Commonly use VHF simplex frequencies in the area

Michael Friedman, W4MAF, has been leading a group defining and publishing common simplex VHF simplex frequencies used in the Richmond area. Examples are the favorite SOTA and POTA frequencies and those that are meeting places for geographic areas. 146.520 National Simplex Calling 146.490 Richmond Simplex General Use Working Frequency and Range Testing 146.580 Adventure Frequency Read More …

Fall classes to start with Zoom, move to in-person

As hospitals started to fill again with Covid-19 cases we decided All the exam prep and skills seminar classes with Zoom: Order your textbook at www.arrl.org/shop/What-s-New/ for delivery to your home. By phone, call 888-277-5289 (US) ARRL Ham Radio License Manual 4th Edition, ISBN: 978-1-62595-106-9 ARRL General Class License Manual 9th Edition, ISBN:978-1-62595-106-9 ARRL Extra Read More …

The FCC has made changes to the RF-exposure rules with 2023 deadline

From the ARRL website http://www.arrl.org/rf-exposure “The FCC has made changes to the RF-exposure rules that change the ways that radio stations can determine whether they are exempt from the need to do a routine RF-exposure station evaluation.  To answer the questions HQ staff are receiving about these changes, ARRL has prepared an RF-exposure FAQ to Read More …