I hope for this to be the year of our revival. I would like to see us add new members as well as welcome some old members back into the fold. If you are someone interested in Amateur Radio, there
From the ARRL Letter on 2/7/19 A new backdoor Linux-based operating system Trojan dubbed “SpeakUp” is on the loose, although so far it does not appear to have propagated to North America or Europe. Research team Check Point Research recently
From the ARRL Letter for 2/7/2019 From the early morning hours of January 27, radio amateurs in Cuba’s capital of Havana were keeping an eye on the weather. An extratropical low-pressure system in the southeastern Gulf of Mexico associated with
From the ARRL Letter for January 24, 2019 Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: Sunspot group 2733 appeared this week on Tuesday, with a sunspot number of 18, and on Wednesday it increased in size with a sunspot number of 19.
From the ARRL Letter for January 24, 2019 For those just getting started on their Amateur Radio journey, ARRL is launching a new podcast aimed at answering your questions, providing support and encouragement for newcomers to get the most out
The following are the phonetics which we use in amateur radio. You are likely to hear all kinds of craziness when we are in a hurry. There are other official phonetics out there like the APCO which are used by
Many amateurs already know that “73” is from what is known as the “Phillips Code”, a series of numeric messages conceived for the purpose of cutting down transmission time on the old land telegraph systems when sending text that is
Ever wonder what those HAM guys are saying when they say QSY or many of those other Q things they say? Well here is a list. The Q-code is an international set of abbreviations that was created at the beginning