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American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio Association and Resources
The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) is the national association for amateur radio, connecting hams around the U.S. with news, information and resources.


Major WSJT-X Upgrade Boosts FT4 into “a Finished Protocol for HF Contesting”
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The WSJT Development Group has announced the “general availability” release of WSJT-X version 2.1.0. This major upgrade formally introduces FT4 as a finished protocol for HF contesting. WSJT-X version 2.1.0 supplants any “release candidate” (beta) versions, and users should discontinue using any beta versions of the software. The latest edition of the popular digital software suite also include...



07/16/2019

Award for Top Homebrew Designers in Amateur Radio Announced
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07/17/2019

ARRL Board to Meet on July 19 – 20
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07/17/2019

The Doctor Will See You Now!
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07/18/2019

The K7RA Solar Update
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Very low solar activity continues. Over the past week, average daily solar flux changed insignificantly from 67.1 to 67. There were no sunspots.

Average daily planetary A index changed from 8.4 to 5.9, while mid-latitude A index changed from 8.6 to 6.7. Conditions remain quiet.

Predicted solar flux is 68 on July 19-26, and 67 on July 27 to September 1.

Predicted planetary A index is 5 on July 19-2...



07/19/2019

Scouts Attending World Scout Jamboree Set to Talk with Space Station via Ham Radio
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Thousands of Scouts from some 160 countries who will attend the 24th World Scout Jamboree this summer in West Virginia will have the chance to witness an Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact during their stay. The theme of the World Scout Jamboree, which opens on Monday, July 22, is "Unlock a new world." If all goes according to schedule, a selected group of Scouts a...



07/19/2019

EME SSTV Lunar Landing Commemorative Event Set
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Moonbounce enthusiasts are invited to take part in a commemorative Earth-Moon-Earth (EME) slow-scan television (SSTV) party on 23 centimeters, marking the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing. The event gets under way at 2300 UTC on Saturday, July 20, at PI9CAM in the Netherlands.

“We will start to transmit several lunar landing-related images on 1296.110 MHz,” said the Moon-Net Reflector anno...



07/19/2019

HAL Communications Cofounder, President Bill Henry, K9GWT, SK
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A cofounder and later president of HAL Communications, George W. “Bill” Henry, Jr., of Monticello, Illinois, died on July 17. An ARRL Life Member, he was 78. HAL Communications formally got its start in 1972 among hams and graduate students at the University of Illinois at Urbana, but the company’s history goes back a few years before.

Henry once explained that the name HAL was chosen by partner...



07/19/2019

New Summer EURAO Party to Premier FT4
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07/19/2019

Arctic IOTA Activity Gets Under Way this Week
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07/22/2019

Amateur Radio Being Showcased at 2019 EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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ARRL member-volunteers will be part of the excitement as the 2019 International Experimental Aircraft Association annual AirVenture show gets under way this week in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The show runs from July 22 until July 29. This year marks the 50th anniversary of EAA AirVenture, which drew more than 600,000 visitors and 10,000 aircraft last year. The ARRL exhibit highlights radio communicati...



07/22/2019

Microwave Update 2019 Online Registration Now Open
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07/22/2019

IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society Seeks Student CubeSat RF Hardware Proposals
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The IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) has announced the MTT-Sat Challenge for groups of students developing RF hardware for CubeSat applications. The MTT-Sat Challenge is a worldwide competition for teams of undergraduate and graduate students to design and build RF hardware for small satellites. The most promising designs will undergo space environmental qualification testin...



07/22/2019

 

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