ARRL Board Holds 2011 Second Meeting
The ARRL Board of Directors met July 15-16. Highlights of the meeting include:
- After hearing a comprehensive progress report, the Board authorized the staff to continue planning for an electronic edition of QST as a benefit to ARRL members at no additional charge.
- Committees were created to review the ARRL Band Plans for the amateur bands between 902-3500 MHz, to plan the program of activities for the ARRL’s Centennial in 2014 and to seek input from youth and others to improve outreach to young Americans.
- The Board welcomed the opportunity for ARRL involvement in the Seventh World Radiosport Team Championship, to be held in New England during the ARRL’s Centennial Year.
- The Board accepted a recommendation to change the name of the RTTY DXCC Award to Digital DXCC.
A more detailed report of the meeting will be distributed when the minutes are released. If you would like to receive a copy of the minutes via e-mail, please go to “Edit your Profile” on the ARRL website, click on “Edit Email Subscriptions” and check the box labeled “ARRL Board meeting agendas and minutes.” The minutes will also be available for download from the website in the coming days.