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    10/03/2012 | ARRL Invites Nominations for 2012 International Humanitarian Award

    Nominations are open for the 2012 ARRL International Humanitarian Award. This award is conferred upon an amateur or amateurs who demonstrate devotion to human welfare, peace and international understanding through Amateur Radio.
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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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