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- ARRL Forums

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Open Welcome to the ARRL Forums
These forums are for conversations among ARRL members. Feel free to discuss the topics as they are posted, or start your own topic. The forums will be monitored by ARRL staff, so you may also ask questions of staff or fellow members.
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on 1/1/70 by K0STK

- Awards

Forum Topics Posts Activity
Open DXCC
Welcome to the DXCC forum. This forum will be moderated by ARRL HQ staff on a weekly basis. Please post questions and comments about anything related to DXCC.
48 146 paper + LoTW merge
3 weeks, 4 days ago by KT8D
Open VUCC
Discuss the VUCC award process and applications.
2 5 Timeframes for processing VUCC applications via LOTW?
on 10/5/12 by KN4NN
Open WAS
Join the discussion about the Worked All States award.
13 25 W1AW/portable and LOTW
5 days, 1 hour ago by w0neo
Open A-1 Operator Club
Join the discussion about topics associated with the A-1 Operator Club
1 2 Welcome to the A1 Operator Club forum
on 22/8/13 by NC1L

- Contesting

Forum Topics Posts Activity
Open HF Contesting
Questions about contesting on 160 through 10 Meters
46 186 Contest Results Database
on 28/7/14 by WB1GCM
Open VHF Contesting
Questions on contesting above 50 MHz
5 12 Antenna Polarization for FM contesting
on 5/5/14 by W1VT
Open Beginner's Corner
New to contesting? Get answers from experienced contesters here!
12 37 Cabrillo Format
on 2/7/14 by KB0LP
Open QRP Contesting
Competitive radio with 5 watts or less
15 56 Favorite Rigs For QRP Contesting?
on 3/10/13 by KC9EE
Open Digital Contesting
Contesting with digital modes, such as RTTY, PSK, etc.
4 9 RTTY Procedure Guide
on 16/1/13 by W2DZ

- Technology

Forum Topics Posts Activity
Open General discussion about technology and policy
This forum is for discussion of various technical topics. Technical questions should be posted to the Technical Q & A forum. Technical questions that are posted in the "Technical Discussions" forum will be moved to the "Technical Q&A area."
53 199 Follow-Up to Wilderness Protocol
3 days, 8 hours ago by KG6SYX
Open General Technical Q & A
This forum provides a place for members to ask technical questions and to answer general technical questions of others. There are also specific technical areas for questions and answers, such as RFI and equipment testing.
327 1,018 Upgrade MFJ 784?
2 days, 8 hours ago by W1VT
Open RFI - Discussion and Q&A
Ask your RFI questions and get answers from other members and RFI experts. This is the place to post and read answers about solutions to an RFI problem you are having. The forum is monitored and moderated by HQ Lab staff and other volunteers.
74 244 Resonance of TV Antenna?
1 week, 5 days ago by k0jaa
Open Vintage Gear - Restoring and Operating
Many hams enjoy the nostalgia of older ham-radio equipment. You can discuss restoring, collecting and operating vintage gear on this forum, sharing information and tips. Posts offering to sell or buy equipment are not permitted.
48 124 Heathkit SB-200 Restoration & Problem
19 hours, 33 minutes ago by Steffen
Open Equipment Testing and QST Product Review
This forum is for the discussion of test methods and test equipment for amateur equipment. Discussions about equipment design that relate to testing are also allowed. Posts discussing specific models or manufacturers should not be made.
10 36 index
6 days, 3 hours ago by WB1GCM
Open Antennas, feed lines, baluns and antenna tuners
This forum area is for discussions or Q&A related to antennas, feed lines, baluns, antenna tuners and antenna support structures, etc.
163 503 Long run 450 ohm ladder line
5 days, 3 hours ago by KJ5GY
Open Digital modes and operation
This forum is for discussion and Q&A related to all types of digital operation on the amateur bands. Discussions about software defined radio and digital signal processing will be moved to the SDR and DSP forum area by the moderator.
16 47 Unknown digital mode heard
1 week, 1 day ago by WB6DKH
Open Software Defined Radio and DSP
This forum area if for discussion and Q&A related to software defined radio and digital signal processing use within Amateur Radio. Posts about other digital operation will be moved to the appropriate discussion area by the moderator.
4 19 virtual radar
on 5/8/14 by WB4URP
Open FM and Digital repeaters
This forum area is for discussion and Q&A related to the use of FM and digital repeaters within Amateur Radio. Discussion about other digital operation of VHF weak-signal operation will be moved to the appropriate discussion area by the moderator.
5 12 ARRL Repeater Directory for Android Beta
on 6/6/14 by W1VT
Open VHF and up "Weak Signal" Operating
This forum area is for discussion and Q&A related to VHF and up "weak-signal" operation, typically using SSB or CW modes. Discussions about repeaters and most discussion about digital operation will be moved to the appropriate discussion area by the mode
2 5 IOTA Dog Island FL NA-085 DXpedition 6M
on 13/4/14 by K5TEN
Open Propagation
This forum area is for the discussion of propagation on all amateur bands.
5 12 cme 9-12-14
6 days, 22 hours ago by WA1HEW
Open Satellites and Space
This forum area is for discussion and Q&A about satellites and space operation. Questions about EME should be posted in the VHF weak-signal discussion area.
5 12 Saudi FM Sat Tracking Software
on 3/10/13 by M0ELS
Open Construction and homebrewing
This forum area is for discussion and Q&A about all topics related to homebrewing of ham gear, construction techniques, etc. Announcements about "buildathons" at ham-radio events are encouraged.
17 50 Morse code pocket transceiver?
3 weeks, 2 days ago by KC9UNY
Open Emergency power (solar, batteries, generators)
This forum area is for discussion and Q&A related to solar power, batteries and generators of all types.
4 17 Power a mobile rig from a cordless drill battery?
on 1/11/13 by dboyt
Open QRP operation and techniques
This discussion area is for general discussions about QRP operating and activities. Announcement of QRP operating events may be made here, but they may also be suitable for announcement on the QRP contesting forum area. "QRO" or QRP bashing will not be
3 11 QRP/Tent Camping/Day Hiking - NNY
on 1/5/14 by AI4BJ
Open Voice modes -- Operating and technology
This forum area is for discussion and Q&A related to all types of specialized voice modes, such as digital voice, FM, and narrow-band FM, to name a few . Discussions about FM repeaters will be moved to the appropriate forum by the moderator.
4 10 Operating outside privilege bands
on 6/8/14 by N0NB
Open CW operating and technical techniques
This forum area is to discuss CW operating, techniques and technology. Post about no-code vs code, or those resurrecting discussions about rules the FCC changed long ago will be removed without comment by the moderator. In this area, as in all forum are
15 49 copy with one hand & send with the other
4 days, 2 hours ago by tuulen
Open AM operating and techniques
This forum area can be used to discuss AM operating, technical techniques used in AM operating and AM policy.
4 15 Getting started on AM
3 weeks ago by WB1GCM
Open Software in Amateur Radio
This is a generalized form for the discussion of various software products, programming, operating systems and such. Only posts directly related to Amateur Radio should be made, however.
26 103 Free Log4OM Logging software Easter release.
on 2/8/14 by G4POP

