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  • JuneVHF2008

    06/11/2009 | Join the Fun in the ARRL VHF QSO Party This Weekend

    VHF enthusiasts will be generating lots of RF on 6 meters and up this weekend (June 13-15 UTC) during the 2009 ARRL VHF QSO Party. While many amateurs think of the VHF+ bands as a "local" band used primarily for public service, emergency communi
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  • 04/06/2009 | FCC Denies Michigan Ham's Request for Ruling

    In October 2007, Christopher Kaczmarek, KB8MLC, of Saginaw, Michigan, petitioned the FCC for a ruling regarding the installation of his Amateur Radio antenna. Kaczmarek told the FCC that he received a notice from the manager of his mobile home community s
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  • W1KRB

    09/05/2008 | Membership Manager to Leave ARRL

    On Friday, October 3, the ARRL HQ family will say goodbye to Membership Manager Katie Breen, W1KRB, as she moves away from her native Connecticut. In her short time here, Breen quickly became popular as she travelled to hamfests and conventions around the
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  • 07/15/2008 | Kansas Ham, Son, Electrocuted While Erecting Antennas

    While putting up backyard antennas on the afternoon of Sunday, July 13, Edward Thomas, KC0TIG, of Kansas City, Kansas, and his son Jacob were electrocuted. Edward, 65, was pronounced dead at the scene. Jacob, 27, was rushed to the hospital but died later
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