Battery Tender http://amzn.to/2q0dGjZ

I use a Battery Tender to keep my emergency gear 12v batteries safely charged I prefer the Battery Tender Plus  battery charger because it is designed to fully charge a battery and maintain it at proper storage voltage without the damaging effects caused by…

Koss SB-45 http://amzn.to/2qyblJm vs. HEIL 7 http://amzn.to/2oZTsly

The Koss SB-45 headset is an inexpensive headset with great performance characteristics. Koss is a well-respected audio company that has been in business since the 1950s.  I wanted to replace my W2ENY headset. Its boom mic was too short —…

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

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! 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 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

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

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 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…