Texas Governor Greg Abbott has proclaimed June 20-26, 2016 as Amateur Radio Operators Week.

Since the invention of the medium in the late 19th century, radio has captured the popular imagination. Amateur Radio operators, often called “hams”, enthusiastically embraced this form of communication from its earliest days, connecting to others across the world for the purposes of recreation, experimentation and, most importantly, public service. Along the way, they have […]

ARRL Executive Committee Removes NTS Eastern Area Chair, Eastern Pennsylvania Section Manager


The Executive Committee of the ARRL Board of Directors has relieved ARRL Eastern Pennsylvania Section Manager Joe Ames, W3JY, of his appointments in the ARRL Field Organization, including his position as Chairman of the ARRL National Traffic System™ (NTS™) Eastern Area. The vote came as a result of a June 16 recommendation from […]