Riley Hollingsworth, K4ZDH, Receives Radio Club of America’s Sarnoff Citation
Retired FCC Special Counsel for the Spectrum Enforcement Division Riley Hollingsworth, K4ZDH, of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, is the 2013 recipient of the Sarnoff Citation. The Radio Club of America established the award in 1973 to recognize an individual or club member for “significant contributions to the advancement of electronic communications.” The Sarnoff Citation has been made to RCA member...
K2TQC Wins ARRL Diamond Challenge Trophy
Bill Gibbons, K2TQC, of Jamesville, New York, is the recipient of the ARRL Diamond DXCC Challenge trophy. In 2012 the League marked the diamond anniversary (75 years) of the ARRL DXCC Award, Amateur Radio’s preeminent DX accomplishment, with the Diamond DXCC Challenge. The goal was to work as many of the entities on the DXCC list in 1937, the year the award was established. Gibbons, who managed...
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2013 ARRL 10 Meter Contest Next Weekend!
A perennial favorite with many operators, the ARRL 10 Meter Contest is again poised to make a splash on the highest of the HF bands. Conditions on 10 already look much better than they were in 2012, according to early predictions. In fact, the recent CQ World Wide contests provided many operators with outstanding rates on 10, where the band was busy almost from end to end!
The 10 meter band, of ...
ARRL Granted Use of W1ØØAW for League’s Centennial
The FCC has authorized the Maxim Memorial Station W1AW to also use the call sign W1ØØAW during 2014, the ARRL’s centennial year. Contacts made from the Maxim Memorial Station in Newington, from regional Centennial conventions, and during the IARU HF Championship will use W1ØØAW, with portable designators as appropriate. The “W1AW WAS” operations throughout 2014 from each of the 50 states will u...
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