ARRL Hudson Division has New Vice Director
Ed Wilson, N2XDD, of Shirley, New York has been appointed Vice Director of the ARRL Hudson Division by ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR.
Wilson succeeds Nomar Vizcarrondo, NP4H, who was appointed Director of the ARRL Hudson Division in March. Wilson will serve in the position for the remainder of the 3-year term that ends December 31, 2024.
Having developed an interest in radio as a child, Wils...
Licensee Hit With $24,000 Fine for Jamming Net, Failure to ID: FCC
An investigation by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) results in a large fine against a California amateur radio license holder. A Notice of Apparent Liability Forfeiture (NALF) for $24,000 has been filed against Phillip J. Beaudet, N6PJB, of Burney, California. According to the filing, the penalty is for Beaudet “willfully and repeatedly interfering with the radio communications of t...
Museum Ships On-the-Air Weekend
If you like ships and are an amateur radio operator, 100 ships will be on the air from June 3 - 4 for the annual Museum Ships Weekend event.
Organizers stress that this is not a contest, but a fun event that begins at 0000Z on June 3, 2023, and runs through 2359Z on June 4, 2023.
While operation on any amateur frequency is allowed, most ships will be operating in the general portion of the bands....
The K7RA Solar Update
Average daily solar flux values dropped over the past week, but
sunspot numbers were nearly the same, comparing May 25 to 31 to the
Average daily solar flux declined from 161.2 to 155.3. Geomagnetic
indicators were quieter, with average daily planetary A index
declining from 17.1 to 7.3, and middle latitude numbers from 14.4 to
Predicted solar flux is 160 on June 2, 155 on June 3-4...
ARRL Elected to Serve on SAFECOM
ARRL The National Association for Amateur Radio® has been elected to serve on SAFECOM®. SAFECOM is a group of national thought leaders and officials within the emergency communications and response space that works to set standards used at every level. The program is managed by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), an agency of the US Department of Homeland Security.