Monday, February 8th, 2021, 8:43 pm
Comm Academy 2021

This looks like fun! You do not need to be a licensed Ham to attend the training.

Two days of training, talks, and information on emergency communications on this year's theme: Disasters Here, There, and Everywhere – Are We Ready?

Thursday, January 14th, 2021, 3:19 pm
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Monday, January 11th, 2021, 8:14 pm
Dayton Hamvention

Breaking Dayton Hamvention 2021 news. 🙁

Hamvention 2021 Cancelation Release:

Unfortunately, several setbacks in the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic make necessary the difficult decision to cancel Hamvention 2021. Hundreds of ... See more

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  • The K7RA Solar Update April 16, 2021
    Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: On April 12, new sunspot group AR2814 appeared following 5 days of no sunspots. Daily sunspot numbers on the next 4 days were 16, 16, 17, and 22, taking the average daily sunspot number for the April 8-14 reporting week from 6.4 last week to 7. The April 15 sunspot […]
  • Archive of Marconi Papers and Correspondence Acquired by California Museum April 15, 2021
    The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California, has acquired an archive of papers and correspondence to, from, and about wireless pioneer and Nobel laureate Guglielmo Marconi. Among the more than 200 pages of correspondence are 31 letters from Marconi to his chief engineer, Richard Vyvyan, written between 1902 and 1909, regarding the […]
  • National Science Foundation Funds Creation of Research Lab at Alaska’s HAARP April 15, 2021
    A 5-year, $9.3 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant will allow the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Geophysical Institute to establish a new research observatory at the High-frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP). A former military facility, HAARP is now operated by UAF and is home to HAARP Amateur Radio Club’s KL7ERP. The new Subauroral […]
  • Ulrich Rohde, N1UL, Awarded Germany’s Cross of Merit April 14, 2021
    Researcher and innovator Ulrich Rohde, N1UL, has been awarded the Cross of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. He was nominated by Markus Söder, president of the German state of Bavaria and member of the Bavarian Parliament.Söder said that Rohde’s work as a scientist, university lecturer, developer and entrepreneur in the fields of radio […]
  • 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