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    05/19/2011 | Puerto Rican Amateurs Recognized on Día del Radioaficionado de Puerto Rico

    Radio amateurs in Puerto Rico celebrated Puerto Rico Amateur Radio Operator Day (Día del Radioaficionado de Puerto Rico) on May 10, as provided by Law No. 50 of June 7, 1996. The law establishes the second Tuesday of May for this recognition.
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    05/18/2011 | Bob Heil, K9EID, to Headline New Internet Show

    On Tuesday, May 24, Bob Heil, K9EID -- owner of Heil Sound -- will premier a new netcast show on Leo Laporte’s TwiT.tv website. Called HamNation, the show will focus on equipment, applications, tips and general information for the Amateur Radio operator.
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    03/15/2011 | Nominations for ARRL Awards Now Open

    Each year, the ARRL Board of Directors has the opportunity to select recipients for a number of awards in various categories that honor Amateur Radio operators. The nomination period is now open for those ARRL awards that recognize educational and technol
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    01/27/2011 | ARRL Board Bestows Awards at 2011 Annual Meeting

    The ARRL Board of Directors had the pleasure and distinction of bestowing three annual awards at its 2011 Annual Meeting -- the ARRL International Humanitarian Award, the George Hart Distinguished Service Award and the Bill Leonard, W2SKE, Professional Me
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    11/08/2010 | New Section Manager Appointed in Western New York

    Steve Ryan, N2ITF, of Ashville, New York, has been appointed Section Manager of the ARRL Western New York Section, effective November 2. ARRL Membership and Volunteer Programs Department Manager Dave Patton, NN1N, made the appointment in consultation with
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    09/09/2010 | ARRL Goes Another Round with ReconRobotics

    As reported earlier, on August 16, ReconRobotics -- manufacturers and marketers of the Recon Scout, a remote-controlled, maneuverable surveillance robot designed for use in areas that may be too hazardous for human entry – filed with the FCC an opposition
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    07/08/2010 | Can I Have Amateur Radio for $1000, Alex?: Young Amateur Makes Her Mark on Jeopardy!

    For hams who are fans of the television quiz show Jeopardy -- where contestants have to answer in the form of a question -- the July 6 show was a real treat: Andrea Salt, KE7OPV, of Gilbert, Arizona, was a contestant. But what makes Andrea’s time on Jeopa
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    06/10/2010 | In FCC Rule Making Proceeding, ARRL Supports Employee Participation in Drills

    In March 2010, the FCC released a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) (WT Docket No 10-72) that proposed to amend the Part 97 rules -- specifically 97.113(a)(3) -- governing the Amateur Radio Service. The new rules would provide that, under certain limi
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