The latest news from the ARRL.

  • Window to Submit Proposals to Host Contacts with...
    Posted on September 21, 2018 at 4:29 pm

    Proposals by school and educational organizations to host Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contacts with an International Space Station crew member next year will be accepted […]

  • The K7RA Solar Update
    Posted on September 21, 2018 at 12:01 pm

    Sunspots are gone again this week, with none observed since September 12. Average daily sunspot number declined to zero this week from 7.6 last week. Average daily solar flux was unchanged at […]

  • Puerto Rico Amateurs Beefing Up Hurricane...
    Posted on September 20, 2018 at 1:05 pm

    September 20 is the first anniversary of Hurricane Maria's devastating arrival in Puerto Rico. Today, many amateurs there are better prepared for the next storm or other disaster that could disrupt […]

  • New Beta Version WSJT-X 2.0 Boasts Major Changes
    Posted on September 20, 2018 at 12:59 pm

    As promised, the WSJT-X Development Group has announced a new “candidate release,” WSJT-X 2.0 rc1. This beta version of the popular digital mode suite incorporates many new FT8 and MSK144 […]

  • The Doctor Will See You Now!
    Posted on September 20, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    “Tools for the Amateur Station” is the topic of the current (September 13) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast. Listen...and learn!Sponsored by DX Engineering, […]

  • AMSAT Announces 2018 Board of Directors Election...
    Posted on September 19, 2018 at 3:26 pm

    AMSAT-NA has announced that Tom Clark, K3IO; Mark Hammond, N8MH, and Bruce Paige, KK5DO, have won new 2-year terms on the AMSAT Board of Directors. The First Alternate is Peter Portanova, W2JV. The […]

  • Nominations Sought for 2018 ARRL Bill Leonard...
    Posted on September 17, 2018 at 11:30 pm

    The ARRL Public Relations Committee is seeking nominations for the 2018 Bill Leonard Award, which recognizes this year’s best newspaper, radio, or television news story about Amateur Radio. The […]

  • Radio City Announces Closing, Owners to Retire
    Posted on September 16, 2018 at 5:44 pm

    Amateur Radio retailer Radio City, Inc. of Mounds View, Minnesota, has announced it is closing.“It's been a wonderful 36 years for us at Radio City, and we have decided to retire and […]

  • South Carolina Amateur Radio Volunteers Assist...
    Posted on September 16, 2018 at 5:41 pm

    Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) volunteers from several South Carolina counties are pitching in to help support emergency communication, as the state deals with the aftereffects of Hurricane […]

  • FCC Grants ARRL Temporary Waiver Request to...
    Posted on September 16, 2018 at 12:24 pm

    The FCC has granted an ARRL request for a temporary waiver of Section 97.307(f) of the FCC’s Amateur Service rules to permit the use of PACTOR 4 digital mode for Amateur Radio communication […]