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  • 08/10/2009 | ARRL Executive Committee Approves Eight Education & Technology Program Grants

    In July 2009, the ARRL Executive Committee reviewed grant applications for the ARRL's Education & Technology Program (ETP), awarding nearly $9000 to eight schools. More than 370 schools across the country have received support from the ETP in the form
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  • 08/10/2009 | Amateur Radio Station WX4NHC Featured in National Commercial

    WX4NHC, the Amateur Radio Station at the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami, Florida, is featured in a 60 second radio spot for Duracell batteries. The commercial, which begins airing this month, highlights the efforts of an all-volunteer army of ha
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  • 06/15/2009 | WX4NHC Announces On-the-Air Station Test Results

    WX4NHC, the Amateur Radio station at the National Hurricane Center conducted its annual On-The-Air Station Test on Saturday, May 30, 2009. According to Assistant WX4NHC Coordinator Julio Ripoll, WD4R, the station conducted the test to promote awareness of
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    04/22/2009 | EmComm Workshops at 2009 National Hurricane Conference Focus on Amateur Radio

    On April 6-10, Amateur Radio had its largest presence ever at the 2009 National Hurricane Conference in Austin, Texas. Representatives from the ARRL, WX4NHC, the Amateur Radio Station at the National Hurricane Center (NHC), the Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) a
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  • Dean LaBarba, KI6CUX, is the recipient of the 2009 William R. Goldfarb Memorial Scholarship. He enters Westmont College in the fall where he intends to study neurology. [Photo courtesy of the LaBarba Family]

    04/15/2009 | California Teen Is 2009 Goldfarb Scholarship Recipient

    In April 2009, the ARRL Foundation Board of Directors voted unanimously to award the prestigious William R. Goldfarb Memorial Scholarship to Dean LaBarba, KI6CUX, of Long Beach, California. LaBarba will graduate from Woodrow Wilson High School this year w
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  • 03/30/2009 | 2009 National Hurricane Conference Has Amateur Radio Focus

    The 31st Annual National Hurricane Conference will take place April 6-10 in Austin, Texas. This annual event brings together many disciplines in the Emergency Management field to address tropical events that impact the United States. According to ARRL Eme
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  • 03/24/2009 | FCC Corrects Call Sign Error

    In October 2006, Peter Birk (formerly WB2DCG) of Virginia Beach, Virginia, applied for a vanity call sign, K4ZL, under the FCC's Vanity Call Sign Program. This call sign was previously held by Elmer B. Jackson, Jr of Lavergne, Tennessee. Jackson held this
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