ARRL Audio News

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A weekly podcast of current news and events in the world of Amateur Radio, prepared by ARRL, the national association for Amateur Radio in the US. This podcasts contains no music, so it can be aired over Amateur Radio repeaters.
Updated: 3 hours 59 min ago

ARRL Audio News - June 23,2017

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 13:37
ARRL Audio News is a weekly compilation of news stories from the ARRL Letter. Hosted by ARRL's Sean Kutzko (KX9X) and Carla Pereira (KC1HSX), ARRL Audio News features no music or advertising, and is suitable for playing over Amateur Radio repeater systems. In this week's report: • Hamvention Reports the Second-Largest Attendance Ever in 2017 • The US Fish and Wildlife Service Okays Baker Island DXpeditions, with Strict Conditions • The 13 Colonies Special Event Returns July 1-7: Is ARRL Audio News aired on your local Amateur Radio repeater? Would you like to submit an ID like the ones you hear in the podcast? Visit the ARRL Audio News website at www.arrl.org/arrl-audio-news to contact us!

ARRL Audio News - June 16,2017

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 13:53
ARRL Audio News is a weekly compilation of news stories from the ARRL Letter. Hosted by ARRL's Sean Kutzko (KX9X) and Carla Pereira (KC1HSX), ARRL Audio News features no music or advertising, and is suitable for playing over Amateur Radio repeater systems. In this week's report: • State and Local Governments Honor Amateur Radio in Advance of Field Day 2017 • A Spacecraft Probe to Listen for ARRL Field Day Signals • A Bear is an Unwanted Volunteer, as ARES Team Supports Colorado Road Race Is ARRL Audio News aired on your local Amateur Radio repeater? Would you like to submit an ID like the ones you hear in the podcast? Visit the ARRL Audio News website at www.arrl.org/arrl-audio-news to contact us!

ARRL Audio News - June 9,2017

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 13:30
ARRL Audio News is a weekly compilation of news stories from the ARRL Letter. Hosted by ARRL's Sean Kutzko (KX9X) and Carla Pereira, ARRL Audio News features no music or advertising, and is suitable for playing over Amateur Radio repeater systems. In this week's report: • Hamvention Improvements are Already in the Works for 2018! • Canada’s C3 Sesquicentennial Voyage May be Tracked via a WSPR Beacon • Centenarian ARRL Member Claiming “Oldest Active Radio Amateur” Crown Is ARRL Audio News aired on your local Amateur Radio repeater? Would you like to submit an ID like the ones you hear in the podcast? Visit the ARRL Audio News website at www.arrl.org/arrl-audio-news to contact us!

ARRL Audio News - June 2, 2017

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 09:06
ARRL Audio News is a weekly compilation of news stories from the ARRL Letter. Hosted by ARRL's Sean Kutzko (KX9X) and Carla Pereira, ARRL Audio News features no music or advertising, and is suitable for playing over Amateur Radio repeater systems. In this week’s report: • Buildout of Nationwide First Responder Broadband Network Could Drive Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) Changes • Amateur Radio Provides Communications Link Following Sri Lanka Flooding • Our Sun's 11-Year Magnetic Cycle Appears Destined to Disappear

ARRL Audio News - May 26, 2017

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 09:40
ARRL Audio News is a weekly compilation of news stories from the ARRL Letter. Hosted by ARRL's Sean Kutzko (KX9X) and Carla Pereira, ARRL Audio News features no music or advertising, and is suitable for playing over Amateur Radio repeater systems. In this week’s report: - Hamvention Gets Off to a Promising Start at its New Venue - CQ Announces 2017 Hall of Fame Honorees - Suquamish Tribe Hosts Regional Tribal Emergency Preparedness Conference

ARRL Audio News - May 12, 2017

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 13:42
ARRL Audio News is a weekly compilation of news stories from the ARRL Letter. Hosted by ARRL's Sean Kutzko (KX9X) and Carla Pereira, ARRL Audio News features no music or advertising, and is suitable for playing over Amateur Radio repeater systems. In this week’s report: • Hamvention organizers anticipate up to 35,000 attendees in Xenia next week • Midway and Kure Islands are reinstated to the ARRL DXCC list; • The historic NSS Callsign will be re-activated for the first time in more than 40 years.

