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  • 05/05/2009 | FCC Affirms Vanity Call Sign Rules

    The FCC dismissed a petition filed by Richard Essen, N6CX (ex-AB3IQ), of Silver Spring, Maryland, regarding the issuance of a vanity call sign to Allan Corderman. In its decision, the FCC said that Corderman's application for his new call sign was valid a
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  • 03/24/2009 | FCC Corrects Call Sign Error

    In October 2006, Peter Birk (formerly WB2DCG) of Virginia Beach, Virginia, applied for a vanity call sign, K4ZL, under the FCC's Vanity Call Sign Program. This call sign was previously held by Elmer B. Jackson, Jr of Lavergne, Tennessee. Jackson held this
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  • 02/13/2009 | IEEE to Form Balloting Group on BPL EMC Standard

    The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has been developing standards for Broadband over Power Line (BPL) use and deployment. According to ARRL Lab Manager and IEEE member Ed Hare, W1RFI, there are three IEEE standards in progress at
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  • 05/28/2008 | ARRL Files Comments in Two Matters Before FCC

    On Tuesday, May 27, ARRL filed electronic comments concerning two matters that the FCC has under consideration. The first set of comments concern a company that filed a request for a waiver of Part 90 of the FCC rules; ReconRobotics, an electronics manufa
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