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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.
280 1,111 When will I get QST?????
14 hours, 22 minutes ago by KA3BMJ

- 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.
60 201 Account Status QSLs
2 weeks, 6 days ago by KK5RX
Open VUCC
Discuss the VUCC award process and applications.
3 7 Timeframes for processing VUCC applications via LOTW?
on 13/12/16 by w2amr
Open WAS
Join the discussion about the Worked All States award.
29 60 Need Help for Alaska QSL
2 weeks, 1 day ago by KJ4MFW
Open A-1 Operator Club
Join the discussion about topics associated with the A-1 Operator Club
1 8 Welcome to the A1 Operator Club forum
1 week, 6 days ago by W1VT

- Contesting

Forum Topics Posts Activity
Open HF Contesting
Questions about contesting on 160 through 10 Meters
71 262
on 31/12/69 by KN4ANT
Open VHF Contesting
Questions on contesting above 50 MHz
15 35 K4D Dog Island DXpedition EL79
on 18/4/17 by K5TEN
Open Beginner's Corner
New to contesting? Get answers from experienced contesters here!
27 75
on 31/12/69 by KM4OPN
Open QRP Contesting
Competitive radio with 5 watts or less
16 63 Field Day Exchange
on 23/6/16 by AI4BJ
Open Digital Contesting
Contesting with digital modes, such as RTTY, PSK, etc.
6 12 Raspberry Pi low power contesting
1 week, 6 days ago by KC1ENN

- 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."
89 299 Stamping on WSPR - an appeal to the ARRL
1 week, 1 day ago by W3MSH
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.
448 1,352 CA Earthquake!!! (THE BIG ONE!!!)
6 days, 21 hours ago by KF6FZD
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.
112 375 LED light bulbs cause RFI
1 week, 4 days ago by N5MJ
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.
67 178 HW 100 Received Audio Distortion
on 13/3/17 by W1VT
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.
20 62 Power measurements, what am I doing wrong?
1 week, 2 days ago by W1VT
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.
316 925 Large yagi
12 hours, 7 minutes ago by SIZE358
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.
50 129 fldigi 4.04 Portaudio error 2
1 week, 1 day ago by KJ6BQM
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.
9 44
on 31/12/69 by KC5NF
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.
18 58 Wires -x Query about access to nodes
14 hours, 56 minutes ago by WA0CBW
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
3 9 IOTA Dog Island FL NA-085 DXpedition 6M
on 18/4/17 by K5TEN
Open Propagation
This forum area is for the discussion of propagation on all amateur bands.
12 29 meteor scatter --how to?
on 13/3/17 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.
10 22
on 31/12/69 by KM4OPN
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.
39 107 "...look elsewhere"
6 days, 9 hours ago by W4MEC
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.
11 34 Goal Zero 22004 Yeti 150 Solar Generator
on 6/2/17 by KG5QLS
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
8 20 qrp kits on the market?
1 month ago by KH2SR
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
36 112 cw only radios
on 23/3/17 by edsol
Open AM operating and techniques
This forum area can be used to discuss AM operating, technical techniques used in AM operating and AM policy.
5 18 series or other modulation types
on 26/11/15 by M0ELS
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.
44 158 MAC Logging Software?
1 day, 12 hours ago by kj6msg

- 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.
4 16 I am looking to get my ham lisense
1 week, 4 days ago by N8WXT
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.
3 13 ICS AUXCOMM vs. ARES and others
on 13/8/16 by N7HQR

- 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 38 Does your school have and use an HF or VHF Station
on 25/9/14 by KG4WRM
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.
9 24 Curriculum/lessons/resources visually disabled
on 5/9/16 by kk4ggl
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.
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.
14 27 Belt Buckle
5 days, 20 hours ago by KX2S
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