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: 4 hours 46 min ago

ARRL Audio News - August 11, 2017

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 09:56
News, features and opinion from ARRL Headquarters in Newington, Connecticut.

ARRL Audio News - August 4, 2017

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 13:40
ARRL Audio News is a weekly compilation of news stories from the ARRL Letter. Hosted by ARRL's Sean Kutzko (KX9X) and Carla Pereira (KC1HSX), ARRL Audio News features no music or advertising, and is suitable for playing over Amateur Radio repeater systems. In this week's report: • The ARRL Board Explores Entry-Level License Options and Ways to Face Future Challenges • Amateur Radio Participation is Key to a University Solar Eclipse Experiment • Thousands of hams are getting on the air with the new FT8 Digital mode. 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 - July 28, 2017

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 11:59
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: • ARRL’s President Asks Members to Reach Out to their Senators to Support S. 1534 • ARRL Publishes its 2016 Annual Report • And an Oklahoma Radio Amateur is First to Score Satellite VUCC from Greenland 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 - July 21, 2017

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 13:32
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: • Amateur Radio Parity Act is Introduced in US Senate • Revised FCC Form 605 Will Ask Applicants "The Felony Question" • Ham Radio is There, as Honolulu Hosts a Successful 10th Annual "Geek Meet" 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 - July 14,2017

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 14:09
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: • FCC Crackdowns on Pirate Broadcasters Targets at Least One More Amateur Licensee • Amateur Radio Volunteers in British Columbia Reported Assisting Relief Agencies • K2BSA Will Be On the Air During the National Scout Jamboree 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!

July 7, 2017

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 11:37
ARRL representatives attend World Radiocommunication Conference preparation session; President Trump names Brendan Carr to fill vacant FCC seat; more than 250 stations registered for next month's lightship/lighthouse weekend; more!

June 30, 2017

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 22:15
Changes to amateur allocations at 76 GHz; two new scholarships available; hams assist during emergency at Pike's Peak race; more . . .

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