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: 2 hours 21 min ago

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.

ARRL Audio News - March 3, 2017

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 11:57
Outgoing comments from retiring FEMA administrator Craig Fugate, KK4INZ; Hamvention 2017 award winners announced; WRTC 2018 update; more!

ARRL Audio News - February 24, 2017

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 10:09
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: • Orlando HamCation Posts A New Attendance Record • HAARP Goes Classical During New Experimental Campaign • The Nebraska 150 QSO Party helps celebrate the state’s sesquicentennial 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 - February 17, 2017

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 14:58
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: • ARES Volunteers Provide Communications Support in the Wake of the Oroville, California, Dam Crisis •The FCC Invites Comments on ARRL’s Petition to Allocate a New 5 MHz Band • The Voice of America Museum will help mark the 75th anniversary of VOA. 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 - February 10, 2017

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 14:58
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 Board of Directors Adopts Legislative Objectives for 115th Congress • ARRL Board Names Award Winners • Radio Australia HF Station Signs Off in CW 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 - February 3, 2017

Fri, 02/03/2017 - 14:54

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:

  • A Connecticut Radio Amateur Endows the ARRL Collegiate Amateur Radio Initiative
  • 2016 was Another Outstanding Year for Amateur Radio Licensing!
  • A Transcontinental Relay was Recreated for its 100th Anniversary.

Let us know if you are airing ARRL Audio News on your local repeater, or wish to provide a free ARRL member "podcast ID."