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ARRL Life Members

To keep member records up to date, ARRL emailed Life Members on June 16 and will be sending a follow-up email in the next few days, asking them to verify their mailing address. Be assured that it is a legitimate…

Best wishes to you & your family on this Independence Day.

   

13 Colonies Special Event

The annual Original 13 Colonies Special Event will mark its 13th anniversary this year. The event gets under way on July 1st, 2021 at 1300 UTC and runs through July 8th at 0400 UTC. Special event stations with 1 × 1 call signs…

2021 Spotter Network Update

Hello Everyone, The 2021 severe weather season is already well under way and looks ready to start ramping up shortly. We’d like to take a few minutes of your time to talk about Spotter Network! There is a lot of…

INTERESTED IN JOINING AFMARS??

THERE IS A NATIONAL EFFORT UNDERWAY FOR MARS TO WORK MORE CLOSELY & OFTEN WITH ARRL HQ AND ITS MEMBERS. If you are interested in learning more click Here

Solar Physicist Predicts a Slightly Better Solar Cycle 25

Solar physicist Leif Svalgaard of the W.W. Hansen Experimental Physics Laboratory at Stanford University has predicted a maximum sunspot number of 128 ±10, slightly better than Solar Cycle 24. “The overall average is 132 ±47 (median 124),” he said. “None of…

Ham radio is dying! No it’s not, it’s evolving

K0LWC I’ve heard ham radio is dying since as far back as I can remember. It’s one of those common sayings you always hear. Like, “get off my lawn,” and “kids these days.” But is it true? Is there any…

Maine Radio Amateur Dies after Fall from Tower

James Larner, N1ATO, of Bangor, Maine, died on Wednesday, September 2, after apparently falling a reported 80 feet from an amateur radio tower in the rural Knox County town of Union. The incident happened just before 1 PM local time. Said…

K1USN Radio Club Announces New Weekly Slow-Speed CW Contest

The K1USN Radio Club in Massachusetts is launching a new weekly, hour-long, slow-speed contest, the K1USN SST. The inaugural session will be on Monday, September 14, from 0000 – 0100 UTC (Sunday, September 13, in North American time zones). (7:00pm to…

European Space Agency Issues Challenge to Hams

The European Space Agency (ESA) is asking hams to help it track a new satellite right after launch and is offering an incentive for taking part. The satellite is called OPS-SAT and it’s scheduled for launch on December 17. According…