AMSAT Fox-1A CubeSat Launches from California
Right on schedule at 1249 UTC on October 8, the Atlas rocket carrying the AMSAT Fox-1A Amateur Radio CubeSat and 12 others lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) NROL-55 mission. Fox-1A carries an Amateur Radio FM transponder. Stations in Europe and Japan have reported copying telemetry from the 1U CubeSat. The first pass over the US ...
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ARRL President Congratulates Hurricane Watch Net on its 50th Anniversary
On behalf of the League, ARRL President Kay Craigie, N3KN, has congratulated the Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) on the 50th anniversary of its founding by Jerry Murphy, K8YUW.
“Thanks to the efforts of the Net’s dedicated and knowledgeable volunteers across 5 decades, Amateur Radio has played a key role in helping protect the lives of a great many people in harm’s way,” President Craigie told HWN Ma...
The Alan G. Thorpe, K1TMW, Memorial Scholarship Fund Established
Through the generosity of Alan G. Thorpe, K1TMW (SK), and the Stratford [CT] Amateur Radio Club (SARC), the ARRL Foundation has established the Alan G. Thorpe, K1TMW, Memorial Scholarship Fund. The fund will award $1000 each year to an Amateur Radio licensee enrolled in a 4 year undergraduate program. Thorpe, who died in 2011 at the age of 65, was a member and long-time president of the SARC.
New ARRL Handbook, Antenna Book Editions Now Shipping
The 2016 edition of The ARRL Handbook and 23rd edition of The ARRL Antenna Book are now shipping. While supplies last, you can get the hardcover editions at the softcover price. If there’s ever a time to complete your Amateur Radio bookshelf, this is the year. Filled with everything you need to stay immersed in the radio art, this dynamic duo is a must-have for hobbyists and technical professio...
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