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Boston Marathon Amateur Radio Volunteer Registration Extended

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Amateur radio volunteer registration for the annual Boston Marathon has again been extended until Friday, August 6, at 5 PM EDT. This year will mark the 125th anniversary of the Boston Marathon. The Boston Athletic Association (BAA) Amateur Radio Communications Committee oversees marathon volunteers. New volunteers should visit the Volunteer Registration Page and follow the instructions. Return...

Faith Hannah Lea, KD3Z, is Amateur Radio Newsline 2021 Young Ham of the Year

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Faith Hannah Lea, KD3Z, of Palm Coast, Florida, has been selected as the 2021 Bill Pasternak WA6ITF Memorial Amateur Radio Newsline Young Ham of the Year. Faith Hannah comes from an all-ham family. She is the daughter of James Lea, WX4TV, and Michelle Lea, N8ZQZ. Her brother and two sisters are also hams. She credited her parents with being the biggest influences in her entry into amateur radio...

Bouvet Island DXpedition Negotiating with New Charter Vessel, Planning Begins Anew

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The Intrepid-DX Group’s plans for a 2023 DXpedition to Bouvet Island are back on the front burner. In a brief announcement to the “global DX community,” DXpedition co-leader Paul Ewing, N6PSE, said a new charter vessel contract is in the offing. The 3Y0J DXpedition has refunded all donations to its earlier announced plan, advanced before losing its contract with the charter vessel Braveheart, a...

Just Released: More Arduino for Ham Radio

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The new book More Arduino for Ham Radio by popular author and experimenter Glen Popiel, KW5GP, builds on the success of his two previous titles, Arduino for Ham Radio and More Arduino Projects for Ham Radio.

More Arduino for Ham Radio introduces many of the new Arduino boards and add-on modules, followed by an overview of the software, tools, and techniques needed to bring projects to life. Thes...

Family of Reinaldo Leandro, YV5AM (SK), Receives Michael J. Owen, VK3KI, Memorial Award

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Relatives of former IARU Region 2 President Reinaldo Leandro, YV5AM (SK), received the Michael J. Owen, VK3KI, Memorial Award on his behalf on July 17. Making the presentation was current IARU Region 2 president Ramón Santoyo, XE1KK.

The award is granted by the IARU Administrative Committee as the highest distinction at the world level to acknowledge decades of service to IARU and to amateur rad...

8-Meter Experimental Station on the Air from the US

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WL2XUP is an FCC Part 5 Experimental station operated by Lin Holcomb, NI4Y, in Georgia. It’s licensed to operate with up to 400 W effective radiated power (ERP) between 40.660 MHz to 40.700 MHz.


John Desmond, EI7GL, reports that as of mid-July, WL2XUP was intermittently transmitting on Weak-Signal Propagation Reporter (WSPR) on 40.662 MHz (1500 Hz) for 2 minutes out of every 10, with an output p...

MARS HF Net Participants Aid in Response to Fatal Maritime Disaster

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On July 6, an evening Army Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS) HF practice net in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region 2 (New York and New Jersey) was interrupted by several “mayday” distress calls on the channel, which is shared with the maritime service. Net control station Ron Tomo, KE2UK, immediately halted training and attempted (without success) to establish radio communic...

Amateur Radio Activities to be a Part of Missouri’s State Bicentennial Celebration

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The Missouri First Capitol State Historic Site in St. Charles will host an amateur radio event on August 10, in association with this year’s celebration of the Missouri State Bicentennial. The original capitol building on the west bank of the Missouri River served as the state’s capitol from 1821 to 1826. The site is part of the St. Charles Historic District in the city’s Riverfront neighborhoo...

FCC to Re-Establish Technological Advisory Council, Solicits Membership Nominations

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The FCC is seeking nominations for a chairperson and members of the Technological Advisory Council (TAC). In a July 21 Public Notice, the Commission announced that it intends to re-establish the TAC for 2 years, by August 20, 2021. It’s anticipated that the renewed panel could hold is first meeting in October.

The TAC provides technical advice to the FCC and makes recommendations on the issues a...

ARRL Board of Directors Creates Emergency Communications and Field Services Committee

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At its just-concluded July 2021 meeting, the ARRL Board of Directors approved By-Law changes creating a third Standing Committee that joins the existing Administration and Finance Committee and Programs and Services Committee.

The charter of the new Emergency Communications and Field Services Committee (EC-FSC) is to develop and recommend new or modified Board policy and programs for emergency c...

The K7RA Solar Update

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Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: It’s exciting to observe increasing sunspot activity. Recently Solar Cycle 25 produced new sunspots frequently, and I watch them pop up every day on Spaceweather.com. New sunspots emerged on July 14, 16, 17, 19 and 20, and two new ones appeared on July 21. When I look at this image from July 22, our sun is peppered with spots, reminding me of past solar cycles....

ARRL Announces Leadership Changes in the Central Division

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ARRL Central Division Director Kermit Carlson, W9XA, has stepped down as Central Division Director. Carlson made the announcement at the July 2021 Board of Directors meeting this past weekend. Vice Director Carl Luetzelschwab, K9LA, has acceded to the Director’s chair, and ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, has appointed Brent Walls, N9BA, to succeed Luetzelschwab as the Central Division Vice ...

Massachusetts Court Okays Amateur Radio Tower, Citing Board of Appeals’ Error

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A judge in the Massachusetts Land Court has ruled that the Zoning Board of Appeals in the City of Framingham “erred” in revoking a building permit for an 80-foot ham radio tower as an accessory use. The Building Commissioner in Framingham had granted ARRL member Mikhail “Misha” Filippov, KD1MF, a building permit for the tower, and Filippov had begun pouring concrete for the tower footings. Neig...

FCC Investigating Alleged “Jamming” on 40 Meters

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Reports suggest that jamming stations have been deployed on the lower portion of 40 meters. The jamming appears to be coming from Cuba. The signals, spaced at regular intervals, exhibit a squishy, popping noise. The apparent jamming showed up after anti-government protesters took to the streets in Cuba, followed by a government crackdown. So far, there’s no proven connection between the jamming...

Diploma Pavia Storica

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La Sezione A.R.I. di Pavia IQ2PV, istituisce in occasione del 70° anno dalla ricostruzione del “Ponte Coperto” questo Diploma di carattere culturale, seguendo le orme della precedente serie:  D.P.S. “Diploma Pavia Storica” presentando di anno in anno a partire dal 2021 immagini diverse riguardanti la città di Pavia Storica.

La partecipazione è aperta a tutti i Radioamatori ed SWL del mondo, nel rispetto del "band plan" sulle bande 6/10/12/15/17/20/30/40/80 metri, nei modi SSB/CW/RTTY.

Di seguito i link per scaricare il regolamento:

Regolamento Italiano

English rules

Fonte: ARI Pavia


Dipoloma Pavia Storica

ARI Nazionale -


La Sezione A.R.I. di Pavia IQ2PV, istituisce in occasione del 70° anno dalla ricostruzione del “Ponte Coperto” questo Diploma di carattere culturale, seguendo le orme della precedente serie:  D.P.S. “Diploma Pavia Storica” presentando di anno in anno a partire dal 2021 immagini diverse riguardanti la città di Pavia Storica.

La partecipazione è aperta a tutti i Radioamatori ed SWL del mondo, nel rispetto del "band plan" sulle bande 6/10/12/15/17/20/30/40/80 metri, nei modi SSB/CW/RTTY.

Di seguito i link per scaricare il regolamento:

Regolamento Italiano

English rules

Fonte: ARI Pavia


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