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ARRL News

The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) is the national association for amateur radio, connecting hams around the U.S. with news, information and resources.
  1. AMSAT Says its GOLF-TEE Initiative has Met a Major Milestone

  2. ARRL Events App is Available for Apple iOS and Android Devices

  3. ITU Development Sector Publication Highlights Amateur Radio’s Role in Emergency Communication

    Amateur radio is featured in the publication, ITU Guidelines for national emergency telecommunication plans, published by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Development Sector (ITU-D). The publication notes that radio amateurs have supported communication in emergency situations on a voluntary basis since the dawn of radio.

    “They are experts in radio communications and have the equi...

  4. Spanish Radio Amateurs May Exchange Current Call Signs for Permanent 2 × 1 Call Signs

  5. ARES Volunteers Establish “Plan B” Communication Network in Puerto Rico

    Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES®) volunteers in Puerto Rico continued over the weekend to report for daily duty at an American Red Cross (ARC) distribution center in Mayagüez and at ARC Headquarters in San Juan. The two sites are at the ready to provide a “Plan B” communication backbone in the event the seismic situation worsens. A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck southwestern Puerto Rico...