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  • The K7RA Solar Update January 21, 2022
    Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: Solar and geomagnetic activity increased this week. The average daily sunspot number was up by 52 points, rising from 42.4 to 94.4. The sunspot number peaked at 120 last Saturday, January 15.Average daily solar flux went from 101.6 to 112, peaking at 119.4 on Sunday, January 16. Average daily planetary […]
  • Two Radio Amateurs Appointed to the FCC Technological Advisory Council (TAC) January 20, 2022
    FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel named two prominent radio amateurs among her appointments to the FCC Technological Advisory Council (TAC) on January 19. Appointed were Greg Lapin, N9GL, and Michelle Thompson, W5NYV. Lapin chairs the ARRL RF Safety Committee and has represented ARRL The National Association for Amateur Radio on the TAC since 2001.ARRL Laboratory Manager […]
  • Extended ARRL Team Will Support February’s ARRL National Convention in Orlando January 20, 2022
  • FCC Seeks Attorney-Advisor for its Mobility Division January 19, 2022
    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has posted an opening for an attorney-advisor in the Mobility Division of its Wireless Telecommunications Bureau in Washington, DC.As a principal attorney with mid-to-senior level responsibilities, the individual’s job duties would include working on policy, rulemaking, and legal issues; drafting Commission- and Bureau-level rulemaking and adjudicatio...
  • IARU Region 1 Monitoring System Vice Coordinator Peter Jost, HB9CET, Retires January 19, 2022
    Citing age, health, and personal issues, Peter Jost, HB9CET, has stepped down as International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 Monitoring System (IARUMS) Vice Coordinator. He will continue to serve as IARUMS Coordinator for Switzerland’s IARU member-society USKA (Union Schweizerischer Kurzwellen-Amateure).IARU Region 1 said that Jost, who received the IARUMS R1 Medal in 2021, has made […]
  • Amateur Operation in 3.45 – 3.5 GHz Segment Must Cease by April 14, 2022 January 18, 2022
  • Bangladesh Amateur Radio League Founder Saif Shahid, S21A, SK January 18, 2022
    Saif D. Shahid, S21A/KF6WJZ/G1NWJ, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, died on January 10. He was 73. Shahid was the founder and President of the Bangladesh Amateur Radio League (BARL), which was established after more than 12 years of hard lobbying and negotiating with government officials by Shahid and others. Until then, amateur radio operation from Bangladesh […]
  • Distance Challenge Special Event Set in Arizona January 18, 2022
  • ARES Activates as Wind-Driven Year-End Fire Destroys 1,000 Colorado Homes January 18, 2022
    Nine Boulder County (Colorado) Amateur Radio Emergency Services (BCARES) volunteers turned out on December 30, 2021 as the devastating Marshall Fire roared through Superior and (portions of) Louisville, Colorado. Intense winds whipped a grass fire south of Boulder near Marshall into a massive firestorm that became too large and fierce for firefighters to battle.“The only […]
  • Homebrew Heroes Award to be Managed by Ham Radio Workbench January 18, 2022
    The ICQ Amateur/Ham Radio Podcast team has shifted ownership and management of the Homebrew Heroes Award to the Ham Radio Workbench Podcast. “It makes better branding sense for their team to acquire and manage this awards program,” said Frank Howell, K4FMH, of the ICQ Amateur/Ham Radio Podcast team. “Their episode-to-episode content clearly reflects the underlying […]
  • New Section Manager Appointed for Northern New York January 18, 2022
  • The K7RA Solar Update January 14, 2022
    Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: The Australian Space Forecast Centre issued this warning at 2355 UTC on January 13:“A Southern coronal hole with extensions into the equatorial region is expected to reach geo-effective location on the solar disk on late UTC day 15 January. As a result, unsettled-to-active conditions with a chance of minor storms […]
  • Youth on the Air Camp to Return in June January 13, 2022
  • ARRL Foundation to Create Club Grants Program January 13, 2022
    A new ARRL Foundation Club Grants program, funded by a grant from Amateur Radio Digital Communications (ARDC), will make $500,000 available to radio clubs. The program will provide up to $25,000 for worthy club projects. Requests for more than that will be referred back to ARDC.ARRL has long recognized that it is in the best […]
  • Launch of a Wooden Satellite Still Pending January 13, 2022
    Two spacecraft comprised of wood or using wooden framing are hoping to launch this year and next. One will carry an amateur radio payload.WISA Woodsat, a Finnish spacecraft that planned to include an amateur radio payload, was forced to postpone its announced launch target from 2021 to 2022 after the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) […]