The latest news from the ARRL.

  • Tornado Season and Amateur Radio
    Posted on March 17, 2023 at 3:56 pm

    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 […]

  • The K7RA Solar Update
    Posted on March 17, 2023 at 3:08 pm

    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 March14.Sunspot numbers and solar flux declined this week.Average daily […]

  • Dayton Amateur Radio Leader Ron Cramer, KD8ENJ,...
    Posted on March 16, 2023 at 7:48 pm

    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 […]

  • ARRL Headquarters will be Closed on Tuesday,...
    Posted on March 13, 2023 at 4:47 pm

    Due to anticipated severe winter weather, ARRL Headquarters will be closed on Tuesday, March 14, 2023, for the safety of our staff. The Headquarters lobby & store, and W1AW will be closed to […]

  • 2023 Ulrich L. Rohde Award Call for Papers
    Posted on March 10, 2023 at 6:41 pm

    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 […]

  • ARRL International DX Contest a Success
    Posted on March 10, 2023 at 6:27 pm

    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 […]

  • The K7RA Solar Update
    Posted on March 10, 2023 at 4:11 pm

    So far this month, two new sunspot groups appeared on March 1,another one on March 2, three more on March 3, one more on March 5,two more on March 6, and another on March 7, then two more on […]

  • Schools Set to Talk with Astronauts via Amateur...
    Posted on March 7, 2023 at 2:54 pm

    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 […]

  • 2023 Hamvention Awards Announced
    Posted on March 3, 2023 at 7:11 pm

    The 2023 Hamvention Awards committee, chaired by Michael Kalter, W8CI, has announced the 2023 Hamvention award winners. The Special Achievement Award recipient is Dr. Jason McDonald, MD, N2TPA. He is […]

  • The K7RA Solar Update
    Posted on March 3, 2023 at 6:52 pm

    This was a busy week for geomagnetic storms. A solar wind streamfrom an equatorial hole and a CME blew geomagnetic numbers seeminglyoff the scale, with the planetary A index on Monday hitting […]