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The PRA is proud to support a great event that benefits Elbert County Emergency Services. Hope to see you there and make sure you stop by the PRA booth!

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Great presentation underway by Cameron, AD1CT on Parks On The Air (POTA). We’re thankful for great members like Cameron that share their time, talent, and treasures on amateur radio topics and ... See more

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  • Support ARRL When You Shop Amazon’s Holiday Deals Oct. 11 - 12 October 6, 2022
    Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale is set for October 11 and 12, 2022, and offers tons of deals ahead of Black Friday. The second Amazon Prime Day event will feature exclusive discounts across all categories for Amazon Prime members. As you browse great deals, you can support ARRL when you shop at AmazonSmile and choose […]
  • Club Grant Application Period Open Until November 4 October 4, 2022
    The ARRL Foundation Club Grant Program opened a second grant proposal period which began September 7, 2022, and runs until November 4, 2022, at 7 PM Eastern Time. Radio clubs can apply now, and information about the program can be found on the ARRL website at the first proposal period that ran earlier this […]
  • Doreen Bogdan-Martin, KD2JTX, is Elected as Next ITU Secretary General October 4, 2022
    The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies, has announced the election of Doreen Bogdan-Martin of the United States of America as the next ITU Secretary-General. Bogdan-Martin will assume office on January 1, 2023. She is radio amateur; call sign KD2JTX.The election took place during ITU's Plenipotentiary...
  • The K7RA Solar Update September 30, 2022
    Sunspot activity rose this reporting week, September 22-28, withaverage daily sunspot numbers increasing from 68 to 105.1. But solarflux? Not so much. Average daily solar flux rose from 134.3 to138.4.So, the sunspot average rose 55% and solar flux only 3%. I usuallyexpect the numbers to track more closely.New sunspots appeared on September 22 and 23, […]
  • Online voting for ARRL Southeastern Division Election September 29, 2022
    In the next couple of days, ARRL members in the Southeastern Division will receive an email message indicating that the online voting site for the 2022 ARRL Southeastern Division Election is now open. The message will include instructions to access candidate statements, the ballot, and to vote.A third party was selected by the ARRL Ethics […]
  • Amateur Radio Operators Continue Response to Ian September 29, 2022
    As Hurricane Ian, now a tropical storm, makes its way across Florida, amateur radio operators continue to provide communications support for weather updates and requests for assistance.The hurricane made landfall at 3:00 PM Eastern Time on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, just south of Tampa, Florida, as a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 150 miles […]
  • Hurricane Watch Net Update for Ian September 29, 2022
    The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) has been in operation since the morning of September 27, 2022, as Hurricane Ian swept across Cuba and headed toward Florida’s Gulf Coast. The HWN continues to operate on both 14.325 and 7.268 MHz as propagation permits. The 20-meter net resumed at 8:00 AM Eastern Time on Thursday, September 29, […]
  • FCC Grants an ARRL Emergency Request to Permit Higher Data Rate Transmissions for Hurricane Relief Communications September 28, 2022
    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has granted an ARRL emergency request for a 60-day temporary waiver intended to facilitate amateur radio emergency communications for hurricane relief. The waiver was adopted on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, and immediately permitted amateur radio operators supporting amateur data transmission for Hurricane Ian traffic to employ a higher symbol rate […]
  • Ham Radio Operators Get Ready as Hurricane Ian Strengthens September 27, 2022
    ARRL Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES®) groups and volunteers have ramped up preparations as the National Hurricane Center (NHC) reported that Hurricane Ian continues to quickly intensify. As of 11:00 AM Eastern Time on Tuesday, September 27, Ian is a Category 3 hurricane located 305 miles south-southwest of Sarasota, Florida with maximum sustained winds of […]
  • The K7RA Solar Update September 23, 2022
    Geomagnetic disturbances were down this week, but so were sunspotnumbers and solar flux.Average daily sunspot numbers declined from 92.7 to 68, and averagedaily solar flux from 141.3 to 134.3.On September 22 the sunspot number was 99, well above (by 31 points)the average for the previous seven days, a promising indication. Wehope it may signal a […]
  • Amateur Radio Operators Track Hurricane Fiona September 22, 2022
    The National Hurricane Center (NHC), the Hurricane Watch Net (HWN), the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) Hurricane Net, and the Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network (SATERN) all have been engaged in tracking Hurricane Fiona. Amateur radio operators have been reporting weather conditions since Monday, September 19, 2022, and have received positive feedback on their assistance. […]
  • John Portune, W6NBC, and Jim Bailey, W6OEK, Win the August 2022 QST Cover Plaque Award September 20, 2022
  • The K7RA Solar Update September 16, 2022
    Solar activity bounced back this reporting week, September 8-14, when average daily sunspot numbers jumped from 68 to 92.7, and average solar flux from 125.8 to 141.3.Fewer CMEs and flares were evident, with average planetary A index declining from 24.6 to 10.7, and middle latitude numbers from 17.4 to 10.6.New sunspot groups appeared, one on […]
  • Amateur Radio Helps Disabled Sailboat to Port September 15, 2022
    On September 7, 2022, Jeanne (Jan) Socrates, VE0JS/MM / KC2IOV, and her sailboat, the SV Nereida, set sail from Cape Flattery, the northwesternmost point of the contiguous US. She was on her way to visit friends in San Francisco, California, but 2 days of 35 knot winds and storms left her sailboat disabled and her […]
  • Amateur Radio Takes Center Stage at The Big E September 15, 2022
    by Bob Inderbitzen, NQ1RThe Big E, “New England’s Great State Fair,” kicks off on Friday, September 16, 2022, and includes Project Big E, a 17-day amateur radio exhibit that runs through October 2, 2022. The fair, held in West Springfield, Massachusetts, is the largest agricultural event on the eastern seaboard and the sixth-largest fair in […]