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ARRL Foundation Grant Program for Clubs

As most of you know the application period for clubs to apply for a grant up to $25,000 is open and will close June 30, 2022.  Information on applying for a grant is available on the ARRL website.  Go to:…

Zoom Meerting

Thursday Zoom Session

Hello, As you can see by the title, there will be no ARES discussion this week.  David, W5JDO (his new callsign) is out of pocket and I am busy until our 8 p.m. normal start time. This week I have…

2022 Dayton Hamvention

The 2022 Dayton Hamvention® — May 20-22 — Is Ready to Go The gates are set to open at 9 AM on Friday, May 20, for the 70th Gate 8 at the Greene County Fairgrounds on Wednesday stands ready to…

Having trouble with your ARRL email?

Folks, I’ve received inquiries from a few of our fellow hams regarding access to the ARRL website and their not being able to receive emails from the ARRL email proxy site arrl.net.  Below is some information that should answer many…

FCC Has Resolved Technical Issues and Resumes Processing Amateur Radio License Applications

The ARRL Volunteer Examiner Coordinator (VEC) reports that the FCC Universal Licensing System (ULS) electronic batch filing (EBF) system is back online and functioning normally. A message sent by the FCC ULS EBF Team to VECs explains that the technical issues with ULS…

Yes Virginia, There Is An Amateur Radio Santa Claus

There is rarely enough money for Amateur Radio clubs to do everything they wish to do or to provide all the services to its Members and the public they would like to provide. But sometimes opportunity does knock. Since last…

Radio Amateurs to Participate in MARS Interoperability Exercise in May

Members of the Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS) will conduct an HF skills exercise from Monday night, May 2 through Saturday, May 7, 2022 to practice interoperability with the amateur radio community. A 60-meter high-power broadcast will begin on May…

ARRL Youth Licensing Grant Program

The ARRL Youth Licensing Grant Program, in effect since April 19, 2022, will cover the one-time $35 application fee for new amateur radio license candidates younger than 18 years old for tests administered under the ARRL Volunteer Examiner Coordinator (VEC)…

Webinar for ARRL Foundation Club Grant Program

An informational webinar about the ARRL Foundation Club Grant Program will be held on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at 8 PM EDT / 5 PM PDT. This webinar will offer an orientation to the program and provide information on how…

US Army NETCOM Amateur Radio Outreach

US Army NETCOM will be utilizing 60 meters for amateur radio outreach from April 29 – May 7 as part of DOD COMEX 22-2. On May 3 at 0200Z (May 2 at 2000 Mountain), there will be a high-power broadcast…