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    US National Hurricane Centre to Test The Station May 29 2021

    The following was received from the ARRL B SPCL ARL ARLX006ARLX006 Annual WX4NHC On-the-Air Station Test Set for Saturday, May29 The annual WX4NHC station on-the-air test will be held on Saturday,May 29, 1300 – 2100 UTC. The WX4NHC operators plan to be workingremotely again this year as the National Hurricane Center plans tomaintain all CDC COVID-19 pandemic protocols until the end of 2021.The yearly exercise takes place just ahead of the official start ofthe Atlantic Hurricane Season, June 1 – November 30. AssistantWX4NHC Coordinator Julio Ripoll, WD4R, said the event offers anopportunity for radio amateurs worldwide to exercise the sorts ofcommunication capabilities available during severe weather. “We will be making brief contacts on many frequencies…

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    2021SeaPac Registration is Now Open.

    2021 SEA-PAC Virtual Convention Registration is now Open The 2021 SEA-PAC virtual Convention is June 5, 2021.  The QSO party is on June 5 & 6. Due to the continuing Pandemic restrictions there will be no live face-to-face activities at the Seaside Convention Center but rather will consist of one day of live and prerecorded video presentations and a two-day multiband QSO party. This year SEA-PAC is proud to offer a series of FREE presentations and seminars.  To join the SEA-PAC experience and view the presentations you will need to register in advance at https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_vfoq1b9-Qtq1lLgD6N3zaw After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Admission is FREE but you must register as an…

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    US FCC to Require Email Address on US Ham Applications Starting on June 29, 2021..

    RRL Bulletin 2  ARLB002From ARRL Headquarters  Newington CT  January 4, 2021To all radio amateurs SB QST ARL ARLB002ARLB002 FCC to Require Email Address on Applications Starting onJune 29, 2021 Effective on June 29, 2021, amateur radio licensees and candidatesmust provide the FCC with an email address on all applications. Ifno email address is included, the FCC may dismiss the application as“defective.” On September 16, the FCC adopted a Report and Order (R&O) in WTDocket 19-212 on “Completing the Transition to Electronic Filing,Licenses and Authorizations, and Correspondence in the WirelessRadio Services.” The R&O was published on December 29 in the FederalRegister. The FCC has already begun strongly encouraging applicantsto provide an email address. Once an email address…