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Amateur Radio Television Pioneer Don Miller, W9NTP, SK

Amateur Radio television Pioneer and past ARRL Central Division Director Don C. Miller, W9NTP, of Waldron, Indiana, died March 22. He was 91. An ARRL Life Member, he was licensed in 1943. In the 1960s Miller was instrumental in developing slow-scan TV (SSTV) for ham radio, working with Cop MacDonald, VY2CM, and others. Miller wrote several articles on SSTV for QST. In 1972, Dayton Hamvention® h...

Two Centenarian Radio Amateurs are Honored by Their States

Two distinguished centenarian radio amateurs recently were honored by their respective states. In Alaska, 102-year-old ARRL member Arlene ?Buddy? Clay, KL7OT, was inducted into the Alaska Women?s Hall of Fame for her work in rural justice administration among the Yup?ik people. Responding to a 1944 QST advertisement, Buddy Clay and her late husband Earl, KL7EM, went to work as air traffic contr...

ARRL Centennial Points Challenge, W1AW WAS Awards Application Windo…

The window to apply for ARRL Centennial Points Challenge and W1AW Worked All States awards is now open! The ARRL Centennial operating events were hugely successful, with participation way beyond anyone?s expectations.

?This was the biggest on-the-air operation in the history of Amateur Radio,? ARRL Chief Operating Officer Harold Kramer, WJ1B, said. More than 5.5 million Centennial event contacts...

Virginia Test Session Yields Winners from 9 to 90

None of the 34 candidates at a February 28 ARRL VEC Amateur Radio testing session in Virginia?s Tidewater region went home empty handed. Among the successful applicants was a nonagenarian former licensee who had been out of ham radio for 60 years, and sisters aged 9 and 12. Every applicant passed at least one of the tests attempted. Turnout at the session, sponsored jointly by the Hampton Publi...

Global Amateur Radio Emergency Conference Returns to its Roots for…

Ten years after its inaugural session in Tampere, Finland, the Global Amateur Radio Emergency Conference (GAREC) will return to that city on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 23-24. The theme of the international event will be, ?Cooperating with Authorities.? GAREC 2015 has extended an invitation to all involved in emergency communication around the world.

Hosting GAREC 2015 will be the Finnish Amateu...

The K7RA Solar Update

The spring equinox is today, March 20, at 2245 UTC.

On Tuesday, March 17 a CME struck Earth producing the largest geomagnetic storm of the current solar cycle. Aurora was visible all the way down to the central United States. The planetary A index for the day was 117, an incredibly high number. It looks like the greatest impact was in the second half of the UTC day, when the planetary K index in...

National Hurricane Conference Will Include Amateur Radio Sessions

Amateur Radio will again be represented at the 2015 National Hurricane Conference, March 30-April 2 in Austin, Texas. The conference theme is improving hurricane preparedness. All Amateur Radio sessions are free and will take place Tuesday, March 31.

The primary goal of the National Hurricane Conference is to improve hurricane preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation in order to save liv...

Vibroplex Purchases Bencher Amateur Radio Product Line

Bencher Inc has announced the sale of its Amateur Radio product line to Vibroplex LLC of Knoxville, Tennessee, owned by Scott Robbins, W4PA.

?This sale ends Bencher?s presence in the Amateur Radio field, thus allowing the principals, Jere Benedict, President, and Bob Locher, W9KNI, to move towards retirement,? the announcement said.

Product lines included in the sale include the Bencher BY series...

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