The 2024 ARRL Field Day

Start Your Field Day Planning / via ARRL The 2024 ARRL Field Day is June 22 and 23 and is always one of the biggest operating events of the year. Many clubs across the country say that Field Day is their most popular event for a variety of reasons. Some clubs treat it as a […]

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The Central States VHF Society 2024 Conference

Coming up – The Central States VHF Society 2024 Conference, July 25-27, 2024 The registration link is: 56th Annual CSVHFS Society Conference-Annual Conference https://tinyurl.com/3shfcwuh Room Reservation link is: https://www.choicehotels.com/reservations/groups/G9668829 A special conference room rate at this link — Convention website: https://2024.csvhfs.org/ […]

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Armed Forces Day Crossband Test

Armed Forces Day Crossband Test, May 11, 2024 The US Department of Defense will host this year’s Armed Forces Day (AFD) Crossband Test on May 11, 2024. For more than 50 years, military and amateur stations have taken part in this event, which is an interoperability exercise between hobbyist and government radio stations. The event […]

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ISS News

ISS News / via ARRL Students at Mountain View Elementary School in Marietta, Georgia, held an amateur radio contact with the International Space Station (ISS) in the afternoon on April 18, 2024. More than 800 students experienced the contact with the help of the Cherokee Amateur Radio Society (an ARRL Affiliated Club) and the North […]

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MFJ Ceasing On-Site Production

MFJ Ceasing On-Site Production / via ARRL04/26/2024Updated 4:26:24 8:00 pm EDT with additional statement from Martin F. Jue, K5FLU. MFJ Enterprises, Inc founder Martin F. Jue, K5FLU, announced that as of May 17, 2024, the company will cease on-site production at their Starkville, Mississippi, facility. Ameritron, Hy-Gain, Cushcraft, Mirage, and Vectronics brand products will be […]

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HamSCI Presents the Solar Eclipse QSO Party

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEONE WEEK TO GO!  SAVE THE DATE!!Monday, April 8TH!! HamSCI Presents the Solar Eclipse QSO Party – April 8, 2024 Join with thousands of your fellow amateurs as part of the largest crowd-sourced event for ham radio scientific exploration ever!  The SEQP is part of The Festivals of Eclipse Ionospheric Science and is […]

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World Amateur Radio Day is April

World Amateur Radio Day is April 18, 202403/29/2024 World Amateur Radio Day (WARD) is celebrated each year on April 18. The theme for 2024 is, “A Century of Connections: Celebrating 100 Years of Amateur Radio Innovation, Community, and Advocacy.” The global event covers all of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) regions and spans 2 […]

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FCC to Require Two Factor Authentication for CORES Users

FCC to Require Two Factor Authentication for CORES Users03/22/2024 The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced an upcoming change to the Commission Registration System (CORES) that licensees use to pay any application or regulatory fees, manage or reset a password on an existing FRN, or request a new FRN. Beginning March 29, 2024, multifactor authentication […]

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2024 ARRL Field Day Theme: Be Radio Active

2024 ARRL Field Day Theme: Be Radio Active03/15/2024 The theme for 2024 ARRL Field Day is “Be Radio Active.” The event will run on June 22 – 23, and it will be one-part contest, one-part emergency communications exercise, and one-part open house — and a great time. The theme encourages radio amateurs to take advantage […]

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