ABLB016 Springtime Section Manager Election Results Announced

QST de W1AW ARRL Bulletin 16 ARLB016 From ARRL Headquarters Newington CT May 23, 2019 To all radio amateurs SB QST ARL ARLB016 ARLB016 Springtime Section Manager Election Results Announced In the only contested Section Manager election this spring, ARRL members in Utah have re-elected Mel Parkes, NM7P, as Section Manager for a new 2-year term of office that starts on July 1. Parkes, of Layton, received 481 votes; his opponent, Pat Malan, N7PAT, of South Jordan, received 233 votes. Parkes has served as Section Manager since 1999. Ballots were…

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24th World Scout Jamboree

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 05/06/2019 West Virginia, USA, July 15th – August 2nd 2019 – Thousands of Scouts and Scouters from around the globe will be descending on The Summit Bechtel Reserve for the 24th World Scout Jamboree where the theme is Unlock a New World. The North American Contingents of Canada, Mexico, and the United States will play host for this quadrennial event. Amateur Radio will have a strong presence at the event where they’ll be operating as NA1WJ, signifying North America’s First World Jamboree. The diverse team at NA1WJ…

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DX News – May 2, 2019

ZCZC AE18 QST de W1AW   DX Bulletin 18 ARLD018 From ARRL Headquarters   Newington CT May 2, 2019 To all radio amateurs   SB DX ARL ARLD018 ARLD018 DX news This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by The Daily DX, The OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all. FIJI, 3D2. Nobby, G0VJG is QRV as 3D2AS until May 5, and then again from May 20 to 22. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using SSB…

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DX News – April 25, 2019

SB DX @ ARL $ARLD017 ARLD017 DX news ZCZC AE17 QST de W1AW DX Bulletin 17 ARLD017 From ARRL Headquarters Newington CT April 25, 2019 To all radio amateurs SB DX ARL ARLD017 ARLD017 DX news This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by WB6Z, The Daily DX, The OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all. AZERBAIJAN, 4J. Alexander, 4J3DJ is QRV as special call 4JF1EU from Baku until April 28 to mark…

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ARRL and FCC Sign Memorandum to Implement New Volunteer

ARRL and the FCC have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that paves the way to implement the new and enhanced Volunteer Monitor program. The memorandum establishes the Volunteer Monitors as a replacement for the Official Observers (OO) program. Current OOs have been encouraged to participate in the new program. “We are excited by the opportunity to codify our partnership with the FCC and to work together to achieve our mutual interests of protecting the integrity of our Amateur Radio bands,” said ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR. “This Memorandum of…

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DX News – April 4, 2019

QST de W1AW   DX Bulletin 14  ARLD014 From ARRL Headquarters   Newington CT  April 4, 2019 To all radio amateurs    SB DX ARL ARLD014 ARLD014 DX news This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by the URE, The Daily DX, The OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all. MAURITANIA, 5T.  Evert, PA2KW will be QRV as 5T2KW from Nouadhibou from April 9 to 15.  Activity will be on the HF bands…

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Malcolm Keown, W5XX, Re-Elected Section Manager For Mississippi

Hey everybody and welcome back to Everything Ham Radio. this is the last post on the new Section Managers. I am actually missing James Ferguson, N5LKE, the Section Manager from Arkansas. I wrote him several emails and never heard anything back from him nor could I find anything online about him. So in this post we are going to be talking about Malcolm Keown, W5XX, from Mississippi. Malcom was licensed in 1958 as a Novice in Chattanooga, Tennessee, then got my Extra in 1964 at the FCC Office in Atlanta.…

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DX News March 28, 2019

SB DX @ ARL $ARLD013 ARLD013 DX news ZCZC AE13 QST de W1AW   DX Bulletin 13  ARLD013 From ARRL Headquarters   Newington CT  March 28, 2019 To all radio amateurs    SB DX ARL ARLD013 ARLD013 DX news This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by IS0ZOD, The Daily DX, The OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all. GEORGIA, 4L.  Luc, F5RAV is QRV as 4L/F5RAV until April 2.  Activity is on…

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Modified Digital QST App Now Available for Apple iOS Users

Hey everybody and welcome back to Everything Hamradio. I saw something that I kind of liked today on the ARRL news feed. Have you ever heard someone raving about an article they read in the latest QST magazine but you are not a member of the ARRL? Up until now(I believe) you were out of luck unless your friend would let you borrow their copy. If you have an iOS device, you can download the updated QST app from the App Store and you don’t need to be a member…

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Who Is The New Idaho Section Manager?

In Idaho, Dan Marler, K7REX, of Boise, will officially take over the leadership of the Idaho Field Organization from Ed Stuckey, AI7H, on April 1, who chose not to run for a new term after serving as Section Manager for more than 10 years. Marler has been an Assistant Section Manager and was the only nominee after the position was re-solicited last fall About Dan You will normally find him on the D-STAR XRF757A multi-mode reflector (D-STAR, DMR, Fusion), but He can also be heard on the HF digital modes (including CW). He…

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