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    11/02/2011 | FCC Terminates Proceedings Affecting the Amateur Radio Service

    The FCC issued an Order on November 1 that terminated hundreds of proceedings, including six proceedings that members of the public, including the ARRL, had asked not to be terminated. Two of these six proceedings involved the Amateur Radio Service. This
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    10/27/2011 | ARES®/NTS Study: ECAC Submits Interim Report

    ARES® and the National Traffic System (NTS) exist as the League’s implementation of the basic principle stated in Part 97.1(a): “Recognition and enhancement of the value of the Amateur Service to the public as a voluntary non-commercial communication serv
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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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    07/22/2011 | ARRL Asks FCC to Keep 2300 MHz Proceeding Open

    In June, the FCC released a Public Notice that sought comments on whether or not it should terminate approximately 800 docketed proceedings in the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (WTB), the International Bureau (IB), the Office of Engineering and Techn
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    06/03/2011 | US Proposes WRC-12 Allocations for HF Radars

    The ARRL and its partners in the IARU have been involved in the preparations for several items on the 2012 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-12) agenda. Agenda item 1.15 is “to consider possible allocations in the range 3-50 MHz to the radiolocatio
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    04/20/2011 | Find an ARRL Field Day Station Near You

    First introduced in 2008, the ARRL’s Field Day Station Locator Service has proved a popular addition to the Field Day toolbox. This service -- an interactive map that helps amateurs or those interested in Amateur Radio find a Field Day site near them -- i
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    02/24/2011 | Amateur MF Allocation Moves a Step Closer

    Amateur Radio has moved a step closer to a medium frequency (MF) allocation below the AM broadcast band. During the first week of the Conference Preparatory Meeting (CPM) for the 2012 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-12) of the International Telec
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    01/19/2011 | ARRL Files Petition for Partial Reconsideration with FCC Regarding Vanity, Club Call Signs

    In October 2010, the FCC released a Report and Order (R&O), detailing rules changes to the vanity call sign system and call signs for Amateur Radio clubs. These new rules are scheduled to go into effect on February 14. The ARRL found that most changes mad
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