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Solar Cycle 25 Update

What does Solar Cycle 25 have in store? While no one can know for sure, here’s the latest news from the National Weather Service. Based on results of NOAA’s Solar […]

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Hamvention® 2020 Club of the Year: the South Canadian Amateur Radio Society 

The South Canadian Amateur Radio Society (SCARS) is no stranger to activities designed to advance the Amateur Radio community. For its work, the group will be recognized this year as […]

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DX Engineering’s First Virtual New Products Showcase Draws Hams from Around the Globe

Hundreds of Amateur Radio operators joined DX Engineering’s team of Elmers on Facebook Live May 15 for the company’s first-ever New Products Showcase—a virtual presentation of the latest DX Engineering […]

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Check in and Check Up on the Community

Taking a vacation day and staying home from work sounds like a really good idea—until it happens every day. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many Hams are staying home to […]

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Hams Who Made History: Saving Lives at Gilnahirk Y Station

Mystery and intrigue surround local stories of the WWII code-breaking activities of the Gilnahirk Y radio station in Northern Ireland. Originally established by the Royal Corps of Signals and the […]

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ARRL Foundation Scholarship Program Helps Hams Hit the Books with College Stipends

Whether you’re pursuing a career in Amateur Radio or a hobbyist looking to cut high education costs—Amateur Radio scholarships can help you accomplish your goal. Every year, the ARRL rewards […]

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International All Youth Contesting Team to Compete in 2020 CQ WPX CW at K3LR Superstation

Tim Duffy, K3LR, Chief Executive Officer of DX Engineering, is once again giving some talented young Hams the opportunity of a lifetime in a high-profile contest. Seven youth from five […]

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A League of Their Own: The Young Ladies Radio League

Established in 1939 by a coalition of 13 female founders, the Young Ladies Radio League (YLRL) is an organization run by and committed to the advancement and promotion of women […]

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What Can Hams Expect from Solar Cycle 25?

As we’ve written about before, the Solar Cycle is one of many things about Ham Radio that we wish we had more control over—right up there with our HOA boards […]

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CW Operators Club Overview

Amateur Radio didn’t begin with long-distance ragchews around the globe. Instead, initial radio communications used continuous wave (CW) communication—a method not using voice at all—for reliable long-distance contacts. Commonly referred […]