The Doctor Will See You Now!

“Listener Mailbag” is the topic of the new (December 7) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In“ podcast. Listen…and learn! More than a half-million downloads since its debut in April 2016 attest to the podcast’s popularity. Sponsored by DX Engineering, “ARRL The Doctor is In” is an informative discussion of all things technical. Listen on your computer, tablet, or smartphone — whenever and whe…

Croatia Confirms New 60-Meter Allocation, Expanded 160-Meter Privileges

Croatian radio amateurs now have access to a secondary 60-meter allocation of 5,351.5-5,366.5 kHz, as agreed to at World Radiocommunication Conference 2015, with a maximum 15 W EIRP. For the last several years, the Croatian Regulatory Authority for Network Industries (HAKOM) has issued 1-year licenses to operate on 60 meters. Hams in Croatia also now have access to more of 160 meters: 1,810-2,0…

IARU Region 1 and EURAO Presidents Meet

International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 (IARU-R1) President Don Beattie, G3BJ, and European Radio Amateurs’ Organization (EURAO) President Petrica Stolnicu, YO9RIJ, met on December 2. The meeting was held against a background that both IARU Region 1 (Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Northern Asia) and EURAO have letters of understanding with European regulator CEPT, enabling their partici…