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  • HN 352: Hamvention 2018 Wrap-up
    by TWiT on May 24, 2018 at 4:12 am

    Didn't go to Hamvention in Xenia, Ohio this year? George Thomas, Gordon West, Don Wilbanks and Amanda Alden have you covered including views around the event, an interview with the design engineer of the Kenwood TS-890S, highlights from the […]

  • HN 351: Live From Hamvention 2018
    by TWiT on May 17, 2018 at 3:17 am

    Bob Heil, Gordon West, and Valerie Hotzfeld are live at Dayton Hamvention 2018! Hosts: Bob Heil, Gordon West, George Thomas, Don Wilbanks, Valerie Hotzfeld, and Amanda Alden We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes at […]

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  • ARRL White Paper Provides Context for Recommended Governance Changes
    on May 23, 2018 at 6:35 pm

    ARRL has released a “white paper” that provides some context to explain proposed alterations to the Articles Of Association and By Laws that the Executive Committee (EC) of the Board of Directors recommended for full Board passage at its April 21 meeting. Study continues of the so-called “Code of Conduct” for Board members, known officially as the ARRL Policy on Board Governance and Conduct of ... […]

  • Amateur Radio Transponders on Planned Chinese Satellites to Include HF
    on May 23, 2018 at 3:01 pm

    China’s Amateur Radio Satellite organization, CAMSAT, has released some details of three new Amateur Radio satellites that could be launched as early as September. Two of the satellites, CAS-5A and CAS-6, will carry transponders, and one of them will have HF capability. CAS-5A is a 6U CubeSat. It will an HF/HF (21/29 MHz) mode linear transponder; an HF/UHF (21/435 MHz) mode linear transponder; ... […]

  • New Section Managers Elected in Five ARRL Sections
    on May 23, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    Five new ARRL Section Managers have been declared elected to begin their first terms of office on July 1. Section Manager (SM) election ballots were counted in the Indiana and Northern Florida Sections on May 22 at ARRL Headquarters. Other candidates faced no opposition during the spring election cycle.In Indiana, James “Jimmy” Merry, KC9RPX, of Ellettsville, was declared elected in a very clos... […]

  • Post-Launch Signals Received as Amateur Radio Heads to Moon
    on May 21, 2018 at 3:42 pm


  • ARRL Business Services Manager Debra Jahnke, K1DAJ, SK
    on May 21, 2018 at 2:24 pm

    ARRL Business Services Manager Deb Jahnke, K1DAJ, of Colchester, Connecticut, died on May 17 after a lengthy illness. She was 66 and had been on the ARRL Headquarters staff for nearly 40 years, starting as a file clerk. She went on to serve as Deputy Circulation Manager, Circulation Manager, Publication Sales and Warehouse Manager, and as Business Services Manager (including Advertising). She m... […]