The old De Soto still greets travelers along Route 66 in Ash Fork, Arizona

Get your kicks on Route 66 The Citrus Belt Amateur Radio Club of San Bernardino, California will host the 18th annual Route 66 On The Air special event, September 9–17. The event offers radio amateurs a chance to perhaps relive their own…

The top-level domain (TLD) name “.radio” is now available to the radio industry and Amateur Radio enthusiasts...

The top-level domain (TLD) name “.radio” is now available to the radio industry and Amateur Radio enthusiasts… and is reserved for individuals and companies with active interest in the radio sector. The .radio TLD can be used for web and…

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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 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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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…

The top-level domain (TLD) name “.radio” is now available to the radio industry and Amateur Radio enthusiasts...

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 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!

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…