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    07/21/2008 | Hiram Percy Maxim's Telegraph Key Returns to ARRL HQ

    At the ARRL Board of Director's meeting this past weekend, the telegraph key that once belonged to Hiram Percy Maxim, W1AW, was returned to ARRL Headquarters. According to ARRL First Vice President Kay Craigie, N3KN, the key had been in the collection of
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  • 07/03/2008 | ARRL Tells Red Cross of Remaining Background Check Policy Concerns

    ARRL President Joel Harrison, W5ZN, has written to Armond T. Mascelli, Vice President for Domestic Disaster response for the American Red Cross (ARC) to identify the ARRL's remaining concerns over the background check policy for ARC partners. Harrison emp
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    06/30/2008 | 2007 ARRL Annual Report Now Available

    The ARRL Annual Report for 2007, now available online and in print, reviews the League's major events of the year and documents the renewed growth of both the ARRL and the activities of the Amateur Radio Service. Just 50 years ago, there were few
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  • 05/22/2008 | American Red Cross Responds to ARRL Concerns Regarding Background Checks

    In November 2007, ARRL President Joel Harrison, W5ZN, wrote to the American Red Cross (ARC) regarding concerns voiced by ARRL volunteers. In 2006, the Red Cross stated it would implement background checks that included, among other things, a credit check
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  • 05/22/2008 | ARRL Introduces "Fifth Pillar" at Dayton Hamvention®

    On Saturday, May 17 at the Dayton Hamvention, ARRL President Joel Harrison, W5ZN, plans to announce that the League will expand its identity program to include greater emphasis on technology. Harrison explained that "Ham radio operators, and particul
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  • 03/26/2008 | ARRL EXPO Getting in Gear for 2008 Dayton Hamvention®

    ARRL EXPO Coordinator Katie Breen, W1KRB, relays that plans for the ARRL EXPO at this year's Dayton Hamvention® are coming together nicely: "Our current focus is on the new look and feel of our space. In past Hamventions, Forum Room 5 was located
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