ARRL Audio News - May 5, 2017

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 13:24
ARRL Audio News is a weekly compilation of news stories from the ARRL Letter. Hosted by ARRL's Sean Kutzko (KX9X) and Carla Pereira, ARRL Audio News features no music or advertising, and is suitable for playing over Amateur Radio repeater systems. In this week’s report: • Carole Perry, WB2MGP, is set to Host Her 30th Hamvention® Youth Forum • Amateur Radio Volunteers Support the 2017 Boston Marathon • The Harvard Wireless Club Sponsors its Inaugural Amateur Radio Symposium

ARRL Audio News - April 28, 2017

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 08:33
ARRL Audio News is a weekly compilation of news stories from the ARRL Letter. Hosted by ARRL's Sean Kutzko (KX9X) and Carla Pereira, ARRL Audio News features no music or advertising, and is suitable for playing over Amateur Radio repeater systems. In this week’s report: - The inaugural AM Rally is deemed a success - Armed Forces Day Crossband Communications Test Set for Saturday, May 13 - WRTC 2018 Plans Call for Greater Participation by Young Contesters

ARRL Audio News - April 21,2017

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 14:36
ARRL Audio News is a weekly compilation of news stories from the ARRL Letter. Hosted by ARRL's Sean Kutzko (KX9X) and Carla Pereira, ARRL Audio News features no music or advertising, and is suitable for playing over Amateur Radio repeater systems. In this week’s report: • ARRL’s Hamvention Forum Topics Will Encompass Makers, Youth, and HamSCI • The FCC Proposes a Huge Fine on a New York Police Radio Jammer • Canada May be the Best Place for Hams to Experience the big Solar Eclipse in 2017, Says VE7DXW Let us know if you are airing ARRL Audio News on your local repeater, or wish to provide a free ARRL member "podcast ID." email us at audionews@arrl.org

ARRL Audio News - April 7,2017

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 14:08
ARRL Audio News is a weekly compilation of news stories from the ARRL Letter. Hosted by ARRL's Sean Kutzko (KX9X) and Carla Pereira, ARRL Audio News features no music or advertising, and is suitable for playing over Amateur Radio repeater systems. In this week’s report: • Radio Amateurs Support Colombia Landslide Disaster Relief and Recovery Efforts • The ARRL Entry-Level License Committee Digs in to Study its Survey Results • Midway and Kure Islands are Placed on ther List of Deleted DXCC Entities

ARRL Audio News - March 31,2017

Fri, 03/31/2017 - 13:51
ARRL Audio News is a weekly compilation of news stories from the ARRL Letter. Hosted by ARRL's Sean Kutzko (KX9X) and Carla Pereira, ARRL Audio News features no music or advertising, and is suitable for playing over Amateur Radio repeater systems. In this week’s report: • The FCC Issues Amateur Radio Service Rules for 630 Meters and 2,200 Meters • The Netherlands Realigns their 5 MHz Amateur Radio Privileges to Conform with WRC-15 • Talks Continue of the possible Reactivation of the 4U1UN United Nations Club Station. Let us know if you are airing ARRL Audio News on your local repeater, or wish to provide a free ARRL member "podcast ID."

ARRL Audio News - March 24, 2017

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 13:16
ARRL Audio News is a weekly compilation of news stories from the ARRL Letter. Hosted by ARRL's Sean Kutzko (KX9X) and Carla Pereira, ARRL Audio News features no music or advertising, and is suitable for playing over Amateur Radio repeater systems. In this week’s report: • ARRL Reiterates its Case for a New Band at 5 MHz • ARRL Seeking Synergy with the Maker Movement • Be on the lookout for special event stations with odd call signs this year! Let us know if you are airing ARRL Audio News on your local repeater, or wish to provide a free ARRL member "podcast ID."

ARRL Audio News - March 17, 2017

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 13:19
ARRL Audio News is a weekly compilation of news stories from the ARRL Letter. Hosted by ARRL's Sean Kutzko and Carla Pereira, ARRL Audio News features no music or advertising, and is suitable for playing over Amateur Radio repeater systems. In this week’s report: ARRL Executive Committee to Meet this Month in Denver ARRL Weighs in on a New California "Driving While Wireless" Statute International Crystal Manufacturing is Going Out of Business Let us know if you are airing ARRL Audio News on your local repeater, or wish to provide a free ARRL member "podcast ID."

ARRL Audio News - March 10, 2017

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 23:15
RadioShack files Chapter 11 bankruptcy -- again; hams in Hong Kong and Uruguay get access to 60 meters; special event station planned for 105th anniversary of Titanic sinking; more.