Spring Radio Club of America QSO Party is Saturday, May 6

The semiannual Radio Club of America (RCA) QSO Party will be on the air on Saturday, May 6. “Although sunspots are off their peak, we still expect plenty of QSOs,” said RCA,” RCA President Tim Duffy, K3LR, said. “Come join the fun and contact other club hams and the club’s station, W2RCA.

The QSO party is open to all, RCA members or non-members.” Activity begins at 1600 UTC and continues until S…

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May 9 is Puerto Rico Amateur Radio Operator Day

On Tuesday, May 9, Radio Amateurs in Puerto Rico will celebrate Puerto Rico Amateur Radio Operator Day (Dia del Radioaficionado), observed each year on the second Tuesday in May. This year marks the celebration’s 20th anniversary.

The Amateur Radio Operator Day proclamation (en Español), signed by Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello Nevares and Secretary of State Luis Marin Rivera, recognizes …

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ARRL Website Outage Set for May 8

The ARRL website will be down for essential maintenance on Monday, May 8, starting around 2100 UTC. The ARRL website will become unavailable for approximately 90 minutes. During that time, the website will be offline, and visitors will see a “Down for Maintenance” message. ARRL e-mail services and reflectors will remain in operation. We regret any inconvenience.

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