The latest news from the ARRL.

  • The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Available
    Posted on May 24, 2019 at 3:39 pm

    Listen to the new episode of ARRL Audio News on your iOS or Android podcast app, or online at Audio News is also retransmitted on a number of FM repeaters. […]

  • The 2019 Atlanta Hamfest has been Cancelled
    Posted on May 24, 2019 at 3:14 pm

    The Atlanta Hamfest, set for June 1 in Marietta, Georgia, has been cancelled, according to the Hamfest Committee of the Atlanta Radio Club and the Kennehoochee Amateur Radio Club.“It’s […]

  • ARRL Headquarters will be Closed on Monday, May 27
    Posted on May 24, 2019 at 2:19 pm

    ARRL Headquarters will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27. There will be no W1AW bulletin or code practice transmissions on that day. ARRL Headquarters will reopen on Tuesday, May 28, at 8 AM […]

  • The K7RA Solar Update
    Posted on May 24, 2019 at 1:37 pm

    May 18 was the last day we saw sunspot activity, after more than two weeks with daily sunspots visible. Average daily sunspot number declined to 5.3 this week following 22.7 during the previous week. […]

  • LoTW Now Accepting FT4 Contacts
    Posted on May 23, 2019 at 7:28 pm

    The latest TQSL update (Config.xml version 11.8), released on May 22, includes FT4 as a submode of MFSK. It also adds AISAT-1 and PO-101 in the satellite category. As of May 23, 1,048,281,611 contact […]

  • The Doctor Will See You Now!
    Posted on May 23, 2019 at 12:00 pm


  • KQ6RS Wins the May QST Cover Plaque Award
    Posted on May 22, 2019 at 8:37 pm

    The winning article for the May 2019 QST Cover Plaque award is “Identify and Track Down RFI” by Randy E. Standke, KQ6RS.The QST Cover Plaque Award -- given to the author or authors of the […]

  • FCC Re-Charters Technological Advisory Council...
    Posted on May 22, 2019 at 3:14 pm

    The FCC has re-chartered its Technological Advisory Council (TAC) for a 2-year term. Comprised of a diverse group of leading technology experts, the TAC provides technical expertise to the FCC to […]

  • Springtime Section Manager Election Results...
    Posted on May 22, 2019 at 2:42 pm

    In the only contested Section Manager election this spring, ARRL members in Utah have re-elected Mel Parkes, NM7P, as Section Manager for a new 2-year term of office that starts on July 1. Parkes, of […]

  • Educator, Author, Contester Fred Cady, KE7X, SK
    Posted on May 21, 2019 at 2:32 pm

    Fred Cady, KE7X, of Bozeman, Montana, died on May 16. An ARRL Life Member, he turned 77 earlier this month. Cady was a professor emeritus of electrical and computer engineering at Montana State […]