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  • 09/02/2009 | W1AW Earns TPA #306

    On September 1 -- after W1AW Station Manager Joe Carcia, NJ1Q, made contact #149 (CW) and #150 (RTTY) with Mark Stull, AB8WV, of Parkersburg, West Virginia -- W1AW received Tripl
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  • WC2010

    08/26/2009 | South African Hams to Put ZS10WCS On the Air Before, During World Cup

    With World Cup soccer coming to South Africa in 2010, hams in that country will commemorate the event starting in September 2009 with a special call sign: ZS10WCS. According to the South African Radio League (SARL), that country's IARU Member-Society, the
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  • A December 2008 study showed that almost 50 percent of ARRLĀ PIOs had no public relations training, while others had little or some training.

    08/21/2009 | PR-101 Course Introduced at ARRL National Convention

    The ARRL Public Relations Committee unveiled the new ARRL's PR-101 course today at the 2009 ARRL National Convention at the Dayton Hamvention. The course -- designed to give hams a quick course in public relations activities -- was quickly snapped up by A
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  • ThreeStorms

    08/19/2009 | Hurricane Bill Builds to Category 4; Amateur Radio Hurricane Nets Ready

    Now that Tropical Storms Ana and Claudette have dissipated, Hurricane Bill -- now labeled a Category 4 storm -- is churning its way across the Atlantic with sustained winds near 135 miles per hour. Even though the storm's projected path does not make land
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  • WSJT

    08/05/2009 | Prepare for the Perseids!

    On the night of August 11 and well into the next day, Earth will make its annual passage through the bulk of the debris shed by a comet known as Swift-Tuttle. Much of the debris is composed of dust-sized grains, but when these fragments come plunging into
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