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ARRL Business Services Manager Debra Jahnke, K1DAJ, SK

  • Posted Mon 7:24 AM

ARRL Business Services Manager Deb Jahnke, K1DAJ, of Colchester, Connecticut, died on May 17 after a lengthy illness. She was 66 and had been on the ARRL Headquarters staff for nearly 40 years, starting as a file clerk. She went on to serve as Deputy Circulation Manager, Circulation Manager, Publication Sales and Warehouse Manager, and as Business Services Manager (including Advertising). She m...

Hamvention 2018 - Sunday Roundup

  • Posted Sun 5:19 PM

Hamvention 2018 is history. It was a rain-plagued event . . . until today. On Sunday, the Sun burst forth and the bargain hunters flocked to the Xenia Fairgrounds. A number of exhibitors commented that it was the largest Hamvention Sunday attendance that they had seen in a long time.

This Hamvention may also be remembered for the number of new products that debuted at the show. In addition to th...

CQ Announces 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees

  • Posted May 19th 2018, 7:01 PM

CQ Magazine has announced the 2018 inductees to its Amateur Radio, DX, and Contest halls of fame.

The CQ Amateur Radio Hall of Fame added 11 new members for 2018, bringing to 321 the total number of inductees since its establishment in 2001. The CQ Amateur Radio Hall of Fame honors individuals who have made significant contributions to Amateur Radio as well as radio amateurs who have made signif...

Hamvention 2018 - Saturday Roundup

  • Posted May 19th 2018, 5:24 PM

As with most Dayton Hamventions, Saturday was the big day. The crowds were large with streams of people moving from building to building. The rain showers persisted, accompanied by an afternoon thunderstorm, but the wet episodes were relatively brief. Most attendees had come prepared with everything from umbrellas to rain ponchos.

Hamvention?s attempts to mitigate last year?s mud issues in the f...

Hamvention 2018 - Friday Roundup

  • Posted May 18th 2018, 5:44 PM

Friday was damp at the Dayton Hamvention, but the rain showers did little to deter the crowds. In fact, many seemed to even prefer overcast conditions to the alternative: sun and heat.

Perhaps as a consequence of the rain, the indoor exhibit areas were packed. At times the crowds revived memories of Hamvention at Hara Arena when movement was next to impossible with human traffic jams in the aisl...

Hamvention 2018: ARRL Renews Memorandum of Understanding with SATER…

  • Posted May 18th 2018, 2:28 PM

ARRL and The Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network (SATERN) today renewed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two organizations that spells out how they will work together in disaster and emergency responses. ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, signed the MoU on behalf of ARRL on Hamvention?s opening day in Xenia, Ohio. SATERN National Liaison Bill Feist, WB8BZH, represented...

The K7RA Solar Update

  • Posted May 18th 2018, 5:31 AM

FT8 Activity Bumping Up at Some Expense to Other Modes

  • Posted May 17th 2018, 9:01 PM

Despite largely dismal HF conditions, there is no doubt that the recent FT8 digital protocol has made hams more enthusiastic about getting on the air. The mode has caught on so quickly that co-developer Joe Taylor expressed surprise last fall at the rapid uptake of FT8 for making contacts on HF bands. Judging by Logbook of The World (LoTW) data, more than 2.3 million FT8 contacts were uploaded ...

Solar Eclipse QSO Party Research Results Published in Geophysical R…

  • Posted May 17th 2018, 11:28 AM

The first science results from the Solar Eclipse QSO Party (SEQP) last August 21 have been published in the American Geophysical Union journal Geophysical Research Letters. In the paper, ?Modeling Amateur Radio Soundings of the Ionospheric Response to the 2017 Great American Eclipse,? Nathaniel Frissell, W2NAF, and team present Reverse Beacon Network (RBN) observations of the SEQP and compare t...

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