The latest news from the ARRL.

  • QCWA Honors William Orr, W8NPU, with its 80th...
    Posted on September 21, 2017 at 5:19 pm

    The Quarter Century Wireless Association (QCWA) has honored centenarian and ARRL member William (Bill) Orr, W8NPU, of Columbus, Ohio, with its 80th Anniversary Award. QCWA member Don Fuhr, K8KSM, […]

  • MCM Electronics Shutters Two Plants, Announces...
    Posted on September 21, 2017 at 5:15 pm

    MCM Electronics, in business for 40 years, will close two plants and its corporate headquarters in Ohio and lay off more than 90 workers, the Dayton Daily News reported earlier this summer. The […]

  • Hurricane Watch Net, VoIP Hurricane Net, WX4NHC...
    Posted on September 21, 2017 at 1:28 pm

    The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) stood down on September 20 after 60 hours of activation for Hurricane Maria as did the VoIP Hurricane Net and WX4NHC at the National Hurricane Center. The International […]

  • The Doctor Will See You Now!
    Posted on September 21, 2017 at 1:00 pm

    “How High is High Enough” (a discussion of antenna height) is the topic of the current (September 7) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast. Listen...and […]

  • Caribbean Emergency Weather Net Requests Clear...
    Posted on September 20, 2017 at 10:24 pm

    The Caribbean Emergency Weather Net (CEWN) has been providing round-the-clock coverage during the passage of Hurricane Maria and in the storm’s immediate wake on 7.188 and 3.815 MHz and is […]

  • WX2S Wins the September QST Cover Plaque Award
    Posted on September 20, 2017 at 8:26 pm

    The winning article for the September 2017 QST Cover Plaque award is “An Improved 160/80-Meter Matching Network for your 43-Foot Vertical” by Steve Masticola, WX2S. The QST Cover Plaque […]

  • W1AW to Resume its Normal Transmission Schedule...
    Posted on September 20, 2017 at 7:24 pm

    Maxim Memorial Station W1AW at ARRL Headquarters will not transmit bulletins or code practice this evening. The station will not be staffed overnight but plans to resume its normal schedule of […]

  • JOTA 2017 Organizers Urge Scout Stations to...
    Posted on September 20, 2017 at 6:43 pm


  • Former MIT President, Electrical Engineering...
    Posted on September 20, 2017 at 6:38 pm

    Former Massachusetts Institute of Technology President (MIT) President Paul E. Gray, ex-W2UWN and K1ZVT, of Concord, Massachusetts, died on September 18. He was 85. Gray had a nearly life-long […]

  • Reports of Hurricane Devastation on Dominica...
    Posted on September 20, 2017 at 3:55 pm

    [This updates a report posted earlier.] In the immediate aftermath of then-Category 5 Hurricane Maria's passage over Dominica on Monday, Frans van Santbrink, J69DS, on St. Lucia checked into the VoIP […]