The US Department of Homeland Security’s 2014 National Emergency Communications Plan (NECP) has incorporated Amateur Radio in its mix of media that could support and sustain communications in a disaster or emergency. The 2014 NECP is the first update since …

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It’s getting down to crunch time: The ARRL Centennial QSO Party ends in just about 6 weeks! If you’ve been procrastinating about building your point totals to the certificate level, two more major opportunities to put some serious points into …

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K5DCM Wins November QST Cover Plaque Award

The winner of the November QST Cover Plaque award is David Martin, K5DCM, for his article, “Add USB Connectivity to Your Kantronics KPC-3.” The QST Cover Plaque Award — given to the author or authors of the most popular article …

 

Four New Section Managers to Start in the New Year

ARRL members in the Western Pennsylvania Section have elected elite contester Tim Duffy, K3LR, as their new Section Manager. In a three-way race, Duffy polled 545 votes, Cynthia L. Rushton, WB3CNJ, received 83 votes, and Paul Plants,W3PLP, 62 votes. Ballots …