SKYWARN Recognition Day On-the-Air Event is Saturday, December 3

The annual SKYWARN Recognition Day (SRD) on-the-air activity will take place Saturday, December 3, from 0000 until 2400 UTC (starts on the evening of Friday, December 2, in US time zones).

SKYWARN Recognition Day was developed in 1999 by the National Weather Service and ARRL to honor the contributions that SKYWARN volunteers make to […]

Mark Twain Birthday Special Event Set

Members of ARRL Headquarters staff will be on the air as W1T, November 28-December 4, in honor of Mark Twain’s 181st birthday. On November 30, Twain’s actual birthday, the Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford, Connecticut has granted permission for a special event station to be set up in the front yard of […]

Indian Radio Amateurs Report More Mystery Signals

According to a Mumbai Mirror report, radio amateurs who have been hearing mysterious signals on 2 meters for the past 5 months have tracked them down to a source somewhere off the Maharashtra-Gujarat coast in the Arabian Sea. Ankur Puranik, VU2AXN, a spokesperson for a local Amateur Radio club, said the group had advised […]

Hurricane Watch Net Announces Tentative Thanksgiving Day Activation for Otto

The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) has announced tentative plans to activate on Thursday, November 24, at 1200 UTC on its primary frequency of 14.325 MHz. If propagation dictates, the net will operate on 7.268 MHz as well. Once activated, the net will remain in continuous operation until further notice.

“Planning to activate for a […]