KE4PT and W4RQ Win the February QST Cover Plaque Award

The winning article for the February 2018 QST Cover Plaque award is “Live Trees Affect Antenna Performance” by Kai Siwiak, KE4PT, and Richard Quick, W4RQ.The QST Cover Plaque Award — given to the...

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World Cup 2018 Football Ham Radio Marathon

June 1 – July 15, 2018 will be a radio marathon dedicated to World Cup in Russia. All countries, members of FIFA, are invited to participate in the radio...

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Latest from IARU monitoring system

The IARU Region 1 Monitoring System newsletter reports a north-west African military Thales-3000 system on 13,998.4kHz was causing interference in the amateur radio 20m band, and that in the...

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Valentine’s Day Aurora & A Bright Region Says Goodbye: Solar Storm Forecast 02-15-18

“We await the arrival of the Valentine’s Day solar storm, which will be followed by some fast solar wind just behind it. This means we should enjoy some extended...

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Ham Radio “a Special Hobby,” Young ARRL Member Tells College Publication

A rising star in the Amateur Radio world —19-year old Ruth Willet, KM4LAO, of Lawrenceville, Georgia — has caught the eye of her school, Kettering University in Michigan, where she is majoring...

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ARRL Receives Byrd Antarctic Expedition Morse Key, Historical Materials

ARRL has received from Lynn Burlingame, N7CFO, the donation of a Kilbourne & Clark Morse key that the late Howard Mason (1ID, 7BU, and K7QB) used to let the...

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ARRL Announces 2018 Teachers Institutes on Wireless Technology Sessions

As part of its educational outreach through the Education & Technology Program (ETP), ARRL will offer three sessions of the Teachers Institute on Wireless Technology this July. The week-long workshops will...

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Ducie Island 2018 DXpedition Plans Coming Together for this Fall

The Perseverance DX Group (PDXG) reports that its plans to activate the protected marine area of Ducie Island from October 20 to November 3, 2018 are starting to jell....

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Radio Amateur Named as Next President of Harvard University

Lawrence S. Bacow, KA1FZQ, of Brookline, Massachusetts, has been selected to become the 29th president of Harvard University, the home of W1AF. Selected from among a field of some...

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Retevis RT87 is Real IP67 Dustproof and Waterproof Two Way Radio

Retevis RT87 Main feature: lIP67 dustproof and waterproof Dual band (VHF&UHF) 128 channel,25FM radio channel FM radio VOX function Scan function Roger beep Emergency alarm Battery show CTCSS/DCS MSK/DTMF/2T/5T PTT...

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