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03/26/2015 02:34 PM
“Radio DARC” Program Debuts on Ham-Operated German Shortwave Outlet
The inaugural transmission of the “Radio DARC” Amateur Radio program aired over the March 21-22 weekend via Channel 292 at 6070 kHz. The German-language program was produced in cooperation with Germany’s national Amateur Radio society — the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club ( DARC ). A group of amateurs in Germany obtained a license to broadcast on the 49 meter shortwave broadcast channel after ...
03/27/2015 12:04 PM
Oklahoma Amateur Radio Volunteers Activate Net to Track Severe Weather
Amateur Radio SKYWARN volunteers in Oklahoma went on alert March 25 as severe thunderstorms sparked tornadoes. The Southwest Independent Repeater Association ( SWIRA ) and Tulsa Region SKYWARN n ets were active in support of tornado warnings in both the Oklahoma City and Tulsa Metropolitan areas. No Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) activation was required, however. “March 25 was a busy ...
03/26/2015 02:34 PM
Amateur Radio Television Pioneer Don Miller, W9NTP, SK
Amateur Radio television Pioneer and past ARRL Central Division Director Don C. Miller, W9NTP, of Waldron, Indiana, died March 22. He was 91. An ARRL Life Member, he was licensed in 1943. In the 1960s Miller was instrumental in developing slow-scan TV (SSTV) for ham radio, working with Cop MacDonald, VY2CM, and others. Miller wrote several articles on SSTV for QST . In 1972, Dayton Hamvention® h ...
03/25/2015 03:04 PM
ARRL President, Directors and Officers Educate and Advocate on Capitol Hill
ARRL President Kay Craigie, N3KN, made a new Amateur Radio friend on Capitol Hill this month as she headed a contingent of League Directors, officers, and staff advocating for H.R. 1301 — The Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2015. Not only that, but Rep Daniel Benishek, KB8TOW (R-MI), signed on as an H.R. 1301 cosponsor.
03/25/2015 05:27 AM
Hanging Judge Hamfest to be Held
The Fort Smith Area Amateur Radio Club is hosting it’s annual Hanging Judge Hamfest Saturday April 4, 2015 at Columbus Acres located at 10203 Columbus Acres road in Fort Smith. Doors open at 8am and the event comes to a close by 2pm.
03/25/2015 12:17 AM
Testing offered for amateur radio license
HUNTINGTON - Examinations for people who wish to be granted a new or upgraded amateur radio "ham" license from the Federal Communications Commission will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 11, at the Museum of Radio and Technology, located in West Huntington at 1640 Florence Avenue, off Harvey Road.
03/20/2015 09:19 AM
National Hurricane Conference Will Include Amateur Radio Sessions
Amateur Radio will again be represented at the 2015 National Hurricane Conference, March 30-April 2 in Austin, Texas. The conference theme is improving hurricane preparedness. All Amateur Radio sessions are free and will take place Tuesday, March 31. The primary goal of the National Hurricane Conference is to improve hurricane preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation in order to save liv ...
03/24/2015 10:49 AM
Global Amateur Radio Emergency Conference Returns to its Roots for 2015
Ten years after its inaugural session in Tampere, Finland, the Global Amateur Radio Emergency Conference (GAREC) will return to that city on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 23-24. The theme of the international event will be, “Cooperating with Authorities.” GAREC 2015 has extended an invitation to all involved in emergency communication around the world. Hosting GAREC 2015 will be the Finnish Amateu ...
03/18/2015 03:24 PM
Northern Alberta Radio Club offers community service through their hobby
s touched down as far away as Japan, Australia and Romania.
03/21/2015 12:18 AM
60 years of amateur radio
AMATEUR RADIO OPERATION may be a “grand and glorious hobby” as one operator described it, but the passion ham radio operators in the Amateur Radio Society of Barbados (ARSB) have for the pastime makes...

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