N3CB Wins December QST Cover Plaque Award

The winning article for the December 2016 QST Cover Plaque award is “A ‘Steadi’ Road to Relicensing” by Chris Brady, N3CB. The QST Cover Plaque Award — given to the author or authors of the most popular article in each issue — is determined by a vote of ARRL members on the QST Cover Plaque Poll web page. Cast a ballot for your favorite article in the January issue today.

Hawaii Amateur Radio Volunteers Assist Honolulu Marathon

Nearly 3 dozen Amateur Radio volunteers in Hawaii were up bright and early on Sunday, December 11, to support the 44th running of the Honolulu Marathon. The event is the fourth largest marathon in the US and attracts around 30,000 participants each year. The ham volunteers communicate vital information among race organizers, aid stations, transportation vehicles, and law enforcement, as well as…

ARRL Headquarters Announces Holiday Closings

ARRL Headquarters will be closed for the holidays on December 26 and January 2. There will be no W1AW code practice or bulletin transmissions on those days. The ARRL Letter will not be published on December 29. ARRL Audio News will be on holiday hiatus on December 23 and 30. We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season!

The January Issue of Digital QST is Now Available!

The January edition of Digital QST on the new PageSuite platform is now available. Click here to view the issue. The new viewing platform brings a number of changes, so members are advised to download and read the QST PageSuite Manual here. If you view Digital QST on an Apple smartphone or tablet, please update your current QST app. In the App Store app, tap the Updates icon in the menu along th…