The latest news from the ARRL.

  • Mode Usage Evaluation: 2017 was “the Year When...
    Posted on January 22, 2018 at 2:08 pm

    Club Log author and UK radio amateur Michael Wells, G7VJR, has reported that data compiled from 8,000 Club Log users indicates the proportion of FT-8 usage relative to other modes has risen […]

  • Board Re-Elects Rick Roderick, K5UR, as ARRL...
    Posted on January 21, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    Incumbent ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, has been re-elected by the League’s Board of Directors for a second term. The Board convened for its Annual Meeting on January 19-and 20. President […]

  • Grid Chasers: Make Sure TQSL Includes Your Grid...
    Posted on January 21, 2018 at 1:52 pm

    ARRL International Grid Chase (IGC) participants are encouraged to make sure that that each Logbook of The World (LoTW) station location in TQSL includes your grid square. To check, open TQSL, click […]

  • FCC Announces Plans for Partial Government...
    Posted on January 19, 2018 at 7:40 pm

    The FCC has issued a brief statement regarding its plans in the event of a partial government shutdown, which could start on January 20.“In the event of a partial government shutdown, because […]

  • The K7RA Solar Update
    Posted on January 19, 2018 at 6:26 pm

    It was a quiet week in space weather (January 11-17) with zero sunspots over the weekend and geomagnetic indicators rising only slightly.Compared to last week, average daily sunspot numbers declined […]

  • AX Prefix will be on the Air for Australia Day
    Posted on January 18, 2018 at 9:23 pm

    The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) allows all radio amateurs to substitute the VK prefix with AX on Australia Day, Friday, January 26, the Wireless Institute of Australia […]

  • Dugger Amateur Radio Club Hamfest Date Changed to...
    Posted on January 18, 2018 at 9:05 pm

    The Dugger Amateur Radio Club in Dugger, Indiana, has announced that the date of its hamfest has been moved to February 17 at the City Park Community Building, 840 Hicum Street, in […]

  • New Chinese Zhou Enlai Student Satellite Set to...
    Posted on January 18, 2018 at 6:45 pm

    The 2U Zhou Enlai CubeSat, developed with primary and middle school students in China, is expected to launch on January 19. The satellite is named after the first Premier of the People’s […]

  • Two More US Educational Organizations Move into...
    Posted on January 18, 2018 at 6:26 pm

    Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) has announced the addition of two more educational organizations to the Phase 2 list to host an ARISS ham radio contact with an ISS crew […]

  • Permanent WSPR Beacon in Antarctica Now on the Air
    Posted on January 18, 2018 at 6:21 pm

    The DP0GVN WSPR beacon now is in operation from the German Neumayer III Research Station of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in Antarctica. The installation is part of […]