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  • ARRL | Licensing, Education & Training | Getting on the Air

    Want to get an Amateur Radio license or upgrade? Want to help others get licensed or teach using ham radio? Looking for public service training or serving as part of ARRL's ARES field training team? You can even arrange an Amateur Radio contact for your students with the International Space Station! Learn More

  • ARRL Letter

    Nov 30, 2017 ... AO-91 Commissioned, Declared Open for Amateur Use! Amateur Radio-Carrying D-Star One CubeSat among Spacecraft Apparently Lost; IARU Cites Progress Toward 50 MHz Region 1 Allocation; JOTA "Alive and Doing Well," Although 2017 Participation Down from Last Year; Year-Long NASA On The ... Learn More

  • ARRL Posts Amateur Radio Parity Act FAQ

    Aug 7, 2017 ... The Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2017 is now in the US Senate (S. 1534). ARRL has developed and posted a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs), “The Amateur Radio Parity Act: Setting the Record Straight,” to explain and to clarify what the passage of the legislation would accomplish — as well as ... Learn More

  • FCC Terminates Two Proceedings Affecting the Amateur Radio ...

    11/02/2011. 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 follows a June 2011 Public Notice that sought ... Learn More

  • Lessons Learned About Frequency Sharing in the Amateur Radio ...

    Lessons Learned About Frequency Sharing in the Amateur Radio Service. Gregory D. Lapin, PhD, PE. American Radio Relay League. July 28, 2005. 2. For Most Communications, The Paradigm is Shifting From… Each communicator/ broadcaster is assigned fixed frequency channels. No one else uses an assigned channel ... Learn More

  • Amateur Radio Parity Act Passes in the US House of Representatives!

    Sep 14, 2016 ... “The bill is passed without objection.” With those words, Amateur Radio history was made on September 12, when the US House of Representatives approved the Amateur Radio Parity Act, H.R. 1301 on a voice vote under a suspension of the rules. The focus of the campaign to enact the legislation into law ... Learn More

  • ARRL :: Public Service

    Neon vest with front pockets and front and back reflector panels. "AMATEUR RADIO EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS" on one side and the ARES logo on the other. Item No. 0136-L - $24.95. Add to wish list · ARES Deployment Vest with Pockets (Solid) ... Learn More

  • Search for Amateur Radio News

    10/01/2009 | ARRL Board Adopts Guidelines and Recommendations on the Appropriate Use of Amateur Radio. On Friday, September 25, the ARRL Board of Directors adopted guidelines on the appropriate use of Amateur Radio on behalf of commercial, non-profit and government entities, as well as recommendations for ... Learn More

  • The Amateur Radio Public Service Handbook Now Available for ...

    Mar 21, 2013 ... The Amateur Radio Public Service Handbook is now available from for the Kindle. Learn More

  • Legislative Update – Issue # 6 July 2014 HR 4969 – The Amateur ...

    Jul 6, 2014 ... On Wednesday June 25th, Representative Adam Kinzinger (R-IL -16th), with Representative Joe Courtney (D-. CT-02) as cosponsor, introduced in the 113th US Congress “The Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2014”. If passed by Congress and signed into law, Representative Kinzinger's bill would require the ... Learn More