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DXers beware! Pirates on the air

There are pirates on the air — don’t be fooled. QST “How’s DX?” and The Daily DX Editor Bernie McClenny, W3UR, said that someone in southern Europe has been pirating several call signs on CW. These include VU2TS — a call sign issued…

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Radio Arcala to use FT8 in Market Reef Activation

Radio Arcala to Leverage FT8 Digital Mode in Market Reef Activation Radio Arcala (OH8X), the consortium of serious Finnish contesters, has heaped more praise on Nobel Laureate and software developer Joe Taylor, K1JT, for the recent beta release of FT8 mode. OJ0BH/OJ0JR…

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NCDXC Launchesd Initiative to Get Newcomers on HF Bands

Northern California DX Club Launching Initiative to Get Newcomers on HF Bands Northern California DX Club Launching Initiative to Get Newcomers on HF Bands The Northern California DX Club (NCDXC) has announced an initiative aimed at getting more new Technician…

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ARRL president doesn’t think we get it

ARRL president chides members August 8, 2017Dear ARRL Member: Based on feedback I’ve received, it seems to me that some members still don’t fully understand certain features of the Amateur Radio Parity Act (ARPA) and what it is meant to…

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ARRL Explores Entry-Level License Options

ARRL Board Explores Entry-Level License Options, Ways to Face Future Challenges Meeting July 21-22 in Farmington, Connecticut, the ARRL Board of Directors took steps to chart a firmer future for Amateur Radio by enhancing the value of the entry-level license…

Changes to CQ World Wide SSB and CW Contests. Good luck understanding them!

CQ Announces Rule Changes for 2017 CQ World Wide SSB and CW Contests

Changes to CQ World Wide SSB and CW Contests. Good luck understanding them! CQ has announced updates to its rules for the CQ World Wide SSB and CW contests, effective this fall, and said complete rules will be published soon. The changes clarify the…

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FCC Crackdown on Pirates

FCC Crackdown on Pirate Broadcasters Targets at Least One More Amateur Licensee A recent flurry of FCC Enforcement Bureau correspondence to alleged unlicensed broadcasters has targeted at least one more radio amateur — this time in the Greater New York…

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ARRL Still Seeking Vintage DXpedition Logs for Archive

DXpeditions from yesteryear ARRL continues to solicit paper logs of prominent DXpeditions that took place predominantly in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, for inclusion in The DX Log Archive Endowed by JA1BK. The DX Log Archive program was created, thanks to…