ARES and Red Cross Cooperate to Assist Storm-Affected Residents in Texas
Wednesday, February 24, 2021

ARRL Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES®) and American Red Cross volunteers joined forces in Texas under the ARRL/Red Cross memorandum of understanding in responding to the situation resulting from unseasonably frigid weather. Kevin McCoy, KF5FUZ, said the Red Cross formally requested an ARES ... .. read more..

Amateur Radio operators help fill earthquake donut holes
Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Ham radio networks gear up to provide real-time, on-the-ground information about earthquake shaking and damage when other communication pathways are knocked out of commission .. read more..

IOTA News from the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
Wednesday, February 24, 2021

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23cm band in the spotlight with regulators
Wednesday, February 24, 2021

The Chair of IARU Region 1 Spectrum Affairs, Barry Lewis G4SJH, reports on the meeting of the ITU-R Working Party 4C (WP4C) Feb 15-19 which discussed the amateur radio allocation at 1240-1300 MHz .. read more..

ARISS contact is scheduled for students at Estes Park Elementary School, Estes Park, Colorado, USA
Wednesday, February 24, 2021

This will be a multipoint telebridge contact via amateur radio between students from the Estes Park Elementary School following Covid guidelines and Astronaut Shannon Walker, amateur radio call sign KD5DXB. Students will take turns asking their questions. The downlink frequency for this contact i... .. read more..

Capstan winch central to this all-band adjustable dipole antenna
Wednesday, February 24, 2021

The perfect antenna is the holy grail of amateur radio. But antenna tuning is a game of inches, and since the optimum length of an antenna depends on the frequency it’s used on, the mere act of spinning the dial means that every antenna design is a compromise. Or perhaps not, if you build this in... .. read more..

Kangaroo Island QSO status
Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Grant, VK5GR, reports: For those looking for electronic confirmation from the VK5KI activation on Kangaroo Island (OC-139), the LOTW records were uploaded today (Feb. 15th) nd the blackout period for ClubLog matching should be ending also .. read more..

Youth on the Air will Make Final Decision on Summer Camp in April
Tuesday, February 23, 2021

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ARRL CEO David Minster, NA2AA, to Keynote QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo
Tuesday, February 23, 2021

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IRTS Amateur Radio Training Courses
Tuesday, February 23, 2021

IRTS News reports that while online amateur radio training courses have been successfully completed it is still not possible to take the exam due to the pandemic .. read more..

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