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QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo Returning in March

Purchase your early-bird tickets for the QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo 2021 live on-line March 13th and 14th—and on-demand until April 12th—2021.

According to QSO Today Podcast host Eric Guth, 4Z1UG/WA6IGR, “the inaugural QSO Today Expo last August attracted more than 16,000 attendees, and … the March 2021 event will be even more successful.” 1

The event organizers have been “working hard to make [their] upcoming Expo even better with new speakers, panel discussions, kit building workshops, easy-to-use video technology to meet with exhibitors, and much more.” 2 All without the risk and expense of travel.

Stay Home and Attend the QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo for 2020

Get your free tickets to the QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo today!

This virtual expo is intended give Amateur Radio Operators, and others interested in the hobby, an opportunity to “engage with amazing speakers, leading suppliers of equipment, parts and services, and fellow attendees”1 without exposing themselves to COVID-19.

The QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo is sponsored by the QSO Today Amateur Radio Podcast and is hosted on the vFairs virtual events platform.

Temporary Rule Waivers Announced for 2020 ARRL Field Day

The ARRL Programs and Services Committee (PSC) has adopted two temporary rule waivers on May 27, 2020. for the 2020 ARRL Field Day event.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many radio clubs have made decisions to cancel their group participation in ARRL Field Day this year due to public health recommendations and/or requirements, or to significantly modify their participation for safe social distancing practices. [These] temporary rule waivers allow greater flexibility in recognizing the value of individual and club participation regardless of entry class. 1