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  • MARS

    12/24/2009 | MARS Gets New Name As It Fine Tunes Mission

    On Wednesday, December 23, the Department of Defense (DoD) issued an Instruction concerning MARS, effective immediately. This Instruction gives the three MARS services -- Army, Air Force and Navy/Marine Corps -- a new focus on homeland secur
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  • 12/17/2008 | ARISS Finalizes Plans for Silver Anniversary of Amateur Radio from Space

    The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) team is currently celebrating the silver anniversary -- 25 years -- of Amateur Radio operations from space. According to ARISS International Chairman Frank Bauer, KA3HDO, the crew on the Interna
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  • W5LFL

    12/03/2008 | ARISS to Celebrate 25 Years of Amateur Radio in Space with Special Events

    Twenty-five years ago this week, Owen Garriott, W5LFL, made history by being the first Amateur Radio operator to talk to hams from space. His historic flight on STS-9 on board the Space Shuttle Columbia was launched on November 28 and landed on D
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  • Basic Antennas book

    11/18/2008 | New Basic Antenna Book Available from ARRL

    For something that is often so simple to make, an antenna is remarkably difficult for many people to understand. The antenna is one of your shack's most important elements and can make your radio system a success. Now available from ARRL, Basic Antenn
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  • wa4sir

    05/10/2008 | Ronald A Parise, WA4SIR (SK)

    Ronald A. Parise, PhD, WA4SIR, passed away Friday May 9, 2008 after a very long and courageous battle with cancer. He was 57. Parise flew as a payload specialist on two space shuttle missions: STS-35 on Columbia in December 1990 and STS-67 on the
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