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  • Radio Club of America (RCA) Announces its 2019 Award Recipients and Fellows
    on September 23, 2019 at 7:11 pm

    The Radio Club of America (RCA) has announced its 2019 award recipients and fellows. Many of those being recognized are radio amateurs. Honorees will be feted at RCA’s 110th Banquet & Awards Presentation on Saturday, November 23, in New York City.AwardsArmstrong Medal: Thomas Marzetta, for outstanding achievements and lasting contributions to the radio arts and sciences and wireless communicati...

  • AMSAT Announces 2019 Board of Directors Election Results
    on September 20, 2019 at 9:09 pm

    As a result of the 2019 AMSAT Board of Directors election, Jerry Buxton, N0JY; Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA; Patrick Stoddard, WD9EWK; and Michelle Thompson, W5NYV, were elected by the AMSAT membership to serve for 2 years. The First Alternate is Brennan Price, N4QX. The Second Alternate is Howie Defelice, AB2S. Both will serve 1-year terms.Total number of votes cast was 1,052 (892 electronic plus 1...

  • The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Available
    on September 20, 2019 at 4:43 pm

    Listen to the new episode of ARRL Audio News on your iOS or Android podcast app, or online at http://www.blubrry.com/arrlaudionews/. Audio News is also retransmitted on a number of FM repeaters. Click here and then scroll down to see the list.

  • The K7RA Solar Update
    on September 20, 2019 at 1:27 pm

    No sunspots this week, and as of Wednesday we’ve seen 15 spotless days in a row. This is the solar minimum. The current Solar Cycle (24) is expected to end by the end of this calendar year.Average daily solar flux declined from 69.4 to 68.1. Average daily planetary A index declined slightly from 8.9 to 8.3, but average daily mid-latitude A index rose from 7.7 to 8.Predicted solar flux is 68 on ...

  • Ad Hoc Legislative Advocacy Committee to Meet with Lawmakers
    on September 19, 2019 at 8:10 pm

    ARRL’s Ad Hoc Legislative Advisory Committee will meet with several members of Congress later this month in Washington to introduce new Committee members, reacquaint the lawmakers with Amateur Radio’s most-pressing issues, seek their input on the best ways to achieve ARRL’s objectives in Congress, and request their continuing support. Committee members have completed a comprehensive analysis of...

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  • DR9A – VHF – UHF – Super Contest station [ Video ]
    by qrznow on September 22, 2019 at 4:07 pm

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  • ICOM IC-9700 Review and Full Walk Through
    by qrznow on September 21, 2019 at 1:13 pm

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  • New Antenna Uses Saltwater and Plastic to Steer Radio Beams
    by qrznow on September 21, 2019 at 1:04 pm

    Liquid-based antennas offer unique advantages over metal ones By Michelle Hampson A new antenna that uses saltwater and plastic instead of metal to shape radio signals could make it easier to build networks that use VHF and UHF signals.  Being able to focus the energy of a radio signal towards a given receiver means you can increase […] The post New Antenna Uses Saltwater and Plastic to Steer Radio Beams appeared first on QRZ NOW - Ham Radio News.

  • Opening on 144 MHz from the Azores QSO´S over 3,000kms
    by qrznow on September 20, 2019 at 8:10 pm

    On the evening of the 14th and the morning of the 15th of September 2019, there was a very good tropo opening on 144 MHz from the Azore Islands in the Atlantic Ocean to parts of the UK, France, Netherlands, Belgium and Germany. list of the stations worked by José CU3EQ using the digital FT8 mode is shown below… Saturday […] The post Opening on 144 MHz from the Azores QSO´S over 3,000kms appeared first on QRZ NOW - Ham Radio News.

  • ARRL Seeking Emergency Management Director
    by qrznow on September 19, 2019 at 11:47 pm

    ARRL is seeking an emergency management director to oversee a team responsible for supporting ARRL emergency communication programs and services, including the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES®) and National Traffic System (NTS), and to work with staff to develop standards, protocols, and processes designed to support the Field Organization. This is a full-time, exempt position […] The post ARRL Seeking Emergency Management Director appeared first on QRZ NOW - Ham Radio News.