- Education

Forum Topics Posts Activity
Open Can't Find a Licensing Class?
This forum is for networking with other individuals interested in joining or forming an Amateur Radio licensing class.
3 11 Registering Potential Students
on 28/5/14 by NE1LL
Open Can't Find an Emergency Communications Class?
This forum is for networking with other individuals interested in joining or forming an Amateur Radio Emergency Communications class.
2 7 Find an EmComm Class
on 10/8/14 by KG4NPT

- Amateur Radio in the Classroom

Forum Topics Posts Activity
Open Welcome classroom teachers!
Welcome classroom teachers! Classroom teachers in schools, or hams who are supporting teachers in the classroom environment, are invited to share ideas and ask questions about teaching radio science and using amateur radio as an instructional resource.
10 37 International
on 13/8/14 by WA8SME
Open Radio in the Classroom/ Curriculum Connections
Please share your ideas, experiences and questions about integrating amateur radio licensing, electronics and radio science instruction into your classroom instruction.
6 19 Activities to keep kids active
on 2/11/12 by KB0HAE
Open Satellite Operations in the Classroom
Please share your ideas, experiences and questions about integrating amateur radio satellite operations in your classroom instruction.
2 3 papays.com FM Satellite Audio Recordings
on 24/2/12 by N5DUX
Open Receiving Weather Satellite Images
Downloading weather satellite images onto a classroom computer can be a great introduction to radio science. Questions? Curriculum connections? Technical problems? Share your questions and ideas here.
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on 1/1/70 by
Open Exploration of Wireless Technologies
Exploring wireless technologies in connection with robotics, remote sensing and data gathering? Share your teaching strategies, curriculum connections, software and hardware questions.
2 7 Sea/Spece Buoy Project
on 6/6/12 by WA8SME
Open Bulletin Board
Share information and website references for professional development opportunities and opportunities for educational classroom activities related to wireless technology education here.
8 17 RV-ing and Amateur Radio
on 16/7/14 by KN5M
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