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2024 ARRL National Convention Kicks off at Dayton Hamvention

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By: Sam Shaner, KE1SAM

A massive turnout of hams of all ages are flocking to numerous attractions at the 2024 ARRL National Convention, hosted at Dayton Hamvention®. Local scattered showers don’t seem to be raining on this parade; outside Tesla Building 2, seemingly miles-long lines of attendees wait for their orders of pork tenderloin sandwiches, hand-sliced gyros, burgers, and corn dogs. Insid...

ARRL Systems Service Disruption

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We are in the process of responding to a serious incident involving access to our network and headquarters-based systems. Several services, such as Logbook of The World® and the ARRL Learning Center, are affected. Please know that restoring access is our highest priority, and we are expeditiously working with outside industry experts to address the issue. We appreciate your patience.

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2024 ARRL Field Day gear is now shipping!

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ARRL Field Day is June 22-23. Get ready for amateur radio's largest on-air operating event with official 2024 ARRL Field Day merchandise, now available. T-shirts, hats, mugs, pins, patches, and more are a great way to show off your involvement in this annual event. This year's design features the theme "Be Radio Active." The back of the t-shirt includes a check-off list of ARRL and RAC Sections...

The K7RA Solar Update

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"ASWFC GEOMAGNETIC DISTURBANCE WARNING ISSUED AT 2302 UTC/09 MAY 2024 BY THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE WEATHER FORECASTING CENTRE.

"Four halo CMEs first observed over 08-09 May are expected to arrive
at Earth on 10-May, starting at 1000 UTC +/- 10 hours. G4
geomagnetic conditions are expected on 10-May, reducing to G3 with a
chance of G4 on 11-May.

"INCREASED GEOMAGNETIC ACTIVITY EXPECTED DUE TO CORONAL MASS...

ARRL Learning Center Features Two New Emergency Communication Training Courses

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ARRL has released two new courses to train emergency communications (EmComm) operators for volunteering within the Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES®). Both courses are within the ARRL Learning Center.

The Basic EmComm course is designed to get a new volunteer started. It provides basic knowledge and tools for any emergency communications volunteer and contains three modules and 11 topics, ...

Focus on Public Safety Relationship Building at the 2024 ARRL National Convention

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Those attending the 2024 ARRL National Convention at Dayton Hamvention® will have an opportunity to learn more about how amateur radio is relevant and highly involved in the modern emergency management landscape. The convention is May 17 - 19 in Xenia, Ohio. 

ARRL Director of Emergency Management Josh Johnston, KE5MHV, will host a booth for the Amateur Radio Emergency Service® -- ARES®. The boot...

ARRL Volunteers Obtain Ham Exemption to Pennsylvania Handsfree Law

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Member-volunteers of ARRL  The National Association for Amateur Radio® in Pennsylvania have successfully protected the legal right to use amateur radio while operating mobile within the state. A handsfree distracted driving bill had worked its way through the legislature over the past several years, and ARRL Atlantic Division Director Bob Famiglio, K3RF, successfully advocated for an exemption ...

Dick Rutan, KB6LQS, Record-Setting Pilot, SK

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Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” G. Rutan, KB6LQS, has become a Silent Key. He passed away at the age of 85 on May 3, 2024, surrounded by family. Rutan was an ARRL member.

In 1986, Rutan made international headlines for his flight in Voyager with copilot Jeana Yeager. The pair flew around the world (nonstop and unrefueled) in 9 days, 3 minutes, and 44 seconds.

Rutan was a United States Air Force combat pi...

Armed Forces Day Crossband Test Scheduled for May 11

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The US Department of Defense (DOD) is hosting this year’s Armed Forces Day (AFD) Crossband Test on Saturday, May 11.

For more than 50 years, military and amateur stations have taken part in this event, which is an interoperability exercise between amateur and government radio stations. The event is open to all licensed amateur radio operators and will not impact any public or private communicat...

