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Content (e.g. blog posts, information pages, and files/links) about RRRA activities intended to promote or advocate for Amateur Radio to the public, our government, and our served agencies.

Who Is Monitoring 2m Simplex?

How can Amateur Radio Operators find out who—in their vicinity or at another location—might be monitoring the 146.520 MHz National FM Simplex Calling Frequency?

Jeremy KK4FPK can help answer this question with his map of stations whose operators claim that they routinely monitor 146.520 MHz.

Be a part of Field Day 2019

Field Day is Amateur Radio’s open house. It is a picnic, a campout, practice for emergencies, an informal contest and, most of all, fun!

Field Day is held on the 4th weekend in June; in 2019 that is 1:00PM CDT Saturday, June 22nd, to 3:59PM CDT Sunday, June 23rd.

Fargo / Moorhead Area Field Day Sites

Please use the ARRL Field Day Station Locator to find other Field Day sites.

ARRL Board Withdraws FCC Rule Making Petition for Parity Act Provisions

At its annual meeting January 18–19, the ARRL Board of Directors decided that the organization needs to “review, re-examine, and reappraise ARRL’s regulatory and legislative policy with regard to private land use restrictions.”

In order to effectively undertake such a review, the Board adopted a resolution to withdraw its December 18 Petition for Rule Making to the FCC, which sought to amend the Part 97 Amateur Service rules to incorporate the provisions of the Amateur Radio Parity Act (ARPA), without prejudice to refiling. The resolution also is asking members of Congress who had refiled legislation to enact the Amateur Radio Parity Act (ARPA) to refrain from seeking to advance that legislation pending further input from the ARRL.1