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    10/27/2011 | FCC Tightens BPL Interference Rules -- But Not By Enough

    On October 24, 2011, the FCC released the Second Report and Order in its proceeding -- now in its 9th year -- to adopt rules for Access Broadband over Power Line (BPL) systems. The Second Report and Order is the final step in the Commission’s effort to co
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    10/05/2011 | European Proposal for Amateur Secondary MF Allocation Clears Important Hurdle

    In preparation for the 2012 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-12), the CEPT Project Team C approved a draft European Common Proposal (ECP) for an 8 kHz-wide band between 472 and 480 kHz at its September meeting. This draft ECP will now go to CEPT’s
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    09/29/2011 | ARRL Briefs White House Staff on Amateur Radio’s Capabilities During Emergencies

    On September 12, at the invitation of White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard A. Schmidt, W7HAS, the ARRL briefed several members of the National Security Staff on the capabilities of the Amateur Radio Service to communicate in emergencies. “The Whit
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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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    08/11/2011 | Second Century Campaign Committee Meets in Newington

    The year 2014 marks the end of the first century of the ARRL. In these 100 years, amateurs have seen spark gap give way to CW, FM and AM, SSB and the numerous digital modes, with the ARRL leading the way. In celebration of the beginning of a second centur
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    06/29/2011 | Meet the ARRL Second Century Campaign Committee

    At the end of April, David W. Brandenburg, K5RQ, of Osprey, Florida, agreed to chair the ARRL Second Century Campaign. This multi-million dollar campaign will focus on building the ARRL Endowment to further secure resources to fund the League’s commitment
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    06/03/2011 | 2010 ARRL Annual Report Now Available

    The ARRL Annual Report for 2010 -- now available online and in print -- reviews the major events of the year and documents the renewed growth of both the ARRL and the activities of the Amateur Radio Service. For the fourth consecutive year, ARRL membershi
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    06/01/2011 | ARRL Headquarters Hosts Overseas Visitors

    Where is Amateur Radio growing the fastest? The answer may surprise you -- it’s China. The enthusiasm of Chinese radio amateurs was very much in evidence at ARRL Headquarters on Tuesday, May 24, when a dozen amateurs from Beijing and Shanghai toured ARRL
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