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New Element 3 (General Class) Question Pool Released

The Question Pool Committee of the National Conference of Volunteer Examiner Coordinators (NCVEC) has released the 2015-2019 Element 3 (General Class) question pool. The new question pool becomes effective for all Element 3 examinations administered on or after July 1, 2015, and it remains valid until June 30, 2019.

The question pool files are available in PDF, Microsoft Word (.doc), and ASCII t...

Advisory Board to Guide IARU?s Approach to ITU Smart Sustainable De…

Through its president, Tim Ellam VE6SH/G4HUA, the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) is a founding Advisory Board member of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Smart Sustainable Development Model (SSDM) initiative. The initiative is aimed at developing an action plan to deploy necessary crucial telecommunication infrastructure to offer prompt assistance in the event of natural...

Past Northern Florida Section Manager Royal V. Mackey, N4ADI, SK

Past ARRL Northern Florida Section Manager Royal V. ?Roy? Mackey, N4ADI, of Winter Park, Florida, died December 5. He was 96 and had not been active as a radio amateur for several years. Mackey served as Northern Florida Section Manager from 1986 until 1990. After two terms as Section Manager, he served as a Northern Florida Assistant Section Manager from 1990 until 1997.

Mackey was instrumental...

Cross-Borders ARES Exercise Tests Northeast Communication Capabilities

Maine ARESŪ Section Emergency Coordinator (SEC) Phil Duggan, N1EP, wants to expand Amateur Radio?s reach during emergencies in the Northeast. To that end, he convened a 40 meter ?cross-borders? net on Saturday morning, December 13, on 7262 kHz to test the communication paths for that band and time for operators in Maine, New Hampshire, and the bordering Canadian provinces. The exercise was spur...

Contesting Hall of Famer Carl D. Cook, AI6V/P49V, SK

Well-known Contester, DXer, and DXpeditioner Carl Cook, AI6V/P49V (ex-WA6JUD), of Las Vegas, Nevada, died December 15. An ARRL Life Member, he was 74. Despite getting a rather late start, Cook went on to enjoy considerable success in Amateur Radio, and even casual DX contesters had P49V in their logs.

?Carl passed away at 3:30 this morning, in his sleep, per his wishes, just two days shy of his ...

?Amateur Radio Parity Act? Campaign Will Resume in New Congress

Largely as the result of a grassroots campaign, ?The Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2014? (H.R. 4969) attracted the support of 69 members of the US House of Representatives in addition to that of its sponsor, Rep Adam Kinzinger (R-IL). While the soon-to-adjourn 113th Congress did not enact the bill, the effort to gain passage of the legislation will resume anew when the 114th Congress convenes in ...

ARTSAT2: DESPATCH Satellite is Now FO-81

AMSAT-NA has designated the ARTSAT2: DESPATCH (DEep SPace Amateur Troubadour?s CHallenge) satellite as Fuji OSCAR 81 or FO-81. OSCAR Number Administrator Bill Tynan, W3XO, said the Japanese deep-space satellite ?appears to have met all of the requirements for an OSCAR  number, including IARU coordination.? Tynan said he applied the ?Fuji? designation ?in recognition of the long history of contr...

Foundation for Amateur Radio (FAR) Invites Scholarship Applications

The non-profit Foundation for Amateur Radio (FAR) invites applications for the Amateur Radio-related scholarships it administers. These academic awards are sponsored by individuals and by Amateur Radio clubs across the US. The FAR scholarship application process is open to Amateur Radio licensees worldwide. For 2015 FAR is administering 67 scholarships worth an aggregate $125,500. The list incl...

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