John E. Ross, KD8IDJ, is New ARRL News Editor

John E. Ross, KD8IDJ, is the new ARRL News Editor. Ross was selected for the position following the recent retirement of Rick Lindquist, WW1ME, from the role — which includes producing news content for the ARRL website, the weekly ARRL Letter, the “Happenings” and “Amateur... Read more

ITU Celebrates 2022 World Amateur Radio Day

In recognition of World Amateur Radio Day, held on April 18, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) published articles and social media posts highlighting various facets of ham radio. This included an ITU News interview with Philipp Springer, DK6SP, Chair of the International Amateur Radio Union... Read more

Hawaii ARES Drill Tests All Communications

The Hawaii Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES®) conducted an operational readiness drill on April 16 to evaluate their emergency communications abilities if severe weather were to hit the state and disable regular communications. The exercise simulated a 4-day period of catastrophic rain and wind covering... Read more

Top Amateur Radio Websites – Issue 2212

The 6CL6-807 Transmitter, A 160 Meter Antenna Hybrid Design, SmallDV FreeDV for Raspberry Pi, EA2CW Nanokeyer, SW-3B QRP CW RTX, FreeDV – Digital Voice for HF bands, Ionospheric Propagation of Radio Waves, Ukrainian Amateur Radio League UNGO, Ham Radio Equipment The Basics, QRP Transceiver for... Read more

ARRL Employment Opportunities

ARRL is seeking candidates for job opportunities at its headquarters in Newington, Connecticut. Available positions include Director of Information Technology, Public Relations & Outreach Manager, Social Media Strategist, and others. ARRL Human Resources Manager Luci Goodwin explained that some of the jobs are brand-new positions,... Read more

World Amateur Radio Day is April 18

World Amateur Radio Day (WARD) is April 18 and is celebrated worldwide by radio amateurs and their national associations, which are organized as member-societies of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU). It was on this day in 1925 that the IARU was formed in Paris.... Read more

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