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    09/24/2012 | IARU Region 3 Chairman Michael Owen, VK3KI (SK)

    IARU Region 3 Chairman Michael Owen, VK3KI, passed away September 22. He was 75. Owen, who was also President of the Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) -- that country’s IARU Member-Society -- participated in many IARU committees and was a member of th
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    09/18/2012 | Looking Ahead to WRC-15

    From an Amateur Radio perspective, the 2012 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-12) was very successful. According to IARU Secretary Rod Stafford, W6ROD, the IARU Administrative Council will meet in the next 45 days and will address the agenda items
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    09/13/2012 | ARRL to Welcome USTTI Students in October

    Next month -- October 1-5 -- the ARRL will welcome international students who want to learn how to administer and regulate Amateur Radio programs in their home countries.
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    08/23/2012 | FCC Releases Congressionally Mandated Study on Amateur Radio

    On August 20 -- in response to a Spring 2012 Congressional directive -- the Federal Communications Commission released its findings on the Uses and Capabilities of Amateur Radio Service Communications in Emergencies and Disaster Relief: Report to Congress
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    08/20/2012 | Vic Poor, W5SMM (SK)

    Victor (Vic) Poor, W5SMM, of Melbourne, Florida, passed away Friday, August 17, due to complications from pancreatic cancer. He was 79.
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    08/01/2012 | ARRL in Action: What Have We Been Up to Lately?

    This feature -- including convenient Web links to useful information -- is a concise monthly update of some of the things ARRL is doing on behalf of its members. This installment covers the month of July.
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    07/31/2012 | FCC Denies Petition Seeking to Designate Nationwide Emergency Calling Frequency

    Saying that it believes that the Amateur Service “allows flexibility to provide emergency communications in a way that takes into account channel availability and other local conditions,” the FCC denied a Petition for Rulemaking to create a nationwide eme
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    07/25/2012 | Vic Poor, W5SMM, Receives ARRL President’s Award

    Victor Poor, W5SMM, of Melbourne, Florida was awarded the ARRL President’s Award at July 9 meeting of the Platinum Coast Amateur Radio Society (PCARS). There have been only a handful of recipients of this prestigious award.
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