Federal Court Complaint Filed to Recover Unpaid $11,500 FCC Fine in Amateur Case

The US Government has filed a civil complaint in Federal District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania to recover an unpaid $11,500 fine that the FCC imposed in a Forfeiture Order 2 years ago on Brian Crow, K3VR, of North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania. The complaint was filed in Federal District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania on the basis of Crow’s residence. FCC records li...

24-May-2017, 20:27:00 (www.arrl.org)

OJ0JR – Market Reef

Henri, OH3JR will be active from Market Reef as OJ0JR between May 27 to June 2, 2017. QRV on 80-4m, CW/SSB/RTTY. QSL via H/c.
24-May-2017, 11:22:27 (https://dx-world.net/oj0jr-market-reef/?utm_source%3Drss%26utm_medium%3Drss%26utm_campaign%3Doj0jr-market-reef)

Ofcom Licensing Portal unavailable

Ofcom have advised us that its online licensing portal will be unavailable from 6pm on Friday 26 May until 8am on Tuesday 30 May because of related systems work.
24-May-2017, 09:09:09 (rsgb.org)

V47JA – St Kitts

John, W5JON will again be operating from Calypso Bay, St. Kitts, West Indies, located 200 feet from the Caribbean Sea, from July 12 until August 5, 2017, and active on 6-160m (incl. 60m) SSB. Also operation in the, RSGB IOTA (July 29/30) Contest, SOAB, SSB, is planned. Radio: Kenwood TS-590S, and Elecraft KPA500 Amplifier. Antennas: […]
24-May-2017, 07:40:32 (https://dx-world.net/v47ja-st-kitts/?utm_source%3Drss%26utm_medium%3Drss%26utm_campaign%3Dv47ja-st-kitts)

E31A – Eritrea

UPDATE — On May 24 the E31A team will be guests and join the 26 Anniversary of the state of Eritrea (National Day) celebration. They will QRT station around 1000z – 1300z (4 hrs) after that they will continue QRV until May 29, 2017 at 1200z. They have made 20K QSOs so far. MAY 22 […]
24-May-2017, 04:24:26 (https://dx-world.net/e31a-e39di-eritrea/?utm_source%3Drss%26utm_medium%3Drss%26utm_campaign%3De31a-e39di-eritrea)

E51LYC – Pukapuka Atoll OC-098

Update from Cezar, VE3LYC – The trip to Pukapuka was a rare experience. However, I am thrilled to be back in Rarotonga, and cannot wait to fly home tomorrow. I wish to thank Andy (E51AND), Johan (PA3EXX), and Milan (E51DWC) for their continuous effort to keep the chasers informed on the operation. I had uploaded […]
24-May-2017, 02:20:21 (https://dx-world.net/e51lyc-pukapuka-atoll-oc-098/?utm_source%3Drss%26utm_medium%3Drss%26utm_campaign%3De51lyc-pukapuka-atoll-oc-098)

Spring Section Manager Election Results Announced

Northern New Jersey Section ARRL members have elected a new Section Manager, while members in Utah have re-elected their Section Manager for another 2-year term. Ballots for contested seats in the spring election cycle were counted on May 23 at ARRL Headquarters.


In Northern New Jersey, Rob Roschewsk, KA2PBT, of Washington, outpolled incumbent SM Steve Ostrove, K2SO, 399 to 307 votes.

Roschewsk ...

24-May-2017, 01:11:00 (www.arrl.org)

VP5M – Turks & Caicos

John, K4BAI and Jim, K4QPL will be active from Providenciales, Turks & Caicos as VP5M during CQ WPX CW contest and VP5/homecalls outside of contest. QSLs for VP5/K4BAI go via home QTH and may be requested by e-mail. QSLs for VP5M and VP5/K4QPL go via ​LotW or ​K4QPL​ direct.​
23-May-2017, 21:08:05 (https://dx-world.net/vp5m-turks-caicos/?utm_source%3Drss%26utm_medium%3Drss%26utm_campaign%3Dvp5m-turks-caicos)

Case Western Honors David Kazdan, AD8Y, for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

At its May 21 commencement ceremonies, Ohio’s Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) honored ARRL member David Kazdan, AD8Y, with the Carl F. Wittke Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. A retired anesthesiologist and virtual renaissance man, Kazdan has leveraged his passion for Amateur Radio in his Seminar Approach to General Education and Scholarship (SAGES) course. SAGES classes st...

23-May-2017, 18:36:00 (www.arrl.org)

ISS Commander Peggy Whitson, ex-KC5ZTD, and Flight Engineer Jack Fischer, K2FSH, Conclude Spacewalk

International Space Station (ISS) Expedition 51 Commander Peggy Whitson, ex-KC5ZTD, and Flight Engineer Jack Fischer, K2FSH (ex-KG5FYH), undertook a nearly 3-hour spacewalk to replace a faulty computer relay box and install a set of antennas to enhance radio communication on future spacewalks. This 10th spacewalk for Whitson moves her into 3rd place all-time for cumulative spacewalking time. Th...

23-May-2017, 16:31:00 (www.arrl.org)