The Silicon Valley VE Group

The Silicon Valley VE group is holding online amateur radio exam sessions on the first and third Saturday morning of every month. More information can be found at https://www.svve.org, or by emailing Morris Jones, AD6ZH at [email protected] […]

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QST de K6WX: Pacific Division Meeting 2022

QST de K6WX: Pacific Division Meeting 2022 – video available Thank you to all who were able to make it to the Division Zoom meeting. We had over 100 participants! For those of you who couldn’t make it, I made a recording. Here is the YouTube link. Thank you again for your participation in the […]

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Volunteers On The Air

Volunteers On The Air As announced in the January 2023 issue of QST, ARRL is holding the year-long operating event, Volunteers On The Air (VOTA), honoring all ARRL volunteers. In similar fashion to the 2014 ARRL Centennial QSO Party and the 2018 International Grid Chase, this event will be exclusively driven by contacts uploaded to […]

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ARRL Straight Key Night Begins January 1, 2023 at 0000 UTC

ARRL Straight Key Night Begins January 1, 2023 at 0000 UTC12/29/2022 ARRL Straight Key Night (SKN) is January 1, 2023, from 0000 UTC through 2359 UTC. In the US, SKN begins on New Year’s Eve. Many hams look forward to SKN as one of the highlights of their operating year. Operators participate using Morse code […]

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Rep. Lesko Introduces Bill to Replace Symbol Rate Limit with Bandwidth Limit

Rep. Lesko Introduces Bill to Replace Symbol Rate Limit with Bandwidth Limit12/22/2022 Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08) introduced a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives (H.R. 9664) on December 21, 2022, to require that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) replace the current HF digital symbol rate limit with a 2.8 kHz bandwidth limit. After being […]

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CW Operators’ Club Accepting Nominations for Advancing the Art of CW Award

CW Operators’ Club Accepting Nominations for Advancing the Art of CW Award The CW Operators’ Club (CWops) is now accepting nominations for the 2023 Advancing the Art of CW Award. This award recognizes individuals, groups, or organizations that have made the greatest contribution(s) toward advancing the art or practice of radio communications by Morse code. […]

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SKYWARN Recognition Day Set for December 3, 2022

SKYWARN Recognition Day Set for December 3, 2022 The annual SKYWARN™ Recognition Day (SRD) on-the-air activity will take place Saturday, December 3, 2022, from 0000 to 2400 UTC. For US time zones, activity begins on the evening of Friday, December 2, 2022. SKYWARN Recognition Day was developed in 1999 by the National Weather Service (NWS) […]

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Ellen White, W1YL, Silent Key, Devoted Lifetime to Amateur Radio and ARRL

Ellen White, W1YL, Silent Key, Devoted Lifetime to Amateur Radio and ARRL11/07/2022 Ellen White, W1YL, of Brandon, Florida, passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2022. She was 95. White became a radio amateur in 1946 and devoted over 75 years of her life to ham radio, including more than 25 years on the headquarters staff […]

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Please Welcome La Honda Residents Peter Chupity / KI6FAO

Please welcome La Honda residents Peter Chupity / KI6FAO as an incoming DEC in our section, and Jeneen Sommers / W6NCS as EC. A special thanks to our outgoing DEC Linda Bennett / W6LJB and EC Angelo Dragone / N6QAD for their outstanding service. Both Linda and Angelo will continue to assist as advisors in […]

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Pacificon 2022 in San Ramon was a Resounding Success!

Pacificon 2022 in San Ramon was a resounding success! I enjoyed meeting with section, division, and headquarters staff, and operating 20 meter CW from special event station W1AW/6, courtesy station captain Mikko / AB6RF and his assistant, Christopher / AI6AK. A few images are posted to our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/arrlscv/ […]

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