Mostra "Guglielmo Marconi - Prove di trasmissione

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Per celebrare i 150 anni dalla nascita di Guglielmo Marconi e dei 100 anni di quella della radio, la RAI ha allestito ed aperto sabato 4 Maggio, nella sua storica sede Radio di Via Asiago 10 a Roma, la mostra dedicata a G. Marconi “Prove di trasmissione”.

Newsletter YOTA IARU Reg. 1

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Disponibile, cliccando sull'immagine, la YOTA Newsletter di maggio che racconta le ultime novità del progetto nella Regione 1 della IARU. Abbiamo ricevuto ottimi feedback dopo la prima newsletter di un mese. Contiamo che possiate contattarci e raccontarci come è stata accolta nella vostre Sezioni. La radio è giovane!

Changes in the ARRL San Joaquin Valley Section

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Steven Hendricks, KK6JTB, has been appointed as Section Manager of the ARRL San Joaquin Valley Section.

He fills the vacancy left by John Litz, NZ6Q, who was appointed as Vice Director of the ARRL Pacific Division.  

Hendricks has always had a love for radio, and he first earned his amateur radio license a decade ago. "In 2014, I became licensed as a Technician, and in 2015 I became a General," h...

Storms and Tornadoes: Amateur Radio Ready

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Strong storms and reports of at least 60 tornadoes have wreaked havoc in the Central U.S. for nearly two weeks. Homes and businesses across Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri, and Iowa were destroyed, and power is still down for more than 30,000 residents. On May 1, 2024, President Joe Biden declared a major disaster exists in Oklahoma, making federal aid available to those affected by last we...

Students to Promote Collegiate Amateur Radio at the 2024 ARRL National Convention at Dayton Hamvention®

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Young adults planning to attend the 2024 ARRL National Convention at Dayton Hamvention® can look forward to meeting many other young hams at the event, including college students representing the ARRL Collegiate Amateur Radio Program (CARP). The convention is on May 17 - 19, 2024, at the Greene County Fairgrounds and Expo Center in Xenia, Ohio.

CARP will occupy a booth in the large ARRL exhibit ...

The K7RA Solar Update

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"ASWFC GEOMAGNETIC DISTURBANCE WARNING ISSUED 1817 UTC/02 MAY 2024 BY THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE WEATHER FORECASTING CENTRE.

"A period of planetary G3 geomagnetic conditions has been observed
on 02-May, associated with two recent CME arrivals and a sustained
period of southward IMF conditions. Further periods of G3 are
possible over 02-03 May.

"INCREASED GEOMAGNETIC ACTIVITY EXPECTED DUE TO CORONAL MASS E...

CQ Magazine Publisher Dick Ross, K2MGA, SK

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Longtime amateur radio publisher Dick Ross, K2MGA, has become a Silent Key. He passed away on April 27, 2024.

In 1960, Ross started working for Cowan Publishing Company and quickly became Associate Editor for CQ. In 1964, he was promoted to Editor of CQ, when Cowan Publishing moved its offices to Long Island, New York. As Ross became more involved with the business side of the magazine, he was e...

I ragazzi di ARI YOTA Italia invitati in Vaticano

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I ragazzi di ARI YOTA Italia hanno partecipato alle celebrazioni per i 150 anni di Guglielmo Marconi dal Vaticano. Sabato 27 aprile sono stati attivi come HV9TVM (HV9 Trasmittente Vaticana Marconi), nominativo autorizzato dal Dicastero per le Comunicazioni del Vaticano.

Nella foto da sx a dx: Alma (ARI Radio Club), Chiara IU0SDC, Tsuf IU0RBC, Edoardo IU0SBX, Marco IU0RAZ, Nevet IU0RBB.

MFJ Ceasing On-Site Production

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MFJ Enterprises, Inc founder Martin F. Jue, K5FLU, announced that as of May 17, 2024, the company will cease on-site production at their Starkville, Mississippi, facility. Ameritron, Hy-Gain, Cushcraft, Mirage, and Vectronics brand products will be affected by the shutdown. In a letter posted to social media, Jue said he is looking forward to retiring. Times have changed since I started this bu...

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