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ARRL Entry-Level License Committee Digs in to Study Survey Results As its April 7 online survey deadline approaches, the ARRL Board of Directors’ Entry Level License Committee is preparing for a deep dive into what turned out to be an…

ARRL says NO to contest dueling CQs

Same-Band “Dueling CQs” Now Prohibited in All ARRL Contests ARRL has clarified its contest rules to clearly prohibit the practice of interleaved CQs — also known as “dueling CQs” — on two or more frequencies in the same band. The…

Club Log is Now a Logbook of The World Trusted Partner

Club Log is Now a Logbook of The World Trusted Partner Club Log has become the first logging service to achieve Trusted Partner™ status for Logbook of the World® (LoTW), ARRL and Club Log have announced. Radio amateurs holding LoTW…

ham band Interference

Solar Flare Activity Goes High Order Following months of quiet and negligible solar flares, new sunspot 2644 unleashed a series of M-class explosions on April 1 and 2. Each blast produced a shortwave radio blackout over different parts of the…

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AM Rally on April 1-3 Weekend an Opportunity to Try a Vintage Mode If you’re not familiar with full-carrier amplitude modulation (AM) or have never used it on the air, you’ll have a chance during the AM Rally during the…

-- Warning: Dangerous new Gmail phishing attack can easily steal your Google login --

 — Warning: Dangerous new Gmail phishing attack can easily steal your Google login — Why are the Windows and Android platforms always targeted by malware and other malicious attacks from nefarious hackers? Because they’re used by so many people that…

Router 101 - How best to stay safe online

–Your router is the first line of defense in keeping your home network safe– The dark side of the Internet is getting worse every day…ransomware, malware and viruses. This list could go on and on. I know this very well….

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RadioShack is in trouble again… Once the go-to store for radio amateurs, electronics tinkerers, and shortwave listeners, RadioShack has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy for the second time in 2 years, placing the future of its remaining stores in jeopardy….