Amateur Radio on the International Space Station Contact Opportunity 

ARISS News Release No. 23-47         Dave Jordan, AA4KN ARISS PR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Message to US Educators Amateur Radio on the International Space Station Contact Opportunity  Call for Proposals New Proposal Window: October 1 – November 10, 2023 September 25, 2023 — The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) Program is seeking formal […]

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Summits on the Air

Summits on the Air:   On September 9, Rick / K6TOR shared a great SOTA operation from Montevina Ridge in the El Sereno Open Space Preserve. Images and video are posted to our section Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/arrlscv […]

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Anna Gomez Confirmed as FCC Commissioner

Anna Gomez Confirmed as FCC Commissioner / via ARRL – The US Senate confirmed Anna Gomez as the fifth commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission on September 7, 2023. Gomez thanked President Biden for the nomination and the Senate for her confirmation. “I am grateful for the opportunity to serve,” she said in a statement […]

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Electronics Flea Market (EFM)

QST– Electronics Flea Market (EFM) – Sunday September 10, 2023 at West Valley College – the last event for 2023.  The next is planned for thesecond Sunday in March 2024. The Electronics Flea Market is held in parking lot 3 of West Valley College in Saratoga from 6:00 AM until noon. IMPORTANT NOTICE: Flea Market […]

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ARLB020 Hurricane Idalia: FCC Approves ARRL Petition to Aid Emergency Communications

QST de W1AWARRL Bulletin 20  ARLB020From ARRL HeadquartersNewington CT  August 30, 2023To all radio amateurs ARLB020 Hurricane Idalia: FCC Approves ARRL Petition to Aid Emergency Communications The ARRL has received approval from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for an emergency waiver to facilitate amateur radio emergency communications for hurricane relief. The request, filed by the […]

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ARLX009 Tropical Storm Hilary: Amateur Radio Activates

ARLX009 Tropical Storm Hilary: Amateur Radio Activates QST de W1AWSpecial Bulletin 9  ARLX009From ARRL HeadquartersNewington CT  August 21, 2023To all radio amateurs Amateur Radio operators activated on Sunday, August 20, 2023 to provide communications and information for Tropical Storm Hilary. As of mid-morning Sunday, the system was moving up the Baja Peninsula of Mexico, expected […]

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ARLB017 ARRL Files Comments Against “Seriously Flawed” HF Rules Petition

QST de W1AWARRL Bulletin 17  ARLB017From ARRL HeadquartersNewington CT  August 3, 2023To all radio amateurs ARLB017 ARRL Files Comments Against “Seriously Flawed” HF Rules Petition ARRL, as part of its mission to protect Amateur Radio, has filed comments against a proposal that would introduce high-power digital communications to the shortwave spectrum that in many instances […]

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The Next Electronics Flea Market (EFM)

QST – the next Electronics Flea Market (EFM) is on Sunday, August 13, 2023 at West Valley College in Saratoga, located at 14000 Fruitvale Avenue. The flea market will be held in the campus parking lot #3, from 6:00 a.m. until noon. http://www.electronicsfleamarket.com/ […]

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Summits on the Air 2023: North America

Summits on the Air 2023: North America / via ARRL Summits on the Air (SOTA) in North America has three events scheduled between August 4 – 7, 2023. The Colorado 14er annual event will run from August 4 – 7, the SoCal SOTAFest in Southern California will run from August 4 – 6, and the […]

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