The Doctor Will See You Now!

“The Mystery of Sporadic E” is the topic of the new (June 8) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast. Listen…and learn! Sponsored by DX Engineering, “ARRL The Doctor is In” is an informative discussion of all things technical. Listen on your computer, tablet, or smartphone — whenever and wherever you like!

Every […]

Texas Governor Proclaims Amateur Radio Operator Week

2017 ARRL Foundation Scholarship Awards Announced

The ARRL Foundation has announced the recipients of its 2017 scholarship awards. There were 88 awards this year, totaling $120,650.

The ARRL Foundation General Fund Scholarship, $2,000 each

Garner Fleming, KK4CLY, Mebane, NC

Valerie Lehmann, KC3HPJ, Derwood, MD

Sarah A. Olson, KF5GTB, Eufaula, OK

Zachary M. Thompson, KM4BLG, Asheville, NC

Lindsay A. Westerfield, KD5UVL, […]

Ham-Com 2017

Friday, June 9th & Saturday, June 10th

Irving Convention Center

500 West Las Colinas Blvd., Irving, TX 75039

Irving Convention Center is located approximately 12 miles northwest of downtown Dallas. DFW International Airport is approximately 10 miles away and Dallas Love Field is approximately 9 miles away. […]

Atlantic Hurricane Season Starts Today

June 1 marks the official start of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, which continues through November 30. In an average season, based on data from 1981 to 2010, 12 named tropical cyclones should be expected, with 6 of these reaching hurricane intensity, and 3 developing into major hurricanes.

“This outlook is a general guide to […]

FCC Issues Notice of Unlicensed Operation in Public Safety Interference Complaint

The FCC has issued a Notice of Unlicensed Operation (NUO) to a Texas man for causing interference to a VHF public safety communications system in Dallas County. The FCC Enforcement Bureau issued the Notice to Bradley C. Pike of Dallas on May 17.

On April 3, agents from the FCC’s Dallas Enforcement Bureau Office […]

ARRL Headquarters Will Be Closed on Monday, May 29

ARRL Headquarters will be closed for the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 29. There will be no W1AW code practice or bulletin transmissions on that day. ARRL Headquarters will reopen for business on Tuesday, May 30, at 8 AM EDT. Have a safe and enjoyable holiday!

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The Doctor Will See You Now!

“Flea Market Tips” is the topic of the latest episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast. Listen…and learn!

Sponsored by DX Engineering, “ARRL The Doctor is In” is an informative discussion of all things technical. Listen on your computer, tablet, or smartphone — whenever and wherever you like!

Every 2 weeks, your […]

Consent Decree, Forfeiture Terminate FCC Interference Investigation

The FCC has again used a consent decree to resolve an enforcement matter. The FCC Enforcement Bureau recently concluded a radio interference investigation with “a negotiated settlement” and $90,000 civil penalty. The case against AFX Inc. involved the marketing of unauthorized RF devices that interfered with AM/FM radio reception.

After the company’s NLL Series […]

New West Texas Section Manager Announced

In the West Texas Section, H. Dale Durham, W5WI, of Buffalo Gap was an uncontested nominee for the SM position. He has been serving as Section Emergency Coordinator under current Section Manager Ron Harden, KB5HGM, since 2015, and as Assistant Section Manager since 2016. Harden did not run for a new term after serving since […]