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  • AMSAT’s Fox-1Cliff CubeSat Launch Delayed

    AMSAT has announced that the SpaceX Spaceflight SSO-A SmallSat Express launch carrying the Fox-1Cliff Amateur Radio CubeSat and several other Amateur Radio payloads has been delayed. SpaceX tweeted, “Standing down from Monday’s launch attempt of Spaceflight SSO-A: SmallSat Express to conduct additional pre-flight inspections. Once complete, we will confirm a new launch date.”

    Fox-1Cliff and othe...

  • ARRL Director, Vice Director Election Results Announced

    ARRL has announced the results of contested elections for Director and Vice Director. Ballots were opened and counted on November 16 in seven contests within five ARRL Divisions.

    Here are the final tabulations:  

    Central Division Director  

    Kermit Carlson, W9XA 1,898  

    Valerie Hotzfeld, NV9L 1,755  

    Mr. Carlson was declared elected.  

    Hudson Division Director  

    Ria Jairam, N2RJ 1,292  

    Mike Lisenco, N2...

  • The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Now Available!

    Listen to the new episode of ARRL Audio News on your iOS or Android podcast app, or online at Audio News is also retransmitted on a number of FM repeaters. Click here and then scroll down to see the list.


  • FCC Approves Use of Galileo Global Navigation Satellite System in the US

    The FCC has granted, in part, the European Commission’s request for a waiver of Commission rules so that non-federal devices in the US may access specific signals transmitted from the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) known as Galileo.

    The action means that consumers and industry in the US may access certain satellite signals from the Galileo system to augment the US Global Positioning S...

  • Effort Under Way to Fund W0AIH Memorial Scholarship

    Scott Neader, KA9FOX, is spearheading a GoFundMe effort to establish a scholarship to honor the memory of Paul Bittner, W0AIH (SK), who died as the result of a tower climbing mishap on October 31. He was 84. The memorial scholarship would be administered by the ARRL Foundation.

    The GoFundMe solicitation says, “Licensed for nearly 70 years, Paul built one of the largest ham radio stations in the...