Historic NSS Call Sign to be Reactivated for First Time in More than 40 Years

Operators from the US Naval Academy Radio Club (W3ADO) and the Potomac Valley Radio Club (W3GRF) will reactivate the historic NSS call sign on May 13-14 during the Armed Forces Day Crossband Military/Amateur Radio Communications Test.

Operation from the former NSS Naval Radio Station site on Greenbury Point in Annapolis, Maryland, will get under way at 1300 UTC on Saturday, May 13, and continue…

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Spring Issue of Radio Waves is Now Available

The spring edition of ARRL’s license instruction and radio science education news e-magazine Radio Waves is on the virtual newsstand.

Featured stories: “KID Museum Station Powers Up at Maker Faire,” “Amateur Radio Sparks Interest at Elementary School,” and “Making a Good Hobby Better through Post-Licensing Enrichment,” and “Teaching with the Solar Eclipse.”

There’s also news on the Amateur Radio …

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BandPlans.com

Have you ever wondered where different modes should be operated, what frequencies to avoid as a courtesy like SSTV etc? This site offer a database for known net frequencies,known segments for different modes, known beacons
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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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