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  • SAQ, Sweden’s Alexanderson Alternator, Announces Scheduled Christmas Eve Transmission
    on December 9, 2019 at 9:14 pm

    SAQ, the call sign of the 1920s vintage Alexanderson transmitter in Grimeton, Sweden, is set to be on the air for its annual Christmas Eve transmission. SAQ transmits CW with up to 200 kW on 17.2 kHz. Tune-up is scheduled to begin at around 0730 UTC, with the holiday message transmitted on December 24 at 0800 UTC. SAQ will livestream the event. SAQ has introduced a new reception report form for...

  • 2020 Dayton Hamvention Theme will be “Amateur Radio, The Future”
    on December 9, 2019 at 9:13 pm

    The theme for the 2020 Dayton Hamvention® will be “Amateur Radio, The Future.” Hamvention General Chair Jack Gerbs, WB8SCT, invited Hamvention attendees to celebrate amateur radio’s past, present, and future.“As amateur radio operators, we enjoy many modes of operating,” Gerbs said. “We also enjoy challenges such as satellite communications, moonbounce, meteor scatter, and more. What truly exci...

  • Melissa Pore, KM4CZN, is 2020 Carole Perry Educator of the Year Award Recipient
    on December 9, 2019 at 9:06 pm

    Melissa Pore, KM4CZN, of Vienna, Virginia, is the 2020 recipient of the Carole Perry Educator of the Year Award, Orlando HamCation has announced. The award, which recognizes outstanding contributions in educating and advancing youth in amateur radio, was first awarded last year to its namesake, Carole Perry, WB2MGP, in honor of her work teaching students about ham radio. Pore is an Amateur Radi...

  • The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Now Available
    on December 6, 2019 at 7:31 pm

    Listen to the new episode of ARRL Audio News on your iOS or Android podcast app, or online at http://www.blubrry.com/arrlaudionews/. Audio News is also retransmitted on a number of FM repeaters. Click here and then scroll down to see the list. 

  • ARRL’s 12 Days of Deals Start on Monday!
    on December 6, 2019 at 4:44 pm