Case Western Honors David Kazdan, AD8Y, for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

At its May 21 commencement ceremonies, Ohio’s Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) honored ARRL member David Kazdan, AD8Y, with the Carl F. Wittke Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. A retired anesthesiologist and virtual renaissance man, Kazdan has leveraged his passion for Amateur Radio in his Seminar Approach to General Education and Scholarship (SAGES) course. SAGES classes st...

23-May-2017, 18:36:00 (www.arrl.org)

ISS Commander Peggy Whitson, ex-KC5ZTD, and Flight Engineer Jack Fischer, K2FSH, Conclude Spacewalk

International Space Station (ISS) Expedition 51 Commander Peggy Whitson, ex-KC5ZTD, and Flight Engineer Jack Fischer, K2FSH (ex-KG5FYH), undertook a nearly 3-hour spacewalk to replace a faulty computer relay box and install a set of antennas to enhance radio communication on future spacewalks. This 10th spacewalk for Whitson moves her into 3rd place all-time for cumulative spacewalking time. Th...

23-May-2017, 16:31:00 (www.arrl.org)

TM5FI – Frioul Island EU-095

“Castres DX Gang” and IDRE will be active as TM5FI from Ratonneau Island EU-095 (Frioul Archipelago) between June 5-12, 2017. QRV with 4 stations from 80 to 10m; SSB, CW and Digimodes. Depending on internet link logs will be uploaded to Club Log when possible. QSL via F5XX.
23-May-2017, 12:32:45 (https://dx-world.net/tm5fi-frioul-island-eu-095/?utm_source%3Drss%26utm_medium%3Drss%26utm_campaign%3Dtm5fi-frioul-island-eu-095)

9H3XG – Malta

Haru, JA1XGI will be active from Malta as 9H3XG between June 7-12, 2017. QRV on 40-15m, CW/RTTY. QSL via H/c. Webpage
23-May-2017, 05:25:37 (https://dx-world.net/9h3xg-malta/?utm_source%3Drss%26utm_medium%3Drss%26utm_campaign%3D9h3xg-malta)

FCC Issues Notice of Unlicensed Operation in Public Safety Interference Complaint:

The FCC has issued a Notice of Unlicensed Operation (NUO) to a Texas man for causing interference to a VHF public safety communications system in Dallas County. The FCC Enforcement Bureau issued the Notice to Bradley C. Pike of Dallas on May 17.

On April 3, agents from the FCC’s Dallas Enforcement Bureau Office responded to a complaint from Dallas County Consolidated Services regarding interfer...

22-May-2017, 22:44:00 (www.arrl.org)


K1IG Wins the May 2017 QST Cover Plaque Award

The winning article for the May 2017 QST Cover Plaque award is “Increase Your CW Speed with Wordsworth” by George Allison, K1IG. The QST Cover Plaque Award -- given to the author or authors of the most popular article in each issue -- is determined by a vote of ARRL members on the QST Cover Plaque Poll web page. Cast a ballot for your favorite article in the June issue today.

22-May-2017, 18:14:00 (www.arrl.org)

QSL preview – VU4YC

Deepak, VU2CDP and James, 9V1YC (VU2ZAB) were active as VU4YC from 5 – 10 May 2017.   Please QSL via W5UE
22-May-2017, 17:18:20 (https://dx-world.net/qsl-preview-vu4yc/?utm_source%3Drss%26utm_medium%3Drss%26utm_campaign%3Dqsl-preview-vu4yc)

QSL preview – 3W9DQ

Peter, DF7DQ was active from Vietnam as 3W9DQ between May 1-10, 2017.
22-May-2017, 17:16:05 (https://dx-world.net/qsl-preview-3w9dq/?utm_source%3Drss%26utm_medium%3Drss%26utm_campaign%3Dqsl-preview-3w9dq)

Low-Power Broadcasting Proponent Nick Leggett, N3NL, SK

ARRL has learned that Nickolaus Leggett, N3NL, an early low-power FM (LPFM) broadcasting proponent, civil libertarian, and inveterate commenter in a variety of FCC proceedings over the years, died on April 26 after a long illness. An ARRL member, he was 72. Hardly any FCC petition or proceeding escaped his attention, and Leggett often was listed among those who had expressed their opinions. A r...

22-May-2017, 12:44:00 (www.arrl.org)

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