Sunday, April 30th, 2023, 6:29 am

PRA Weekly Update - 4/30/2023 -

Sunday, April 23rd, 2023, 4:21 pm

For those that know our ARRL Section Manager, Amanda - K1DDN, you know her as a true ambassador to the amateur radio service. If you are able to provide any financial support, please follow the ... See more

Sunday, April 23rd, 2023, 6:29 am

PRA Weekly Update - 4/23/2023 -

Friday, April 21st, 2023, 6:28 am

For those that know our Colorado Section Manager, you know of Amanda’s energy and passion towards amateur radio. She is a true ambassador to the ham radio service. If you are able to donate, please ... See more

Tuesday, April 18th, 2023, 3:16 pm

No better way to celebrate than to get on the air and introduce one person to amateur radio!

Sunday, April 16th, 2023, 6:29 am

PRA Weekly Update - 4/16/2023 -

Tuesday, April 11th, 2023, 6:31 pm

Our monthly meeting is underway! Tonight, Jeff-AB0L joins us remotely from his new QTH in North Carolina to present on all things solar and ham radio.

We’re thankful for great members like Jeff ... See more

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PRA Weekly Update - 4/09/2023 -

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PRA Weekly Update - 4/02/2023 -

Saturday, April 1st, 2023, 9:55 am

Major changes announced today, 4/1…


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  • Anna Gomez Confirmed to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) September 22, 2023
    The US Senate confirmed Anna Gomez as the fifth commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission on September 7, 2023. Gomez thanked President Biden for the nomination and the Senate for her confirmation."I am grateful for the opportunity to serve," she said in a statement on her LinkedIn page.Gomez is an attorney with decades of experience […]
  • Celebrating 50 Years of the ARRL Foundation September 22, 2023
    Thursday, September 21, 2023, marked 50 years since the ARRL Foundation was formed. As a partner with ARRL, the ARRL Foundation stewards philanthropic support for amateur radio through scholarships, club grants, and other programs to ensure a strong and vibrant future for the avocation.The total assets of the nonprofit entity measured nearly $8M at its […]
  • The K7RA Solar Update September 22, 2023
    ASWFC GEOMAGNETIC DISTURBANCE WARNING ISSUED AT 0249UTC on 22 SEPTEMBER 2023 BY THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE WEATHER FORECASTING CENTRE:"Solar wind streams from a pair of coronal holes are expected tomildly increase geomagnetic activity at times during the intervallate 22-Sep to 24-Sep."INCREASED GEOMAGNETIC ACTIVITY EXPECTED FROM 22-24 SEPTEMBER 2023."Nine new sunspot groups appeared this week, but th...
  • Amateur Radio Serves in Large Utah Bike Race September 15, 2023
     On September 9, 2023, the Bridgerland Amateur Radio Club (BARC) in northern Utah provided amateur radio communications support during LoToJa, the longest 1-day USA Cycling (USAC)-sanctioned bicycle race in America. The LoToJa course consists of 200 miles of rough, mountainous terrain. BARC was prepared for the challenge and had been training and working on their […]
  • 2023 SET Exercise to Test Skills and Emergency Preparedness September 15, 2023
     The ARRL Simulated Emergency Test (SET) is scheduled for October 7 - 8, 2023.The SET is ARRL's annual national emergency exercise designed to assess the skills and preparedness of Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES®) volunteers, as well as those affiliated with other organizations involved in emergency and disaster responses. The SET is open to all […]
  • Hurricane Lee: Radio Amateurs and Nets Activated September 15, 2023
    Hurricane Lee is expected to impact portions of New England in the Northeastern United States and Nova Scotia and New Brunswick in Canada. The storm has had the full attention of forecasters and the volunteer organizations that coordinate Amateur Radio response to hurricanes. Amateur Radio Emergency Service®(ARES®) volunteer groups are in an elevated state of readiness […]
  • The K7RA Solar Update September 15, 2023
    Like last week, eight new sunspot groups emerged this reportingweek, September 7-13.One appeared on September 7, another September 9, four more onSeptember 10, another on September 11 and one more on September 12.Solar activity made a nice comeback, with average daily sunspotnumbers rising from 95.4 to 138.1, and solar flux from 137.6 to159.9.The most active […]
  • Amateur Radio Volunteers Needed for Marine Corps Marathon September 8, 2023
    The 2023 Marine Corps Marathon (MCM) will take place on Sunday, October 29 in Washington, D.C., and Arlington County, Virginia at 7:55 AM EDT. The MCM Ham Volunteers team is looking for 150 amateur radio operators to support the event by providing racecourse situation reports. The Marine Corps Marathon, also known as the People's Marathon, expects to support more than […]
  • Former ARRL Oregon Section Manager John Core, KX7YT, SK September 8, 2023
    ARRL is sad to announce that John Core, KX7YT, Section Manager of the ARRL Oregon Section from 2016 - 2018, passed away suddenly on August 11, 2023. He was 80 years young.  John first earned his Novice-class license in 1970 with the call sign WN7PQL. He subsequently upgraded to his General-class license in 1971 with the […]
  • ARRL New Jersey Sections Sign Agreement with American Red Cross September 8, 2023
    On Friday, August 25, 2023, Section Manager of the ARRL Northern New Jersey Section Robert Buus, W2OD, and Section Manager of the ARRL Southern New Jersey Section Tom Preiser, N2XW, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with representatives from the American Red Cross (ARC) New Jersey Region. The MOU focuses on disaster planning and response […]
  • North Carolina School Contacts the International Space Station September 8, 2023
    On August 28, 2023, students at Bowman Middle School in Bakersville, North Carolina, talked to NASA Astronaut Stephen Bowen, KI5BKB, who as on board the International Space Station (ISS).For months, 22 students had been preparing for a 10-minute window to ask Bowen about his time and experiences on the ISS. They were able to ask […]
  • USA Radio Orienteering Team Brings Home Silver and Bronze Medals September 8, 2023
     At the 21st International Amateur Radio Union World Amateur Radio Direction Finding (ARDF) Championship in Liberec, Czech Republic, held August 27 through September 2, 2023, USA competitors won a silver medal for an individual competition, as well as two bronze team medals.ARDF, also known as radio orienteering, is a multi-skill sport that involves running and navigation […]
  • The K7RA Solar Update September 8, 2023
    At 0046 UTC on September 8, the Australian Space Weather ForecastingCentre issued this alert:"A solar filament erupted from the north east quadrant of the Sun on07-Sep. Event modeling shows an edge of the associated north eastdirected CME may graze the Earth's magnetosphere on 10-Sep.INCREASED GEOMAGNETIC ACTIVITY EXPECTED DUE TO CORONAL MASS EJECTION FOR 10 SEPTEMBER […]
  • Changes in the ARRL Louisiana Section September 7, 2023
    Section Manager of the ARRL Louisiana Section John Mark Robertson, K5JMR, has stepped down. He has held this role since April 1, 2018. Robertson has been very active in the Section and in Louisiana ARES. He held the Emergency Coordinator and both District and Section Emergency Coordinator positions before he assumed the role of Section […]
  • Dave Coons, WT8W, Former ARRL Great Lakes Division Director, SK September 6, 2023
    David “Dave” Lee Coons, WT8W, former Director of the ARRL Great Lakes Division, passed away on September 2, 2023, at the age of 92. Coons joined ARRL in 1963 and was a member of the ARRL Diamond Club.According to the obituary published in the Dayton Daily News, Coons was a disabled veteran of the United […]