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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. ARRL Represented at World Maker Fair in New York City; School Club to Exhibit

  2. Colombian Radio Amateurs Asked to Assist in Reconnecting Family Members in Caribbean

    The Colombia Amateur Radio League (LCRA) is asking the Amateur Radio community there to activate the national emergency network to support those seeking information about relatives in the Caribbean islands affected by the recent hurricanes.

    To start, the frequencies 7.117 MHz for SSB and 7.085 MHz for digital modes as well as EchoLink COL_LCRA conference and the national VHF repeater system hav...

  3. QCWA Honors William Orr, W8NPU, with its 80th Anniversary Award

    The Quarter Century Wireless Association(QCWA) has honored centenarian and ARRL member William (Bill) Orr, W8NPU, of Columbus, Ohio, with its 80th Anniversary Award. QCWA member Don Fuhr, K8KSM, presented Orr with the framed award certificate. Orr has been licensed for 82 years. While he is no relation to the Bill Orr, W6SAI, his story nonetheless is an interesting one.

    According to the QCWA,...

  4. MCM Electronics Shutters Two Plants, Announces Merger with Newark element 14

    MCM Electronics, in business for 40 years, will close two plants and its corporate headquarters in Ohio and lay off more than 90 workers, the Dayton Daily News reported earlier this summer. The company, which carries an electronics inventory of more than 300,000 items, including 3-D printers, tools, wire, cable, and other items, has been a Dayton Hamvention® vendor.

    The layoffs will begin at mon...

  5. Hurricane Watch Net, VoIP Hurricane Net, WX4NHC Stand Down from Maria Activations

    The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) stood down on September 20 after 60 hours of activation for Hurricane Maria as did the VoIP Hurricane Net and WX4NHC at the National Hurricane Center. The International Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network (SATERN) SSB Net will be in extended monitoring mode through Friday.

    “The latest storm track is very good news for the Bahamas and the Dominican Republic,”...