The latest news from the ARRL.

  • FCC Closed for New Juneteenth Federal Holiday
    Posted on June 18, 2021 at 4:24 pm

    The FCC is closed today (Friday, June 18) in observance of the new Juneteenth federal holiday. Juneteenth, officially observed on June 19, celebrates the end of slavery in the US. Amateur radio […]

  • The K7RA Solar Update
    Posted on June 18, 2021 at 12:32 pm

    Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: Solar activity was lower this week, with the average daily sunspot number declining from 34.9 last week to 13.9 this week. This average was affected by the single […]

  • Family Comes First during Hurricane Preparation...
    Posted on June 16, 2021 at 4:50 pm

    The Atlantic hurricane season began on June 1 and continues through November 30, and two named storms have already shown up, although neither threatened the US. There’s still time to consider […]

  • Nominees for ARRL Director, Vice Director...
    Posted on June 16, 2021 at 4:50 pm

    Full ARRL members in the Central, Hudson, New England, Northwestern, and Roanoke Divisions will have the opportunity this year to choose a Director and Vice Director for 3-year terms beginning on […]

  • Slow-Scan TV Event from International Space...
    Posted on June 16, 2021 at 1:24 pm


  • Shop ARRL and Amazon Smile for Father’s Day
    Posted on June 16, 2021 at 1:20 pm

    Father’s Day is Sunday, June 20. Get Dad the perfect gift this year, while supporting his favorite hobby. If you’re browsing Amazon for electronics, sporting goods, ham radio gear, and […]

  • 3Y0J DXpedition to Bouvet Island Cancelled
    Posted on June 14, 2021 at 12:09 pm

    The Intrepid-DX Group announced over the weekend that it has cancelled its long-anticipated 3Y0J DXpedition to Bouvet Island. The DXpedition team had planned to travel to Bouvet via the RV […]

  • The K7RA Solar Update
    Posted on June 11, 2021 at 2:36 pm

    Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: Sunspot activity has shown steady but modest increases over the past 3 weeks, with average daily sunspot weekly averages rising from 24.9 to 28 to 34.9. Oddly, […]

  • IARU Attends ITU Wireless Power Transmission...
    Posted on June 10, 2021 at 1:18 pm

    The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) represented the Amateur Service at a recent International Telecommunication Union (ITU) recent virtual meeting on the topic of wireless power transmission […]

  • Separate SATERN Nets Now Operational
    Posted on June 10, 2021 at 1:13 pm

    The Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network (SATERN) launched a new SATERN International SSB Net on June 2 on 14.325 MHz. Net sessions will take place Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 11 AM […]