ARRL Audio News – July 29, 2016

This week:

The FCC Proposes Rule Changes and Seeks Comments in Response to ARRL’s “Symbol Rate” Petition

A Rundown of the Board Actions at the July 2016 ARRL Board of Directors Meeting

UK Astronaut Tim Peake, GB1SS, Leads a Ham radio Contingent to 10 Downing Street

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ARRL Audio News – July 1, 2016

All Amateur Radio Emergency Service districts and counties in West Virginia are on alert for possible activation in the aftermath of severe flooding; the FCC transitioned to a new Electronic Comment Filing System with a “hard launch” on Monday, June 20; the ARRL will sponsor a 2016 Atlantic Season Hurricane Webinar; the first ARRL Teachers Institute of 2016 wrapped up on June 10 in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. the FCC’s Office of Engineering and Technology says that all RF LED lighting devices falling under Part 15 rules as “unintentional radiators” must meet conducted and radiated emissions limits set forth in those rules. More!



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James “Jim” Blecha Memorial (W9KRE)

Please join Jim’s family as they say Farewell (for now) To James “Jim” Blecha.
As we honor his final request and scatter his ashes a top Squaw Mountain, Colorado on Sunday July 17, 2016 at 11am MT.

Directions from Denver:
Interstate 70 West to Exit 252 Evergreen Parkway
South to Squaw Pass Road (road sign to Echo Mountain Ski Area)
Turn Right, Continue Approximately 13 miles to Forest Service Rd 252.10A on the left (the next service road past Sawmill Rd)
Follow the Forest Service road to the left to Arapaho Springs Campground on the right.