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  • Barry Shelley, N1VXY, to Become ARRL Interim CEO
    on January 19, 2020 at 16:25

    At its meeting this weekend, the ARRL Board of Directors did not elect Howard Michel, WB2ITX, as the ARRL Chief Executive Officer. Beginning Monday, January 20, Barry Shelley, N1VXY, will become interim CEO. Mr. Shelley was ARRL’s Chief Financial Officer for 28 years and CEO during 2018 before his retirement. The board has created a search committee to select the next CEO. More details on this ...

  • New Book from ARRL: Amateur Radio Contesting for Beginners
    on January 17, 2020 at 23:00
  • The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Now Available
    on January 17, 2020 at 21:35

    Listen to the new episode of ARRL Audio News on your iOS or Android podcast app, or online at http://www.blubrry.com/arrlaudionews/. Audio News is also retransmitted on a number of FM repeaters. Click here and then scroll down to see the list.

  • SAQ Alexanderson Alternator 2019 Christmas Eve Transmission Heard by More than 400 Listeners
    on January 17, 2020 at 15:20

    The Alexanderson alternator 2019 Christmas Eve transmission on 17.2 kHz from SAQ in Grimeton, Sweden, was heard by more than 400 listeners. SAQ reported conditions were very good, with clear, dry weather, and the vintage transmitter functioned flawlessly. Lars Kålland, SM6NM, was at the key to deliver the Christmas message, his last as he is retiring. SAQ said it was stunned by the number of re...

  • Large-Scale DXpedition to Timor-Leste Planned for this Fall
    on January 17, 2020 at 15:17

    The Lagunaria DX Group is planning a “large-scale DXpedition” to Timor-Leste (4W) in the October/November 2020 timeframe.“We currently have one team member in Timor-Leste negotiating with different ministries, companies, and accommodation facilities,” said team member Chris Janssen, DL1MGB. “Right now, we have positive feedback from all. We even already have a confirmed reservation for two clos...