ARRL Weighs In on New California ‘Driving While Wireless’ Statute

ARRL is recommending that Amateur Radio be specifically excluded from a California statute prohibiting the use of “wireless communication devices” while driving. ARRL Southwestern Division Vice Director Marty Woll, N6VI, is taking point on the effort to revise the statute, Read More …

CARS Receives An Award from The American Diabetes Association 

Deanie Elderidge from the American Diabetes Association came out Monday night, March 6th, to give us an update on the upcoming Tour de Cure in Suffolk, VA. that raises money every year for supporting research into a cure for diabetes.  Read More …

FEMA Needs Experienced Administrator, Former Head KK4INZ Tells Lawmakers

Now-former Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate, KK4INZ, told a US House subcommittee this week that the agency needs to have a new and experienced administrator soon, or it could lose its forward momentum. That sentiment was echoed Read More …

Former White House Cybersecurity Advisor Howard A. Schmidt, W7HAS, SK

Howard A. Schmidt, W7HAS, of Muskego, Wisconsin — a global leader in cybersecurity and the first person to hold the post of White House Cybersecurity Coordinator — died on March 2. An ARRL member, he was 67. Schmidt served both Read More …