educational organization. ARISS-USA is the US segment of the Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) international working group. With this IRS determination, donations to ARISS-USA become tax-deductible in the US, ret...
  • Traditional Amateur Radio Contesting Faces a Demographic Cliff April 8, 2021
    Frank Howell, K4FMH, followed up his two-part National Contest Journal (NCJ) series, “The Demographics of Contesting,” with a post to his Social Circuits blog, called “Lemmings over a Demographic Cliff?” (His original articles appeared in the July/August and September/October 2020 issues of NCJ.) Howell points to data showing that radio contesters are older than the […]
  • YOTA Announces New Three-Times-a-Year Contest April 8, 2021
    “Team YOTA” of Youngsters on the Air in IARU Region 1 has announced it will sponsor a new contest, the YOTA Contest. Open to all radio amateurs, it takes place three times a year and runs just 12 hours. YOTA said the aim is to boost on-the-air activity by younger radio amateurs and to support […]
  • Amateur Radio Community Invited to Take Part in MARS Exercise on 60 Meters April 7, 2021
    Radio amateurs are invited to take part in the MARS exercise now under way until April 10 in support of the US Department of Defense. The five USB channelized 60-meter frequencies are available for interoperability (communication between services).By convention, Channel 1 is designated the calling channel. This convention is established to train the amateur radio […]
  • Oklahoma SM Kevin O’Dell, N0IRW, Stepping Down; Mark Kleine, N5HZR, Appointed as OK SM April 5, 2021
  • The K7RA Solar Update April 2, 2021
  • Celebrate World Amateur Radio Day 2021 on April 18 April 1, 2021
    Sunday, April 18, is World Amateur Radio Day (WARD). This year marks the 96th anniversary of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU), founded at the 1925 International Radiotelegraph Conference in Paris. ARRL cofounder and first president, Hiram Percy Maxim, 1AW, was there, and today, ARRL is the International Secretariat of the IARU. ARRL has resources […]
  • Past ARRL San Diego Section Manager and Southwest Division Vice Director Tuck Miller, NF9T, SK March 31, 2021
    Past ARRL San Diego Section Manager (SM) and Southwest Division Vice Director Tuck Miller, NF9T (ex-NZ6T), of Danville, Illinois, died on March 10. An ARRL Life Member, he was 67. Miller served as San Diego SM from 1998 until 2002, when he was elected as Southwestern Division Vice Director. He was re-elected as San Diego […]
  • In-Person Friedrichshafen HAM RADIO Exhibition is Canceled for 2021 March 31, 2021