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Nominations Due by May 22 for 2015 Philip J. McGan Memorial Silver…

The deadline to submit nominations for the 2015 Philip J. McGan Memorial Silver Antenna Award is May 22. The award recognizes volunteer excellence in Amateur Radio public relations. It honors the memory of Phil McGan, WA2MBQ, who was the first chairman of the ARRL Public Relations Committee. The McGan Award recognizes the promotion of Amateur Radio to the non-amateur community.

Each year ARRL pu...

RTTY Contesters Invited to Take Part in Survey

Ed Muns, W0YK, Don Hill, AA5AU, and Larry Gauthier, K8UT, have invited everyone to take part in their brief survey on RTTY contesting.

The deadline to participate is 2359 UTC on Saturday, May 9!

There are 23 easy-to-answer multiple-choice questions, and it shouldn?t take more than 5 minutes of your time. Questions expand on the surveys done in 2007 and 2010, to track how preferences have evolve...

More than 70 Islands Will Be Active During the US Islands ?One-Day…

At press time, more than 70 qualifying islands had been registered for ?activation? this Saturday for the 2015 US Islands One-Day Getaway event. Individuals and teams will take to the airwaves May 9 between 0000 and 2359 UTC from islands in lakes, streams, ponds, rivers and along coastlines. Some of the coastal islands are also eligible for RSGB IOTA (Islands On The Air) credit. For more inform...

Amateur Radio Continues to Provide Reliable Post-Quake Communicatio…

Amateur Radio has continued to provide reliable communication in the aftermath of the devastating April 25 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck an area in and around the capital of Kathmandu. The disaster has so far claimed more than 7300 lives.

Amateur Radio?s role has been to provide communication for responders working in more remote regions as well as to help in locating missing people. It a...

ARISS ?Ham Video? Ground Station Tests Under Way

The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) ?Ham Video? digital transmitter has been conducting tests since May 1 in order to check reception of the signal by a network of ground stations in Europe. ARISS-EU Chairman Gaston Bertels, ON4WF, said the test transmissions will continue for as long as ISS on board operations permit. Ham TV has been sending a blank transmission signal...

This Mother?s Day, Support ARRL by Shopping at AmazonSmile

Mother's Day is Sunday, May 10. If you?re looking for the perfect gift, we invite you to shop at AmazonSmile and choose American Radio Relay League Inc (ARRL) as your charity of choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you already know, with the same products, prices and service. With every purchase you make at AmazonSmile, Amazon will make a contribution to ARRL. This helps the League to extend ...

Nayif-1 CubeSat to Have FUNcube Transponder

AMSAT-UK and AMSAT-NL have announced that a FUNcubecommunication package has been selected as a major payload for the Nayif-1 CubeSat mission. FUNcube-1 (AO-73) carries an inverting U/V SSB/CW transponder.

The Nayif-1 mission, tentatively set to launch toward the end of 2015, is intended to provide students in the United Arab Emirates with a tool to design and test systems in space. The CubeSat ...

Whistler Recalls Jump&Go Portable Jumpstart and Power Supply Units Du…

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced that Whistler is recalling its ?Jump&Go? Portable Jumpstart and Power Supply units, due to a potential fire hazard. Some ARES/RACES participants use these units as a handy, portable 12 V source. The recall involves more than 10,000 of the pocket-sized devices, manufactured in China.

According to the CPSC, the unit?s lithium battery ...

New QST QuickStats Poll Posted

This month?s QuickStats poll has been posted! Check the QuickStats page at www.arrl.org/quickstats and answer these questions . . .

? Do you plan to participate in the ARRL UHF Contest, August 1 and 2?

? Have you ever received an SSTV image from the International Space Station?

? Have you ever delivered a National Traffic System Radiogram to a non-ham?

? Have you ever used the AllStar Link network?...

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