April SM Newsletter Posted

Thom, W9RY, has posted his April Section Newsletter. It can be found by using the link on the Resources drop-down menu, or by clicking here. The newsletter contains important information about the upcoming SET on May, 1.

Amateur Radio in the News

Television Station WSIL in Southern Illinois recently featured a news item dealing with amateur radio as a hobby and as a tool for emergency communications. You can view it on YouTube at this link.

You may see an ad before the view begins, but you can skip it after a few seconds.

How to Report Violations to ARRL

To report clear violations of FCC Part 97, particularly instances of unlicensed operation, repeated deliberate interference, and operation outside of a licensee’s authorized frequencies, send the report via email to Riley Hollingsworth (K4ZDH), ARRL Volunteer Monitor Administrator, at K4ZDH@arrl.org.

Important: include the following information in your report:

Frequency (MHz) of incident:
Time of incident (UTC):
Date of incident:
Call sign(s) of station(s) being reported:
If a repeater, call sign of repeater involved:
Description of alleged incident being reported:
Your full name (person submitting report)
Your call sign:
Your email address:
Your phone number:

All reports will be acknowledged, reviewed, and the person submitting the report will receive a response as quickly as possible.”