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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  • The K7RA Solar Update May 26, 2023
    Both average daily sunspot numbers and solar flux increased this week.  Average daily sunspot numbers rose from 118.6 to 133.4, while average solar flux went from 143.2 to 161.2. Geomagnetic indicators were more active.  Average daily planetary A index went from 9.6 to 17.1, while average middle latitude A index rose from 9.6 to 14.4. […]
  • Section Manager Update: Austin Elected, Bigley Re-elected, Gendron Appointed May 26, 2023
    The results of two balloted Section Manager elections held this spring were determined when the ballots were counted at ARRL Headquarters on Tuesday, May 23, 2023.John Bigley, N7UR, incumbent Section Manager of the ARRL Nevada Section, was re-elected when he received 277 votes, and Jim Shepherd, W6US, of Sparks, received 177 votes. Bigley, of Las […]
  • Dayton Hamvention® 2023 Wrap Up May 26, 2023
    ARRL greeted attendees in its large exhibit area in the "Tesla" building. Traffic to the exhibit was brisk. Members and prospective members enjoyed meeting with dozens of ARRL program representatives and volunteers. The event hosted the ARRL Great Lakes Division Convention.While the final count is still a few days away from being completed, Hamvention spokesperson […]
  • ARRL Headquarters Will Be Closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29 May 26, 2023
    ARRL  The National Association for Amateur Radio® honors and remembers the ultimate sacrifice made by those who served in the U.S. armed forces. ARRL Headquarters will be closed Monday, May 29, 2023, in observance of Memorial Day. Many of the member services and information offered by ARRL are accessible on our website 24/7.There will be […]
  • Gomez Nominated for Vacant FCC Seat, Two Commissioners Renominated May 25, 2023
    President Joe Biden announced three nominees for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on May 22, 2023. The President will nominate Anna M. Gomez for a vacant FCC seat. Two sitting Commissioners, Geoffrey Starks and Brendan Carr, will be nominated for new terms at the same time. Gomez is an attorney with decades of experience in domestic […]
  • ARRL and FEMA Sign Agreement: Ham Radio is as Relevant as Ever May 25, 2023
    The agreement emphasizes the importance of skilled Amateur Radio Operators in times of crisis and the role of ARES leadership within the emergency communications space. ARES (see the ARES fact sheet at is a network of trained Amateur Radio Service licensees organized across the country to provide communications and other support to served agencies, such […]
  • Dayton Hamvention Roundup Sunday, May 21, 2023 May 22, 2023
    by Mark H. Derks, KC1RVQ, ARRL Acquisitions EditorSunday at Dayton Hamvention® proved to be a whirlwind affair, even if the crowds had thinned considerably from Friday and Saturday’s surge. In the ARRL Expo space, a few more books sold out, along with some of the popular sizes for 2023 ARRL Field Day t-shirts. Among the […]
  • Dayton Hamvention Roundup Saturday May 20, 2023 May 22, 2023
  • Dayton Hamvention Roundup Friday, May 19, 2023 May 20, 2023
    by Mark H. Derks, KC1RVQ, ARRL Acquisitions EditorThe Calm BeforeThe first official day of 2023 Dayton Hamvention® began with half an hour of calm on the show floor. All the transceivers and whips, the coils of coax, and bins of SMA connecters lay abed beneath their evening coverings -- white plastic tablecloth in the ARRL […]
  • The K7RA Solar Update May 19, 2023
    This reporting week, May 11-17, average daily sunspot number wasnearly the same as last week, 118.6 compared to 119.3, onlymarginally lower.But average daily solar flux dropped from 167.8 to 143.2.Geomagnetic indicators were quieter, both planetary and middlelatitude A index at 9.6. Last week the two numbers were 15.1 and11.9, respectively.What is the outlook for the […]
  • T-minus 1 Day Until Dayton Hamvention – May 18, 2023 May 19, 2023
    by Mark H. Derks, KC1RVQ, ARRL Acquisitions EditorThe day before Dayton Hamvention® 2023, and already antennas porcupine cars at the University of Dayton Marriott. Cardstock “No Parking” signs issued by the Xenia, Ohio, police department top blonde stakes on the approach to the vendor parking at the Greene County Fairgrounds, a signal about the number […]
  • Marc Tarplee, N4UFP, Section Manager of the ARRL South Carolina Section (SK) May 18, 2023
    Section Manager of the ARRL South Carolina Section Marc Tarplee, N4UFP, passed away on Sunday, May 14, 2023.Tarplee served as the South Carolina Section Technical Coordinator for 7 years before becoming the South Carolina Section Manager in 2010. He was the longest-serving Section Manager of the century within the ARRL Roanoke Division.He was a member […]
  • Virginia Beach Amateur Radio Club Receives Commendation May 16, 2023
    The Virginia General Assembly recently issued a resolution commending the Virginia Beach Amateur Radio Club, W4UG (VBARC).House Joint Resolution 681 was carried in the Virginia General Assembly by Virginia Beach Delegate Karen S. Greenhalgh. The resolution was co-patroned in the Virginia Senate by the 8th District Senator Bill DeSteph and the 14th District Senator John […]
  • Puerto Rico Radio Amateurs Celebrate Día del Radioaficionado May 15, 2023
    Radio amateurs in Puerto Rico have a day to honor their hobby, held this year on Tuesday, May 9. As set out by Law Number 50 of June 7th, 1996, every second Tuesday of the month of May is known as "Día del Radioaficionado de Puerto Rico," or Puerto Rico Amateur Radio Day. It is […]
  • National Hurricane Center Amateur Radio Station Annual Test May 15, 2023
    Updated 5/16/2023The amateur radio station of the National Hurricane Center, WX4NHC (NHC), located on the campus of Florida International University in Miami, will conduct their on-the-air Annual Communications Test on Saturday, May 27, 2023, from 9 AM - 5 PM EDT (1300z- 2100z).This is the NHC's 43rd year of public service. NHC Amateur Radio Assistant […]