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- ARRL Forums

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Open Welcome to the ARRL Forums
These forums are for conversations among ARRL members. Feel free to discuss the topics as they are posted, or start your own topic. The forums will be monitored by ARRL staff, so you may also ask questions of staff or fellow members.
426 1,543 Burton CW key
1 day, 13 hours ago by w7MH

- Awards

Forum Topics Posts Activity
Open DXCC
Welcome to the DXCC forum. This forum will be moderated by ARRL HQ staff on a weekly basis. Please post questions and comments about anything related to DXCC.
82 273 Question about QSL for Different Awards
on 25/3/24 by AI4BJ
Open VUCC
Discuss the VUCC award process and applications.
6 22 Contact Stamp Question
on 30/7/20 by WB1GCM
Open WAS
Join the discussion about the Worked All States award.
41 88 LOTW not crediting contacts with Arizona
on 8/3/24 by N5AW
Open A-1 Operator Club
Join the discussion about topics associated with the A-1 Operator Club
2 13 CW Error Handling
on 17/6/21 by NQ1R

- Contesting

Forum Topics Posts Activity
Open HF Contesting
Questions about contesting on 160 through 10 Meters
92 311 Using local skimmer in ARRL RTTY Roundup, category question.
on 8/1/24 by NA3M
Open VHF Contesting
Questions on contesting above 50 MHz
19 41 Jan VHF Results?
on 29/6/22 by W1DYJ
Open Beginner's Corner
New to contesting? Get answers from experienced contesters here!
45 130 9:1 balun for ladder line
on 14/12/22 by KC3OCQ
Open QRP Contesting
Competitive radio with 5 watts or less
17 64 Field Day 2012 Video
on 24/8/23 by W4EMM
Open Digital Contesting
Contesting with digital modes, such as RTTY, PSK, etc.
12 29 Questioning 2018 FD Rules re: "Digital"
on 22/6/18 by AI4BJ

- Technology

Forum Topics Posts Activity
Open General discussion about technology and policy
This forum is for discussion of various technical topics. Technical questions should be posted to the Technical Q & A forum. Technical questions that are posted in the "Technical Discussions" forum will be moved to the "Technical Q&A area."
151 460 Forming a new net - Simplex
3 days, 16 hours ago by defyke@comcast.net
Open General Technical Q & A
This forum provides a place for members to ask technical questions and to answer general technical questions of others. There are also specific technical areas for questions and answers, such as RFI and equipment testing.
602 1,749 Best Counterpoise Material
2 days, 4 hours ago by W4IQ
Open RFI - Discussion and Q&A
Ask your RFI questions and get answers from other members and RFI experts. This is the place to post and read answers about solutions to an RFI problem you are having. The forum is monitored and moderated by HQ Lab staff and other volunteers.
147 507 LED shop lights
on 25/11/23 by w7otj
Open Vintage Gear - Restoring and Operating
Many hams enjoy the nostalgia of older ham-radio equipment. You can discuss restoring, collecting and operating vintage gear on this forum, sharing information and tips. Posts offering to sell or buy equipment are not permitted.
108 262 IC-M700PRO What are my options?
on 5/4/24 by jmcauliffe
Open Equipment Testing and QST Product Review
This forum is for the discussion of test methods and test equipment for amateur equipment. Discussions about equipment design that relate to testing are also allowed. Posts discussing specific models or manufacturers should not be made.
36 93 Microphone evaluation
on 1/12/23 by N6RLS
Open Antennas, feed lines, baluns and antenna tuners
This forum area is for discussions or Q&A related to antennas, feed lines, baluns, antenna tuners and antenna support structures, etc.
549 1,568 RF Exposure Calculator
4 days, 3 hours ago by W4IQ
Open Digital modes and operation
This forum is for discussion and Q&A related to all types of digital operation on the amateur bands. Discussions about software defined radio and digital signal processing will be moved to the SDR and DSP forum area by the moderator.
122 303 FT-8 and Icom IC-7000
on 28/1/24 by wwsisson
Open Software Defined Radio and DSP
This forum area if for discussion and Q&A related to software defined radio and digital signal processing use within Amateur Radio. Posts about other digital operation will be moved to the appropriate discussion area by the moderator.
19 66 Best SDR for Kenwood TS830S
on 29/12/21 by KY4RQ
Open FM and Digital repeaters
This forum area is for discussion and Q&A related to the use of FM and digital repeaters within Amateur Radio. Discussion about other digital operation of VHF weak-signal operation will be moved to the appropriate discussion area by the moderator.
34 110 DRM color codes
on 2/9/22 by WA0CBW
Open VHF and up "Weak Signal" Operating
This forum area is for discussion and Q&A related to VHF and up "weak-signal" operation, typically using SSB or CW modes. Discussions about repeaters and most discussion about digital operation will be moved to the appropriate discussion area by the mode
9 18 miniverters
on 15/7/23 by wd6ejn
Open Propagation
This forum area is for the discussion of propagation on all amateur bands.
17 45 Exra Exam E3C09 anwer error?
on 2/8/21 by AE8W
Open Satellites and Space
This forum area is for discussion and Q&A about satellites and space operation. Questions about EME should be posted in the VHF weak-signal discussion area.
15 32 Solar Wind and ham sattelite problems
on 12/9/22 by W1VT
Open Construction and homebrewing
This forum area is for discussion and Q&A about all topics related to homebrewing of ham gear, construction techniques, etc. Announcements about "buildathons" at ham-radio events are encouraged.
71 241 QST Downloads
on 19/4/24 by doughock
Open Emergency power (solar, batteries, generators)
This forum area is for discussion and Q&A related to solar power, batteries and generators of all types.
19 48 Repeater electric power cost.
on 22/4/24 by K8KXA
Open QRP operation and techniques
This discussion area is for general discussions about QRP operating and activities. Announcement of QRP operating events may be made here, but they may also be suitable for announcement on the QRP contesting forum area. "QRO" or QRP bashing will not be
13 34 End Fed QRP Antenna
on 11/5/22 by k1qi
Open Voice modes -- Operating and technology
This forum area is for discussion and Q&A related to all types of specialized voice modes, such as digital voice, FM, and narrow-band FM, to name a few . Discussions about FM repeaters will be moved to the appropriate forum by the moderator.
11 32 HF Call Frequency?
on 28/4/22 by W1VT
Open CW operating and technical techniques
This forum area is to discuss CW operating, techniques and technology. Post about no-code vs code, or those resurrecting discussions about rules the FCC changed long ago will be removed without comment by the moderator. In this area, as in all forum are
56 165 Ic-706mk2g and Mfj 464 keyer/ reader
on 15/11/23 by KK7CLY
Open AM operating and techniques
This forum area can be used to discuss AM operating, technical techniques used in AM operating and AM policy.
9 26 How To Do AM?
on 25/2/22 by K0WUQ
Open Software in Amateur Radio
This is a generalized form for the discussion of various software products, programming, operating systems and such. Only posts directly related to Amateur Radio should be made, however.
59 194 RT systems ID'd as Malware?
on 9/9/23 by subagua@yahoo.com

