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2019 ARRL Board of Directors Election Results
Category: Latest Ham News Author: N6AQ Date: 1 day ago Comments: 0

A new Director and Vice Director have been elected in the ARRL’s Southeastern Division, based on results from ballot tabulations on Friday, November 15, in the 2019 ARRL Board of Director elections. Mickey Baker, N4MB, defeated incumbent Director Greg Sarratt, W4OZK, 2,132 votes to 1739 votes. Also, challenger James Schilling, KG4JSZ, (1,356 votes)  defeated incumbent Vice Director Joseph Tirit…

The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Now Available
Category: Latest Ham News Author: N6AQ Date: 1 day ago Comments: 0

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

The K7RA Solar Update
Category: Latest Ham News Author: N6AQ Date: 1 day ago Comments: 0

Even with little to no solar activity, it is amazing how many long-distance HF contacts are possible, even without using weak signal modes such as FT8.

Recent DXpeditions, such as the ones on Pitcairn Island and Marquesas, had little trouble piling up the contacts, even on ten meters. It helps that we are in the fall season.

No sunspots over the past week, and average daily solar flux was about t…

The Science Is Extremely Clear: You Need to Prioritize Sleep
Category: Science Author: N6AQ Date: 2 days ago Comments: 0
The more scientists learn about the slumbering brain, the more they realize how vital sleep actually is. Now some researchers hope to develop it into a form of medicine.
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