ARRL Headquarters Closed Presidents Day

ARRL  The National Association for Amateur Radio® Headquarters in Newington, Connecticut, will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2024, in observance of Presidents Day.  There won't be any W1AW bulletin or code practice that day.…

The K7RA Solar Update

Seven new sunspot groups appeared over the past week, February 8-14,two on February 8, three on February 10, and two more on February 13and 14.Then on February 15 three more sunspots emerged.Now this is a…

Errata to the 2024 – 2028 Amateur Extra-Class…

The National Conference of Volunteer Examiner Coordinators (NCVEC) Question Pool Committee (QPC) has released errata for the new 2024 - 2028 Element 4 Extra Class Question Pool, which goes into effect on July 1. The errata…

Veteran DXpedition Leader Bob Allphin, K4UEE, SK

Prolific DXpedition leader, ARRL Maxim Society member, and former Chair of the ARRL DX Advisory Committee, Robert C. “Bob” Allphin, Jr., K4UEE, has become a Silent Key. Allphin passed on February 10 at the age…

ARRL HQ Building will be Closed on Tuesday,…

Due to anticipated severe winter weather, ARRL’s administrative building in Newington, Connecticut, will be closed on Tuesday, February 13, 2024, for the safety of our staff. The Headquarters lobby & store, and W1AW will be…

World Radio Day

World Radio Day 2024 will be on February 13, and this year's theme is, "A Century Informing, Entertaining and Educating." World Radio Day was first celebrated in 2012, following its declaration by the United Nations…