CT Governor Proclaims April 16 – 22 Amateur Radio Recognition Week
Wednesday, March 22, 2023

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Amateur Radio Included in FEMA Guide for National Emergency Preparedness
Wednesday, March 22, 2023

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released a final version (March 2023) of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Functional Guidance. The guidance, which provides a framework for communications resources within incident man... .. read more..

Phone Service Restored at ARRL Headquarters - March 22, 2023
Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Update: Wedneday, March 22, 2023 @ 12:41 PM Eastern Time: Telephone service was quickly restored at ARRL Headquarters. Incoming and outgoing phone calls are working. Thank you for your understanding. Wedneday, March 22, 2023 @ 10:00 AM Eastern Time: ARRL Headquarters is currently experiencing a t... .. read more..

Tornado Season and Amateur Radio
Friday, March 17, 2023

Tornado season is fast approaching, and amateur radio operators will again play a key role in helping the National Weather Service (NWS) issue accurate and timely warnings. In fact, March through May is considered the most active period for tornadoes to develop. The NWS reports there have already... .. read more..

The K7RA Solar Update
Friday, March 17, 2023

Six new sunspot groups emerged over the past week, two on March 9, another on March 10, one more on March 12, and another two on March 14. Sunspot numbers and solar flux declined this week. Average daily sunspot numbers softened from 143.6 to 118.7, and average daily solar flux from 181.6 to 153.... .. read more..

Dayton Amateur Radio Leader Ron Cramer, KD8ENJ, Silent Key
Thursday, March 16, 2023

Ron Cramer, KD8ENJ, of Dayton, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, March 11, 2023. He was Vice President of the Dayton Amateur Radio Association (DARA) and previously served as its President. Cramer was General Chairman of Dayton Hamvention®, the world's largest annual gathering of radio amateurs, fro... .. read more..

ARRL Headquarters will be Closed on Tuesday, March 14
Monday, March 13, 2023

Due to anticipated severe winter weather, ARRL Headquarters will be closed on Tuesday, March 14 for the safety of our staff. We expect things will be back to normal on Wednesday, March 15. .. read more..

2023 Ulrich L. Rohde Award Call for Papers
Friday, March 10, 2023

The Software Defined Radio Academy (SDRA) has issued a call for papers for the 2023 Ulrich L. Rohde Award. This award, named after Dr. Ulrich L. Rohde, N1UL, was created in 2022 and is presented to those who have completed innovative research in the field of software-defined radio (SDR). It's a p... .. read more..

ARRL International DX Contest a Success
Friday, March 10, 2023

Last weekend (March 4 - 5, 2023) was the phone segment of the ARRL International DX Contest. Although the deadline to submit logs is 2359Z on March 12, preliminary numbers already show an increase in submissions compared to the same period last year. Conditions were favorable for much of the worl... .. read more..

Schools Set to Talk with Astronauts via Amateur Radio
Tuesday, March 7, 2023

Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) has announced that several schools are planning to communicate with orbiting astronauts in the coming weeks. Lana'i High & Elementary School in Lana'i City, Hawaii, will attempt the contact between March 20 and 24, 2023. Students attend... .. read more..

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