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Did you know the history of broadcasting?

Huge thanks to Noah from Lyndhurst, NJ for sharing with us the amazing history of broadcasting. This is an article that he and his father found together recently on Broadcasting and its History. It includes a great breakdown on…


ARRL Club News

Field Day One of the biggest operating events of the year is coming. Clubs and individual operators across the country will be on the air chasing contacts. For many new hams, this is their first exposure to operating on HF….

Zoom Meerting

Thursday Zoom Session

Hello, Sorry for the late announcement of the Zoom meeting this evening.  Too much going on this week here at the old homestead for me to get everything done in a timely fashion… This week for the ARES/RACES portion of…


FCC Looks for Input on 60 Meters

The FCC is asking the amateur community to weigh in on the future of the 60-mater band. In a proceeding more than seven years in the making, the Commission is proposing to adopt the contiguous 5351.5-5366.5 kHz segment approved by…

Hurricane Watch Net

National Hurricane Center Amateur Radio Station Annual Test

The amateur radio station of the National Hurricane Center, WX4NHC (NHC), located on the campus of Florida International University in Miami, will conduct their on-the-air Annual Communications Test on Saturday, May 27, 2023, from 9 AM – 5 PM EDT…

W5ES radio raffle

Raffle tickets are $20 each or $180 for ten, payable to El Paso Amateur Radio Club via PayPal. Please put IC7300 in the comments.

FCC Has Changed RF Exposure Rules

The FCC has changed its RF-exposure rules, eliminating service-specific exemptions from the need to do a routine RF-safety evaluation and replacing those exemptions with a formula that applies to all radio services. See the FAQ on the ARRL RF-Exposure page for more…

Congresswoman Lesko Reintroduces Bill to Replace Symbol Rate Limit with Bandwidth Limit

Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) introduced The Amateur Radio Communications Improvement Act (H.R. 3241) on May 11, 2023, to require that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) eliminate the obsolete HF digital symbol rate limit with a 2.8 kHz bandwidth limit. After being…

Armed Forces Day 2023

Annual Armed Forces Day Crossband Test

The US Department of Defense (DoD) will host this year’s Armed Forces Day (AFD) Crossband Test on May 13, 2023. This annual event is open to all licensed amateur radio operators and will not impact any public or private communications….

Zoom Meerting

Thursday Zoom Session

Hello, It is that time again to get ready for our weekly Zoom meeting on Thursday evening.  This week I plan on being with you all, but since I am having Gallbladder surgery Wednesday I may be a bit sore…