ARRL Southeastern Division to Get New Vice Director
The ARRL Southeastern Division will have a new Vice Director as well as a new Director on January 1. Following balloting in November, Doug Rehman, K4AC, of Mount Dora, Florida, was declared elected to a three-year term as Director, and incumbent Vice Director Jim Millsap, WB4NWS, an appointee, was declared elected to a new term. A subsequent change in Vice Director Millsap’s job responsibilitie...
Deadline to Comment on ARRL’s “Symbol Rate” Petition Looms
The deadline is December 21 to file comments on the ARRL’s “Symbol Rate” Petition for Rule Making (PRM). The ARRL filed the Petition last month, and the FCC has put it on public notice for comment as RM-11708. The League subsequently filed an Erratum to correct an incorrect appendix included within the Petition. The Petition already has attracted more than 70 comments.
The ARRL has asked the FC...
Plaque Lists Amateur Radio Club Among Superstorm Sandy Volunteers, First Responders
The Great South Bay Amateur Radio Club (GSBARC) earned a spot on a plaque honoring first responders and other volunteers who assisted in the wake of the devastating Superstorm Sandy and the nor’easter that followed in the fall of 2012. The Town of Babylon, a township consisting of several communities on Long Island, New York, erected the plaque earlier this fall in Tanner Park in the village of...
Nominations Solicited for Six ARRL Awards
The ARRL is inviting nominations for awards that recognize educational and technological pursuits in Amateur Radio. Nominations also are open for the League’s premier award to honor a young Amateur Radio licensee.
The Hiram Percy Maxim Award recognizes a radio amateur and ARRL member under age 21 whose accomplishments and contributions are of the most exemplary nature within the framework of Am...
Contest University 2014 to Include Sessions at ARRL National Centennial Convention
Contest University Chairman Tim Duffy, K3LR, is predicting a great year in 2014 for Contest University (CTU). For the first year, CTU will hold two different all-day sessions, with no overlap or repeats between them. Each CTU event will feature unique and updated presentations.
The first US CTU will be the Dayton Contest University on Thursday, May 15, 2014, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in downtown...
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