ARRL 2017 Teachers Institutes on Wireless Technology Accepting Applications Until May 1

ARRL is accepting applications for summer 2017 Teachers Institute on Wireless Technology sessions until May 1. This summer’s sessions will be held in Dayton, Ohio — hosted by the Dayton Amateur Radio Association (DARA) — and at ARRL Headquarters in Read More …

RadioShack Again Files for Bankruptcy

Once the go-to store for radio amateurs, electronics tinkerers, and shortwave listeners, RadioShack has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy for the second time in 2 years, placing the future of its remaining stores in jeopardy. The 1743 retail outlets that 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 …

Installation of the 146.820 Yaesu System Fusion Repeater

Just a little video showing CARS Members Bill Runyon, WF4R, Bill Mellema, N3WM and Keith Ainsley, KG4ZXK, switching our VHF 146.820 Repeater from Motorola analog to Yaesu System Fusion.  This is our second digital repeater.  Our other repeater is 444.000 Read More …