ARRL In Action: What Have We Been Up To Lately?
There will be contested elections in the ARRL Delta and Great Lakes Divisions. Ballots will be counted November 21.
During a single week, Warehouse staff shipped 813 publication and product orders.
The revised Emergency Communications Level 1 online course was made available to students. Extensive revisions are being made to the Level 3 course.
A new 40 foot tower has been installed at W1HQ, the Laird Campbell Memorial HQ Operators Club at ARRL Headquarters.
These online course sessions begin September 5: Technician License Course (EC-010), Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Level 1 (EC-001), Radio Frequency Interference (EC-006), Antenna Design and Construction (EC-009), Analog Electronics (EC-012) and Digital Electronics (EC-013). These online courses begin September 19: Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Level 2 (EC-002); Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Level 3 (EC-003R2); Antenna Modeling (EC-004); HF Digital Communications (EC-005); VHF/UHF -- Life Beyond the Repeater (EC-008), and Radio Frequency Propagation (EC-011).
ARRL and Citizen Corps are teaming up to assist local school districts (if they need the help) to set up and register their NOAA Weather All Hazard Public Alert Radio.
On the air: The ARRL UHF Contest was August 2-3, and the ARRL 10 GHz and Up Contest was August 16-17. Next up: September 13-15 -- September VHF QSO Party; September 20-21 -- 10 GHz and Up Contest and International EME Competition (2304 MHz and Up).
Staff travel: Chief Development Officer Mary Hobart and Steve Ewald, Supervisor, Field and Public Service Team, attended the annual Citizen Corps Leadership Forum in Oklahoma City. Chuck Skolaut spoke at the Kansas State Convention in Salina. David Sumner addressed the Halifax Hamfest in Nova Scotia. Dave Patton attended Ham Fair in Tokyo. Sean Kutzko spoke at the Dakota Division Convention in Rochester, Minnesota. Dan Henderson spoke at the Roanoke Division Convention in Jackson's Mill, West Virginia. Bill Moore attended the Huntsville Hamfest. Several members of the staff took part in the New England Division Convention in Boxboro, Massachusetts.
Compiled by Joel Kleinman, N1BKE