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Club meetings for 2024

W9UDU meeting schedule for 2024 The club meetings take place every year on the second Tuesday of February, April, June, August, October and December. Below is the schedule for 2024:… Read more »

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Welcome to the World of Amateur Radio

If you are are among the many people that enjoy listening to Amateur Radio also known as HAM radio, you probably already realize how much fun it can provide. Many… Read more »

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Latest ARRL News
  • Active Hurricane Season Predicted for 2024
    on April 13, 2024 at 3:00 PM

    Colorado State University (CSU) hurricane researchers predict an active Atlantic hurricane season (June 1 to November 30) in their initial 2024 forecast.ARRL Director of Emergency Management Josh Johnston, KE5MHV, attended the National Hurricane Conference in Florida in late March, where the CSU prediction was issued. "The common discussion at the National Hurricane Conference this year was the...

  • Amateur Radio Saves Family in Death Valley National Park
    on April 12, 2024 at 11:00 PM

    Death Valley National Park is in a remote desert in southern California, where mobile phone networks are spotty at best. On Saturday, April 6, a radio amateur and his family were enjoying the park when their vehicle became stuck in mud in a dangerous area. Without access to a cell network, the ham called for help on the 10-meter band.According to a news release from the Black Swamp Amateur Radi...

  • Ham Radio Active During Eclipse
    on April 12, 2024 at 7:10 PM

    Millions of people across the United States got to see a rare solar eclipse on Monday, April 8, 2024.The path of totality -- the line of darkness where the moon fully occluded the sun -- stretched through the South Pacific, Mexico, central Texas, the Ozarks, the Midwest, the Rust Belt area, and to New England through the Maritimes. In all, 14 ARRL Sections were impacted directly and several mor...

  • The K7RA Solar Update
    on April 12, 2024 at 3:47 PM

    I did not see last Monday's eclipse, except on television. Here inthe Pacific Northwest, we only got a 20% exposure, and skies wereovercast.As they moved across the country displaying successive totality, Inoticed the prominences on the edge of the disk. There were alwaysbetween one and three little red spots at the edge.Solar activity over the past reporting week, April 4-10, remainsweak.Avera...

  • 2024 ARRL Field Day Poster Released
    on April 7, 2024 at 3:00 PM

    A poster promoting 2024 ARRL Field Day has been released on the Field Day web page, www.arrl.org/field-day. The two-sided informational poster features this year's theme "Be Radio Active". It includes a space for clubs to fill in information about their planned activation so that members of their community can come visit the site.More resources for promoting 2024 ARRL Field Day are being develo...