Three-Way Race Under Way for Southwestern Division Vice Director Slot

A three-way race has shaped up to fill the ARRL Southwestern Division Vice Director’s chair. The candidates are Edward J. “Ned” Stearns, AA7A, of Scottsdale, Arizona, who served in the position briefly more than 10 years ago; Lawrence “Grant” Hays, WB6OTS, of Sierra Vista, Arizona, and Frank Westphal, K6FW, of Chino, California. The ARRL Board Ethics and Elections Committee has reviewed the pet…

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Nodir Tursoon-Zadeh, EY8MM, to Keynote Dayton Top Band Dinner

Nodir Tursoon-Zadeh, EY8MM, of Tajikistan will be the keynote speaker for the 28th annual Top Band Dinner, Friday, May 19, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in downtown Dayton. He will speak about Top Band preparations associated with the January 2018 3Y0Z DXpedition to Bouvet Island, where he will head up 160-meter operations.

EY8MM is an accomplished 160-meter operator who recently confirmed 300 DXCC …

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Puerto Rico Section, American Red Cross PR Chapter, Ink Memorandum of Understanding

The ARRL Puerto Rico Section and the American Red Cross Puerto Rico Chapter have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to offer assistance and emergency communication support, should Red Cross communication systems fail or are disrupted. The MoU signing took place on March 3 at the Red Cross offices in San Juan. Red Cross Regional Executive Lee Vanessa Feliciano and Puerto Rico Section Man…

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ARRL Audio News – February 24, 2017

ARRL Audio News is a weekly compilation of news stories from the ARRL Letter. Hosted by ARRL’s Sean Kutzko and Carla Pereira, ARRL Audio News features no music or advertising, and is suitable for playing over Amateur Radio repeater systems.

In this week’s report:
• Orlando HamCation Posts A New Attendance Record
• HAARP Goes Classical During New Experimental Campaign
• The Nebraska 150 QSO Party helps celebrate the state’s sesquicentennial

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ARRL Audio News – February 17, 2017

ARRL Audio News is a weekly compilation of news stories from the ARRL Letter. Hosted by ARRL’s Sean Kutzko and Carla Pereira, ARRL Audio News features no music or advertising, and is suitable for playing over Amateur Radio repeater systems.

In this week’s report:
• ARES Volunteers Provide Communications Support in the Wake of the Oroville, California, Dam Crisis
•The FCC Invites Comments on ARRL’s Petition to Allocate a New 5 MHz Band
• The Voice of America Museum will help mark the 75th anniversary of VOA.

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ARRL Audio News – February 10, 2017

ARRL Audio News is a weekly compilation of news stories from the ARRL Letter. Hosted by ARRL’s Sean Kutzko and Carla Pereira, ARRL Audio News features no music or advertising, and is suitable for playing over Amateur Radio repeater systems.

In this week’s report:
• ARRL Board of Directors Adopts Legislative Objectives for 115th Congress
• ARRL Board Names Award Winners
• Radio Australia HF Station Signs Off in CW
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ARRL Audio News – February 3, 2017

ARRL Audio News is a weekly compilation of news stories from the ARRL Letter. Hosted by ARRL’s Sean Kutzko and Carla Pereira, ARRL Audio News features no music or advertising, and is suitable for playing over Amateur Radio repeater systems.

In this week’s report:

  • A Connecticut Radio Amateur Endows the ARRL Collegiate Amateur Radio Initiative
  • 2016 was Another Outstanding Year for Amateur Radio Licensing!
  • A Transcontinental Relay was Recreated for its 100th Anniversary.

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ARRL Audio News – January 27, 2017

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ARRL Audio News is a weekly compilation of news stories from the ARRL Letter. Hosted by ARRL’s Sean Kutzko and Carla Pereira, ARRL Audio News features no music or advertising, and is suitable for playing over Amateur Radio repeater systems.

In this week’s report:

  • The Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2017 Speeds through the US House of Representatives;

  • A CEPT Meeting Makes Progress on WRC-19 Agenda Items Affecting Amateur Radio

  • a CIA Declassified Database Includes Information about Soviet-Era Amateur Radio.

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ARRL Audio News – January 20, 2017

ARRL Audio News is a weekly compilation of news stories from the ARRL Letter. Hosted by ARRL’s Sean Kutzko and Carla Pereira, ARRL Audio News features no music or advertising, and is suitable for playing over Amateur Radio repeater systems.

In this week’s report:

  • A New “Amateur Radio Parity Act” Bill is Introduced in US House of Representatives;
  • The ARRL Board of Directors Meets in Connecticut January 20-21;
  • Hamvention says they are Ready to Deal with Anticipated Traffic Flow at the New Venue in Xenia, Ohio

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