ARRL News

  • ARRL's new Treasurer, John R. Sager, WJ7S, officially took office on May 1, 2022, and is already helping to plan the ARRL's financial future.Sager brings with him over 40 years of financial management experience. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst, a Certified Cash Manager, and holds Bachelor of Arts and Master of Business Administration degrees […]
  • Join ARRL live from W1AW via YouTube for 2022 ARRL Field Day! See all of the fun involved with Field Day, and ask your questions about the event in the Live Chat and get them answered in real time. Watch on ARRL's YouTube channel at youtu.be/RN8mc3NVdwg starting on June 25, 2022, at 1:30 PM Eastern […]
  • One of the most anticipated amateur radio operating events of the year in the United States, Canada, and worldwide is this weekend. ARRL Field Day kicks off at 1800 UTC on Saturday, June 25, and concludes at 2059 UTC on Sunday, June 26. Last year, almost 27,000 individuals participated in ARRL Field Day, logging over […]
  • This past reporting week (June 16-22) began with a bang, when the daily sunspot number was 159. But sunspot numbers declined every day to finally reach 80 on June 22. One new sunspot group emerged on June 15, another on June 16, one more on June 18, and another on June 21.Average daily sunspot number […]
  • W1AW and Maritime Radio Historical Society station K6KPH will transmit at various times the official W1AW Field Day Bulletin using CW, Phone, and various digital modes.The 2022 W1AW and K6KPH Field Day Bulletin Schedule is as follows:Maxim Memorial Station W1AW:         Mode     Pacific    Mountain   Central     Eastern      UTCFRIDAY:         CW       5:00 PM    6:00 PM    7:00 PM   8:00 […]
  • Solar activity increased this week, which we were happy to see, with average daily sunspot number rising from 44.4 last week to 74.3 during this reporting week, June 9-15. Sunspot numbers rose all week, starting at 17 on Thursday, June 9 to 149 on Wednesday, June 15.Average daily 10.7 cm solar flux increased from 99.4 […]
  • The Northwest's largest amateur radio convention, SEA-PAC, held its 40th anniversary show, June 3 – 5, 2022. The convention drew more than 1,500 attendees to the Seaside Convention Center, just steps from the Pacific Ocean in Seaside, Oregon. SEA-PAC is sponsored by the Oregon Tualatin Valley Amateur Radio Club, and co-sponsored by the Clark County […]
  • Hard for me to believe, I had to blink to make sure, but on Wednesday, June 8 for the first time this calendar year there were no sunspots, even though two new sunspot regions appeared on June 4.Average daily sunspot number declined to 44 from 52.9 last week. Average daily solar flux was only 99.4, […]
  • The winning article for the April 2022 QST Cover Plaque Award is "The Better Antenna: Cooper Versus Aluminum," by Pete Varounis, NL7XM.[The QST staff hopes you enjoyed this "highly scientific" April Fool article.]The QST Cover Plaque Award – given to the author or authors of the most popular article in each issue – is determined by a […]