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Can (Should) The A.R.R.L. Be Saved?
What are your thoughts?
No Reason To Feel Intimidated Taking Your First Amateur Radio License Exam
How did you feel when taking your first ham radio license test?
My First Amateur Radio Transceiver: BaoFeng BF-F8HP
What was your first rig?
The Most Exciting Era in Amateur Radio
Have you tried some of the new digital modes?
This Addictive Grid Chase Thing!
Yet another way of having fun on the air!
How A Box Fan Sparked My Interest In Amateur Radio
How casual research morphed into a hobby.
Pedestrian Mobile Whip
Pedestrian Mobile Whip W0RW gets a Clansman 2.5 Meter Whip Antenna for PRC319, PRC320 Man-Pack radios on the air.
Digital Modes Activities & Granularity
Who else has had improved DX contacts with the new modes?
Mobile Grounds
An "eHam Classic" by K0BG
The Very Simplest Homemade Hi Q Loop!
WB2JNA shows you how to make this limited space stealth antenna
Product Reviews View More Reviews!
Acom 1200 s - Still too early to tell - might have some bugs
Icom 756PRO Series LED Upgrade - An excellent cure for display upgrade or repair
Yaesu FT-991/991A - Nice...
Hexbeam: G3TXQ by SP7IDX - Very good workmanship!
Classifieds View More Classifieds!
Mar 22  AOR AR7030+ VA7GTE
Mar 22  Micronetics NOD-5107 Noise Generator W7KEC
Mar 22  Rear PCI Slot USB 2.0 Bracket Adapter KB0DN
Mar 22  Crucial 8GB DDR3-1600 Memory KB0DN
Mar 22  Intel Core i3-6100 3M Cache 3.7 GHz LGA KB0DN
News View More Ham News!
Blind Man Reaches World Audience Through Radio:
'Rogue' Sunspots Spoil Chances for Long-Term Space Weather Forecasting:
Ham Talk Live #107 -- CW Ops:
Ogden (W9CZ) Named High Desert's 'Ham of the Year':
First Individual Amateurs in Tunisia:
Nearly 100K QSOs for Z60A:
Australia Hosts International Spectrum Meeting:
New Exhibition at Bletchley Park:
630M Group Playing WSQ2 in VK and ZL:
Scanner Group Hopes to Equip Citizen Patrols with Radios:
Mysterious Anomaly: the Sun Without a Single Stain for 37 Days:
Propagation Forecast Bulletin #11 de K7RA:
AmateurLogic.TV Episode 115 is Here:
John Moyle Memorial Field Day:
RAYNET Active in Extreme Weather:
Past Louisiana Section Manager Jim Molan, KD5IGG, (SK):
DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #12:
Just Ahead In Radiosport:
Why ARRL is Recommending Enhanced HF Privileges for Technicians:
ARRL To Shine Spotlight on Public Service Communications at Hamvention 2018
The Doctor Will See You Now!
2018 ARRL International Grid Chase Update:
FT8 DXpedition Mode Field Test Attracts Upward of 500 Participants:
Chinese Lunar-Orbit Amateur Radio Payload Could Launch this Spring:
Tennessee Middle School Students Will Send CubeSat Into Space:
In Brief...
Getting It Right!
Coax Loss vs Connector Loss:
Astronaut Talks Life in Space with San Bruno Students via Ham Radio:
Bellefonte Students Make Direct Contact with Space Station:
Ham Talk Live #106 -- SKYWARN Nets:
Ham Festival (the Radio Kind) Brings Enthusiasts to Hunterdon:
Want to Help First Responders? Amateur Radio May Be for You:
NASA Rendered a Massive Solar Eruption in 3D Using Three Satellites:
Man Rescued from Atop Ham Radio Antenna:
DARA Gives Update on Hamvention:
W1AW 2018 Spring/Summer Operating Schedule:
South Texas SM Stepping Aside; New South Texas SM Appointed:
FOC 80th Anniversary Challenge:
Mendocino County Emergencies: When All Else Fails...Amateur Radio:
Maidenhead Grid EL58hx Activation 2018:
Orbiting Astronaut Talks Life In Space with Students via Ham Radio:
58th Acadiana Hamfest Invades Rayne:
An Autonomous Drone for Working Rare Squares:
Update on the Melbourne University Space Program:
Madison County Storm Spotters Do What Radar Can't:
Radio Operators Connect at Acadiana Hamfest:
Positive Contact:
A New View of the Sun from NOAA's Solar Telescope:
Calendar View More Calendar Events!
First 5 Upcoming Events  Location Start Date
CQ WW WPX Contest, SSB 03/24/18
April Fools' Fest 2018 Noble, IL 04/07/18
April 8 2018-Hamfest-Pittsburgh PA Boston, PA, PA 04/08/18
Sullivan Illinois Hamfest Sullivan, IL 04/14/18
HAMBASH 2018 KANSAS CITY MO Kansas City, MO 04/21/18
Survey View Results & Other Surveys!
Why do newer hams fail to become truly active? Pick your best answer and elaborate (and remain civil please!)
[156 votes since 2018-03-19]
  They were never really going to embrace the hobby
  Lack of Elmering
  Existing hams off-putting
  Equipment too expensive
  Lack of activity on the air
  Mike fright
Spots View More DX Spots!
JN06CP 59+++ JN06CP 59+!
Time Frequency     Callsign Comment
1753 21270.0     5Z4/LZ4NM
1752 7194.0     F4GDO
1752 7010.5     4U13EB tnx
1752 21280.0     9X9PJ 55
1752 144280.0     F5EAN IN79JX
1752 14236.2     S51DX
1752 28074.0     VP8LP tnx QSO +3db
1752 14075.3     MM0JZB
1752 432280.1     F5EAN IN79JX
1752 7084.0     EA5IKP/P EAB-113 * DME
Spotlight W7TJ- 80 Meter Winter Antenna
W7TJ- 80 Meter Winter Antenna This Antenna does very well on 80M propagation permitting.. not a barnburner but effective... W7TJ

Strays Add a Stray!
First they pushed for no-code licensees. Now they want technicians to have access to HF frequencies. What is next? License-free? Enough already!
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