2024 ARRL Field Day Poster Released
Sunday, April 7, 2024

A poster promoting 2024 ARRL Field Day has been released on the Field Day web page, www.arrl.org/field-day. The two-sided informational poster features this year's theme "Be Radio Active". It includes a space for clubs to fill in information about their planned activation so that members of their... .. read more..

ARRL Seeking Applicants for Assistant Education and Learning Manager
Saturday, April 6, 2024

ARRL is working to engage the next generation of radio amateurs right in the classroom. Many young people have become active hams because of the ARRL Teachers Institute on Wireless Technology. This donor-funded effort brings teachers from across the United States together to get them excited abou... .. read more..

Register Now for the 2024 ARRL Youth Rally!
Saturday, April 6, 2024

As part of the fun at Dayton HamventionĀ®, youth attendees are invited to participate in the 2024 ARRL Youth Rally on Saturday, May 18. The day will include a special agenda of activities and presentations intended to engage and inspire young hams and young newcomers to amateur radio. The Youth Ra... .. read more..

Ham Radio's Many Roles During Solar Eclipse
Friday, April 5, 2024

In one of nature's most spectacular visual displays, on April 8, 2024, the sun will align with the moon and the Earth, casting a shadow that will transit much of North America. Spectacular Display and Gathering Millions will gather along the path of totality - the section where the sun is fully b... .. read more..

The K7RA Solar Update
Friday, April 5, 2024

With the big increase in sunspot numbers and solar flux reported in last week's Propagation Forecast Bulletin ARLP013, I hoped the trend would continue, but numbers this week were lower. Five new sunspot groups emerged, one each day from March 30 through April 3. Average daily sunspot numbers wen... .. read more..

Southeastern Repeater Association (SERA) President Wade "Danny" Hampton Jr., K4ITL, passed away February 28...
Friday, March 29, 2024

While attending the North Carolina State School for the Blind (now known as Governor Morehead School for the Blind) in Raleigh, Hampton met several sighted friends involved in the amateur radio community and began attending radio club meetings with them. As a result, he became a licensed amateur ... .. read more..

World Amateur Radio Day is April 18, 2024
Friday, March 29, 2024

World Amateur Radio Day (WARD) is celebrated each year on April 18. The theme for 2024 is, "A Century of Connections: Celebrating 100 Years of Amateur Radio Innovation, Community, and Advocacy." The global event covers all of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) regions and spans 2 days: ... .. read more..

New Training Course Offered by the ARRL Puerto Rico Section
Friday, March 29, 2024

The ARRL Puerto Rico Section has a new online training course for prospective amateur radio operators. Fifty-three students have enrolled in the course, taught by ARRL Technical Coordinator and Instructor Carlos Roig, WP4AOH, who draws from the ARRL License Manual and the National Conference of V... .. read more..

Amateur Radio Importance Highlighted at National Hurricane Conference
Friday, March 29, 2024

The National Hurricane Conference was held March 25 - 28, 2024, in Orlando, Florida. Amateur radio was well represented at the event. A series of workshops were held that focused on amateur radio's involvement in hurricane tracking, coverage, and recovery. Among the presenters was the Assistant A... .. read more..

International Marconi Day 2024
Friday, March 22, 2024

This year, International Marconi Day (IMD) is on April 27. Italian inventor and electrical engineer Guglielmo Giovanni Maria Marconi was born on April 25, 1874, and is credited for inventing the radiotelegraph system, creating Marconi's law, and sending the first wireless transmission over the op... .. read more..

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