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  • American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio Association and Resources Wed, 26 Jul 2017 14:18:00 -0500
    The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) is the national association for amateur radio, connecting hams around the U.S. with news, information and resources.

    • Ham’s Project Amelia Earhart Flight Nears End Wed, 26 Jul 2017 14:18:00 -0500

      The Amelia Earhart commemorative round-the-world flight by pilot Brian Lloyd, WB6RQN, has begun heading over the Pacific Ocean, landing first on July 23 at Pago Pago in American Samoa, and then in Hawaii via a symbolic flyover of Howland Island. Lloyd has contacted hundreds of other radio amateurs from Spirit, his Mooney M20K 231, with expanded fuel capacity and modern avionics gear. Lloyd’s “P...

    • ARRL Contest Rule Changes, Clarifications Reflect “Best Practices” in Radiosport Wed, 26 Jul 2017 14:13:00 -0500

      Just ahead of the 2017-2018 contest season, ARRL has announced rule changes and clarifications to League-sponsored contests. These include an improved process for submitting logs and reporting scores. Unless otherwise noted, these changes become effective starting with the September VHF Contest.

      “These changes reflect current ‘best practices’ in the contest community and help us improve the qua...

    • New 222 MHz and Up Contest Debuts August 5-6 Weekend Wed, 26 Jul 2017 11:23:00 -0500

      ARRL’s new 222 MHz and Up Distance Contest will debut on August 5 at 1800 UTC and continue until the next day. This 24-hour contest offers a wide range of entry categories, from FM, CW, and SSB to digital modes.

      The object is to work as many stations as possible on the 222 MHz through 241 GHz bands, using any allowable mode. A station in a specific grid locator may be contacted from the same loc...

    • Arecibo Observatory Ionospheric Heating Campaign Under Way Wed, 26 Jul 2017 09:35:00 -0500

      Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico is conducting an ionospheric heating campaign July 24-31, using HF.

      “The new Arecibo ionosphere HF heater nominally transmits 600 kW net power and has a unique Cassegrain dual-array antenna design that increases gain of three crossed dipoles for each band, using the signature 1000-foot spherical dish reflector,” explained Chris Fallen, KL3WX, a researcher at th...