UK radio amateur John Hey, G3TDZ (SK), was the original designer of special low-frequency radio equipment — the HeyPhone — used in the recent cave rescue in Thailand.
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The Federal Communications Commission turned 84 years old on June 19, the FCC tweeted. The FCC came into being in 1934 as an independent agency of the federal government when Congress passed the Communications Act of 1934, abolishing the Federal Radio Commission (FRC) — created in 1912 after the Titanic disaster — and transferring jurisdiction over radio licensing — including Amateur Radio licensing — to the new FCC.
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The ARRL website and some services will be down for maintenance for up to 4 hours on Wednesday, June 20, starting at approximately midnight EDT (0400 UTC on Thursday, June 21). During this period some or all systems may be temporarily inaccessible, including all content on the ARRL website and the ARRL Store. Logbook of The World (LoTW) and email will not be affected, nor should the ARRL Contest Club Eligibility Lists or Contest Log Submission pages. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Twice a year, ARRL Sponsors an event designed to promote Amateur Radio to our youth. Let us share the excitement with your kids or grandkids, or the general public! Kids Day is designed to give an on-the-air experience to young people and hopefully foster interest in getting a license of their own. It is also intended to give older hams a chance to share their station and love for Amateur Radio with their children or grandchildren. Hams across the nation will be participating to lets kids have their first experience with the unique and fascinating hobby of Amateur Radio.
On Saturday June 16th from 2pm to 6pm Members of the MidState Amateur Radio Club will welcome the public to our radio room in the Johnson County Prosecutors Office at 1 Caisson Dr, Franklin, IN 46131 (The old Franklin Police Station) to experience the unique fun of amateur radio.