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    10/13/2011 | AMSAT to Celebrate 50 Years in Space at Annual Space Symposium

    The AMSAT 2011 AMSAT Space Symposium will be held on Friday, November 4-6 in San Jose, California. This year’s Symposium coincides with the celebration of the 50th anniversary of OSCAR 1, the first Amateur Radio satellite. The Symposium will feature prese
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    10/03/2011 | Nominations Now Open for the George Hart Distinguished Service Award

    The George Hart Distinguished Service Award may be presented by the Board of Directors to the ARRL member whose service to the ARRL’s Field Organization is of the most exemplary nature. The Distinguished Service Award is named in honor of George Hart, W1N
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    09/29/2011 | The Deadline for the Third ARRL Homebrew Challenge Is Approaching

    The ARRL has sponsored two Homebrew Challenges in the past, designed to test our members’ design and construction skills by making useful amateur gear at low cost -- and sharing their results with our members. Our first ARRL Homebrew Challenge, announced
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    09/22/2011 | Yaesu Donates FT DX 5000 Transceiver to W1AW

    Thanks to the generosity of Yaesu, W1AW, the Hiram Percy Maxim Memorial Station, now boasts Yaesu’s premier transceiver -- an FT DX 5000 and SM-5000 Station Monitor. Dennis Motschenbacher, K7BV, Executive Vice President for Yaesu’s Amateur Radio Sales Div
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    09/01/2011 | Puerto Rico Feels Early Brunt of Hurricane Irene

    When Tropical Storm Irene formed on the evening of Saturday, August 20, the Puerto Rico Emergency Management Agency (PREMA) began to activate in preparation for the storm’s approach. According to ARRL Public Information Officer Angel Santana, WP3GW, amate
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    08/30/2011 | ARRL HQ to Close in Observance of Labor Day

    ARRL Headquarters will be closed in observance of Labor Day on Monday, September 5. There will be no W1AW bulletin or code practice transmissions that day. ARRL Headquarters will reopen Tuesday, September 6 at 8 AM Eastern Daylight Time. We wish everyone
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    08/26/2011 | Kalaupapa, Hawaii Is Site of Second ARRL Remote VE Testing

    From the sunny shores of Hawaii’s Kalaupapa Peninsula, ARRL Volunteer Examiners gave a remote ARRL VE session on the morning of July 25. Well, at least it was morning in Hawaii, but it was late in the afternoon at ARRL Headquarters. What made this VE sess
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