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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.
332 1,301 Do the Section Managers of ARRL Have a Code of Ethics
3 weeks ago by WB1GCM

- 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.
67 230 Allowing eQSL in ARRL Awards
3 weeks ago by WB1GCM
Open VUCC
Discuss the VUCC award process and applications.
5 17 Is there a list of who got the first VUCC on each bnand?
1 week, 1 day ago by W1VT
Open WAS
Join the discussion about the Worked All States award.
34 74 Strategies for 5BWAS
on 28/5/19 by WA2FTV
Open A-1 Operator Club
Join the discussion about topics associated with the A-1 Operator Club
1 10 Welcome to the A1 Operator Club forum
on 8/5/19 by K4DL

- Contesting

Forum Topics Posts Activity
Open HF Contesting
Questions about contesting on 160 through 10 Meters
77 279 Field Day Battery Operation
on 24/5/19 by W1VT
Open VHF Contesting
Questions on contesting above 50 MHz
17 38 UHF Contest
on 7/6/16 by WB5EMX
Open Beginner's Corner
New to contesting? Get answers from experienced contesters here!
34 99 Baluns, ununs and transformers
3 weeks, 3 days ago by W1VT
Open QRP Contesting
Competitive radio with 5 watts or less
18 65 POTA activation
on 10/11/18 by ka1uln
Open Digital Contesting
Contesting with digital modes, such as RTTY, PSK, etc.
12 29 Questioning 2018 FD Rules re: "Digital"
on 22/6/18 by AI4BJ

- 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."
113 352 Which Forum for discussing ARRL policy?
2 weeks, 3 days ago by WB1GCM
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.
514 1,532 License Privilege Question
1 week, 1 day 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.
127 437 T12F96 Part 15 B Ballasts
2 weeks ago by W1VT
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.
79 208 Rehabilitation of Old Gear with Variac
3 days, 6 hours ago by WB5EMX
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.
28 70 Cable loss higher than expected
on 26/5/19 by WA8NVW
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.
410 1,212 duplex vs diplex
20 hours, 36 minutes ago by KM4EON
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.
92 235 FT8 issues
2 weeks, 2 days ago by W1VT
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.
13 52 you looking for secrets?
on 28/4/19 by elfman
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.
26 82 Compatibility
on 14/1/19 by martysharpe
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
4 12 antarctica on 5w ?
on 25/9/17 by KD7PJD
Open Propagation
This forum area is for the discussion of propagation on all amateur bands.
15 35 Solar Terrestrial Data for HF Propagation
on 20/3/18 by W1VT
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.
11 25 All U Lucky Bird Op's
on 12/6/19 by WA1LBK
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.
53 180 Pad Diameter for Components on a PCB
2 days, 8 hours ago by WA2FTV
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.
14 42
on 31/12/69 by N1AUP
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
10 26 End Fed QRP Antenna
on 26/5/18 by W3HMS
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.
7 19 "Third-Party" QSOs
on 31/8/16 by kc6nlx
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
47 143 Deluxe Memory Keyer with 3072-bit Campacity
on 4/6/19 by WA2FTV
Open AM operating and techniques
This forum area can be used to discuss AM operating, technical techniques used in AM operating and AM policy.
7 21 Carrier Power delay on FT-450
on 17/4/19 by W5FCN
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.
49 175 flrig / fldigi and IC-706mkIIG
on 7/2/19 by W1VT

- 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.
9 22 EDB to PST Conversion
1 week, 5 days ago by sanplusis
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.
5 18 EDB to PST Conversion
1 day, 22 hours ago by sanplusis

- 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.
12 39 Bringing Ham Radio to school
on 12/4/19 by AI4BJ
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.
10 25 Duluth East High Ham Club, Minn
on 30/7/17 by W6UHQ
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.
0 0
on 31/12/69 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.
3 8 wireless weather station using Ham radio, can it be done?
on 4/4/18 by AF7JA
Open Bulletin Board
Share information and website references for professional development opportunities and opportunities for educational classroom activities related to wireless technology education here.
17 33 BRARA SPRING RADIATOR GRILL
on 9/3/19 by N1QFH
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