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Due to demand, amateur radio course to be held - Manitoulin Expositor

Manitoulin ExpositorDue to demand, amateur radio course to be heldManitoulin ExpositorMANITOULIN—Due to overwhelming demand, another basic amateur radio course will be hosted on Manitoulin Island. “As a result of the many inquiries we have had from people wanting to obtain their amateur certificate, the Manitoulin Amateur Radio Club ...... [continue]

Getting It Right!

The article, "Oldest, Longest-Licensed US Ham, Educator Charles Hellman, W2RP, SK," in the February 9 edition of The ARRL Letter contained an incorrect call sign for Mr. Hellman's late brother. Robert Hellman was W2IIU.

In Brief...

Summits on the Air Activation the Hard Way: A radio amateur in the UK, Colin Evans, M1BUU, attained Summits on the Air (SOTA) Mountain Goat status on January 28 on the summit of Whernside, the highest peak in Yorkshire, but he took an unusual approach by waiting until after he reached the summit to construct his station equipment. He had taken alo... [continue]

ARISS Opens Window for Proposals to Host Contacts with Space Station Crew:

The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) program is seeking proposals from schools and formal or informal educational institutions and organizations -- individually or working in concert -- to host Amateur Radio contacts next year with ISS crew members. The window to submit a proposal is open through April 15. ARISS anticipates... [continue]

W4CWV, and W4LKM, Memorial Scholarship Endowed:

A new scholarship has been endowed, honoring the memory of Homer V. Thompson, W4CWV, and Annette P. Thompson, W4LKM, the ARRL Foundation has announced. The scholarship will be funded through an initial $50,000 gift from an anonymous donor.

Winter Cycle Section Manager Election Results Announced:

Four candidates for Section Manager (SM), including one incumbent, outpolled challengers to win 2-year terms beginning on April 1, while a second incumbent was defeated in a run for a new term, and one candidate ran unopposed to succeed an incumbent who did not run again. Ballots in contested races in the winter election cycle were counted and ver... [continue]

MARS Refocuses Its Mission, Encrypts Data Nets:

Today's Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS) program has changed markedly from what it was just a few years ago. So says US Army MARS Program Manager Paul English, WD8DBY, who contends that MARS must adapt in order to remain relevant and useful to its sponsor, the US Department of Defense (DOD).

The Doctor Will See You Now!

"HF Loop Antennas" is the topic of the just-released episode of the "ARRL The Doctor is In" podcast. Listen...and learn!

HAARP Goes Classical During New Experimental Campaign:

The just-concluded run of ionospheric investigations conducted from Alaska's High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP) observatory -- quite likely the most powerful HF transmission facility in the world -- revived the latent shortwave listener (SWL) lurking within most radio amateurs. Operating under Part 5 Experimental license WI2XFX... [continue]

Orlando HamCation a Hit, Posts New Attendance Record:

When Orlando HamCation hosted the ARRL Southeastern Division Convention on February 10-12, it posted a new attendance record. As a result of its growing popularity, the Orlando show may now be the third largest ham radio gathering in the world -- behind the JARL Tokyo Ham Fair, with an estimated 37,000 attendees in 2016, and Hamvention, which attr... [continue]

Just Ahead In Radiosport:

Just Ahead In Radiosport:

DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #8:

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by KK9A, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.

DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #8: - eHam.net

DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #8:eHam.netThis week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by KK9A, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all. UGANDA, 5X. Eric ...... [continue]

The ARRL Letter, February 23, 2017

The ARRL Letter February 23, 2017 Rick Lindquist, WW1ME, Editor [Note: Clicking on the story links below will take you to the news article as it appears in The ARRL Letter on the ARRL website.] Orlando HamCation a Hit, Posts New Attendance Record HAARP Goes Classical During New Experimental... The ARRL Letter, February 23, 2017... [continue]

Orlando HamCation a Hit, Posts New Attendance Record - ARRL

ARRLOrlando HamCation a Hit, Posts New Attendance RecordARRLAs a result of its growing popularity, the Orlando show may now be the third largest ham radio gathering in the world — behind the JARL Tokyo Ham Fair, with an estimated 37,000 attendees in 2016, and Hamvention®, which attracts some 25,000 visitors ...... [continue]