- Education

Forum Topics Posts Activity
Open Can't Find a Licensing Class?
This forum is for networking with other individuals interested in joining or forming an Amateur Radio licensing class.
11 30 Flash & Pass cards
1 week, 4 days ago by marylabelle
Open Can't Find an Emergency Communications Class?
This forum is for networking with other individuals interested in joining or forming an Amateur Radio Emergency Communications class.
58 169 Looking for reviews about Robinhood
11 hours, 51 minutes ago by linkhaliabarda@proton.me

- Amateur Radio in the Classroom

Forum Topics Posts Activity
Open Welcome classroom teachers!
Welcome classroom teachers! Classroom teachers in schools, or hams who are supporting teachers in the classroom environment, are invited to share ideas and ask questions about teaching radio science and using amateur radio as an instructional resource.
13 40 Fresh ideas to gather more interest from students
on 13/9/22 by K5RPB
Open Radio in the Classroom/ Curriculum Connections
Please share your ideas, experiences and questions about integrating amateur radio licensing, electronics and radio science instruction into your classroom instruction.
11 26 Ideas wanted!
on 9/3/21 by AI4BJ
Open Satellite Operations in the Classroom
Please share your ideas, experiences and questions about integrating amateur radio satellite operations in your classroom instruction.
2 3 papays.com FM Satellite Audio Recordings
on 24/2/12 by N5DUX
Open Receiving Weather Satellite Images
Downloading weather satellite images onto a classroom computer can be a great introduction to radio science. Questions? Curriculum connections? Technical problems? Share your questions and ideas here.
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on 31/12/69 by
Open Exploration of Wireless Technologies
Exploring wireless technologies in connection with robotics, remote sensing and data gathering? Share your teaching strategies, curriculum connections, software and hardware questions.
4 9 New altitude module from Parallax
on 18/3/12 by dbudd21
Open Bulletin Board
Share information and website references for professional development opportunities and opportunities for educational classroom activities related to wireless technology education here.
18 34 WWW.VE2DX.COM
on 11/2/22 by VE2DX
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