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  • Omar

    10/15/2008 | Caribbean Hams Get Ready for Hurricane Omar

    As Hurricane Omar, currently a Category 1 storm, makes it way through the Caribbean, hams in the area are ready. According to ARRL US Virgin Islands Section Manager John Ellis, NP2B, tropical storm force winds are impacting the island of St Croix. In a co
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  • 09/03/2008 | IARU Region 2 EC: "Active Member-Societies Are Vital to Ensure Amateur Radio's Future"

    Late last month in Panama, the Executive Committee of IARU Region 2 held its annual meeting. According to IARU Region 2 President Reinaldo Leandro, YV5AMH, the importance of having active and inclusive IARU Member-Societies is the "only way to ensure
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  • 08/27/2008 | ARRL Emergency Communications Level 3 Course to be Revised

    The ARRL Continuing Education Program offers Emergency Communications training courses to prepare radio amateurs to serve our communities in time of crisis when other communications systems fail. The ARRL Emergency Communications training program includes
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  • 08/15/2008 | Amateur Radio Exams, Licensing Return to Bangladesh

    Since 2004, Amateur Radio operators in Bangladesh have not been able to get an Amateur Radio license or sit for an examination. But thanks to the efforts of the Bangladesh Amateur Radio League (BARL) -- that country's IARU Member-Society -- the Bangladesh
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  • 08/04/2008 | Georgia Hams Meet with FEMA

    On July 30, representatives from the ARRL Southeastern Division and Georgia Section participated in the FEMA Region IV, Regional Emergency Communications Coordination (RECC) Working Group meetings near Atlanta. Southeastern Division Director Greg Sarratt,
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  • RACES

    07/24/2008 | In Virginia, ARES® = RACES

    On July 3, Virginia officials, along with representatives from that state's ARES® and RACES groups, signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), uniting the three groups. State Coordinator, Commonwealth of Virginia Department of E
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  • 06/19/2008 | Global EmComm Conference to Be Held in Germany This Month

    The fourth annual Global Amateur Radio Emergency Communications (GAREC) Conference is scheduled for June 26-27, 2008 in Friedrichshafen, Germany, held just prior to HamRadio 2008. That event, called "the Dayton of Europe," is scheduled for June
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