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FCC Affirms Huge Fine in New York Interference Case

The FCC has affirmed a huge fine of more than $400,000 on Jay Peralta, of Queens, New York Peralta <sic> has admitted to making unauthorized transmissions on New York City Police Department (NYPD) radio frequencies, maliciously interfering with officers’ communications….

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FCC – New Personal Radio (Part 95) Rules Take Effect Tomorrow

CBers and FRS users rejoyce! The FCC’s rewrite of its rules for the Part 95 Personal Radio Services takes effect tomorrow, September 28, 2017. Major changes include removing the 155-mile distance limit on CB contacts (yes folks, there was a…

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

Route 66 Special Event Set for September 9-17

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...

Top-Level Domain Name “.radio” Now Available

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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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…

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

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…