FCC

FCC nails man for intentional interference

FCC catches a moron intentionally interfering with public safety radio channels The FCC has issued a Notice of Unlicensed Operation (NUO) to a Texas man for causing interference to a VHF public safety communications system in Dallas County. The FCC…

APC Smart-UPS 1000VA http://amzn.to/2qgZeAV

Hands-on Review APC Smart-UPS 1000VA UPS Sine Wave

After a couple of unfortunate CyberPower experiences, I have turned to APC again I had convinced myself there was no reason to pay extra for the APC name  — that I could buy comparable CyberPower UPS’ for less. I was wrong….

The numbers are in, and the first AM Rally April 1-3 was a huge success, with nearly 1,500 contacts reported on the 72 logs submitted.

Inaugural AM Rally a Hit

Inaugural AM Rally a Hit! Participants Log Nearly 1,500 Contacts The numbers are in, and the first AM Rally April 1-3 was a huge success, with nearly 1,500 contacts reported on the 72 logs submitted. Unique call signs logged numbered…

ARRL DX Advisory Committee looking for comments on remote station ethics

ARRL DX Advisory Committee & remote station ethics

ARRL DX Advisory Committee looking for comments on remote station ethics From KB6NU: This morning, I received an email from Dale Williams, WA8EFK, the Great Lakes Division Director concerning ethical issues regarding the use of remote stations when applying for DXCC…

baker island

Baker Island DXpedition — Maybe

US Fish and Wildlife Service Seeks Comments on Baker Island DXpedition Compatibility The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) appears open to a DXpedition to Baker Island in the Pacific, which has not been activated for 15 years. Baker and…

Crossband Military/Amateur Radio Communications Test

Crossband Military/Amateur Radio Communications Test

Armed Forces Day Crossband Military/Amateur Radio Communications Test is May 13 The US Army, Air Force, Navy, and Coast Guard will sponsor the traditional military/amateur radio communication tests on Saturday, May 13 to mark the 66th annual Armed Forces Day…

FCC

FCC Proposes Levying Huge Fine on New York Police Radio Jammer

FCC says jamming police communications is a no-no — a big no-no The FCC has proposed imposing a fine of more than $400,000 on a Queens, New York, man who has admitted making unauthorized transmissions on New York City Police…

DX Code of Conduct

DX Code of Conduct Pioneer, Proponent Randy Johnson, W6SJ, SK

One of the driving forces behind the DX Code of Conduct, Randy Johnson, W6SJ, of Corona del Mar, California, died on March 27 following complications of heart surgery. A member of ARRL and the First Class CW Operators Club (FOC),…