WX4NHC to Be on the Air for SKYWARN Recognition Day

WX4NHC at the National Hurricane Center in Miami will participate in SKYWARN Recognition Day (SRD) on Saturday, December 3. The station will be active from 1400 until 2300 UTC. SKYWARN Recognition Day is a day-long event. “This will be our 18th year of participation in the SRD and our 35th year of public service at NHC,” said the Center’s Assistant Amateur Radio Coordinator Julio Ripoll, WD4R. T…

ARRL Issues Urgent Last Call to Press for Senate Passage of Amateur Radio Parity Act

It’s now down to the wire: ARRL has issued a last call for members to urge their US Senators to support the Amateur Radio Parity Act (H.R. 1301) when it comes up during the “lame duck” session of Congress that adjourns in a couple of weeks. The House of Representatives approved the bill in September, and the Senate must follow suit if the bill is to succeed. If it fails in the Senate, the entir…

ARRL Expands Initiative to Fire Up Collegiate Amateur Radio Clubs

A growing number of campus radio clubs and student radio amateurs have begun to share ideas and suggestions on the ARRL Collegiate Amateur Radio Initiative (CARI) Facebook page, which is aimed at sparking renewed participation, activity, and idea-sharing among this special sector of the Amateur Radio community. The now-expanded initiative stemmed from two well-attended ARRL New England Division…

Sign Up for ARRL’s 12 Days of Deals!

We’re making a list and checking it twice. Beginning Thursday, December 1, 2016, ARRL will be offering 12 days of deals. Subscribe by entering your name, call sign, and e-mail address in the fields provided. You’ll receive an e-mail a day for 12 days with a special online deal. Each deal is valid for 1 day only at www.arrl.org/shop, and concludes Friday, December 16, 2016. Sign up now and unwrap …